While there are tons of newsletter writing tips out there, very few people have time to both blog and write a newsletter. What’s a busy business owner to do? Leverage your content, of course!
Here’s the premise: you spend a lot of time writing, filming video plus editing, and refining your blog content. And while you might think that everyone reads your blog, very few people keep your site open and hit refresh every few minutes to see if you’ve posted something new.
However, the people who raise their hand and opt-in to your email newsletter are waiting to hear from you. They want to read and watch your content, learn from you, be entertained by you and be kept in the loop.
Newsletter Writing Overwhelm?
Do you ever feel dreadful when you’re about to sit down to write your newsletter?
That’s where making use of your blog content comes to the rescue! This is one of my top newsletter writing tips because it doesn’t actually involve writing a separate newsletter.
Let me show you how to set this blog to newsletter system up using Mailchimp. You can also do this in Aweber, my other recommended email marketing service provider.
Blog RSS to Email Newsletter in Mailchimp
This is the RSS Merge Tag Cheatsheet you’ll need.
More Newsletter Writing Tips and Email List Building Advice
Email newsletters are fascinating to me because they are integral part of an online business (and an offline business that wants to make it online).
If you don’t yet have the number of people on your email list that you want, check out my “Build Your List” training.
What are your Newsletter Writing Tips?
If you use your blog content as your newsletter, how is that working out for you? Has it saved you time? Helped you focus more on creating good content as opposed to lots of it?