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Mailchimp for Beginners

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Join me for a Mailchimp for beginners tutorial LIVE on Thursday, May 23 at 12 p.m. on my Facebook page. I’ll help you get started with your email marketing. Here’s our agenda:

Register for an account Set up your email list Create a landing page Create an automated welcome email Create your first email blast

You can download a .PDF guide I made for the Mailchimp for beginners tutorial. Feel free to follow along with me on your computer or just watch the first time. You can always play it again and walk through each step.

Use the links below to get what you need for this tutorial. Please note that the link to sign up with Mailchimp is my referral link. If you sign up with Mailchimp using my referral link, we will both receive $30 in Mailchimp credits.


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How to Kickstart Your Email List Using Social Media


When you build an email list using social media, you can see your subscribers numbers increase in a short amount of time. Using social media to build an email list is smart; you’re capitalizing on an audience you’ve already attracted.

I use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest to grow my email list. I also make sure to use Instagram and Facebook stories to promote my email list. You can use links in your social media profiles in addition to status updates.

There are some tweaks you need to make to your social media channels before you start seeing results when you use them to build your email list. Step by step, here’s what you need to do to harness these powerful tools effectively.

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How to Build an Email List for Beginners

Learning how to build an email list is the most important aspect of your DIY online marketing strategies. It’s more important than learning how to get social media followers. Why? Because you don’t own Instagram or Facebook or Twitter or any other platform. So if they disappear, so do yo

Building a Facebook community is a lot more difficult than just posting daily and throwing up a poll once in a while. You have to engage your Facebook followers, just like you would in real life. Your Facebook community wants to have a conversation with you; they’re not looking for sales pitches all. the. time.


So, how do you replicate the feeling of a community, a tribe, on a computer? Using Facebook Live is one way, but Facebook has two other tools you can use to strengthen your community. One is obvious, the other, not so much.

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Facebook Events

Getting back to business basics: You must market your business to your target audience or they won’t know you exist. And when i

While you’re putting in the time to grow your network on Facebook, there’s one more avenue you can use to reach a larger audience: boosted posts. Quite simply, this is a form of advertising which costs money, but it’s a quick and more passive way to reach more people in a short amount of time.

You know you can use Facebook to grow your business, but how do you sell on Facebook without seeming smarmy?

Let’s state the obvious: you’re in business to earn money. Yes, you want to help others as well, but you want to make a profit with your business, am I right? In order to make a profit, you need to sell your products and services. But is it enough to just create products and wait for people to make a purchase? Not at all. I like to call that “wishful marketing” and it simply doesn’t work. That’s a very passive approach to running a business as opposed to a proactive approach, which includes finding people in your target market, forming a relationship with them, introducing them to your business, and then asking for the sale.

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