As a blogger your email list is gold. Discover easy opt-in freebie ideas to grow your email list.
If you want to monetize your blog and make an income from it, growing your blog’s audience and your e-mail list is very important.
However, to successfully build your list, you need to provide valuable information to keep your audience interested.
WHY DO YOU NEED AN E-MAIL LIST?
Your email list is important as a blogger or business owner.
When someone signs up to be a part of your list, it means they are interested in what you have to say and will most likely be interested in all your future communications.
These are your repeat audience and also will be most likely will to purchase from you.
An email list is important because with it, regardless of what happens to algorithms or social media changes, You still have your list.
Your email list ensures that you do not have to depend totally on the social platforms to get your information out there.
So you have to provide them with valuable content and give them a reason to be willing to come back…again and again.
So, How do you grow your email list ?
SO HOW DO YOU GROW YOUR E-MAIL LIST?
How do you get more subscribers?
One way to grow your list is to create valuable opt-ins freebies and incentives.
Give your readers something valuable and free in exchange for their email.
Try something different from the usual sign up for my newsletter, and instead offer your readers something that shows them that you are committed to offering continuous value or make thier lives easier.
You’ll have more success with getting subscribers if you are able to offer something your readers can really use, or something special when they sign up to your email list, even better when it is free.
It is important to offer an incentive that is valuable to your readers.
So what are these opt-ins that can you offer your readers ?
EASY OPT-IN FREEBIE IDEAS TO GROW YOUR EMAIL LIST.
Opt-in examples to grow your email list.
The complete blogger template tool kit is an awesome done for you template kit, making printables couldn’t be easier.
Ebooks & Mini Ebooks
Checklists and Guides
Printables are my favorite kind of op-tins, Simple because there is absolutely no limit to what you can offer with it, and there are so many options for printables that your readers will find useful.
Simply identify what your readers may need, based on your blog niche and offer this as a printable.
A few examples include
- Meal planners,
- Calendar planners,
- Financial planners,
- Trackers; for weight loss, for debt repayment,
- Motivational printables,
- Coloring sheets for kids.
This are all very helpful printable you can use as an opt-in.
*EBOOKS AND GUIDES
An ebook is another easy opt-in freebie idea to grow your email list.
Put together an ebook or a guide (a few pages full of information and action tips ) on a valuable topic, filled with beneficial information for your audience.
This could be saved as a pdf downloadable version to offer to your readers in exchange for their email.
A coupon is an excellent freebie that can be used as an opt-in to grow your email list.
Offer discount codes for your courses, ebooks, or services.
*FREE COURSES AND COACHING SERVICES
Another awesome opt-in idea to grow your email list is by offering free courses and coaching services.
Identify areas you have expertise in, create a free course, and offer this as an optin.
A highly recommended platform for course creation is teachable.
You don’t have to be a techie to be able to use the platform; Teachable truly simplifies course creation.
They handle the sales page, hosting the content, collecting payments, and more!
You can also offer coaching services as an opt-in.
Do you have expertise in certain topics? Offer free coaching services in that area that will be beneficial to your readers.
Checklists are great because they help with organization, increases productivity, and offer the user a clear picture of goals and plans.
A checklist is a great opt-in freebie beneficial to your audience when there are steps to take to accomplish a goal.
You may as well combine your checklist opt-in with guides that provide a comprehensive /ultimate list of useful information on specific topics.
Examples of checklist opt-in freebies are
- weekly cleaning checklists,
- self-care checklist to-do list,
- chores checklist,
- bills payment checklist,
- before a blog launch checklist,
- meal prep checklist, etc.
Simply put, a resource library is a spot on your blog where you have a collection of useful tools for your readers.
Direct your audience to your resource library where they can access several free tools that you have gathered and created for them.
It could contain a collection of free ebooks, checklists, tools they need to grow, and lots more.
Of course, it has to be filled with valuable resources that will be beneficial to your audience.
Be sure to update this from time to time.
We all have our favorite YouTuber where we watch tutorials on things we want to learn, from makeup tutorials to how to fix furniture and lots more.
Tutorials will show your reader exactly how to do something.
Brainstorm on a great topic in your niche that will be beneficial to your readers, then make a tutorial about it.
You could choose to create your tutorial in a PDF form or video.
Whichever form you chose, ensure that it provides clear steps on how to perform the actions.
A terrific idea is to identify your best performing blog post and create a freebie around that blog post.
A freebie that is complimentary to that blog post for example.
Chose an opt-in idea, create it and build your email list right away..
If you dont have an opt-in, this is a great time to create one.
There are so many email managers that you could use for your opt-in creation and email collection.
I recommend OptinMonster, and you can easily create pop-ups and signup form very easily with Optin-Monster.
They offer different high converting options, like exit intent pop up forms (which comes up when a reader is about to exit your site), footer bars, scroll bars, and lots more.
Optinmonster really focuses on helping you convert your readers into subscribers.
Another favorite email manager i particularly love is convert-kit.
I love the ease of using convertkit features and how i can creat email sequences easily.
Convertkit simplifies the process of sending emails to my readers.
With these Opt-in ideas, you will effectively grow your email subscribers.
Get creating and good luck with building your email list.
Will you be trying out any of these easy opt-in freebie ideas to grow your email list? Let me know in the comments below.
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