When it comes to maintaining a blog, creating and growing a newsletter is inevitable.
A newsletter is a practice by which a blogger,company or a marketing agency send informational products and content to their mail subscribers.
building a blog newsletter is not an easy task, that is why i am here to give the best plugin that will help you create your blog newsletter with ease, be it a business Newsletter, a marketer newsletter or a company’s newsletter.
There are many business Newsletter software you can use to build your newsletter, but most of them are paid software.
In this article, i will be showing you a plugin that you can use to build your blog newsletter with little or no cost.
Have you tried other plugins and you did not get the desire result? why not try Sumo.
Sumo is a Autopilot plugin that show a pop up newsletter to every blog visitor.
One of the benefit of Sumo is that it can be integrated with other Email service provider . for example mail chip, zapier, aweber, and mailer.
How to install sumo
login to your wordpress admin dashboard and click on plugins then click on add new.
search for the plugin from the search box.
for information on how to install a plugin click here
After activating sumo plugin, click on the Sumo icon at the left side of the dashboard.
This plugin perform so many functions but i will be focusing on creating a popup form that collect emails from visitors.
To create a pop up click on forms, then click on list builder to design the look of the form.
In this process, there are several stages and i will be treating them one at a time.
The first stage is Goal stage. at this stage, i will be choosing the collect email goal because my goal is to collect emails from a blog visitors.
The next step is the form type. There are many form type available in sumo, but our purpose is to collect emails with a popup newsletter, so i will be ticking the popup form type.
the next is the visibility stage, i just click on the smart mode.
The last stage is the success stage. At this stage i will set the message that a first timer will receive from my blog. here i can give a download link to my freebies if i want. i can also direct a subscriber to a particular URL in my blog.which ever one you want, the choice is ours.
then the last stage is to connect with any email service provider from the list supported by Sumo.
Below are some benefits of using Sumo
- it is use to collect emails
- it is use to add a call to action button
- it is use to get more social shares
- it is use to connect other email service provider with one click
- provide google analytic for your blog
- provide a contact us form with animation