Introducing Thrive Apprentice – The Only Online Course Solution with Full Visual Editing

You’re going to want to sit down for this one.

If you’re already sitting down, stand up. Then sit down.

It’s finally here... the long awaited, much teased, completely awesome full visual editing update for Thrive Apprentice online courses!

Seriously, this is a game-changer for the online course LMS scene...

  • No more digging through code to customize your course design
  • No more paying for designers and developers
  • No more settling for ‘just good enough’ when it comes to your vision and brand

Thrive Apprentice is now the fastest, most flexible, most customizable solution to build an online course-based business on your WordPress website. Period.

Read on to learn more...

Showcasing the Best Thrive Theme Builder Websites in the Life Coaching Industry

It’s time to continue our blog series exploring how real people – just like you – are building successful online businesses using the tools within Thrive Suite.

But today we’re asking the hard questions... What do you want to achieve in life, and how can you find your path to self-transformation?

In other words, we’re looking at websites in the Life Coaching and transformative journey niche.

You’ll learn:

  • How Journey Mindfulness customizes Thrive's professionally designed landing page templates to hit the ground running with layout and structure.
  • How Dr. Wendy Hill makes it ridiculously easy for potential clients to get in touch.
  • How the tools in Thrive Suite transformed Richard Modad's design business to improve the speed and enjoyment of building client websites.

If your coaching or personal brand business centers around emotional, spiritual or personal transformational therapy, then you’ll pick up some great tips from this post.

7 Things Every New Business Website Needs

Thinking of building your first business website?

Or maybe even your second or third?

Then today’s post is a perfect place to start.

You’ll discover the main elements that every business website needs to get up and running, from web hosting and design, to accepting sales and building an audience.

We’ll share the top 3 options for each, as well as our advice on how to avoid getting lost among the technobabble and distractions. And at the end, you’ll find even more free resources to help you build and launch your business website in just a weekend!

Let’s get started...

Project Lightspeed Has Been Released!

Speed geeks, SEO fiends, and marketers alike:

Gather round.

Today, we have released Project Lightspeed. This is a huge milestone in the history of Thrive Themes.

Project Lightspeed is a one-click, code optimization tool that ensures your website — built with any Thrive Themes plugins — will output leaner, cleaner code.

Leaner code = less to load = faster website response times.

And with Google's Core Web Vitals algorithm set to roll out gradually from later this month until August, now is the right time to try it out.

Read on for a tutorial on what Project Lightspeed is and how to enable it.

7 Free Tools to Create Amazing Visual Content for Your Website

Working with images is an inescapable part of running a successful business website: opt-in offers, product images, personal brand headshots, social media posts... images are everywhere.

So how can you save time and money designing and optimizing your images, without sinking hours into becoming a professional designer?

By cheating, of course!

And these 7 free online image tools will help you cheat your way towards stunning images to showcase your brand, product and blog — without breaking the bank.

You can start using them immediately to speed up your workflow, and create professional, enticing images for your audience.

By the way, we also have a post to help you find free images to use on your website.

Project Lightspeed Update: How It Will Help Core Web Vitals

Last month, we announced Project Lightspeed, our code optimization project to improve the efficiency of Thrive Themes plugins, themes and software on your website.

We are doing this in response to Google's upcoming Core Web Vitals algorithm update, where they will include website user experience into their 200+ ranking factors for Google Search.

The very same day we announced Project Lightspeed, Google amended their timeline, now saying that Core Web Vitals will be a gradual rollout beginning in mid-June and ending in late-August.

In this article, we'll provide an update on:

  1. 1
    Our progress on Project Lightspeed
  2. 2
    A breakdown of each Core Web Vitals metric
  3. 3
    Examples of how our code optimization can improve those metrics

Read on.

6 Original Online Course Ideas and Why We Like Them

Want to build an online course, but you’re not sure what it should be about?

Maybe you have some ideas, but you feel pulled in different directions?

Or do you feel that your topic has already been done to death, and you’re searching for a way to stand out?

Then this post is for you.

Today, we want to get your mental gears spinning and help you to consider course ideas that might never have been on your radar before. We’re talking about weird, wacky, quirky, original, different and interesting course ideas that can help your brand stand out from the crowd.

If these 6 course creators can do it, then so can you!

Everything You Need to Know About the New Ommi Theme for WordPress

It’s finally here!

A gorgeous new WordPress theme powered by Thrive Theme Builder.

Introducing Ommi!

Ommi features a modern, inviting design that will invigorate every part of your WordPress website, from your blog posts and pages, through to your new stunning homepage.

With zero coding skills, you can launch a beautiful, functional, and fully customizable website to build a successful online business.

How does Ommi help you achieve this? Let’s find out...

13 Productivity Tips to Speed Up Your Design in the Thrive Visual Editor

Today we’re sharing our best tips and tricks to be more productive when building your designs in the Thrive Visual Editor.

If you’re a new Thrive Suite user, these tips will help you become a faster, more confident web designer with our software.

If you’re a veteran Thrive customer or power user, I’m sure you’ll discover a new trick or two to add to your workflow.

You’ll find the intuitive drag-and-drop Visual Editor in the following tools:

  1. Thrive Architect
  2. Thrive Theme Builder
  3. Thrive Leads
  4. Thrive Ovation
  5. Thrive Quiz Builder

It’s time to up your Thrive design game...

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