Every week we talk with entrepreneurs. We talk about what’s working and what isn’t. We talk about successes and failures. We spend time with complete newbies, seasoned veterans, and everything in between.
One topic that comes up over and over again with both groups is mistakes made in starting businesses. Newbies love to learn about mistakes so they can avoid them. Veterans love to talk about what they wish they had known when starting out.
These conversations have been fascinating, so we compiled a list of the 10 mistakes we hear most often into a nifty lil’ guide.
Create a “Thank You” page on your website
This will be the page that every new subscriber will see as soon as they subscribe on your website.
When a new person subscribes, let’s send them to a custom page on your website instead of a generic page from your email provider.
Here’s the three things to do in this step:
- Create a new page on your website.
- Give it a URL you’ll remember like
- Add content to this page suitable for a new subscriber. You’ll see ours, for example, if you signup for any of our free Guides. (Note: you can come back later and spend some quality time on this.)
- Helpful links for this step: