Earlier, I talked about the importance of having newsletter for your blog, and out of all essential subscription option, we should focus more on Email Subscription. It doesn’t matter if you are using Aweber, Getresponse or any other service to build Email list, but you should keep working on it to grow your Email list. There are many WordPress plugins, which let you create beautiful Email opt-in form, to get more Email subscribers. Most of these below listed Email subscription plugin supports modern Email marketing services.
Email list is one of the essential parts of a Blog, and I have already talked in detail about it earlier:
Undoubtedly, building an email list on your blogs can be a BIG asset for your online businesses, in the long run. Most people, especially the new bloggers don’t know how to grab their audience attention to make them subscribing to their blogs. If you want to get more people subscribing to your blog, you must have the compelling offer on your blogs. To get it done easily, you should consider using few Email Subscription WordPress plugins to grow your list.
WordPress plugins to grow Email subscribers:
Here are ten awesome WordPress plugins to grow your email list
1) SumoMe List builder: (Free)
Upon popular request, I have finally included SumpeMe list builder to our epic list of Email marketing WordPress plugins. This plugin is probably the easiest plugin you will ever use to capture emails. Using SumoMe you can add any kind of pop-up, welcome mat, scroll box (The popular one) & use any condition to show the email subscription box. It integrates with all popular email service such as InfusionSoft, Aweber, Getresponse to name a few.
Getting started with SumoMe is easy & you can join it for free from here. They offer WordPress plugin which makes it easier for you to integrate. In case if you are stuck in configuration, let me know & I will do a separate post on the same.
OptionMonster is one of the most popular email marketing WordPress plugin. OptinMonster can also be used by non-WordPress platform but for now let’s focus on how you can use it for your WordPress blog. OptinMonster offers various kind of subscription box that could be used to capture email of your readers or leads. In January 2016 I tried their full-page welcome gate & result was astonishing. Below you can see the conversion of 4.09% which is above average.
One of the thing which I like about OptinMonster is; it’s user-friendly interface & they have round the clock support. You don’t have to be technical to create a pop-up as you can use their ready to use subscription box & just edit the word to personalize it for your website.
I have been using them from last 2 years & so far I’m happy & recommend the same for ShoutMeLoud readers. Reason being, they keep adding latest techniques which will help an end user like you & me to sky-rocket our email capture campaign.
If you are looking for one perfect solution to grow your Email list in the small time, look no further than Leadpages. This is the most popular lead generation solution that will blow your mind. Leadpages let you create stunning looking landing page, email subscription page, Thank-you page within a minute. Leadpages WordPress plugin that let you quickly integrate the create
Leadpages WordPress plugin that let you quickly integrate the create a landing page on your WordPress blog in a minute. This is a complete value for money, as you start with only $17/month (Paid every two years), and you get access to unlimited Squeeze pages.
If you hire a freelancer or designer to design your Squeeze page, look no further and get Leadpages. I’m using Leadpages on my blogs, and it increased my email subscription by 34%. I will be sharing the complete review and walk-through guide in coming days, for now you can get this tool and use their free video tutorials to start using it for your blog.
4. Optin skin (premium):
Optin skins is developed by Glen Allsoop (the founder of popular blog “ViperChill”) to easily build an email list with cute opt-in forms on your blogs. This plugin helps you to create great opt-in forms at the end of your blog posts to make it easy for your readers to subscribe to your email list without any hassle.
Features of Optin Skin plugin are:
- Split test to track your results
- 18 Default designs to grow your email list
- Ability to create custom designs too
- Ability to place these opt-in skins anywhere on your blog with just one click
This free plugin creates a small header bar in your blog header section (above your blog’s logo) and your visitors can’t easily get away without noticing it. You could use hellobar plugin to grow your affiliate sales, or direct users to landing pages. If you have compelling words on your hellobar, you can bring more email subscribers to your list in no time.
6. Popup domination (premium):
This is one of the most popular Email subscribe plugin for WordPress. If you want to quadruple your email list on your blogs, this is a MUST have plugins then. Seriously, popup domination is a great plugin that will create pop up’s on your blog (they look great on ANY blog design) and help you get more email subscribers. The best thing is, you don’t need to be a designer or coder, to use this plugin. Easy to integrate, and easy to use.
7. Optin crusher (free):
This is a FREE plugin that will help you create an email opt-in form at the footer of your blogs. It won’t look clumsy, but it gives more visibility for your visitors to subscribing to your email lists. Here is a video showing working of Optin crusher WordPress plugin:
Update: I have removed 3 plugins as they were outdated.
All the above-listed Email newsletter WordPress plugins are popular for one or other reason. Depending upon your marketing strategy, you can pick any of them. You can offer free eBook on your niche topic, which will also help in grow your Email subscription rate. Pop-up are annoying, but they work better than any other method.
Do let me know which WordPress plugin you are using to grow Email subscription on your blog? Are you building separate squeeze page to grow Email subscriber or some other method?