Partnership To Success – My Journey – Week 5

This is week 5 of the Partnership To Success program and my blog is starting to look like a blog.

I should be posting more content then just my progress reports but I find it difficult to find subjects to write about.Partnership To Success with John Thornhill

I will have to get myself more focused on writing content for my blog as this will generate traffic which is the life blood of every blog.

This week I went further where I  left off last week and that was preparing my blog to capture leads.  This is just another way of saying that I will be trying to get people to sign up with their email address to receive a free gift and at the same time build my list.

There are two ways I will be doing list building and that is by adding a sign up form on my blog and by configuring a “pop over” that a visitor will see after a few seconds.

This “pop over” is big enough to fill the screen so that a visitor has two choices. He or she can decide to sign up for the free gift of click it away.

To do this I had to create a new list in my Autoresponder (Aweber) first after which I went ahead to create the pop over in the web form section of Aweber.

At first I thought that it would more difficult to do but it was, in fact, quite easy to do using the step by step videos which came in this week’s session.

After I had installed everything, it was time to test it and see if everything worked correctly. I did this by going to my blog and about 3 seconds later the “pop over” appeared and I signed up and was redirected to the free report and the free training video.

This part worked as it was supposed to do. I signed in to my Aweber account and saw that my list had just received a new subscriber.

The next part was to add messages to my follow-up sequence in Aweber so that the people who signed up would start receiving a series of emails.

I had written 7 emails and programmed them that the first email would be received instantly and the second email a day later.

The other 5 emails would be sent out every two days which I will be testing to see if I receive these emails accordingly.

That’s it for this week. Next week is going to be about generating traffic to your blog which I still find the hardest part to do.

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  • Noel Cunningham

    Reply Reply May 3, 2013

    Hey Frank,

    Noel here from Partnership – I have to say you’re blog is looking fantastic! You did a real nice job putting it together.

    Hope you’re enjoying John’s training. I’ve been in it for a while and I couldn’t say anything but good things about it.

    All the Best,

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    • Frank Claassen

      Reply Reply May 4, 2013

      Hey Noel,

      Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog.
      I´m enjoying the Partnership To Success program very much and I´m looking forward
      to creating my first product.
      I do believe that with John’s guidance we all will succeed in what we are doing.

      Have a nice day,


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