As a blogger, you’ll have heard the advice a hundred times before.
Build your email list.
But you haven’t done it – yet.
Of course, you understand why it’s good advice.
When you have a growing list of subscribers who already know, like and trust you, it’s easier to do the following:
- Drive traffic to your latest blog posts.
- Deepen relationships via subscriber-only content and surveys.
- Send targeted offers that help you earn a little money from your blog.
But the practical side of things has you stumped.
Sure, signing up to an email provider like AWeber, MailChimp or Mad Mimi is easy enough, but what happens next?
How do you go from proud owner of a shiny (but empty) new email list, to happy blogger with an active and growing subscriber base?
In other words, how do you actually get people to sign up to your list?