Anyone here who is using OptinMonster or wants to give it a try? If yes, then this article is for you!
What is OptinMonster?
OptinMonster is the ultimate lead generation software for marketing agencies, e-commerce websites and small businesses.
If you’re looking to grow your email list and, convert your website visitors to subscribers, then OptinMonster is your go tool. You can check the support articles here to get you started.
Let’s take the case where you have your own website and each time, there is a new update you want to notify your visitors.
You could create a new page within your website and update it each time something new is out. You can share it via your mailing list or use social media. All those types of communication channels can be time consuming.
What if you had a simple way to inform your website visitors?
Luckily – OptinMonster has a cool feature for this:
Announcement and notification bars.
What is a website announcement bar?
A website notification bar is a tool which appears like a banner on top of your website. And, from there you can announce various stuffs like:
- A new promotional offer
- Urgency on a countdown offer (a deal which is about to expire)
- Notifying your visitors about any changes in your company (business hours, shipping information, new content on your site)
- Growing your email list
- Providing emergency or time-sensitive alert messages
- Updating your company’s services
How to get started?
Sign in to your OptinMonster account and click on “create new campaign“.
Select your campaign type as “Floating Bar“
Next, choose your template for the campaign. OptinMonster offers more than 50 templates. For this article, we’ll choose the “Alert” one
Once the template is selected, the website notification bar will appear in your editor. Click on the “Floating settings” to put it at the top of the page.
The announcement notification will appear at the top of your website and from there, you will be able to modify the text via the editor.
Click on the text that you want to modify and the menu will appear on the left.
Don’t forget to make your headline – Attention Grabbing!
OptinMonster editor allows you to make the below customizations to the website notification bar:
- Icon spacing
- Text decoration
Just change those and make them fit in with your website and your content.
If you want your visitors to take a certain call to action, you can redirect them to another URL as well.
Just click on “Action” in the menu and insert the link where you want your leads to go!