Discover the New & Improved Content Template Feature

A core feature in Thrive Architect is that you can save any element or group of elements as you own custom content template. Creating and re-using your very own custom designs has never been easier!

And in the latest version of Thrive Architect, content templates have been made even better! Watch this video to discover how to save, load and manage content templates (plus a few handy bonus tips).

21 Brilliant Call-to-action Examples to Boost Conversions

Sally's about to travel to Italy and arrives on your website where she finds the perfect opt-in offer "A local’s guide to Rome’s gourmet food scene". However, when she's about to download it, the opt-in button states "Submit".

She's confused and slightly worried... Will she get the guide if she submits the form?

She closes your site and goes back to Google to look for another option.

Bummer, right? She was your perfect lead. But that one word triggered a feeling of uncertainty that made her leave.

How can you make sure to avoid this type of anxiety in your visitors' mind?

The answer: Specific call-to-action (CTA) buttons.

The Smart Way to Make Your Opt-In Forms & Email Marketing GDPR Compliant

The new European data protection regulations (GDPR) are right around the corner and many website owners are in a panic. There’s been a lot of talk about rules, regulations and hefty fines that await those that don’t comply.

Most “how to GDPR” content seems to suggest that you have to add multiple checkboxes, prompts and extra steps all over your website.

In this post, we’ll take a look at what GDPR actually means for small business entrepreneurs and email marketers. And you’ll discover ways in which you can make your website compliant without sacrificing your visitors’ user experience or your conversion rates.

Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer and this post does not contain legal advice. Always work with your legal counsel to determine the right decisions to make about regulations.

Unlimited Design Opportunities for Your Bulleted and Numbered Lists

Bulleted lists and numbered lists are the backbone of any well structured piece of content.

You'll want to use them in blog posts, comparison pages, landing pages, sales pages, opt-in forms and anywhere else you care about grabbing your readers' attention.

But let's be honest... The basic unordered and ordered list in the text editor are kinda boring and won't cut it if you're looking to impress your visitors and get them to convert.

That's why in Thrive Architect, our visual editor for WordPress, you have the styled list and the numbered list element. Both of these offer such a wide range of cutomization options that you'll find yourself creating lists just for fun (or is that just me?).

Let me show you!  

How to Set Up a Complete List Building Funnel

In today's video, follow along and watch over my shoulder as I build a complete lead generation funnel from scratch.

And it's not just any old funnel, it's one that's optimized for high conversions and built to give your new subscribers a satisfying and smooth signup process. First impressions count and with this method, you'll make a shining first impression!

24 Tools To Create Better Content Faster

I’m sure you’ve come across this type of article:

"342 Tools and Resources You Need in Your Online Business"

If upon reading that title your first thought is:

Really?

How the F** am I supposed to run a business when I have to invest my precious time into signing up, learning and mastering all of those?

I can assure you, you’re not alone.

The truth is, these type of lists are not made to help the reader, they are made to drive traffic to the website and (often) to earn affiliate commissions.

Now, I consider it part of my job to stay informed about the newest tools and I can sincerely say that we tested almost all of them.

And because we did, you don’t have to!

In this list you’ll only find tools we’ve tested and use (almost) daily in our content marketing.

The Outside In Principle: Gain Precious Time Building and Customizing Pages in Thrive Architect

Why did nobody teach me that sooner?

​That's what was going through my head watching this Gordon Ramsay video on how to finely chop an onion.

Knowing this technique saves me a lot of time and (literally) tears.

Often, discovering professional tricks like this feel like discovering a unicorn that was hidden in plain sight all along.

In this video, you'll discover such a technique for Thrive Architect.

How Thrive Themes Products Will Help You With GDPR Compliance

​Note: this post does not contain legal advice. Always work with your legal counsel ​to determine the right decisions to make about regulations.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming for all of us. It's a set of EU laws​ and they apply to EU ​citizens. ​That means that even if your businesses is not in the EU, ​you're still potentially on the hook, because ​people from the EU​ can access your website​​​.​​​

At Thrive Themes, we have been hard at work to help you keep your website GDPR compliant in the easiest and most seamless ways possible.

In this post, you'll discover the GDPR related features that we've already released and get up to date information about the ones we're still working on.

JPEG vs. PNG: Why Image Formats Matter for a Fast Website

When you save images to use on your site, choosing the right image format matters.

Why? 

Because the wrong image format means larger file sizes, which means a slower website, which means higher bounce rates and lower conversion rates.

Give me a few minutes of your time and you'll never make that mistake again. Instead, you'll choose the right image format and your site will look better and load faster. 

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