Flodesk: The Best Email Service Provider for Creative Small Businesses | Business Tools | Dolly DeLong Photography • Dolly DeLong Photography

March 9, 2020

Flodesk: The Best Email Service Provider for Creative Small Businesses | Business Tools | Dolly DeLong Photography

Flodesk: The Best Email Service Provider For Any Small Business

Email Marketing Just Got A whole lot easier with Flodesk!

Remember when we talked all about how important it is to build a list of email subscribers? Well, today I’m spilling all the juicy details about how I optimize my email list with Flodesk

Flodesk is an email service provider, like Mailchimp or ConvertKit. But unlike other email service providers, Flodesk offers customization and specialization. I think you’ll see why I’m in love with this service.

Customization

Flodesk is built to be visually appealing. They make it really easy to use your brand colors and logo to create branded emails that are consistent. You take a few minutes to set up your branding settings, and Flodesk creates beautifully branded forms and emails for you!

For all of us who aren’t necessarily designers, Flodesk makes custom emails and forms that are professional and pretty. You can create gorgeous forms to embed on your website to collect email addresses and promote your lead magnets

Specialization

My absolute favorite part of Flodesk is that they give me an unlimited number of audience segments! With Mailchimp, you have to pay for every audience you add. Flodesk not only lets you add unlimited segments, but they make it super easy to keep track of who is in which audience.

I embed my beautiful, Flodesk-created forms on my website, and then when someone signs up for a specific lead magnet, they are automatically added to their unique audience. So someone who signs up through my family form is added to my family audience and someone who signs up through my small business owner form is added to that audience.

This is so helpful! I am able to keep my email open and click rates high because I send unique, highly customized information to my individual audience segments. And Flodesk makes the entire process seamless and easy!

If you serve several specific audiences (like I do!), Flodesk is absolutely worth the investment. Bonus: as your list grows, you’ll never have to pay for additional audiences or subscribers. They’re both unlimited!

In addition to the awesome customization and specialization options, Flodesk has incredible customer service. They are a newer company and they serve their clients well. You can contact them through Facebook, Instagram, or email, and they are super responsive! 

If you’re new to the email list building game, I do recommend that you do your own homework and even test out a few email providers to see what makes the most sense for you. But if you run a creative small business, I feel confident that Flodesk is your best email service provider option! Click here to see for yourself! (If you use my link, you’ll receive 50% off your subscription!) 

If you are a Showit user like myself, look below to see how to embed a Flodesk form on your Showit website, check it out here:

Don't forget to build your email list!

Are You Ready to Build More Awareness About Your Business?

Now, if you are at a point in your small business where you are ready for a complete branding session and you need content, not just for an updated profile picture, but you need professional photo content for your social media and website to boost your online presence, I would love to chat with you about capturing and best illustrating the message behind your business through a branding session! If you are not based in Nashville, then I strongly encourage you to find a local photographer who lives in your city who specializes in branding photography who could help elevate your social media presence with images that will match the message behind your business with consistent and professional images. To schedule a branding session with me, please click here.

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Meet your friendly Nashville Branding Photographer: Dolly DeLong Photography

woman wearing a lace top with a polka dot blue dress is smiling at the camera for her branding session

DOLLY DELONG IS A WIFE TO A SUPER CUTE COMPUTER NERD, MAMA TO A LITTLE DROOL MACHINE, AND A FAMILY, ELOPEMENT & BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHER BASED OUT OF NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.  DOLLY IS AN 80S BABY THROUGH AND THROUGH AND LOVES HER 80S PANDORA MUSIC STATION, WHICH SHE DANCES TO ALMOST ALL THE TIME. WHENEVER SHE HAS A SPARE MOMENT, SHE ENJOYS WATCHING TV (I.E. SURVIVOR), SHE EATS WAY TOO MANY SWEETS AND LISTENS TO PODCASTS WHILE RUNNING OR WALKING. TO WORK WITH DOLLY DELONG PHOTOGRAPHY, PLEASE EMAIL HER AT THEDOLLYDELONG@GMAIL.COM OR FILL OUT HER CONTACT FORM HERE.

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