Using our web page form for new subscribers
One of our premium options (added $$), allows people to start the subscription process for your mailing list using our input form placed on your website.
The web page form will look something like this on your website.
You can choose your own wording, as well.
We will send you a snippet of HTML to add to your website, when you choose this option.
You may need your webmaster to help with this.
To initiate this process, log in to your mail-list account. Choose "Customize Your List", "Premium Price Options", then "Web Page Signup Form":
Click the radio button for "Use Our CGI", then click "Save".
CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface, a/k/a the web page form. If you want to use our CGI, choose this option. Our CGI places a subscription box on your web page. When someone new subscribes, our CGI emails a subscribe/unsubscribe request to your list with the new subscriber's email address in the "From" line.
You will return to the previous screen. Two options are now active under "Web Page Signup Form":
Click these options to enter the web pages where you can display your custom message to your new subscriber. If you don't have these pages setup yet, just enter your website's home page URL.
Be sure to click "Save" when complete.
To learn how to change your mail-list account settings, please refer to this link:
Once a new subscriber has clicked the "Submit" button on the web page form, you can display a particular welcome web page to your subscribers. See an example below:
After a subscriber has confirmed the subscription, you can display a thank you web page like this:
If you leave this option blank, our system will display a simple web page by default. See sample below:
A welcome message is then sent to the subscriber by email. This message will advise them of their subscription to your list.