What is an “email autoresponder”?
That is the email that is sent to a new subscriber as soon as they sign up on your website to receive updates from you. It is extremely valuable and really, really nice. Not to mention how much time it saves you.
Imagine if when each person signed up on your website, you had to open your email, write them a letter to thank them for signing up. Yes, you may have a pre-typed document that you can copy and paste BUT then, that’s another step. Opening the software and document, waiting for it to load before you copy and paste it into a new email. Then you have to copy or type their email (hopefully you’ll type it right) and then finally send it out.
Oh yeah, and the response time depends on when you actually OPEN your email from the new subscriber! What if it’s in the middle of the night while you’re sleeping, while you’re at the beach or in your studio working? It’s not going to be responded to until YOU get to it and we don’t even want to think about it going to our SPAM folder. (shaking head)
Where in comparison to an email responder, that generates an email response to your subscriber, instantly. When you respond to an email yourself, it takes up your time for EACH one. Lots of time suck.
How do I set up an email auto responder?
Please note that I use WordPress to build all my websites and although this can be easily integrated with most platforms and HTML web pages, all of my tutorials will be based upon the WordPress platform.
As an extra, extra bonus to this post, I’m offering you a FREE download of a “Thank You Email Responder Template” you can use and customize for your email automation. You can CLICK HERE FOR TEMPLATE.
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I hope that this information has proven valuable to you and please feel free to reach out to me through my contact form or social media with any questions and/or feedback.
P.S. Because I like to be transparent, please know that my Aweber links are affiliate links where I get a small commission BUT that is not why I use them. I don’t get Aweber for free and I do pay a monthly subscription fee just as you would. I use it because it is an awesome product and serve what I need right now.
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