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5 Ways Startups can Create More Email Leads

Posted by Gregory Ciotti on 09/20/2012

This is a guest post by Gregory Ciotti, the “marketing guy” at Help Scout. Email is a fantastic way to build goodwill with current and prospective customers. With more people using email than any social network, it is essential for all new startups to take list building very seriously. The question is this: how can […]


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AWeber + Eventbrite: Invite Event Attendees To Your Email List

Posted by Crystal Gouldey on 09/19/2012

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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Pinning Your Web Form On Pinterest – Yes or No?

Posted by Amanda Gagnon on 08/23/2012

By now, we’re all aware of Pinterest (and if you’re not, it’s an up-and-coming social network that doubles as an virtual bulletin board that lets you save and share images from across the ‘Net). Online marketers have, of course, jumped on board and started pinning their images, their sites, their blog posts and their offers, […]


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Three New Apps That Build Repeat Business

Posted by Rebekah Henson on 08/21/2012

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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What Words Can Do For Your Subscriber Growth Rate: One Organization’s Discovery

Posted by Crystal Gouldey on 08/20/2012

Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) has been running a successful email marketing campaign for awhile now. Subscribers are coming in steadily, open rates are looking good and everyone seems to be happy. But a team of us here took a look their campaign and pointed out some areas that could be improved, specifically the […]


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Email + Video: A Dynamic Duo for Blockbuster List Growth

Posted by Hunter Boyle on 08/01/2012

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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Zap An App: Create Your Own App In Under 3 Seconds

Posted by Amanda Gagnon on 07/11/2012

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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New Shopping Cart Integration: Google Checkout

Posted by Crystal Gouldey on 06/26/2012

Google Checkout now joins PayPal and Shopify as one of our shopping cart integrations. Why Google Checkout? Well, it’s GOOGLE! We’d be crazy not to pair up with this Internet juggernaut. But besides that, they offer a fast, convenient checkout process for your customers. And their payment guarantee protects 98% of Checkout orders on average […]


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4 Simple Email Tips from Cooks of Crocus Hill

Posted by Rebekah Henson on 06/13/2012

Cooks of Crocus Hill, a culinary shop based in St. Paul, MN, teaches their customers about the simple joys of cooking with the right utensils. They serve up cooking classes throughout the year and use AWeber to announce them with perfectly plated emails. We were really impressed with the strength and simplicity of Cooks of […]


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How to Find 697 Email Subscribers The First Year

Posted by Amanda Gagnon on 05/23/2012

Today is the one year birthday of the Tactics Time chess tactics email newsletter! See founder Tim Brennan’s tale of how his email list grew from three subscribers to 700. It was one year ago today that I sent out my very first e-mail newsletter. I use AWeber to send my e-mails, and I highly […]


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