The following email subscription widgets for Tumblr allow to build email lists, which can be used to keep your visitors updated every a certain period of time through email. Some of these forms work through RSS, but are pretty limited when configuring the publishing options through email, other a much sofisticated and used by thousands of marketers around the web.
Before you start, make sure you don’t “spam” your tumblr sucscribers every single day, if you do this, they will end up unsubscribing for sure. Try to send email updates just once a Week, or every 15 days.
Do not mistake an email subscription widget for a contact form, the latter just works pretty much the same as your ask page and sends you the message to the email address you just added.
Email Subscription Widgets for Tumblr
- MailChimp: Mailchimp developed a customized email subscription form for Tumbr by creating a special “subscribe” button that goes right below your follow, like and reblog button. This is the definitive tool if you want to get more email subscribers on Tumblr, since it’s totally integrated. This newsletter solution is called Chimplr. Just create an account for free with mailchimp (it allows you to have up to 2,000 email subscribers and send 12,000 newsletters a month, if you want to go further, there plans that start at $10 a month), and start using chimplr here. Of course the newsletter is customizable and you can schedule it as often as you please.
- Aweber.com: If you are willing to pay right from the beginning, because you know what you are doing when it comes to “opt in” forms, then aweber is another choice besides Chimplr for subscription forms.
- Feedburner: To activate this email through RSS subscription go to your feedburner account >> Publicize Tab >> Email Subscriptions >> Activate. Even though you can customize the email newsletter, you will be sending daily updates, and that cannot be changed, so it’s something important to consider if you don’t want to spam your followers.
- All newsletter widgets can easily be aded to your description box, if you want to further customize the addons, just leave us a message.