I wanted to make a quick video about how to use Mailchimp to setup your email optins, autoresponders and signup forms; instead I talked for three hours about email marketing.
So here’s a free crash course video series on setting up Mailchimp and using it to build a list, and how to engage that list with great content, and how to use the list to sell more books.
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#1: setting up a list / setting up confirmation emails and signup forms
#2: adding pages and signup boxes to your site and books
#3: sending out email campaigns
#4: automation, autoresponders and email sequences
If you don’t have Mailchimp yet you can sign up here.
You might also want to check out this post:
20 Badass opt-in bribe ideas writers can use to get people to sign up to their email list
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Derek~ I am setting up a free website on WordPress. Will I be able to upgrade seamlessly later, or is it better to go ahead and and do so now (with the domain name and all)? Also, I want to sign up with mailchimp, but they no longer accept e-mail domains ending in gmail, hotmail, yahoo, etc. because of the spam factor. Since WordPress does not offer e-mail, where did you get yours and was it easy to intergrate with WordPress? Thanks for the plethora of information you provide. ~Tim