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How to Collect Email Addresses On BookFunnel (And How Readers Are Added to Your Mailing List)

Learn how you can collect email addresses from new subscribers and add them to your mailing list.

You Collect the Email, We Deliver

Available On: All Plans

All BookFunnel plans allow you to create a landing page and email that link to readers through your mailing list service. We can’t provide a detailed how-to here, as all mailing list providers have slightly different steps, but the basic steps are:

  1. Create a sign-up form on your own website. All mailing list services will let you do this.
  2. Drive reader traffic to the sign-up form on your website, where they can enter their email address.
  3. Once they have joined your list, your mailing list service should send them a “welcome” email.
  4. Add your BookFunnel link to that welcome email, so that your new subscribers can download your book. Learn how to create a landing page here.

Pros: Simple to set up and manage

Cons: Your link can be shared online with other readers that did not sign up for your list, BookFunnel can’t track who downloads your book

We Collect the Email, We Deliver, You Import the Readers

Available On: Mid-List, Bestseller, & Publisher Plans

Create a BookFunnel landing page that requires an email address, and it will act as your signup page and delivery page, all in one! You can design a beautiful, custom landing page on BookFunnel in minutes. No web expertise necessary. 🙂

You drive readers to your signup page on BookFunnel and we will collect their email address on your behalf. We store their email address (and optionally first and last name) in a CSV on your dashboard. Learn how to create a landing page here.

You can then import the CSV of subscribers into your mailing list service at your convenience.

Pros: Saves time by eliminating the extra step of building a landing page on your own website, if your link is shared online, those extra subscribers can be added to your mailing list

Cons: You need to export the CSV of reader email addresses we collect on your behalf and import it into your mailing list service periodically.

We Do It All

Available On: Mid-List+Integration, Bestseller, & Publisher Plans

BookFunnel can add signups to your mailing list automatically if you use ActiveCampaign, AWeber, Constant Contact, ConvertKit, EmailOctopus, MailChimp, MailerLite, SendFox, or Sendy to manage your mailing list. Learn more about direct integration here.

Create an email signup page on BookFunnel and drive reader traffic to it. We will collect their email address, deliver the book, and add the new subscriber to your mailing list for you. We also store a CSV on your dashboard as a back-up.

Pros: Fastest set-up for you, fewest clicks for readers, if your link is shared online, those extra subscribers are added to your mailing list

Cons: None, really. 🙂

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