It’s been a long time coming, but today we’re excited to launch additional list fields. Our biggest single update to EmailOctopus since our launch in 2014. For the past 3 years, we’d restricted you to only storing 3 values, a first name, last name and email address. From today onwards, you can now add additional fields, chosen by you across each list. So now you can store a user’s address, number of items they’ve purchased, or age and then use each of these to personalise…Continue Reading “Announcing: Additional list fields so you can personalise your campaigns even further”

The keener eyed of you may have noticed a couple of updates to the EmailOctopus platform over the past week. Those updates are custom domains, which allow you to use your own domain to track clicks and host unsubscribe pages, and a re-worked campaign process. The re-worked campaign flow Our campaign flow has been completely overhauled, we’ve made it easier to add preview text (that little text which appears after a subject line) and made it quicker to make last-minute edit by adding a final approval…Continue Reading “Announcing: Custom domains and a re-worked campaign creation process”

Today we’re excited to announce a new official integration between EmailOctopus and OptinMonster. OptinMonster is one of the most widely used opt-in form providers, with over 1 billion users a month seeing an OptinMonster form. The platform introduces a wide range of beautiful opt-in form designs ranging from popup forms to forms which slide-in on scroll. And it works across all platforms such as Shopify, Squarespace and WordPress. Here’s how you can get started with the integration: Step 1 – Integrations Tab In the Campaign Builder,…Continue Reading “Our new integration, with OptinMonster”

Ninja Forms allows you to create and design sign-up forms for your WordPress website. With nearly 1,000,000 users to their platform they are easily one of the most popular form builders on the market right now. They pride themselves in being easy to use regardless of what your level of expertise might be. Their plans include protection against SPAM, and mobile friendly forms. You can create customisable forms using their drag & drop creator or pick from their wide-range of templates. Now, it’s even possible to integrate…Continue Reading “Build sign up forms on Ninja Forms for your EmailOctopus lists”

OptIn Ninja is a great option for generating landing pages designed to capture opt-in email addresses on your WordPress site. From attracting visitors, to converting them, to tracking your growth, their platform can handle it all. They come fully equipped with a bundle that provides you with a WordPress plugin, an add-on for pop-ups, an add-on for custom form fields and a bunch of templates to choose from. Their amazing plugin has just gotten even better by allowing you to integrate directly with EmailOctopus A…Continue Reading “Use OptIn Ninja to build landing pages & pop-ups and connect them to your EmailOctopus”

MailOptin is a WordPress plugin which is built to convert your website visitors into email subscribers and customers. The plugin, which offers a great free plan, is beautifully designed and integrated into WordPress allowing you to launch a huge rang of lead generation forms including exit-intent triggered popups and slide in forms. Now with the integration into EmailOctopus you use MailOptin to add all the subscribers you acquire into EmailOctopus. If you’re ready to try it out, the free plan can be integrated within a few minutes…Continue Reading “Add beautiful subscription forms to WordPress with MailOptin and EmailOctopus”

Poptin is an all new platform which provides you with engaging email capture popups and welcome mats. The platform, which launched successfully last week on Product Hunt, offers a simple drag-drop interface which allows you to create high converting popups without writing a line of code. And the best part? It syncs all your captured email addresses and
 automatically syncs them with your EmailOctopus account. Installing the Poptin widget to your website takes a matter of seconds and using the simple Poptin interface you can easily tweak the…Continue Reading “Convert visitors to subscribers using our new Poptin integration”

At EmailOctopus we have a process of constant innovation to ensure that our customers obtain the best value for money on our platform. We were under no illusion that our email import system was perfect and after careful consideration, we’ve developed an update to meet our your demands. This update comes packed with a number of features that should make your entire import process far smoother. The first of these is the ability to select whether the list of contacts you are importing on to…Continue Reading “Announcing: New Import System”

Tirelessly working on your email marketing campaign for hours, sometimes even days, only for computer errors and phone app glitches to prevent the customer from seeing your email? Our latest new feature is designed to prevent exactly this scenario. You can now insert a web link that allows your subscriber to view the email in their web browser. This means that any issues with the alignment of your email, or with images displaying incorrectly or failing to load, have a potential solution. By viewing the…Continue Reading “Announcing: View in Browser Tag”

If you’re a long-time user of EmailOctopus you’ll likely have copied across our HTML sign up form to your website or used our Zapier/Upscribe integrations to make it easy for users to subscribe to your marketing newsletters. For newer users, however, integrating with another 3rd party service or fiddling around with HTML can be time-consuming and a little daunting. For those users, we’re excited to announce hosted forms. The hosted form option makes it quicker than ever to collect email addresses and begin emailing your list….Continue Reading “Grow your subscriber list with hosted forms”