Top 4 Email Marketing Tools for Bloggers (2019)

Did you know that there are almost 4 billion email users checking their emails at least once every day?

This reason is why not putting any effort into growing your email list is almost a crime (not really, but you know what I mean)!

Email marketing offers plenty of opportunities to engage your target audience. From newsletter emails to lead nurturing emails, you can take your customer service to a whole new level just by sending the right email content.

Your emails don’t just keep your subscribers in the loop but they also establish your brand trustworthiness. Not to mention the return traffic you will generate from the emails you keep sending to them.

Therefore, if you have yet to launch your email campaign as a blogger, it’s high time to do so now!

Below are four of the best email marketing tools guaranteed to help bloggers jumpstart their email campaigns and generate more traffic and potential sales:

1. ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign is an automated marketing platform that helps you foster meaningful connections with your readers.

From email marketing to sales CRM, ActiveCampaign has a plethora of features that will support you in developing your blog’s reputation.

For starters, its email marketing feature puts your brand in front of your target audience.

If you’ve always wondered what types of email you should send different segments of your target audience, ActiveCampaign makes it easy for you. With its drag-and-drop email designer. You can easily design beautiful emails that are specially crafted for your different followers.

ActiveCampaign is one of the best marketing software around. Whether you’re sending out broadcast emails, triggered emails, or autoresponder emails, you don’t have to be a techie to set up functional campaigns in just a few minutes. And with rates starting at $9 per month, even small businesses can enjoy its marketing automation features.

Want to know more? Check out this honest review about ActiveCampaign.

2. OptinMonster

OptinMonster claims to be the most powerful lead generation software that can help you quickly convert traffic into sales, or in your case, lifetime subscribers.

By using pre-built templates to collect emails from web visitors, you can get more email subscribers to tune into your blog every time you post new content.

Marketers and business owners love OptinMonster for its powerful targeting system. It lets users customize how their visitors see their opt-in offers to help them can deliver the perfect message every time. It also helps them increase their website’s page views by showcasing their website’s most popular pages to visitors.

OptinMonster is for serious bloggers who want to invest in a solid lead generation tool. With its easy-to-use interface and behavior automation system, you can watch your subscribers’ list grow with every personalized offer you publish on your website.

3. Interact Quiz Maker

If you’re looking for a unique and interactive way to get more email subscribers, then you might want to try out the Interact Quiz Maker. Interact is a fun tool that can help you collect leads and segment your list using a technique that is informative and entertaining at the same time – online quizzes.

Interact has over 200+ quiz templates that you can customize for your blog. You can edit any template to add questions and use branded images to match your blog’s branding. Don’t see a template that you like? Then create your own from scratch using the drag-and-drop quiz builder.

If you’re a blogger looking to improve your email marketing strategy, you’ll be relieved to know that the Interact quiz maker can be integrated into your chosen marketing automation system. This way, you can have all your email data in one place.

4. Designrr

In today’s digital marketing landscape, great content equates to a high conversion rate so creating visually appealing lead magnets is a good way to grow your subscribers’ list.

Designrr is one of the few software apps that is designed to transform your blog content into an ebook or flipbook. You can then use this new format as bait for new website visitors to give you their emails.

Although it’s not an email marketing platform per se, Designrr can help you create professional looking lead magnets in just a few minutes. The blog post to ebook feature is so easy to use that you can create numerous lead magnets in a day. You can even use Designrr to convert your YouTube video content into blog posts and ebooks so everyone can have access to it.

Designrr is for bloggers who already have a collection of existing content that they want to repurpose. By using different content formats, it’s easy to increase your brand awareness and make it more accessible to a different audience.

Conclusion

So, you see, your email marketing campaign is only as good as the email tool that you use. Picking the right tool might seem a little daunting, but don’t fret. As long as you know what your marketing goals are, choosing email marketing tools that will help you achieve those goals should be a breeze.

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How To Get Monthly Website Visitors With Top List Articles

Traffic to me is the simplest thing on the planet. It is so easy to get! All you have to do is provide people with a solution to their problem and they will come, read it and they will share it with their friends!

I have created over 100 ‘top list’ type posts which have been viewed by millions. They are so popular and well received that they have been featured on Reddit Homepage, New York Times, Yahoo News & one even became a Trending Topic on Twitter! The best part… I can get these types of posts created for just $25. Let me teach you how.

Why Creating Lists Will Drastically Increase Your Traffic

When you Google, think what you are typing in, let’s say you are looking for a cure for a health problem. Just for example, you are going to type in Cure Acid Reflux. That’s a big search term. Firstly you would be surprised how many people don’t name the article what people are searching for in Google. This blows my mind. Why are you calling your article something fancy and using words people don’t ever use, just to make yourself look smart. No one is typing that in Google, so you shouldn’t be naming your posts that.

I’m no SEO expert, there I said it. But I do get around 200,000 visitors a month from Google alone so it’s kind of a big deal for me.

Here’s what I believe: Google ranks sites which are naturally awesome. Forget everything about buying links and social love. Just imagine that your posts are so cool, people spend ages on your site and people love to share your stuff. That’s what GOOGLE wants! Great content because they are in the content industry. There job is to provide users with the right content and the best possible option, if yours is not that, then you don’t rank so well.

Back to my health post, I will call it :

10 Ways To Cure Acid Reflux

Somewhere I heard that odd numbers work better for open rates and marketing so I often will change the 10 for 7, 11, 13, 17 basically any odd number that looks good. I will decide how many I want before I even create the post. Ofcourse, it sometimes changes as I’m writing the post.

What you don’t want to do is call your article something like:

Surefire Ways To Eradicate Acid Reflux

I’m sure someone will type in Eradicate Acid Reflux every month or two but Surefire Ways? No Way!

You think this is an extreme example? Heck no, this is a nice example.

Tip 1. Name Your Posts Something People Search For!

Here’s where top lists dominate:

  • Firstly, they are quite long so people tend to spend a while reading them.
  • Each part is in section, for example, our Cure Acid Reflux post, its 7 cures, so we have 7 headlines with each option. Because of this, people can quickly decide YES, there’s something here I am willing to do, so I will read it all. I think a lot of articles don’t do well because people are not prepared to commit time to read a page if they don’t think it’s going to help them.
  • The title says exactly what you get, so you know what you are getting into.
  • When shared on social media, again, people know what they are about to get. Often people will retweet and share blog posts just because of the title, not even knowing if the article is good or not.

Step 1. To Dominating Any Industry

Post a large amount of amazing articles. That’s what I do, I show up in dozens of industry’s and just do the same old top list posts but for different industry’s. Here’s some examples:

Blogging/Make Money Industry

  • Top 30 Most Influential People In Blogger
  • 10 Reasons Why It Rocks To Be a Internet Entrepreneur
  • 10 Christmas Gifts For Entrepreneurs
  • 17 Tips To Cure Bloggers Block
  • 20 Bloggers To Follow on Facebook

Photography Industry

  • Top 30 Most Influential People In Photography
  • 10 Reasons Why It Rocks To be a Photographer
  • 10 Christmas Gifts For Photographers
  • 17 Tips To Fix Bad Photos
  • 20 Photographers To Follow on Facebook

Health Industry

  • Top 30 Most Influential People in Natural Health
  • 10 Reasons Why It Rocks To Be Healthy
  • 10 Christmas Gifts for Super Healthy People
  • 17 Tips To Cure Acid Reflux
  • 20 Health Experts To Follow on Facebook

Young Entrepreneur Industry

  • Top 30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs
  • 10 Reasons Why It Rocks To Be a Young Entrepreneur
  • 10 Christmas Gifts For Young Entrepreneurs
  • 17 Tips To Stop People Treating You Different Because Of Your Age
  • 20 Young Entrepreneurs To Follow On Facebook

See how easy it is?

And it doesn’t stop there. Each post can be done in so many other ways. For example:

10 Reasons Why It Rocks To Be a Photographer… you could flip this on it’s head and do 10 Reasons Why It Sucks…

Tip 2. Turn One Top List Into a Series of Top Lists

Remember our post suggestion: 20 Bloggers To Follow on Facebook

How about doing that with every social network:

  • 20 Bloggers To Follow on Twitter
  • 20 Bloggers To Follow on Youtube
  • 20 Bloggers To Follow on Pinterest
  • 20 Bloggers To Follow on Google+

Instead of doing a post such as “20 Ways To Improve Your Website” – you could split it into a series and niche each one down, so for example:

  • 10 Ways To Improve Your Websites Load Time
  • 10 Ways To Improve Your Websites Usability
  • 10 Ways To Improve Your Websites Blog Layout
  • 10 Ways To Improve your Websites Conversion Rate

Step 2. Getting Articles Created (20 at a time)

So in order to achieve a lot of success with our blogs, we need a lot of content… by doing basically no actual work. This is important because as a business owner we can’t be doing everything ourselves, so we need to outsource what other people can do for us.

The great thing about top list articles, is they are more or less just research. Almost anyone can write them. The first article I ever outsourced was way back in 2009 and since then, has recieved over 1,000,000 visitors. All I had to do is hire someone and pay them $50. Still to do this day, I get thousands of visitors to my website every month because of that blog post. So don’t just think about how much traffic you will get today from a post but how much traffic you can get in the future.

Right now, one of the easiest places to hire a writer is Fiverr. They have a huge selection of writers and you can get your post written in under 24 hours. So if you want to test this strategy out, click here to hire someone to write your articles for you!

Tip 3. Be Specific With What You Want

If you want great articles, you have to give great guidelines. When you hire someone, I always include instructions so they know what I expect from them. This is what I send them:

Guidelines For Writing Awesome Articles For My Website

The majority of people who write articles for us, will go on to write many more. Please follow my article outline and guidelines to ensure your article is well received and accepted. Failure to do so will result in your article being declined.

All posts should be well researched.

If the article is numbered, please number it 1. 2. 3. etc (not #1 #2 #3 or 1 – 2 – 3 -)

If the title is broad, for example, 50 Places to Visit in 50 States of America, then please give a broad selection of choice. So for example, don’t make all 50 places landmarks, split it up so their is variety, for example, Landmarks, Famous Restaurants, Bars, Theme Parks, Extreme Things To Do and so on.

Be consistent with how you lay your article out, for example, I sometimes see people write post titles with the attraction first, followed by location. Then there will be 1 or 2 titles without a location. Each title needs to be in the same format.

Below is an example of how I like articles to be laid out:
—————————————–

Headline

Introduction to post. (This needs to be informative and make them want to carry on reading.)

Subheadline, in h2 tags. <h2>Your Subheadline</h2>

<h3>Item 1</h3>

[IMAGE]

Information why you should do what this title suggestions.

<h3>Item 2</h3>

[IMAGE]

And continue.

[There should be one line between each element.]

—————————————–

Examples of successful posts written:

  • https://www.incomediary.com/21-life-lessons-from-steve-jobs
  • https://www.incomediary.com/top-earning-websites
  • https://www.incomediary.com/top-earning-blogs

Conclusion

As you can see in the final part of this post, I guide writers through exactly what I want. Even giving them examples of writers who have already followed our guidelines. This is key to having success with outsourcing article writing.

So just to recap what you need to do:

  1. Download our 110 top list headline templates, it’s FREE!
  2. Go through our headlines and decide on the 10 that you think will be most successful on your blog.
  3. Go to Fiverr and hire a writer or several writers to create this content for you.
  4. Publish content on your website and enjoy the benefits of top list articles.
  5. Repeat the first 4 steps over and over again.

That’s all there is to our top list strategy. It works for us and it’s worked for thousands of other IncomeDiary readers as well, so why not give it a try?

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How and Why To Create Foundational Content (Grow Your Blog Series)

Almost every day I get emails from bloggers asking if I think their blog is ready. Most of the time they are wondering if they can create a product or sell something from their blog. And I always say WOAHHH wait a minute.

– Are you getting consistent pageviews?
– Have you started an email list?
– Are your social media channels up to snuff?
– Is your blog/business branded?
– And most importantly, do you have foundational content?

Foundational content is awesome, interesting content that separates you from the rest. It’s informative or creative, or emotional, or all of the above. When anyone reads it, they are moved to follow you, share your content, or read more from you.

This post is totally updated for 2019 to give you the best possible ways to establish your blog and increase your traffic.

 

Basically, foundational content is what builds your blog. It makes people want to follow and share. Tweet this

This post is part of a new series on the blog called #GrowYourBlog. I mentioned this post the other day when I talked about my blogging mistakes. One thing I said? That a series would cover how to start a newsletter. Well, guess what? While I think starting a newsletter is a great (and necessary) way to grow your blog and make sales, the fact of the matter is, you don’t have to have one to have a successful blog. You do, however need content. So if you are new to this blog or just now reading this, my advice to you is to just START. Start writing and creating. Even if you think you aren’t ready. Newsflash: no one is. And you’ll never know until you try.

When I started my blogging journey I was certainly not intending to do this full time. But as I went on, I found how much time, effort, and enjoyment I got out of creating content. Iused to think it was all about quantity when it comes to posting on your blog. Thankfully, I was wrong. Quality is truly the key.

In order to be successful with your blog you need to create great content. So, what is that exactly?

The type of content that people crave: reminds us that we matter, gives us hope or faith in the bigger picture, explains or tells a story, shows your authenticity, pulls at our emotions, surprises us (in a good or bad way), confirms our assumptions, takes us on a journey, challenges our way of thinking, entertains us, shows us successes and/or failures, gives us a unique point of view.


As bloggers, we have the unique opportunity to post about topics that we love. But we need to do it with our audience in mind. When you start crafting your blog posts, take your audience and what they like into consideration. See what posts they tend to share more, comment on, or follow you after you post.

What if you could create a few pieces of content that would be the backbone to your blog? It would bring in continuous hits on your blog, establish you as authority, and create more opportunities? That, is what foundational content can do.  

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Why should you create foundational content?
Well, it’s what gets shared more than anything else. It becomes the backbone of your blog and can help establish your voice online. My blog posts that are foundational in nature have 10X the number of hits than my other posts. That’s because these posts are helpful, different, and engaing.

The main goal of your foundational content should be that your blog post helps to solve a problem. When you solve a problem you become a resource and authority on a subject. Let me give you some examples:

– The Absolute Best Way to Create Squash Pasta
– 7 Insanely Cool Ways to Wear a Blanket Scarf
– How to Start a Squarespace Blog From Scratch
– Photography Tips For Every Newbie Photographer
– Create Beautiful Handlettering with This One Simple Step
– How to Start an Etsy Shop
– Your Guide to A Healthy Lifestyle
– This Budget Trick Saved Us $500 a Month
– The Proven Method for Organizing Effectively
– The Ultimate Guide To Cleaning Your Home
– The 3 Rules to Creating the Perfect Wardrobe
– How to Pose Your Photography Clients
– 10 Ways to Effectively De-stress and Feel Good
– How to Paint Art For Your New Home or Apartment
– Step-By-Step Guide to Planning a Romantic Honeymoon in France

Every single one of these blog post titles is informative. It’s going to teach the reader something they need. In addition to all of these headlines above, they all have one thing in common: they have an interesting headline.

These headlines draw the reader in and make them want to click on your content, rather than just pass it on by.  Your blog posts should not only be informative, but they should have a title that immediately engages the reader.

You can write great content all you want, but if your headline sucks, no one’s clicking to read what you have to say. WE have to draw the reader in, give them idea of WHY they should click.


Examples of some of my sucky headlines:

If I Could Go Anywhere… – This is pretty vague and doesn’t really tell the reader what I’ll be discussing (travel).
6 Degrees of Jordan Speith – Unless you know who this is, this probably makes no sense. Actually, it still doesn’t make a lot of sense.
Pinterest For Your Blog – While I like this post, it’s pretty vague and doesn’t really show or tell how I’m going to help you with Pinterest.


Examples of some of my CLICKABLE headlines:

Why We’re Moving Back to America – This is a cliff hanger, even if you don’t know me, you might click that link.

5 Inspiring Bloggers (And How They Make Money)  – Explains what the post is about and tells you exactly what I’ll be sharing, with examples!
10 Ways to Drive Traffic To Your Blog Right Now – This post is timely so it makes people want to click.
How Bloggers Can Reach out To Business and Bloggers + Free Media Kit Templates – this was a question I got again and again, so I expanded on it in my blog post. Plus I created a free download (don’t worry, I’ll be going over that later in the series!)


Examples of super awesome CLICKABLE headlines from others:

How Often Should You Really Be Working Out – And How Hard – We alll want to know the magic for what really works for staying healthy. This headline gets to the point on what the article is about.

These are the Best Kept Secrets in Europe – I want to know the secrets! Don’t you?

20 Easy Healthy Meal Prep Lunch Ideas for Work – I love that this includes a number, it means you’ll be getting lots of ideas.

Now that you have great content and a great headline there’s just one missing piece: a clear, branded image. What I mean by that is an image that the reader can tell is yours. It’s an image that uses your fonts or your pictures. (Although, you can still use stock photos, here are 8 places to find free ones.)

Creating foundational content will help you grow your blog and establish you as an authority. You have multiple pieces of content that allow people to follow along and share your posts.

The three steps to great foundational content are:
1. Informative Content 
2. An Engaging Headline
3. A Clear, Branded Image

When crafting these posts, give it your all. Create exclusive, informative content that your readers GAIN something from. Make it something they cannot find anywhere else. And, most importantly,
the content you create should be something YOU care about. Something that makes YOU excited to write about. Otherwise, you won’t continue doing it. And that’s the whole point right?

When you create foundational content you can build on this content to then turn these posts to help you gain followers and newsletter subscribers.

Now on to the nitty gritty, the how-to of it all. The blog process can be a daunting one. So store your ideas. I use Evernote to capture and organize everything. Best part? Evernote is FREE! However you decide to organize make sure it’s simple. That’s the best way to make sure you’ll actually do something.

Before I get into the SEO, images, everything else. I just WRITE. I use my blog to do that. Then I go back and edit, and add in detail. The free checklist I’ve created will help you do that!

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background: #fff url(data:image/gif;base64,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) repeat-y center top;
font-family: "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;
line-height: 1.5em;
overflow: hidden;
color: #666;
font-size: 16px;
border-top: solid 20px #3071b0;
border-top-color: #dbb8d5;
border-bottom: solid 10px #3d3d3d;
border-bottom-color: #836e80;
-webkit-box-shadow: 0px 0px 5px rgba(0,0,0,.3);
-moz-box-shadow: 0px 0px 5px rgba(0,0,0,.3);
box-shadow: 0px 0px 5px rgba(0,0,0,.3);
clear: both;
margin: 20px 0px;

.ck_form, .ck_form *
-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;
-moz-box-sizing: border-box;
box-sizing: border-box;

#ck_subscribe_form
clear: both;

/* Element Queries — uses JS */

.ck_form_content, .ck_form_fields
width: 50%;
float: left;
padding: 5%;

.ck_form.ck_horizontal

.ck_form_content
border-bottom: none;

.ck_form.ck_vertical
background: #fff;

.ck_vertical .ck_form_content, .ck_vertical .ck_form_fields
padding: 10%;
width: 100%;
float: none;

.ck_vertical .ck_form_content
border-bottom: 1px dotted #aaa;
overflow: hidden;

/* Trigger the vertical layout with media queries as well */

@media all and (max-width: 499px)

.ck_form
background: #fff;

.ck_form_content, .ck_form_fields
padding: 10%;
width: 100%;
float: none;

.ck_form_content
border-bottom: 1px dotted #aaa;

/* Content */

.ck_form_content h3
margin: 0px 0px 15px;
font-size: 24px;
padding: 0px;

.ck_form_content p
font-size: 14px;

.ck_image
float: left;
margin-right: 5px;

/* Form fields */

.ck_errorArea
display: none;

#ck_success_msg
padding: 10px 10px 0px;
border: solid 1px #ddd;
background: #eee;

.ck_label
font-size: 14px;
font-weight: bold;

.ck_form input[type="text"], .ck_form input[type="email"]
font-size: 14px;
padding: 10px 8px;
width: 100%;
border: 1px solid #d6d6d6; /* stroke */
-moz-border-radius: 4px;
-webkit-border-radius: 4px;
border-radius: 4px; /* border radius */
background-color: #f8f7f7; /* layer fill content */
margin-bottom: 5px;
height: auto;

.ck_form input[type="text"]:focus, .ck_form input[type="email"]:focus
outline: none;
border-color: #aaa;

.ck_checkbox
padding: 10px 0px 10px 20px;
display: block;
clear: both;

.ck_checkbox input.optIn
margin-left: -20px;
margin-top: 0;

.ck_form .ck_opt_in_prompt
margin-left: 4px;

.ck_form .ck_opt_in_prompt p
display: inline;

.ck_form .ck_subscribe_button
width: 100%;
color: #fff;
margin: 10px 0px 0px;
padding: 10px 0px;
font-size: 18px;
background: #dbb8d5;
-moz-border-radius: 4px;
-webkit-border-radius: 4px;
border-radius: 4px; /* border radius */
cursor: pointer;
border: none;
text-shadow: none;

.ck_form .ck_guarantee
color: #626262;
font-size: 12px;
text-align: center;
padding: 5px 0px;
display: block;

.ck_form .ck_powered_by
display: block;
color: #aaa;

.ck_form .ck_powered_by:hover
display: block;
color: #444;

.ck_converted_content
display: none;
padding: 5%;
background: #fff;

/* v6 */

.ck_form_v6 #ck_success_msg
padding: 0px 10px;

@media all and (max-width: 403px)
.ck_form_v6.ck_modal .ck_close_link
top: 30px;

@media all and (min-width: 404px) and (max-width: 499px)
.ck_form_v6.ck_modal .ck_close_link
top: 57px;

While valuable foundational content is necessary, we also need growth through social media and shares. We all want likes, shares, and even comments. So in the next part of the series I’ll be showing you how to build traffic through social media. 

Check out part 2: Using Social Media Successfully 
Part 3: How to Create a Newsletter for Your Blog 
Part 4: How to Make Money as a Blogger

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