Give your visitors or readers only two options: subscribe or leave.
But it’s not so easy when you are trying to build your email list. Getting first 1000 email subscribers is a great success for many bloggers. Eespecially if you have a new blog and you got first 1000 email subscribers in first six months – you are doing REALLY great.
How much time will it take to get your first 1000 email subscribers?
Good question to start with. Well, it depends.
It depends on several factors like;
- your niche
- your audience
- the way you write your contents
- your blogging expertise
- the strategies you use to build your email list (conducting webinars, giveaways, freebies etc.)
If you follow the tips mentioned in the post, it becomes a cakewalk for you to get your first 1000 email subscribers as early as possible. It all depends on how fast you start building your email list and how good you are implementing the things.
How to build your first 1000 subscriber Email list:
1. Build landing pages for starters
Landing pages are golden, they give less distraction to the visitors. Hence, you will get more conversion rates on your email list. Most bloggers, especially the new bloggers write lots of content on their landing pages – this is the primary reason they don’t see many results. What happens when you use too much of the copy on your landing pages? Simply, online readers ignore.
You can use LeadPages to create landing pages without any coding skills. Here is an example of such landing page created using Leadpages:
Remember that, most online people don’t read the contents word to word – they skim. So if you want to get more email subscribers or increase in conversion rates, convey your meat using a short copy. Tell the why they should subscribe to your email list, if they find it interesting, they will subscribe you.
And here’s the secret to getting your first 1000 email subscribers in less time. Keep the beginners in mind while creating landing pages.
Most of the time, you can easily convince the beginners to subscribing to your blogs and not convincing the advanced bloggers, agree?
2. Give reasons to subscribe
You can’t get your first 1000 email subscribers without giving away something for free. If you want more email subscribers in less time, give away stuff like eBooks related to your niche, videos, infographics, plugins, etc. This will certainly boost your email list as most online readers love to get free stuff in return of their email addresses.
Why should someone subscribe to your email list?
Give them strong reasons to subscribe. No matter what you do, be unique and stand out from the crowd. It becomes easy to build your email list once people start noticing you as an authority blogger in your niche.
3. Write content worth sharing
Content is King, yes, I mean it.
Without having quality content on your blogs, no one will be interested in reading or buying your stuff. Make sure to spend quality time in producing top-notch content and be consistent to grow your readership around your network.
Observe any top blog in your niche, most people don’t use freebies to build their email lists. They already have the loyal readership which is built on the basis of their content.
It’s why you need to focus more on creating problem-solving content. Whenever you write something, promote it like hell to get wider reach, after all, marketing is what makes your blog go viral, in the long run.
Use opt-in forms at the end of your blog posts if your readers like your stuff, they will certainly subscribe to your email list. No one wants to miss the content that worth something.
4. If you build, they won’t come
Do you know why most people fail to build their email lists rapidly?
They simply forget one fundamental thing – they create and remember.
No one will find your blogs or subscribe to your email list in the crowded niche. You have to spend time and money to get people to read and subscribe to your blogs.
Without promoting or marketing your blogs, how can you expect others to land on your blogs?
Everyone is busy, everyone wants to get quick remedies to solve their problems, no one is interested in finding the right blogs to read. So it’s your responsibility to boost your blog’s online visibility. The wider reach your blog has, the more subscribers you can get. It’s as simple as that.
5. Learn to write catchy headlines
8 out of 10 people read headlines and only two among them will read the content – Brian Clark
It means, if you don’t care about creating great headlines, most people simply ignores to clicking on them.
So spend time with coming up with at least 2 to 3 headline ideas for each and every post that you write. This is the best way to write great headlines, always ask yourself one question – is this title worth clicking?
If your answer is no, try another title. And keep doing it until you get the satisfied answer.
Once you learn the art of writing catchy titles, you can use them to boost your email subscribers in many ways (from newsletters to landing pages). Here are few more tips for increasing your Email list:
- How to Create Email list using Aweber
- How to build targeted Email list for online businesses
- A beginner guide to create first Email list using MailChimp
Conclusion: Without delivering the value, no one will subscribe to you. Also, give strong reasons to your visitors and readers to subscribe to your email list. Spend time in creating quality stuff and giveaway premium content for free to attract more people to subscribing to your blogs.
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