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(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

If you haven’t yet invested in LeadPages, consider yourself warned.

By the end of this post, I hope you can sense my absolute LOVE for LeadPages and all that it is.

You’ll most likely want to sign up right away, so here’s the link in case you want to get a head start ;)

In a recent post on the 3 different types of landing pages you should be using in your business to build your email list fast, I mentioned that I loved LeadPages for creating said landing pages. From there, I had many people ask me for a tutorial on how I use LeadPages for my business, so that’s what this is all about.

The majority of the time I use LeadPages for standalone landing pages where I’m giving away one of my freemium products like an eBook, email series or something along those lines.

 

Pages like this one:

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

http://irresistiblesalespages.com/freetips

 

And this one:

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

http://amandagenther.com/free-guide-dpr

The main purpose for these pages is so that you have a special URL to send people to when you reference one of your free lead gen products, rather than sending them to your website so they can hunt around for the right opt-in.

Creating these LeadPages is pretty simple, so instead, I wanted to show you how I use LeadPages in a different way to add hundreds of brand new subscribers to my email list every week.

 

The LeadPages game changer

The biggest difference I see with LeadPages vs it’s main competitors (and half the reason I freaking love this tool) are LeadBoxes.

LeadBoxes are popup boxes that appear when you click on a button, link or image.

Here’s an example of a LeadBox I created for a recent blog post:

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

 

That one LeadBox added 95 new subscribers to my email list in 5 days.

All that was required to do this was 1) creating a new LeadBox, and 2) creating a free lead gen PDF, which is typically just a PDF version of my blog post with a little bit of extra content to sweeten the deal.

Below I show you the step-by-step for creating your new LeadBox and adding it to your WordPress blog post.

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If you want the video tutorial version of this, click here or click the button below to get instant access.

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How to add a LeadBox to your WordPress blog posts

1. Log into LeadPages, go to the LeadBoxes tab, and select “Create a New LeadBox”

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

2. Select your Industry and press “Save & Continue”

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

3. Connect your mailing list integration with this LeadBox

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

4. Edit the image by uploading your own image

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

5. Update the headline

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

6. Customize the button

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

7. Name your page and click “Save”

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

8. Click the “Publish” button

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

9. Choose which way you would like to link the LeadBox (link, button or image – I prefer image) and set that up

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

10. When you have the final HTML code, copy it

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

11. Open your WordPress post and switch the view to the “text” tab

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

12. Paste your LeadBox html code

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

13. Click “Save Draft” and preview your blog post to see how it looks!

(Tutorial) How I use LeadPages to add hundreds of new subscribers to my email list every week

 

Want the video tutorial for this? Click here to get instant access.

What do you think?

Are you already using LeadPages or LeadBoxes (or both!) for your business? What’s your favorite way to use the tool to build your email list?

Have any other LeadPages tutorials you’d like to see? Let me know in the comments below :)

  • This is super detailed, Amanda! Thanks for sharing! I wrote a similar post, but I love the “tech support” you shared using screen shots!

    • Amanda Genther

      That’s awesome! This is a pretty popular request right now, for good reason :)

  • LeadBoxes are my favorite part of LeadPages! They make such a huge difference!

  • Those subscription numbers are quite convincing! Looks like I need to check out Lead Pages!

  • I love this post! Thank you so much. I am curious how did you design the image of CTA?