User ManualEmail Discussion Group User Guide SubscribeHow do I get my subscriber to subscribe to my list?

How do I get my subscriber to subscribe to my list?

Most often, you will manually add subscribers to the list.  Mail-List also offers the option to add a new subscriber sign up form to your web page. Click here for more information.

When the subscriber initiates the subscription process, the following steps will be followed:

Subscriber Initiated Flowchart

You can decide whether the subscriber can join automatically or if you will moderate/approve them.

Turn on the Approve Each Subscriber option by following the instructions in this post

Example of Acknowledgement Message

If Approve Each Subscriber option is on, the subscriber will be sent an Acknowledgement Message.

If "Approve Each Subscriber" option is on, the subscriber will be sent an Acknowledgement Message, which may look like this:

To change the Acknowledgement Message, please refer to this post.

Example of Approval Email

The approval email will include your mail-list password as well as the new subscriber's email.

The body of the email will be blank. Click Reply and Send to approve and add the subscriber's email address. You MUST reply to this email for the subscriber to be added.

You will also be sent an email to approve the subscription, which will look like this:

Example - Subscriber Welcome Message

The subscriber will get your Welcome Message after their email address is subscribed. Here is an example:

You can customize the Welcome Message. Click here for detailed instructions.