If you are a blogger or have a business website, you need to convert website visitors into email subscribers. More than 50% of the visitors don’t come back unless you give them a chance of subscribing to your website. One of the best ways to convert visitors into leads is through collecting their emails. The leads you attract and sales you’ll earn goes hand to hand, which leads to more sales at the end of the day. So it’s not just about collecting emails, it also increases your sales. Most of the bloggers use sidebar signup forms, some use a fixed box in the footer. But the most effective way of collecting emails is through a pop-up. It is the best way to capturing people’s attention. You can use WordPress popup plugins and lead generation tools in WordPress.
WordPress Popup Plugins
There are many WordPress popup plugins lead generation tools available both free and paid, it becomes annoying how to choose the best popup plugin?
Sometimes the popup plugins also become annoying that affects your SEO. Load time is crucial for any plugin, if it takes more time to load then it will directly affect the SEO of the website.
So the plugin should have the right balance of features and functionality.
We have provided a list of some of the best WordPress popup free plugins in 2017 any blogger or WooCommerce store owner should know to collect more leads.
OptinMonster provides 8 different type of campaigns to capture customer emails through popup forms, floating bars, slide-ins, sidebar forms, after-post forms, in-line forms, mobile-only popup forms, and Canvas. They have an exit-intent technology, it helps you track user’s mouse behavior and prompt them with a targeted message at the precise moment they are about to leave. It is user-friendly and provides easy-to-use popup builder, especially for beginners or who have a little knowledge of collecting leads.
All of our templates are 100% responsive and mobile friendly.
Sumome List Builder
Sumo provides is a free tool to grow your WordPress site. It is easy for your readers to join your email list, share your articles, and optimize with analytics. The free tools include:
List Builder will let you create a fancy lightbox pop up to build email subscriptions (for MailChimp, Aweber, MyEmma, Mad Mimi, Infusionsoft, Feedblitz, HubSpot, MailJet, Maropost, and others).
Share makes it easy for people to share your images (with a link to your post) on Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter.
Welcome Mat displays a full-screen call-to-action that shows when visitors land on your site.
Heat Maps help you see where people are clicking (or not clicking) on your website.
Scroll Box is an email collection box triggered by how far your reader makes it down the screen.
Smart Bar is a Floating Bar that can appear at the top or bottom of your website. You can encourage people to subscribe to your newsletter, go to a specific page or follow you on your social networks.
Highlighter makes it easy to click to tweet about your article by selecting popular parts of your writing (like Kindle and Medium).
You can select manually when your popup is displayed. There is also a smart display option, which automatically determines the best time to display the popup.
Hustle – Pop-Ups, Slide-ins and Email Opt-ins
This highly popular popup creator plugin. Hustle now includes top social icons to build followers on your favorite social networks. You can choose colors, animations, layouts, drop shadows, and display conditions from the easy-to-use design settings for pop-ups, slide-ins, email opt-ins, and social share bars.
Hustle integrates with all the popular email services like AWeber, Campaign Monitor, Mailchimp, Mailchimp groups, Constant Contact
Popup Builder – Responsive WordPress Popup
There are a lot of customization options. You can make image, HTML, iframe, shortcode popup for your viewers to get the discounts and offers on your website.
This is easy to use with several popup themes you can choose one that is best suited for your design.
Highlights & Features
Create and manage as many popups as you want
Customize the look and feel of the popup
Choose from several popup themes
Redirect user to another page when he/she clicks on popup content
Show/Hide Popup for selected User Roles (Admin panel)
Popup Maker is a very powerful popup plugin for WordPress. This plugin allows you to create fully customized optin forms for increasing email subscriber list, login models, content locker box, etc. It works with all the popular email management services including MailChimp, Aweber, MadMini, GetResponse and Constant Contact etc.
It will include all the customization options in the Popup Maker -> Add New page. Besides the usual popup title and description, you can also provide a custom name for the popup, which will not be visible to the regular visitors.
It allows you to choose when the optin should be displayed. Auto Open Triggers allows you to set a timed delay.
This plugin provides different types of popup features within one plugin. You can create popups, header bar, footer bar, toast notifications, messenger.
Well-Timed Popups create a time targeted popups/lightboxes that are optimized for conversion. Lots of customization possible.
Sleek Action Bars are great for announcements, lead generation, and CTAs. It provides both header bars as well as footer bars.
Attention Grabbing Toast Notifications are useful for alerts, invitations, and multi-step CTAs.
Appealing Slide-in Messengers can be used to welcome new visitors, recommend blog posts
ITRO Popup plugin
ITRO popup plugin can configure the popups to show only on selected pages if you desire. You can Customize the color, border, background, etc. You can have a clock for countdown which can automatically close the popup.
This plugin comes with a mulch-language support which includes full translation to the Italian language.
It has a very user-friendly interface, especially for beginners. It allows WordPress users to easily modify all settings needed for a popup, without coding.
With “Age restricted site” option, the pop-up blocks the navigation (for age validation) until the user declare that is above the local country legal age, this is something new and useful if you have sensitive content in your website.
Like if you have an adult content WordPress site (tobacco & alcohol selling, violence, bad language, etc…).
This plugin is basic-user oriented, no coding knowledge is required.