Resources


Welcome to the Resources page. Here’s where you’ll find a curated list of the very best tools to help you get your online business up and running quickly. If you use the right tools, you can save yourself loads of time and lots of money. Now, who doesn’t like the sound of that?

Step 1. Get Your Website Up and Running

NameSilo  DOMAIN REGISTRAr 

The first thing you’ll need to do when setting up your website is buy a domain name. NameSilo is the most reasonably-priced, non-jerky registrar I’ve found, plus they don’t charge extra for things like privacy protection and email forwarding. Once you log in, the website looks a bit dated, but not to worry, they are legit.

WPX  WEB HOST 

After purchasing a domain name, you’ll need purchase a web hosting package. I use WPX, and I am very happy with them. They have good page load speed, a nice uptime guarantee, and stellar customer service. Plus, they offer free SSL certificates, site migration assistance, and daily backups.

Thrive Theme Builder  WORDPRESS THEME 

Over the years, I have tried free WordPress themes, Divi, Beaver Builder, Genesis and more; Thrive Theme Builder offers more customization (without any coding!) than any other option I've found. Get Thrive Theme Builder and the rest of the Thrive tools when you purchase Thrive Suite.

Step 2. Start Building Your Email List

Active Campaign  EMAIL MARKETING SERVICE

Active Campaign is a fantastic email marketing tool for those who want a little more functionality than a basic service like MailChimp, but don’t need a full-blown CRM tool such as Infusionsoft. What I like about Active Campaign is that it’s super easy to use, it works really well with a variety of landing page tools, and it offers amazing automation features.

Thrive Leads  LEAD GENERATION PLUGIN 

If you need to create landing pages for selling products and growing your email list, look no further than Thrive Leads. Thrive Leads is an incredibly powerful tool for creating high-converting landing pages, lead boxes, popups, and more. Thrive Leads is included in Thrive Suite, so in addition to lead generation tools, you'll also get tools creating quizzes, gathering testimonials, and creating online courses—all for one very reasonable price.

Step 3. Create Content

Thrive Architect  PAGE BUILDER plugin

Want to create gorgeous-looking sales pages, landing pages, opt-in pages, and more? Then be sure to check out Thrive Architect. Using Thrive Architect, you can create pages for your marketing funnels without any design or coding knowledge. Plus, you can customize colors, fonts, and images to your brand in just a few clicks.

TubeBuddy  YOUTUBE OPTIMIZATION TOOL 

If you're a Youtube creator, then definitely check out TubeBuddy. TubeBuddy will help you figure out which topics are hot, what keywords to use in your titles and descriptions, and more. Rank higher in search and manage your videos more easily with TubeBuddy.

Step 4. Create and Sell Online Courses

Thrive Apprentice  COURSE CREATION PLUGIn

If you're thinking about selling online courses as part of your business strategy, then definitely consider Thrive Apprentice. With Thrive Apprentice, you can create your online course on your WordPress website, and you have complete control over the styling of your online courses.

WooCommerce E-COMMERCE PLUGIN 

Alongside Thrive Apprentice, you'll need a payment processor in order to receive payments. WooCommerce is traditionally used for e-commerce stores, but you can use it with Thrive Apprentice to sell online courses, membership programs, and other infoproducts. It's super easy to set up; highly recommend.

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