Activate the Subscribe Widgets - Home and Sidebar

1. Go to Layout and open the "The Newsletter" widget (and "Subscribe" from the sidebar).
2. Click on "View stats and learn more.".
3. Click on your feed.
4. Go to Publicize (on top) -> Email subscriptions (on the left).
5. If it's not activated, click on "Activate" (or "Save").
6. Exit the page and save the widget.

To add text below the "The Newsletter" title on the home page, do this:
1. Go to Theme -> Edit HTML > click anywhere on the code once (necessary) > press CTRL+F (or CMD+F on Mac) and paste this in the search box that appears: Add text here.2. Replace Add text here. with your own text.
3. Click on "Save theme".

4. If you don't want to add any text there, remove this: <h3>Add text here.</h3>5. Click on "Save theme".