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Why You Should Care About Digital Sales Tax Just As Much As GDPR

If you're selling digital products online, should you pay your digital sales tax?

When you ask the question like this, it seems ridiculous.

Of course you need to pay your taxes or else you're going to be in big trouble!

But strangely enough, when it comes to digital sales tax, people just don't seem to take it seriously.

If your business is just getting started or you're still being wishy-washy about digital sales tax compliance, watch the video above to learn exactly why we recommend taking it very seriously.

Hey Mailchimp Users: Your API Integration Just Got an Upgrade!

To keep up with the competition, Mailchimp recently added a powerful new feature: the ability to assign tags to your leads.

Well, we're happy to announce that we followed suit by updating our own Mailchimp API connection to reflect their new feature.

This means Mailchimp users now have 2 important features available in their Thrive Themes lead generation forms to help supercharge their email marketing:

  1. The ability to add tags to lead generation forms
  2. And the ability to assign answer based tags to all Thrive Quiz Builder quiz questions.

These new tools will not only help you better segment your mailing lists, but you'll be able to build more sophisticated email marketing automations through your Mailchimp dashboard as well.

Watch the video above and read the post below to get all the details on this API connection improvement and how you can start leveraging it to enhance your Mailchimp email marketing!

Global Styles Upgrade: New Features to Save You Time & Improve Design

Here at Thrive Themes, we're on a quest to make it as easy as possible for you to create a unique identity and style for your website.

We also want to make it as simple as possible for you to change and tweak your website with the fewest number of time consuming button clicks as possible.

To help you do that, we just expanded the capabilities of our Global Styles feature to help you achieve that across your website.

Watch the video above or read on to learn how all the improvements we just made to our Global Styles tools and how they can help you make important design changes across your entire website in just a few simple clicks.

Your Custom HTML Element Just Got a Conversion Tracking Upgrade

Let’s cut to the chase shall we?

Tracking conversion events on a website is a big deal for any serious online business.

So big in fact that Thrive Themes has made it a primary focus to build as many data and conversion tracking features into our plugins as possible.

But tracking conversions on your site is just the beginning. You should also have an easy way to integrate important conversion tools (like your opt-in forms) with platforms such as Google Analytics and Facebook Ads.

To help you do that, we just upgraded our Custom HTML element so you can now track more sophisticated conversion events from your opt-in forms in our lead generation plugin — Thrive Leads.

Hey Drip CRM Users: Your Lead Gen Integration Has Been Upgraded!

Do you use Drip CRM combined with Thrive Leads for your email marketing?

If so, we've got an important update for you!

We recently improved our Drip API integration to make sure you now have 4 important new features to supercharge your email marketing abilities. You can now:

  1. Add tags to your lead generation forms
  2. Customize your form field shortcodes
  3. Collect custom event fields and values 
  4. And can add Thrive Quiz Builder answer based tags to all your quiz questions!

With these new features, you can now create much more sophisticated email marketing automations through your Drip CRM dashboard.

Watch the video above and read the post below to get all the details on exactly what’s changed and how you can leverage this new automation focused feature power!

Why Design Geeks Love Thrive Architect’s New Layout & Position Options

Noticed anything different about Thrive Architect lately?

That’s right, we recently updated its Layout & Position interface to give you more options and functionality when creating content for your Thrive Themes powered sites.

Want to get the full scoop on what’s changed and how it will help you to ship better content faster?

Watch the video above and read the post below to get a tutorial on all the latest Thrive Architect interface updates.

Say Hello to the Latest Email Marketing Integration for Thrive Themes

You may have noticed that the latest release of Thrive Architect is full of awesome new features.

In recent posts, we’ve showcased a few of these upgrades including the Global Button Styles and Scroll Behavior features.

And we're not slowing down any time soon. Today we're announcing yet another email marketing tool integration for our Lead Generation forms in Thrive Themes plugins.

Meet the New Thrive Architect Content Box Templates Made Specifically for Building Online Courses

Creating online courses on your website can be an intimidating task.

With lessons to plan, visual, audio and text media to craft as well as checklists and course workbooks to create, there’s a lot to be done before launch day.

To do all that, you'll need to focus on creating great content instead of wasting precious time worrying about how it all looks. That's not to say design isn't important, it's just not what you should be spending very much time on.

That’s why we just added 14 new content box templates to Thrive Architect’s Styled Box element to help you achieve your course design objectives.

Don’t Waste Your Time & Money on eBook Cover Images. Build Them with Thrive Architect Instead

Designing cover art for any online product can be a real hassle.

Hiring designers, waiting on rounds of revisions, and optimizing image resolutions and file sizes all takes time and money.

And what happens when you need to make minor modifications to images? Turns out it’s not so minor after all.

You’ll either have to pay designers again just to make the small tweaks for you or load up Photoshop to do them all yourself.

Pretty tedious, right?

Well, this post is going to save you time and money by showing you exactly how to build an attractive eBook cover in just a few minutes using nothing but Thrive Architect.

Watch Shane’s video tutorial above and read our step-by-step explanations illustrated below to learn how you can do the same in minutes on your own website.

How Many Ways Can You Use Online Courses To Grow Your Business?

​In the info-product world, it can be hard to think outside the box.

Case in point, when it comes to online courses and how to use them for growing your business, it may strike you that there are only two good applications for them:

  1. ​Free online courses as lead magnets and
  2. ​Paid online course info-products

But is that really all you can use Ecourses for to help build your online business?

Heck no… allow me to show you the ways!

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