If you aren’t a designer, but still want to create beautiful opt-ins for your email list, use Canva! In this tutorial, I’ll show you just how to create a checklist freebie in Canva.
Since you clicked on this article, you probably already know what a freebie is. But just in case you don’t, a freebie is any type of useful content that you can offer your audience for free in exchange for signing up for your email list.
There’s lots of different types of freebies out there. I’ve seen people do e-books, fill-in-the-blank guides, or share free stock photos. Your freebie can be any type of valuable content that you can offer for free that relates to your business.
A checklist freebie is one of the easiest to create, so that’s what I’ll be sharing with you today.
Before we get started creating our freebie in Canva, I want to give you some tips for planning the content & structure of your checklist.
Here are 8 Checklist Building Tips:
Bonus Tip: Include a few sentences at the bottom of your checklist congratulating the user on completing it & encouraging them to take things a step further. (Ex: “Now that you’ve accomplished [this], here’s what you can do next…)
In this tutorial, I created a Brand + Website Checklist to help business owners get clear on their branding and website purpose. I chose this topic because I am a Brand + Showit Web Designer who serves creative business owners.
To make the button on the last page of my PDF a real link that you can click, I used Adobe Acrobat Pro. Here’s how to do it:
Once you have your freebie created, you’ll need:
If you need help with these two steps, I’ll be creating tutorials on these topics soon!
for fellow Designers
for the DIY-er
for growing Creatives