MailChimp is a pretty freaking amazing service that I recommend to every beginner – not just because they've got an adorable chimp as a mascot, but because they're super easy-to-use and totally free. Even the most tech-scared newbie can get a functioning email list and – spoiler alert: website – up and cruising in no time. This post is part 2 in a series on how to create a free landing page for your opt-in freebie using MailChimp, so if you missed part 1, click here to catch up on how to create the actual landing page. Today, our focus is on putting together the automated email that delivers your freebie directly to your adoring fans inbox.
Do you want a beautiful, functional landing page for your opt-in or newsletter but don't exactly have the spare cash laying around to invest in Leadpages? Most beginners start growing their email list in MailChimp and for a good reason – it’s simple, it’s free, and it looks pretty dang good. Now, you’re going to want to sit down… I’m about to drop a bomb on you. You can now create a landing page that connects directly to your email list in MailChimp. Here’ s a super quick and easy tutorial on how to create a landing page in Mailchimp fo’ free!
Do you remember those awesome quizzes in Seventeen magazine in the 90s? I pretty much skipped all the articles (except to cut out pics to collage on my trapper keeper, duh) and tore through the pages to get the beloved QUIZ section. Whether it was "What's your flirting style?" or "Find the perfect lipstick for your astrological sign", I was all in. I'd grab my fave gel pens, ride my bike to my BFFs house, and we'd go through the questions over and over until we got the answer we were looking for (anyone else?). What is it that we love so much about quizzes?