Being a blogger for years, I came to know keep connecting with your audience is a high tick to build your readership. The most common way is having email subscribers of your blog. It’s the most popular way to keep your audience engaged with your blog by sending your each blog post in their email that urges them to come back to your blog.
If you are a WordPress user its sounds simple enough; you can use a WordPress popup plugin that helps your site visitors to subscribe your blog. However, the implementation of this strategy is a challenge if you would choose the wrong plugin to build your website subscribers. There are several technical things you’d need to consider when creating a subscription form.
What do you need to build more Subscribers?
First of all, you need excellent content that inspire your readers to subscribe. Secondly, you must present the subscription form with good manners to subscribe your blog. MailMunch is best WordPress popup plugin that helps you to build your blog subscribers. The behaviors include, the plugin should display at the right time and the right place never forces readers to subscribe and allow users close pop-up with ease. I have used this plugin myself and find it one of the best WordPress popup plugins available for free.
This plugin is being used by 10,000+ WordPress users and compatible with the latest WordPress version. They are updating the plugin continually to improve user experience the last update was two weeks ago. Here’s how the plugin is helping WordPress users to build more subscribers:
Professional Form Designs
This plugin allows you to create beautiful opt-in form design. There are several professional looking templates available that maximize your conversion rates. You can customize the form anything whenever you want. You can choose from the following designs:
Page Level Targeting
The page level targeting allows you to set the form appearance on the desired pages, categories, and posts. You can set URLs in two different lists; whitelist and blacklist. This way you can build the email list of your targeted audience.
The option allows you to show the opt-in form whenever you want. You can set the subscribe form to appear immediately, after few seconds or when the visitor is about to leave your website. The latest technology of this WordPress popup form plugin identifies the user’s behaviors while browsing the site and show form accordingly.
If you want to track which of your post or page is giving you more subscribers, MialMunch helps you in this regard. This way you can make further decisions and improve the content of concerns post or page for better results.
How to Setup MailMunch Plugin?
Step 1. Click on the ‘forms’ then go to the ‘Create your First Optin Form.’
Step 2. It will redirect you to a new page, where you can choose the design from; Popover, Embedded, Topbar, Scrollbox or Sidebar. (Note: I have selected popover.)
Step 3. After selection of preferred form design, you can choose a theme for your opt-in. There are several themes available in MailMunch, but only a few of them are free.
Step 4. When you will ‘Chose Theme,’ they will ask you for the necessary information. That will be the internal title of your opt-in form for easy reference.
Step 5. Once you titled the form, you will be asked to write your text for the WordPress popup box. You can write some catchy lines about your niche like below:
Step 6. Click on the ‘Save and Continue’ button, and choose the color scheme of subscription box.
Step 7. You can put your custom fields, in the box and buttons.
Step 8. Set your things including When to show, after a user subscribes, display rules, contact gate, and tracking pixels.
Step 9. At the end you will be asked to choose a service provider, the MailMunch plugin can be integrated with world famous email service providers including; MailChimp, AWeber, ContentContact, InfusionSoft, GetResponse, ConvertKit, InterCom, and Mailer..
No doubt MailMunch is a perfect WordPress popup plugin free to add subscription forms to a website. The easy to use integration and customization options help you build excellent subscription box without using a single line of code. However, if you need some great looking and professional forms you will have to go with the premium version of this plugin otherwise, the free plugin is best for beginners.