How NOT to Use Progress Bars & Counters

This post is a public service announcement. We must stop the widespread abuse of progress bars and animated counters and only YOU can make a difference!

We recently introduced progress bars, animated counters and fill counters as new design elements (short codes) in all our themes. These elements can be useful additions to a conversion-focused website, but they can also be horribly mis-used. In fact, I have so far almost exclusively seen really, really bad examples of how to implement these elements on sites and landing pages.

Watch the video below to see the common mistakes you need to avoid (and what to do instead):

Smoother Content Editing & New Features

Thrive Content Builder has recently been updated with several new features and major improvements. In today's video, you'll discover one of the biggest improvements to the plugin since its release, as well as two new design-related features that help you create better, more beautiful and more personalized content.

Watch the video below for a quick tour:

Seamless Short Codes in the Content Builder

Thrive Content Builder comes loaded with an ever growing number of elements that you can use to create rich, engaging and high-converting posts and pages. But what if you want to add an element from outside the Content Builder, such as a short code provided by your theme or a different plugin?

While Content Builder has always worked with short codes, in our latest update, we’ve improved the way you can add short code elements to your content. Watch this video to see how the new feature works:

Add Urgency to Your Landing Pages With the Countdown Timer Element

Update

The basic countdown feature shown in this post is still available in Thrive Content Builder. In addition, you can now also get a complete and highly advanced scarcity marketing suite with Thrive Ultimatum.

The countdown timer is a new Thrive Content Builder element that is deceptively simple. But don’t let the simplicity fool you: this single element can light a fire under your conversion rates and have a very real impact on your bottom line.

Check out this quick video demo to see what it’s all about:

New Table of Contents Element

We’ve just added a new element to the Thrive Content Builder which is perfect for your long content pieces and epic posts. Not only does this element make your content easier to navigate through and increase your visitor’s engagement, it’s also really easy to implement.

Watch the video below for a tour through the new feature:

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