If you’re a blogger, it’s likely people are reading your posts through Google Reader. (Click if you don’t know Reader.) Google announced Wednesday that Reader’s closing. Which means your RSS followers won’t see your posts anymore. Email to the rescue! What’s Email Got To Do With It? Well, your soon-to-be-ex-Reader followers have 3 options: 1. [...]
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2012 saw a huge increase in the number of apps and integrations available to AWeber users. And there’s something for everyone. Whether you need to market with ecommerce, social media, membership platforms, videos or landing pages – there’s something to help you out. Today we’ll look at the best apps to help you save time [...]
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There are 2 things every Etsy shop owner needs to keep growing their sales: 1. A way to follow up with your customers. As an Etsy seller, you leave money on the table if you aren’t following up with previous purchasers, already interested in your products. 2. Tools to do this quickly and easily. You [...]
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Half the battle of managing a successful email marketing campaign is building a subscriber list. A lot of businesses do this online, but if you don’t have time to create a big online presence, you may not be able to get the same results. (And no, purchasing a list does not work.) And if you’re [...]
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Hosting events takes engagement with your audience one step further by allowing them to meet the people behind the brand while learning something new or having fun (or both). It’s a great way to keep your business on everyone’s mind. But what happens when the event is over? In a perfect world, these attendees will [...]
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If you run an e-commerce store, you may be familiar with some of our shopping cart integrations, like PayPal and Google Checkout. These integrations allow customers who purchase from you to opt into your email campaign when they check out with their purchase. We’ve added three more shopping cart integrations and have advice to help [...]
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Today we’re excited to announce a new integration with MemberMouse that lets you auto-sync a membership site with an email campaign. With MemberMouse, you can create a members-only area to your website and stock it with high-quality content. By charging for entrance to this area, you’re able to bring in profits over time. The Membership [...]
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Online video is one of the hottest channels for small business marketers today. Cost of entry is minimal. Traffic and viewership are booming with smartphones and tablets, driven by social media and email sharing. The nagging question? Conversion. How do you stay connected with viewers — and get them to opt in — once the [...]
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Mobile marketing used to intimidate small businesses. Too expensive. Too technical. Too invasive for customers. Sound familiar? Integrating mobile into your marketing plan may not work for every organization, but today the barriers to entry are very low, and smartphone usage is skyrocketing. So now’s the time to at least test a mobile strategy. Let’s [...]
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Usually, apps take developers days, weeks, sometimes months to build. Which means usually, if you want to bring subscribers from another service into AWeber (or vise versa), you have to either hire your own developer or hope the app gets created by someone else. Usually. But with the new Zapier.com, you can now invite subscribers [...]
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