Did you notice the optin form that rolled up at the bottom of the page soon after you arrived here? Neat isn’t it?
According to its creator, Daniel Watrous, “Optin Crusher is the best way to get your website visitor’s attention without interrupting them, and to get them onto your email list.” Well, we’ll see!
I previously used the Popup Domination plugin when I was promoting my Free Traffic Deluge report to build my subscriber list but I disabled it when I decided that the report was getting out of date. I decided to create an entirely new report, SEO Crusher which is what you will see roll up the footer.
Although Popup Domination can increase your optins it does kinda hit you in the face and I know some readers hate it.
So, when Sam England recommended Optin Crusher to his Facebook Group I decided to take a look at it.
Optin Crusher was created by Daniel Watrous, a talented Software Engineer, and would you believe that he’s giving it away? There is no catch either. All he asks is that you either leave his link on it or write a post about it so this post is what I decided to do.
It is VERY easy to install and set-up. Daniel provides good instructions for installing it and setting it up. Gee, if I can do it, anyone can do it!
You literally do not need to know code or graphics programs to get this operating on your WordPress blog in minutes! You can use it with Aweber, iContact, Constant Contact, FeedBlitz, GetResponse and MailChimp.
Here’s a short video that Daniel made to show you exactly how it works.
The only slight problem I have with it is the getting the text to look right in the light box. This is the box that pops up when you click on the “click for details” under the Free Report Instant access on the left.
You will see that there is not enough space between the lines. I have just submitted a support ticket about it.
I have done a search to see if I could find it anyone had written a post about their experiences with getting optins with it but have not been able to find any figures. Daniel says that it doubled the optins of one his his clients.
Lynn Terry of Click Newz has said in a post “I’ve installed this free WordPress Plugin here on ClickNewz so you can see it in action. You’ll notice a blue newsletter subscription form loaded in the footer…”
It’s no longer there so I guess she didn’t find it very effective.
Copy Hackers mention that they use it but I didn’t see it there either. “In addition to the subscription form in the Coquette theme, I use 2 different WordPress plugins to generate interest in and signups for my email list:
1. ViperBar / ViperChill – A nice, clean bar at the top of the page, which can contain either sales messaging or email signup fields
2.Optin Crusher – A less attractive but admittedly effective pop-up at the bottom of the screen – where it stays out of the way of visitors”
I have only just installed it so I don’t know yet if Optin Crusher will be effective or not. I will report back after I have tested it for a while. If you want to give it a try you can download it right HERE:
What do you find most effective for getting optins on your site?