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Follow via Email0:49 with Zac Gordon
Another great feature of WordPress.com is the ability to easily add follow by email sign up forms to your site. This allows readers to automatically receive emails when you publish new content to your site.
One of the great widgets that
wordpress.com offers is the follow blog widget.
What this widget does when we place it into a sidebar area,
and then visit the site
is give us an email sign-up form so that
people can register to receive new posts via email.
You have the option to customize exactly what message appears
here so that it makes the most sense for your site.
This is a great way to avoid having to set up a whole newsletter for your site and
instead update visitors just by your rich blog posts which should be coming
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