Trying to figure out what tools bloggers are using for their newsletter subscribe popups ? I’ll show you a few popular blogs and point you to the tool they are using to grow their email lists.
Ninja Popups for WordPress (Self Hosted WordPress Plugin)
Blog Example: The Blog Stylist
For $20, this is a very sophisticated newsletter popup tool that not only integrates with all the popular newsletter apps (MailChimp, Constant Contact AWeber, Get Response, etc) but comes with pre-built themes, is customizable, can delay popup, comes with themes, allows A/B testing, provides stats and customer support. To install, you simply download the zip file then upload that into your plugins area of your dashboard for your self hosted WordPress site!
PopupAlly (Self-Hosted WordPress Plugin)
Blog: The Happier Homemaker
Cost: Free and Pro Version ($97)
The free version of PopupAlly allows you to pick form a number of templates, specify timing, change fonts and integrates with Aweber, MailChimp, MadMimi, iContact, GetResponse and Infusionsoft. In the Pro Version, you have more options for customization, click activate, float bar options, full support and other features listed here.
WP Popup Plugin (Self-Hosted WordPress Plugin)
Blog: It’s Always Autumn
Cost: Free or Premium Version ($27)
In the Free version you can create unlimited popups, change colour, trigger popup on click events, trigger popup after x seconds, and integrate with Mailchimp. The Free version will also give you some options to display the popup only on the homepage, only on desktop browsers and and only to search engine visitors. In the Premium version you can also have additional integration with Aweber, Campaign Monitor and iContact. The Premium version also lets you trigger the popup on scroll, use html in the template, use video and only show the popup on certain categories, posts or pages.
Mail Munch (also WordPress Plugin )
Blog: Arts & Classy
Cost: Free or Monthly Plans ($6, $13 and $34/month)
The Free version of MailMunch allows you to use unlimited forms, do page level targeting and comes with integrations for MailChimp, Aweber, iContact, Get Response, Mad Mini Campaign Monitor, Constant Contact and Ontra Port. Then, the Monthly Plans add on more features like analytics, templates, content gating, installation service and support.
SumoMe (also a WordPress Plugin)
Blog Example: Christian Personal Finance
SumoMe has a tun of FREE tools for your blog and among them is their newsletter popup form called “List Builder”. List Builder integrates with all the popular newsletter apps (Mailchimp, Aweber Max Mini, etc) and allows you to customize the look & feel with CSS access. Also, you can decide whether this box loads after the visitor has been on your page for a few seconds or automatically when the mouse moves away from the page.
Blog: Eat Your Beets
Cost: Licences range from $47 to $499
At the most basic version you get a newsletter popup form that integrates with all the newsletter services, allows for A/B Testing, Analytics and ability to only show the popup on certain pages. Then, more money will get you support, license for more sites and ability to add more fields on your forms.
Pippity Popup (Self Hosted WordPress Plugin)
Blog: Kamila Gornia
Cost: Licences range from $47 to $164
The Pippity popup has been around for a while and is another popular one with a 12 templates, ability to add bullet point, text and images to the design. This popup also lets you trigger the event at different times/pages and comes with A/B testing and analytics.
Try them out! If these successful bloggers are using these tools then maybe they can work for you too! Also note that when you go to these sites, often the newsletter popups will only show on first visit so to see them again you must clear your browser cache 😉
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