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5 creative ways to grow your mailing list


5 creative ways to grow your mailing list

There is no use of having a great website if you do not regular visitors. You want to keep your visitors coming back time and time again. This is where a mailing list is great. You proberly count your Twitter followers regularly but as well as this you should also monitor your mailing list. In this post i will explain some of the best methods you can use to grow your mailing list.


A light box is a pop out box that the user can see when they first visit your website. This can be one of the more effective ways of growing your mailing list however some people will not like this as it is annoying for the reader as they cannot see the content that they are looking for.

Sidebar opt-in

Having a box on the sidebar of your website is a fairly basic but effective way of getting people to join your mailing list. This is a more user friendly method than a light box but can still have some good results.

Offer a free product

offering a free product in return for your users email address can be a great way to grow your mailing list. You can offer stuff like eBooks etc. However you must make sure you are offering great quality products.

Promotion via Facebook and Twitter

Promoting your mailing list on your Facebook and Twitter account means that you are promoting it to people who are already following you so are proberly interested in your niche and your bound to get some of these join your mailing list.

At the end of blog posts

by allowing visitors to your website to join your mailing list after reading a blog post can give you some good results. This is because once you have the reader engaged with a great post then they are going to want to join your mailing list to get future updates.

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