How To Add A Subscriber Popup For Blogger

August 26, 2015

Hi guys, today I’ll show you how to grow your audience through a subscriber popup. This will be the first part of a three tutorial series. In the second part I’ll show you how to make a regular-custom subscriber newsletter and in the last part of the series it will be about creating an automatic newsletter with RSS.

If you want to bring your blog to the next level, to grow your audience then I hardly recommend you a popup subscriber box.  I experienced for myself that a sidebar solution didn’t really brought me subscribers, but a box that popping up worked really good. It’s really worth to try it out!

In WordPress, you have a ton of plugins to create these popup boxes, but for Blogger options seem to be limited. This option what I’ll show you works really good on Blogger, I tested it on my blogger account and you’ll be surprised how easy it is!

Let’s get started!

1) Create a Mailchimp account.
2) Create a new list (here you’ll find your future subscribers).



3) Go to your created list and click on ‘Signup forms’ and then select ‘subscriber popup’.



4) Now you can create and design your popup form. You can choose different layouts, different fonts, colors and you can also insert a pic. Actually pretty awesome!


5) When you are finished, click on the ‘generate code’ button and copy the provided code.


6) Your last step is to insert your copied code to your blogger account.

Go to blogger –> Layout –> add a Gadget –> paste your code into the content.

Don’t forget to save all the arrangements!
Now, your visitors will see your popup box and don’t worry you’ll not bother anyone with it. What I mean is: If your visitors closed the window of that box or have subscribed already, then the popup form will not show up again, unless they clear their browser cache.
Now that you have your subscriber popup box set up, you’ll get email addresses of your subscribers into the Mailchimp list you created at the beginning. Now you are ready to send your newsletters!

I’d love to show you guys how to create and design a newsletter in my second part of these three series tutorial! Stay tuned!

Do you guys use popup subscriber boxes?


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  • Reply Sarah August 26, 2015 at 9:17 am

    This is definitely something on my list I need to get around to doing! Thanks for all the tips. I use WordPress but I think I can manage the last few steps on my own 🙂



    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 11:28 am

      Thank you so much for stopping by Sarah! I really appreciate your comment! Love your blog, you are so talented, I’m pretty sure that you can manage it 🙂 btw for WordPress I’m using the plugin PopupAlly and Mailchimp 🙂
      Have a great day gorgeous! xoxo

  • Reply Ali Williams August 26, 2015 at 9:39 am

    Great tutorial! I’m on blogger and need to do this!

    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 11:36 am

      Thank you Ali! Please just let me know if it worked for you 🙂 xoxo

  • Reply Maggie August 26, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    Adding this to my to-do list! Thanks so much for sharing!

    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 11:40 am

      Thank you Maggie! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  • Reply jenna @ butter loves company August 26, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    This is super helpful. I have actually been looking around for something about this exact topic this week! Perfect timing. Thanks again!!

    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 11:45 am

      Thank you Jenna! I’m happy to hear that 🙂 Stay tuned for the second part of the tutorial 🙂

  • Reply Indigo August 26, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    I’m so glad you teach people how to do this right within WordPress. So many people don’t realize that they don’t need another plugin.

    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 11:52 am

      Thank you Indigo! This is a tutorial for Blogger, but you are wright, we actually need for WordPress Popup newsletter just Mailchimp! Thank you for stopping by!

  • Reply Diana August 26, 2015 at 6:56 pm

    I never thought of creating a subscriber popup through mailchimp. Thanks for the info! http://www.littlemissfangirly.blogspot.com

    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 11:53 am

      Mailchimp is really awesome, I love it 🙂 Thanks for stopping by Diana! xoxo

  • Reply Alyssa August 27, 2015 at 5:19 am

    I’ve been toying with the idea of doing this. Book-marking for reference…thanks!!

    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm

      Thank you so much Alyssa! Stay tuned for the second part of the tutorial and please just let me know if you have questions 🙂

  • Reply Winfred August 31, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    I’ve saved you to my bookmarks
    Honestly a big big thank you for this
    Such a helpful post


    • Reply Lara September 1, 2015 at 12:07 pm

      Thank you so much, I appreciate that! Stay tuned for the second part of the tutorial 🙂 xoxo

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