The Outside-In Principle: Time Saving Tips for Setting Up Pages and Posts

You know that feeling when someone gives you the tiniest bit of information, and suddenly everything makes so much sense?

For example, how do you usually crack your eggs? Many people have a habit of cracking their eggs on the rim of a mixing bowl, which produces small eggshell fragments that fall into your food.

Blech.

But, if you crack an egg on a flat surface such as a countertop, the shell cracks cleanly and without any fine particles. No more egg shell bits in your food!

Yes! Where has this tip been all my life?

The same thing can be said for the Outside-In Principle. You could get by without it... but once you know how to use it, you’ll never build websites the same way again!

10 Ways to Super-Charge Your WordPress Site with the New File Upload Feature

Time for some inspiration!

Something to get those creative ideas flowing.

Today, you’ll discover how to:

  • crowdsource amazing blog content
  • reduce hiring costs
  • collect compelling before-and-after client testimonials
  • run online competitions and challenges for your audience

... and so much more using our latest update to Thrive Architect!

Today, we'll explore 10 powerful ways to use Thrive Architect’s new File Upload feature on your own website.

Notification Bars: Surprisingly Simple Designs That Make Your Time Sensitive Info Stand Out

When you want to promote a limited time offer or communicate some time sensitive information to your online visitors, what’s the best way to grab their attention and get your message across?

Keep reading to learn how Thrive Leads and Thrive Theme Builder can help you build and deploy a surprisingly simple notification design on your WordPress website — fast…

New Thrive Themes Features – October 2020

"Thank you, Thrive Themes! That's another plugin I can delete now that you do it better!"

These are the kinds of comments we love.

Although we still support the WordPress ecosystem of plugins, on occasion we'll release a single update that feels like we've just given you a brand new plugin for your website.

We just released two of those. 

...along with another 3 updates. Read on to discover what's new!

The Outside-In Principle + Global Colors: The Ultimate Color Customization Combo

WordPress themes have come a long way, haven’t they? Back in the day, you couldn’t choose your theme color or your font — you were stuck with what the theme developer gave you. 

Today, Thrive Theme Builder allows you to choose any color you want for any element on your entire website

It’s jaw-droppingly customizable.

But with great customizability can come great confusion. What’s a global color? Why didn’t this update like I thought it would?

In a past article, we covered how to use the Outside-In Principle to customize your website’s typography. In this article, we'll explore how using this exact same principle will allow you to take complete control over your website's colors and create gorgeous pages more quickly than ever.

Once you start using this method, you’ll wonder what you ever did without it. 

How To Build Conversion Focused Headers for Modern Landing Page Designs

The rise of hero-image landing page design has certainly grown in popularity over the past few years — especially for personal brands.

That’s because a big, beautiful, screen-width image helps to instantly convey important qualities about your business like its authenticity, integrity and trustworthiness.

But if you display an engaging hero-image on your site’s key landing pages (e.g. your homepage or lead generation pages), is your header doing its part to be a conversion focused sidekick?

Too often, fixed headers don’t perform like they should to keep visitors engaged, oriented on your site, and focused on your most important conversion goal.

This post will help you fix that by showing how to create headers with Thrive Theme Builder and Thrive Architect that are “sticky” and can transition to a completely different design that’s optimized for scrolling.

Ready to learn how your header designs can finally become the loyal sidekick your hero landing pages have always needed? Keep reading...

How Kaye Putnam uses Quizzes to Sell Her Online Course… and You Can Too!

Online quizzes are just a bit of fun, right?

Something to pass the time and test your knowledge.

They can’t possibly bring over 100,000 people into your marketing funnel...

… or can they?

Today, we’ll share the secrets of Kaye Putnam’s quiz-focused marketing funnel, and how it powers her highly successful online business, so you can learn how online quizzes can drive leads, grow your email list, boost your social media presence, and sell products by the bucketload.

You’ll discover:

  • Kaye’s self-supporting social strategy she uses to get over 100k people to take the quiz
  • How to balance giving value with building an email list
  • The intelligent way she's using just the right amount of personalization in her email follow-up sequence.

The Outside-In Principle: Time Saving Tips for Setting Up Headings and Fonts

Do you ever wonder how people build websites so quickly?

Does it ever seem like other people can build entire websites in mere hours, while you’re sitting there taking days — or even weeks — to accomplish the exact same thing? 

Here's a little secret: It’s not that other people are web design geniuses (well, most people aren’t). It's much more likely that other people are just hip to a web styling methodology that saves tons of time and makes their workflow much, much easier. 

It’s called the Outside-In Principle, and this post is here to teach you how...

WooCommerce and New Features at Thrive Themes – Late September 2020

Back in July, we released a game-changing improvement to Thrive Theme Builder: our integration with WooCommerce.

In terms of flexibility, this was leagues ahead of the average WordPress theme. Instead of stiff and limited styles, Thrive Theme Builder gave you the power to customize sidebars, footers, and templates across all of your ecommerce pages.

But we wanted to make it even more flexible.

In our latest update, we've rolled out a huge improvement to our WooCommerce integration...

...along with a few other (unexpected) improvements. Read on to find out what's new!

The Ultimate Case Study Blueprint – Learn How to Build a Great Case Study for Your Website

You know that your client-focused business provides great results... but how can you prove it?

How do you convince your website visitors that you’re the real deal?

Do you know how to write a case study to convert lukewarm leads into paying clients?

You’re missing a crucial piece of the puzzle – compelling content that will make a visitor go from "I need this kind of service" to "I need to work with these guys!"

You need case study pages!

They’re perfect for agencies, trade services, coaching, membership sites, and any other business model that showcases client success stories to convert new leads.

But it’s not enough to throw together a PDF or boring blog post!

In today’s epic post, we’ll look at 7 examples of real case study pages, to discover what works and what doesn’t.

To make this super-actionable, you’ll also get our new Ultimate Online Case Study Blueprint to help you showcase your services, and convert leads into paying clients.

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