Some Tips to Grow Your Email List in a better way

Remember the early 2000s when people happily handed out their email addresses? Yeah, that doesn’t happen anymore. Fast forward to 2016 and you’ll find that people only hand it out nowadays if it’s an absolute necessity. Who can blame them though? There is just so much spam going around these days due to sketchy autoresponder tools that would make us think twice if our email accounts are safe.

Tips to grow email list
This makes it hard for legitimate businesses to reach out. Well, not to worry because we are going to let loose some excellent tips to help you grow your email list. The truth is that the spam rate has fallen and is now less than 50%. Well, it is still very high – 1 out of 2 emails is spam – it’s a good sign.
Sign-Up Popups
Use sign-up popups on each page of your website. It gives your readers 50% content and asks them to sign-up to read the rest. If your website is subscription-free, then in that scenario, it is very important that an easy redirect link is available to readers on every page.
Showcase the Privacy Policy
You have a detailed privacy policy, right? Why aren’t you showcasing it? Include the privacy policy on your sign-up pages but don’t make it too long. Let people know you are NOT going to misuse their email and use this opportunity to build trust. Also, give them the chance to provide you with an email.
Add Sign-Up Options On Your Social Media Accounts
These days social media platforms have become more and more business friendly. You can add a signup tab on your social media account and expect a great amount of signups if you’re active on your page. Here is a guide to further help you achieve this.
Interactive Landing Page
A landing page is where visitors generally land on or arrive to know about your product/service. Making it interactive can help you grow your email list significantly. Attractions can include downloadable content, in the form of a video or a trial app. Either way, if users see a vibrant page and an incentive to submit the email in the form of free content, they are bound to submit their email address.
Market Your Site And Social Media Accounts
We’ve established how your website and social media accounts can assist you in growing your email list. If you want it to keep growing you need to drive traffic inwards. Through ‘White Hat SEO Techniques’ you can reach out. If your site is already incorporating the techniques mentioned above, your email list will grow exponentially. You can also hire a Chicago SEO company to improve your website’s SEO.
Get Email Addresses Physically
You must be wondering, isn’t doing things physically an ancient art? You’ll be surprised how many companies are applying this tactic. You can use events and workshops to ask people to submit their email addresses on a physical piece of paper. The idea is to make a big fat list and hit the market from both electronic and physical channels.

P.S: Make sure to have a form to collect information. The form should not, however, ask for personal details.

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This post has been written by Pulkit Juneja, a tech savvy guy who loves to write content on latest technology news, gadgets reviews, SEO, blogging tricks and much more. Check out his another technology website Versed Tech. Connect with him at Twitter and Google Plus. Want to publish your posts here? Email me at


6 Responses to “Some Tips to Grow Your Email List in a better way”

  1. dhanunjai

    Jul 31. 2016

    thanks for sharing the tips on email listing but i dont see much engagemaant from the users either from push notification or this email list

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  2. Joan J. Carrigan

    Aug 01. 2016

    Awesome guide. Downloaded the checklist and can’t wait to dig in. For social media, twitter lead gen cards are a great way to build your list. I think people don’t take advantage of it because they think you’ve got to pay for it, but you don’t. And if you’ve got an integration directly with your email service provider, it’s a double bonus. And if you don’t, it’s still pretty easy to upload the email addresses.

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  3. Robin Khokhar

    Aug 03. 2016

    Hi Pulkit,
    Collecting email list is such an important thing. And you have shared some of the important tips.
    Thanks for sharing.
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  4. dnaksha

    Aug 05. 2016

    Signup pop ups should not be given on each page of your website because doing so will irritate readers. However we should give sign up popups only on webpages that have more visitors. This can be more helpful.

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  5. Sanjeet Veen

    Sep 13. 2016

    This is useful article for those who wants to work on Niche Blog. After this post surely, thanks for sharing.

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  6. Oge Ndukwe

    Oct 14. 2016

    To me, Sign up pops is distracting. The best way to drive email list is to give visitors an irresistible offer which they can access after submitting their emaill address.

    I built my list to 12897 in 3 months using this strategy.

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