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Finally… New Name and Release Date Revealed for TCB 2.0

TCB 2.0 is the code name we've been using internally and externally when referring to the new version of Thrive Content Builder. But simply calling it 2.0 didn't feel right... The new visual editor is not just a new version of the same old plugin. It's a complete overhaul.

That's why we felt we needed a brand new name for this plugin!

And now, it's time to reveal this! But rather then directly telling you, let's make it fun and play a game.

Thrive Nuggets: Get Higher Open and Click-through Rates

We know you're busy running your business.

You don't always have time to do the things you would like to do to improve your conversion rates. Especially those who take days to implement.

That's why we created Thrive Nuggets. 

A Thrive Nugget is one action that you can take in under 10 minutes that will help increase your conversions.

Sounds good? Check out the first nugget.​

How to Actually Deliver That Free Guide to New Email Subscribers

You've followed all the "how to grow your email list" instructions:

It's time to hit "go" and share this with the world. But...

How are you actually going to send that free PDF guide to your subscribers? And how does it work if you have more than one PDF?

In this article you'll find several solutions and the pros and cons for each one. Answer a few quick questions and discover which method would work best for you or read the whole article and get the big picture... It's up to you!

How to Create a Homepage for a Service Based Business (Template Included)

As a consultant, having a website that clearly communicates your unique offering is a must.

This new bonus template will allow you to use a good looking, conversion focused homepage for a service based business.

You'll discover:

  • ​How to make your most important call-to-action stand out.
  • How to create a case study grid that will make your visitors want to click and read.
  • How to create a social proof section to boost conversions

And if you don't feel like building the page form scratch, simply use the template that's available in Thrive Architect and start editing.

How Never to Struggle With Your Landing Page Layouts Again

I'm sure you know those little yellow, red, blue and black building blocks... You've surely played with them as a child. But you've probably never managed to create something like the picture below. 

By Nathan Sawaya, The Brick Artist

Even though you "know" the blocks, you don't fully understand how they can form these complex statues but Nathan, the artist, can look at an existing statue and immediately see how he would build it with LEGO.

The same can be said about landing pages. You might have seen the different elements in the Thrive Content Builder sidebar but as long as you do not really understand how these elements work, you'll struggle to create landing pages that look exactly the way you want on desktop AND mobile.

The good news is that most of the elements and settings are easy to apprehend. There are only 3 elements and 3 settings that need some explaining in order to use them to their full potential and unlock any landing page layout. After watching this video you'll be able to look at any landing page and "see" how to build it yourself.

Learn From the Master: How to Get Email Subscribers Like Ramit Sethi

Have you ever wondered how to collect leads to sell your online course?

If so, you’re in for a treat.

In this article we break down all the components of Ramit Sethi’s list building strategy for his online course “Find Your Dream Job”.

This course costs $1997 and is not for sale on his site… You have to be on his mailing list to get the opportunity to buy. So you better believe his lead generation game is on point.

We’ll dive deep into the nitty-gritty of what Ramit is doing and you’ll discover why these strategies are so effective. Plus, you'll see exactly how you can apply the same strategies on your own website.

Ready to discover how Ramit managed to get hundreds of thousands people to sign up? Close all other tabs, put your phone on silent mode and get yourself a cup of coffee because you’ll want to pay full attention… This is the secret to a multi-million online teaching business!

How to Turn an Unhappy Customer Into a Brand Advocate

Your business is your baby and just like it's a no-no to call a parent's baby ugly, it should be forbidden to give negative feedback online...

At least that’s how any business owner feels when some stranger calls their business ugly with a bad review.

Today it’s easier than ever to vent about a negative experience online and sooner or later, as a business owner, you’ll be confronted with this.

The way you react to that feedback can make the difference between a business with a solid reputation or no business at all.

In this article you’ll discover the 3 errors to avoid at all costs and a framework for reacting to negative feedback. As you'll see, a negative comment can be a terrific way to improve your business if you know how to deal with it...

5 Actionable List Building Tricks To Implement in Less Than 2 Hours

I love challenges… Especially the kind that kick me into action and help to get big results in very little time.

If you’re like me and you would like to boost your email list quickly, I’ve got just the little challenge for you.

In this post, you’ll discover 5 things that you can do to get more subscribers. Each one can be done in less than 2 hours.

So, this weekend, instead of spending your time looking at holiday pictures posted by some "friend" on Facebook (which will NOT help your business grow), I challenge you to pick one item from this post and to implement it…

Ready to grow that list? Here we go!

These 4 Techniques Will Turn a Good Article into a Value Bomb

24 per second = 1,481 per minute = 88,888 in an hour = just above 2.13 million per day.

That's not the number of times you blink your eyes... it's the number of blog posts published every single day on WordPress powered websites. (source)​

It's safe to say that just publishing content will not cut it anymore if you want to capture people's attention, keep them engaged and have them interact with your business.

You'll need to step up your game...

Watch the video to discover 4 ways to make your content more enjoyable to read and more efficient for your online business.

How to Build a Conversion Focused WordPress Homepage for an Event

In today's landing page from scratch video, we're building the homepage for an upcoming live event in Bali.

The event is called the Digital Marketer Skill Share. At the time of our video recording, the business is in the phase of collecting leads: people can sign up to join the waiting list for the event. This is a very smart way to be able to start marketing the event, get sponsors and gauge interest before actually selling the tickets.

Even if you're not currently organizing an event, this landing page from scratch video is for you if:

  • You would like to know how to build visually interesting layouts such as a grid layout and a 2-column layout, while making clever use of white space.
  • You want to discover how to make your most important information stand out immediately.
  • You want to become quicker at using Thrive Content Builder to create any page or layout on your site.
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