Grow Your List with an Opt-In Link

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Growing your subscriber list is an essential part of a strong SMS strategy, and Postscript offers several creative ways to add SMS list growth opportunities throughout your marketing efforts.

In this article, we are going to introduce growing your list using an opt-in link. 


When visitors or customers select the link on desktop, they're taken to a Shopify landing page where they can enter their phone number and complete the SMS opt-in process. On mobile, they will experience a two-touch opt-in.

You can include an opt-in link on your website, in emails, and in social media campaigns. Here are some popular examples:

  • Promote a giveaway in an email and link readers to the landing page for entry.
  • Direct Instagram or TikTok followers to the opt-in landing page with a swipe-up story.
  • Offer time-sensitive discount codes in social advertisements and link to the landing page.
  • Use different opt-in links to track the success of different traffic sources.  

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  1. Select Acquisition in the side menu of your Postscript dashboard, then select List Growth Tools.
  2. Locate Share Your Opt-In Link and select the Get Started button.
  3. From the Choose a Keyword drop-down, select the keyword for the landing page you wish to edit (tip: use a unique keyword so you can clearly track list growth attributed to this landing page).
  4. Add a page title. This title will display on the browser tab when a customer is visiting your website. 
  5. Select Create Page.
  6. To edit your landing page, select the Edit Page hyperlink to be routed to your Shopify admin where you can edit various elements of your landing page. 
  7. To generate a link to your landing page, select the Get Link button in Step 4 of the landing page generation tool in Postscript then copy the short link to your clipboard.

Don't forget to copy your compliance language at the bottom of the page. If you are sharing the link in places where users are most likely on their mobile device (i.e., Instagram), you will need to include this language as they will not be directed to the compliant landing page.

Include Compliance Language 


When collecting subscribers, the TCPA requires you to include necessary compliance language that informs visitors that they are opting into SMS messaging from your store.

Here's the TCPA-approved compliance language:

*By providing your phone number, you agree to receive recurring automated marketing text messages (e.g. cart reminders) from this shop and third parties acting on its behalf. Consent is not a condition to obtain goods or services. Msg & data rates may apply. Msg frequency varies. Reply HELP for help and STOP to cancel. You also agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Note: In order to collect subscribers compliantly, your shop's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy need to be hyperlinked in the language shown above. If they cannot be hyperlinked, the full URLs of each need to be included so a viewer may search your terms or privacy policy if needed.

For example, "You also agree to the Terms of Service (https:/myshop.com/terms-of-service/) and Privacy Policy (https://myshop.com/privacy-policy/).” 

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