Welcome to Lesson #2 of the ‘How to Build a Business Website in a Weekend’ course: What Tech Stack Should You Choose?When it comes to building websites, should you choose:- WordPress or Wix? – Where should you buy your site’s domain name? – Which web hosting service should you use?In this lesson, you’ll learn which tools and tech stack make the most sense for your online business so you can create a fully-customizable business website.Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suiteTime Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:20 – Lesson Overview00:42 – Closed Ecosystem Websites: Squarespace and Wix02:28 – Open Ecosystem Websites: WordPress03:51 – Selecting a WordPress Web Hosting Service04:46 – Purchasing Your Domain Name Through Your Web Host06:22 – Purchasing Your Domain Name Through a Separate Domain Registrar07:10 – Choosing a WordPress Theme09:19 – Our Business Website Tech Stack Recommendations11:41 – Setting Up a Business Email Address12:01 – Setting Up an Email Marketing Service12:49 – Use Thrive Suite with ANY Self-Hosted WordPress.org Installation13:35 – Let’s Move on to the Next Lesson!See you in Lesson #3: Preparing to Create Your Website ➜ https://youtu.be/TnfbCRPIwrsPlease share your feedback and questions in the comments section below!
Interested in building a business website with Thrive Suite?In this video, you’ll learn how to create a unique, fully-customizable and conversion focused website — step-by-step.Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:12 – Create a Conversion Focused Business Website00:41 – Recommended WordPress Plugins01:44 – Activate ‘Coming Soon Mode’ While Building03:26 – Activate Thrive Theme Builder04:23 – Choose & Download Your Companion Theme05:59 – Complete the Site Setup Wizard06:32 – Add a ‘Light’ and ‘Dark’ Version of Your Logo07:09 – Set Your Brand Color08:24 – Choose Your Header Template 09:28 – Choose Your Footer Template09:49 – Select Your Homepage Template12:41 – Select Your Single Blog Post Template13:10 – Select Your Blog Post List Template13:47 – Select Your Page Template13:59 – Assign Header and Footer Menus for Your Templates14:18 – Review Your Site Setup Wizard Configurations15:21 – Add an API Connection to Your Email Marketing Service16:48 – Configure Your Smart Site Settings17:29 – Add Content To Your Website18:17 – Create Your Basic Pages (e.g. About, Contact, Service Pages, etc.)19:04 – Customize Your Header23:28 – Customize Your Menu25:02 – Review Your Site Structure Settings25:59 – Customize Your Header Call-To-Action Button26:43 – Customize Your Footer Design27:13 – Customize Your Homepage Design28:40 – How to Find Tutorials for All the Thrive Visual Editor Elements 29:43 – Add a Jumplink Button in Your Above-the-Fold31:24 – Or Open a Lightbox with Your Above-the-Fold Button32:18 – Customize the Rest of Your Homepage Design33:20 – Configure Your Contact Form Element34:38 – Add Blocks & Individual Elements to Your Homepage36:25 – Customize the Different Pages of Your Website (e.g. About Page, Contact Page, etc.)40:48 – Create a Lead Generation Landing Page with an Opt-in Offer43:18 – Customize & Link to a Post-Signup Thank You Page44:39 – Review Your Website Customizations So Far45:03 – How to Create and Add Content to a Blog Post52:06 – How to Customize Your Blog Post Template53:21 – Review Your Website Build So Far53:54 – Add Precision Targeted Lead Generation Pop-Up Forms56:16 – Choose Where and When to Display Your Lead Generation Opt-In Form57:18 – Toggle Your Website from ‘Coming Soon’ to ‘Live’57:55 – Your Turn to Build a Conversion Focused WordPress WebsiteHave any questions about building and a launching a conversion focused WordPress business website with Thrive Suite?Let us know in the comments below!
Online course creation is still the most lucrative business model you can start from home! Why? Because you can create a course & sell it to an unlimited number of customers at no additional cost. That’s why we made Thrive Apprentice 4.0, so you can Sell ANYTHING and Customize EVERYTHING.In this video, Thrive Themes is proud to reveal Thrive Apprentice 4.0 – the next big step in online course and digital product creation on WordPress for DIY infopreneurs.Learn more about Thrive Apprentice 4.0 ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/thrive-apprentice-4-0/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:52 – The Evolution of Thrive Apprentice02:03 – Introducing Thrive Apprentice 4.0’s New Milestone Features02:22 – Products04:46 – Drip Schedules07:21 – De-coupled Drip10:17 – Conditional Display12:47 – Thrive Apprentice 4.0 Launches on…13:51 – Build a Better Online Business with Thrive Apprentice 4.0After Thrive Apprentice 4.0 launches, the price of Thrive Suite will increase — so sign up now to lock-in the lowest possible price!If you have any questions about Thrive Apprentice 4.0, please leave them in the comments below!
Do the names you assign your membership site’s member levels matter when it comes to growing your business? The answer to this question might surprise you! Watch this video to discover how important coming up with great membership level names actually is for both you and your customer.Learn more about Thrive Apprentice ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/apprentice/Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:33 – Membership Level Names Become Part of a Member’s Identity 01:18 – Membership Level Names Become Aspirational01:50 – Membership Level Names Based on Revenue02:22 – How Many Membership Levels Should You Offer?02:38 – Payment Schedule Based Names03:14 – Content Access Based Names04:08 – Branded Level Names04:31 – Don’t Make Membership Level Names Too Confusing04:49 – Use the Pricing Table Templates in Thrive Architect 05:18 – Your Turn to Name Some Membership LevelsWhich naming strategy suits your membership site business best?Let us know in the comments section below!
One-time fee? Monthly fee? Annual fee?Which pricing strategy would suit your membership program best?In this video, you’ll learn about several different membership program pricing strategies, including their pros & cons, as well as how to select the best strategy for your membership site business.Learn more about Thrive Apprentice ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/apprentice/ Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/ Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:22 – Give Your Membership Program’s Pricing Strategy Some Careful Thought01:02 – Payment Schedule Based Pricing04:15 – One-Time Fee (a.k.a. Lifetime Membership)05:17 – Monthly Membership Fee05:43 – Low Dollar Amount Trial07:20 – Criteria to Consider When Setting the Prices of Your Membership Levels07:57 – How to Present Multiple Tier Options on Your Sales Page08:45 – Your Turn to Price Your Membership LevelsHow do you go about pricing your membership tiers? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Have you ever wanted to create a blog layout as awesome as Neil Patel’s, but couldn’t because you didn’t know how to code? Good news… now you can!In this video, you’ll learn how to visually build the same blog post layout Neil Patel uses on his website (including all his CTAs) by using Thrive Theme Builder — ZERO code required.Read the full blog post ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/neil-patel-blog-post-template/Learn more about Thrive Theme Builder ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/themebuilder/Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:26 – Why Neil Patel’s Blog Layout Template?00:41 – The Inspiration01:45 – Create a New Template02:30 – Edit Your New Blog Post Template02:45 – Customize Your Header Design03:25 – Create a Call-To-Action Header06:56 – Create a Navigation Menu Top Section14:28 – Customize Your Content Layout15:03 – Add a Personal Call-To-Action at the Top of Your Content Area20:13 – Style Your Content Area 24:44 – Customize Your Sidebar25:35 – Add a Call-To-Action to Your Sidebar27:53 – Create an ‘About the Author’ Section in Your Sidebar28:37 – Drop a ‘Search’ Element in Your Sidebar29:08 – Add a ‘Tabs’ and ‘Post List’ Element to Your Sidebar31:42 – How to Make Your Sidebar Lead Generation Form Sticky on Scroll33:10 – How to Correct Your Sticky ‘Content Box’ Element Overlap34:29 – How to Add Floating Social Share Icons37:00 – Preview Your Progress37:42 – Use Thrive Leads to Add a Call-To-Action Bottom Ribbon38:16 – Make Your Blog Post Template Mobile Responsive 41:53 – Your Turn to Build a Blog Post Template Like Neil PatelReady to craft blog post designs like Neil Patel?Let us know if you have any questions about it below!
In this video, Christine shows you how to create online courses on WordPress with Thrive Apprentice.Learn more about Thrive Apprentice ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/apprentice/Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:10 – An Example Course You Can Build with Thrive Apprentice01:55 – Thrive Apprentice Allows Fully Customizable Styling 02:12 – Installation & Setup02:45 – Choose Your School Homepage 03:12 – Thrive Apprentice School Setup Wizard07:06 – Configure the Settings Tab08:00 – Configure the Login and Access Restrictions Tab09:28 – Manage Restricted Content10:53 – Configure the Courses Tab11:31 – How To Create a New Course13:05 – Build Your Course Structure 15:48 – Set Your Course Access Restrictions17:18 – Create Course Bundles17:43 – Design Tab Overview19:12 – Edit Your School Templates22:53 – You’re Ready to Craft Online Courses Using Thrive Apprentice!If you have any questions about how to build an online course you can sell with Thrive Apprentice, make sure to leave them in the comments section below!
Creating a clean and modern-looking homepage for your service-based business is a pretty quick task, if you use Kwik — our fastest-loading companion theme for Thrive Theme Builder to date!In this video, you’ll learn (1) how to install and set-up Kwik Theme and (2) how to customize your homepage to suit the unique needs of your service-based business.Learn more about Kwik Theme ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/themebuilder/kwik/Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:19 – Customizing Your Kwik Homepage01:04 – Install & Set Up Kwik04:43 – Enter Your Company’s Smart Site Info07:13 – The Thrive Theme Builder Dashboard09:59 – Edit Your Homepage21:19 – Customize the Testimonials Section26:56 – Customize the Contact Form Design30:24 – Tablet & Mobile Design Optimizations31:15 – Preview the Final Design31:31 – Your Turn to Customize Your Kwik HomepageThink you can build, customize and publish your agency homepage this Kwik?Share your thoughts and comments below!
Images can definitely slow down your website, especially on mobile. Long-loading websites aren’t just penalized by Google, but is likely to result in fewer visitors, fewer leads and fewer sales.In this video, Christine shows you how easy it is to create fancy-looking background sections without the use of images, all the while keeping your website speedy and high-converting.Learn more about Thrive Architect ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/architect/Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/ Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:18 – Why Slow-Loading Websites Are a No-No01:26 – What You’ll Learn in This Video 01:43 – Setting up Your Basic Background Layout Options05:17 – Using the Decorations Tab to Create Impressive Background Designs07:34 – Stacking Layers to Craft Stunning Background Layouts09:50 – Example #1: Combining Different Design Concepts12:32 – Example #2: Adding the Drip Paint Effect to Your Background Design14:03 – Example #3: Incorporating Fancy Dividers into Your Background Design15:10 – Example #4: Adding Content Boxes With Decorative Dividers16:17 – Making Sure Your Backgrounds Look Great on Tablet and Mobile18:45 – Dialed In!18:54 – Your Turn to Create Impressive Backgrounds Without ImagesWhich of the background design techniques was your favorite? Let us know by leaving a comment below!
Don’t just make your WordPress site pretty… make it KWIK.What is Kwik Theme?Our fastest loading, most lightweight WordPress theme to date — specifically optimized for Google’s Core Web Vitals SERP algorithm update — designed to maximize your site’s Page Speed Insight scores.On top of that, Kwik Theme looks super dope too!In this video, Christine shows you how to get a brand new website up and running with Kwik + Thrive Theme Builder in just 15 minutes!Learn more about Kwik Theme ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/themebuilder/kwik/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:18 – Why Kwik Theme Is soooo Special 01:16 – Add Kwik Theme to Your List of Available Companion Themes (Existing User)01:53 – Download & Install Kwik Theme from the Cloud (New Users)02:05 – Thrive Theme Builder’s Site Setup Wizard04:59 – Preview Your Initial Homepage Layout05:27 – Customize Your Site’s Typography Settings07:28 – Customize Your Homepage Template12:02 – Customize Your Theme Templates14:13 – Customize Your Page Content15:27 – Time to Make Your Site Kwik!Have questions about how to get your WordPress website launched with Kwik + Thrive Theme Builder? Just leave them in the comments section below!
After creating an online course, how do you get people to actually buy it?In this video, you’ll learn about:- 3 different online course sales models- Pros & cons for each- Our recommended sales strategy- The # 1 mistake to avoid when selling your online coursesSign up for our free course ‘How to Boost Conversions With Countdown Timers & Urgency Campaigns’ ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/courses/how-to-boost-conversions-with-countdown-timers-urgency-campaigns/Get Thrive Suite ➜ https://thrivethemes.com/suite/Time Stamps:00:00 – Intro00:17 – What You’ll Learn in This Video00:55 – Sales Model #1: Open Model02:05 – Sales Model #2: Launch Model06:44 – Sales Model #3: Evergreen Model10:09 – Which Sales Model Has the Most Revenue-Generating Potential?10:57 – A BIG Mistake to Avoid11:55 – Choose the Model that Works Best for Your Business12:21 – Time to Launch Your Course!Which of the 3 online course launch models is best for you and your online course business?Feel free to share your questions & thoughts with us in the comments section below!
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