Last month we introduced a new feature on this site to receive email blog post updates from Jeffsetter every time we post something new. We called it the Jeffletter and around 50 people signed up for the newsletter right away. Since then, the letter has started to grow modestly and we hope that it continues to grow at a healthy pace moving forward. We are considering adding more of a prompt for people to sign up when visiting the site, but haven’t worked up the nerve to do that yet.
Before reaching critical mass with the Jeffletter, we want to make sure that we are sending it out at a pace that everyone finds agreeable. That means that we don’t send out these emails too often or not often enough.
When we first started the newsletter, we thought that sending it daily would be the best idea – because then visitors will never miss the most recent posts as soon as they come out, especially posts with time-sensitive deals or promotions. With our email provider, we have the option of sending emails on a daily or weekly basis and sending them weekly seemed like too far in between emails. [Read more…] about [Monday Poll] How Frequently Do You Want to Receive Email Blog Post Updates?