iContact AutoResponder Integration on Landing Page with OptimizePress

by Suresh Karuppaiya

OptimizePress offers many different templates for squeeze pages and sales letters. So we can easily setup product launch pages using OptimizePress WordPress theme. Generally product launch includes lead capture page and sales page in its sales funnel. OptimizePress theme has built specially to make product launch easier with WordPress.

We have seen the various autoresponder system integration with squeeze page and lead landing pages using OptimizePress aweber and mailchmp are the two major autoresponder systems. Other than these systems OptimizePress offers self hosted autoresponder system integration with lead capture page.

The self hosted autoresponder service could be used in membership sites and product launches for this case your hosting company or membership Software Company should provide the email autoresponder services. For this kind of situation we are in need of self hosted autoresponder integration in squeeze pages.

OptimizePress WordPress theme gives all options to integrate self hosted autoresponder system with squeeze and product launch pages. Now this post will explain how to integrate iContact, 1shopping cart and constant contact integration on squeeze pages. These three has the same procedure except creating the list name and form creation in corresponding autoresponder email service provider.

iContact AutoResponder Integration on Squeeze Page

The iContact integration on Squeeze page have below steps.

iContact Email Auto responder

iContact Email Auto responder

  • Create New list in iContact
  • Create Signup form in iContact
  • Get HTML embed code
  • Add iContact html code in OptimizePress

These four steps are necessary to create squeeze page with iContact optin form integration where we have OptimizePress installed.

Create Create New list in iContact integration

Login to your iContact autoresponder system if you don’t have account create an account in iContact which has 30 day free trial period for it’s email autoresponder service.

Once you have logged in to the iContact account you will seen Contact, email, social and reports tab in the navigation menu.

Create New list in iContact

Create New list in iContact

To create new list in iContact click on contacts tab on the navigation then click create new list link it will be directed to the new list creation prompt box. Just fill out the instruction on the screen with list name which will be used for collecting emails from the squeeze page templates. Once you filled the details save the list details.

Create Signup Form in iContact autoresponder

After the successful creation of new list in iContact you will have directed to lists with second navigation below the main menu of iContact here you have options to create new signup form for the newly created list. Just click on the sign up form tab. You will see the options to customize from styles but no need for customization for the iContact integration with OptimizePress.

Just go to next step to create html form here you will be directed to the prompt box with the necessary details to create new signup form. Enter the form name and choose the corresponding list name for that we have creating the form.

Create Sign up Form

Create Sign up Form

The new members subscribed via this form and their emails are collected in this selected list. Now to setup Thank you page and error page for subscription unsuccessful during the sign up. We can use the default pages from the iContact autoresponder or we can use custom pages for thank you page and error page.

We should set up both a pages for better conversion. Sign up thank you page will be shown immediately after the subscription has been made in the squeeze page with message for the email conformation for the sign up.

Sign up Form Settings iContact

Sign up Form Settings iContact

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I prefer to use custom thank you page for both pages. Create the tahnk you page and error page in OptimizePress installed WordPress site with proper and add URL in iContact signup form settings and save it, don’t forget to save this form. Now you have finished the sign up form set up.

Get HTML form embed code from iContact

Once you have created signup form then you need to get the html embed code, for this after saving the sign up form click on view html link.

Now prompt box will open with html and java script code for the sign up form. First one is the java script code second one is the html code. So copy the second code from the iContact make sure all the html code were selected during the coping the html code from iContact.

iContact Form Html Code

iContact Form Html Code

Now you are ready to add the html code on squeeze page template of the OptimizePress.we can also add this code in various templates OptimizePress WordPress theme for lead capture in sales funnel. We know OptimizePress offers number of templates for product launches and squeeze page setup.

Add Html embed Code in OptimizePress Squeeze page

Login to the OptimizePress WordPress site dashboard and create new page and choose templates any one among the 19 squeeze page templates.

Now choose the optin form options for the squeeze page and go to the tab Autoresponder codes Now you will have the box to add the embed code copied from iContact. Just paste the code in the box and click outside the box. OptimizePress will automatically grab the required fields from the embed code and filled in the below boxes.

You need to make sure that the Name and Email fields are matched correctly if it doesn’t match then there was a problem in configuration. For this kind of situation you need to copy the name field with FNAME and email field with EMAIL option on OptimizePress squeeze page option settings.

So move first name above email by cut copy paste method then just update the page in OptimizePress installed WordPress site.

Add iContact html Code in Squeeze

Add iContact html Code in Squeeze Page

That’s it, we have added embed code in OptimizePress. OptimizePress have different sign up button for the squeeze page templates.  Just click on the select or upload mage in the bottom you will see different optin form sign up buttons you choose the right one for the squeeze page. Now check the integration functionality by subscribing with test email on the squeeze page.

Conclusions

iContact integration on OptimizePress squeeze page is very simple and somewhat similar to the aweber and Mailchimp autoresponder integration with OptimizePress. Only thing we need create list and signup form in iContact was slightly differed.

The 1shopping cart, Constant contact, Infusion soft and self hosted autoresponder system integration is same as iContact just follow the procedure to add integrate autoresponder system with squeeze page of OptimizePress.

The integration of iContact on lead page has four steps Create Email list in iContact, CreateHTMl form in iContact, Get HTML form d embed code and Add iContact code in OptimizePress. Most importantly check the integration functionality with test email subscription on squeeze page.

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