Email Marketing: Get Your First 1,000 Email Subscribers Now

Start building and marketing to your own email list subscribers with tools like MailPoet (free), MailChimp, or AWeber.
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

You're here because you want to build an email list, right?

It's great to have you here! Email Marketing is crucial for business success.

You might have just started a website, and need to build an email list from scratch. Or maybe you already have a website with a list, but want to grow your list faster.

Either way, you're in the right place.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Phil and I run my own 6-figure business, with the help from my email list. Plus, I'm the creator of some of the world's most popular online courses - with over 150,000 students and thousands of 5-star reviews like these ones from this course:

Phil has done it again. I have many of his courses. I really appreciate his passion and instruction. I get motivated with his courses. EXCELLENT. - Michael Young

The guy really seems to talk from his own personal experience and his course is really easy to follow. I'm really looking for to apply in my business what I am learning from him. - Guy Nadeau

Succinct, well-structured, friendly and helpful. Before starting the course I had all the ingredients ready to go - a website, a lead magnet, and email client - but no idea how to put it all together. I was able to follow along with this course and literally do each step as it was demonstrated. I was up and running in no time. - Dr. Darren Wicks

My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

I want to make this the best course on how to grow your email list. So if there is any way I can improve this course, just tell me and I'll make it happen.

What's this course all about?

Get Your First 1000 Subscribers: Email List-Building Formula will teach you how to turn website traffic into desirable email subscribers that you can market your products and services to. After taking this class, you'll know how to:

  • Sign up for a free and easy-to-use email marketing service
  • Create the perfect lead magnet
  • Design beautiful high-converting opt-in forms
  • Drive more high-value traffic to your website that will subscribe to your list

Regardless of what your level of experience is with web design and marketing, this in-depth course is designed to provide you with everything you need to get started.

Contents and Overview

You'll start with the basics and learn how list-building works. You'll learn the different types of email marketing services. By the end of the first section, you'll be signed up for an amazing free email marketing service.

You'll learn what a lead magnet is, and how to create a perfectly irresistible lead magnet. You'll learn how to use basic tools like Microsoft Word and Quicktime to create high-quality lead magnets. By the end of this section, you'll have a lead magnet that will surely get people subscribing to your list.

You'll then learn how to create beautiful opt-in forms on your website using free tools like Magic Action Box. You'll learn how to customize them so that they look modern and professional. By the end of this section, you'll have a website with lead magnets and opt-in form that gets people subscribing to your list.

By the end of this course, you'll have a funnel that gets people on your email list. From there, you'll be able to market your products and services to them.

With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!



What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a website or at least plan on creating a website for their business or personal hobbies
  • Students will do best in this class if they are using WordPress to build their website - as that is the platform that most of the demonstrations take place
  • Students should be open to spending at least a few hours of extra time completing the practice exercises so that by the end of the course, they have a fully functioning funnel that turns website visitors into subscribers

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get more people to subscribe to your email list
  • Use free tools to build an email list
  • Design beautiful and customizable opt-in boxes
  • Create a lead magnet that turns website visitors into subscribers
  • Drive more traffic to your website that turn into subscribers

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for email marketing newbies who haven't started building an email list
  • This course is for people who aren't getting enough people to subscribe to their list
  • This course is for people who need help creating beautiful opt-in boxes
  • This course is for anybody with less than 1000 subscribers to their email list or newsletter
  • This course is not for people who already have experience successful building an email list

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Course

Welcome to the course! In this video, We'll be covering everything you need to know about this course!


Building an email list is so important for any new business that has a website. In this video, we'll cover all of the main reasons why you need to start building a list today.


In this video tutorial, I show you how I doubled my email opt-ins (the amount of people subscribing to my email list) in just one day with three simple steps.


In this video, I will explain how you will succeed in this course and get your first 1,000 email subscribers.


Here's a quick message from Phil about leaving a review for this course.

Section 2: The Basics of List-Building and Getting Email Subscribers

Welcome to a new section in this email list-building course. In this video, I'll introduce you to what we'll be covering in this section.


Let's cover the basics of how a website turns visitors into subscribers - breaking it down one step at a time.


In this video, I show you the most popular tools that major companies and individuals use to build their own email lists and send out beautiful emails to their subscribers.


In this video, I show you the best free tool that will help you get started with building your list.


In this video, I'll walk you through installing MailPoet to a WordPress site. I'll show you how to set it up properly and how to create a simple opt-in form with the plugin.


In this video, I'll show you how to send email with MailPoet.


In this practice exercise, I ask you to install a list-building tool. Use the free WordPress MailPoet Newsletters plugin or start with the free basic MailChimp membership.

Section 3: The Perfect Lead Magnet Formula

Welcome to a new section in this email list-building course. In this video, I'll introduce you to what we'll be covering in this section.


The lead magnet is so important to getting people to subscribe to your channel. This video explains what goes into creating an amazing lead magnet.


In this video, I'll show you some tools that I use to create lead magnets. Again, I ask you to take action to create your own lead magnet.


In this video, I'll show you how to set up an automated email that sends a new subscriber your lead magnet.


Take action! Set up your automated email to send out your lead magnet once someone signs up for your list.

Section 4: Create High-Converting Opt-In Forms

Welcome to a new section in this email list-building course. In this video, I'll introduce you to what we'll be covering in this section.


In this video, I show you the formula that many of the great online marketers like John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn, and Tim Ferris use to convert website visitors to email subscribers with opt-in forms.


Here I show you some beautiful and inspiring opt-in forms that work.


It's time for you to take action! Today, I ask you to write out the copy (the text) that will go into your opt-in box/form. Download the guide to help you out!


In this video, I show you how to create opt-in forms with the magic action box plugin.


In this video, I'll show you how to customize the magic action box form to look like a professional and unique form. Download the style guide and background Photoshop template to help you out.


It's time for you to take action. Now, I want you to practice creating a beautiful opt-in box. Create a new style using the settings that I share with you (download the guide in the supplemental materials).


In this video, I'll show you how to add a top bar opt-in using the free GetConversion plugin.


In this video, I'll show you the top 9 places to put opt-in forms on your website.

Section 5: How to Get More Web Traffic

Welcome to a new section in this email list-building course. In this video, I'll introduce you to what we'll be covering in this section.


In this video, I talk about and show examples of how writing high quality blog articles can get more people to subscribe to your email list.


In this video, I talk about and show examples of how posting videos on YouTube can drive more traffic to your website and email list. I'll also show you how to use YouTube Annotations and YouTube Cards to increase your website traffic.


In this video, I talk about and show examples of how writing ebooks can get more people to subscribe to your email list.


In this video, I talk about and show examples of how using social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) can get more people to subscribe to your email list.

Section 6: Course Conclusion

Once you start getting thousands of subscribers, you might need to upgrade to another email service like MailChimp or AWeber. You can always take your email list from MailPoet to this new service by exporting it to a CSV file and importing to the new service. I'll show you how to do so in this tutorial.


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Instructor Biography

Phil Ebiner, Best Selling Instructor, 200,000+ Students

My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I love learning new skills, and since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. Through my online learning business, Video School Online, I create courses that teach you how to become the better version of yourself with all kinds of skills.

What would you like to learn?

Would you like to make money teaching online courses?

Would you like to build your own 6-figure business?

Would you like to learn motion graphics in After Effects?

Would you like to learn how to shoot & edit videos like a pro?

Would you like to take better photographs?

Would you like to design better presentations, create a great resume, colorize black & white photographs, brew beer, adopt a cat, edit photos in Lightroom, launch a freelance career?

If you want to do any of these things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. And I'm always improving my courses so that they stay up to date and the best that they can be. Check them out, and enroll today!


I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat.

In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my Video School Online brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day.

I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.

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