WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) used to manage and deploy website content. It is well known for its simplicity and modifiability. While this publishing platform is popular with bloggers like myself, it can also be used for corporate websites, news sites, and even eCommerce sites. A content management system offers users the ability to create, edit, and easily manage content on a site, typically using an interface that does not require HTML skills or other technical knowledge.
Is this relevant to you?
I wrote a teaser blog post a while back titled Shouldn’t every website have this kind of focus? that asked qualifying questions to see if you fit into one of several audiences that may be in the market for a newer way to set up or manage websites. I assume if you are reading this, you have already self-qualified yourself and you want to know more about my favorite system for WordPress.
Seriously, isn't the point of any website to entice visitors to take some sort of action? This is called a conversion-focused website.
The Ultimate System for a Conversion-Focused Website
Thrive Themes is an all-in-one solution for WordPress (a theme, theme builder, visual editor, and 9 fully integrated plugins), built from the ground up to make your entire website convert more of your visitors into subscribers, and subscribers into customers!
It is incredibly easy for even non-technical people to customize all aspects of their site with a visual content designer and a visual theme builder. This is a tool that your website designer may not want you to know about!
I consider a Thrive Themes membership to be a must have for any WordPress website that is serious about enticing visitors to take action.
While I will be creating many posts on specific strategies I use Thrive Themes to help with conversions, I wanted to start with some common objections to pique interest in Thrive Themes and because I want interested WordPress designers and/or agencies to partner with me. Not only do I need help with my own myriad of websites, but I also want to connect them with people wanting to use Thrive Themes on their website.
Scare tactics from designers to create job security
Many website designers will scare you into thinking that setting up and maintaining a WordPress website is difficult. They may sell you on their services to set up your WordPress framework so that content managers and authors can make changes on their own, but then suggest that customizing the layout and site experience will still require coding and layout from a designer. This is simply not true with Thrive Themes.
I feel strongly you would have to be pretty fearful of technology to not quickly become productive in Thrive Themes. Especially with such wonderful resources such as free training videos and access to a good coach.
While I firmly believe in maximizing your efficiency by keeping your focus on what YOU do best, I also believe that making small changes to your website should not be a big project that involves time and costs associated with using a designer.
I totally get it, but consider this...
As I mentioned above, while I firmly believe in maximizing your efficiency by keeping your focus on what YOU do best, I also believe that making small changes to your website should not be a big project involving the time and costs associated with using a designer.
If you ever get to the point of wanting to refresh your website with a new design, consider Thrive Themes. Thrive will enable you to quickly and easily make small changes to your website in the future. I bet if you knew how easy and fun it is to make small changes and see them immediately on your website, you may think differently about outsourcing all of your website changes.
Are you a designer who sees the value in offering a powerful tool like this to your customers? Please contact me so we can discuss options for working together. I would like to introduce you to the Thrive Themes Agency Membership - AND better yet - I will likely be able to send you Thrive Themes website design business!
The big question is... can I make more money doing something else?
I know some people really get excited about manipulating layout and pixels through HTML and CSS. If you are passionate about doing this and feel this is the best use of your time, have at it!
However, if you step back and consider that you could be more effective in increasing your revenue by creating more website content, writing more blog posts, creating more offers, and doing more marketing, you may want to consider Thrive Themes. I guarantee I can beat you hands down in a timed landing page layout test.
What's really more fun: managing pixels, or making more money?
Keep your existing theme... and still get Thrive Themes!
The visual editor (Thrive Architect) and all of the fully-integrated plugins can be used on your existing WordPress theme. You can continue to customize your website theme as you have been doing. The Thrive Architect features for changing the theme layout will be hidden automatically and you can consider Thrive Theme Builder when you are ready to refresh your website with a new look.
Alternatively, check out Use ShapeShift Theme to set up your site in 2 minutes flat and reap the benefits of a fully conversion-focused website to generate more leads.
Keep your existing builder... and still get Thrive Themes!
While you can't use Thrive Theme Builder with another visual builder (you need to use the included Thrive Architect), you can use all of the fully-integrated plugins to add conversion-focused elements to your website.
I've seen some of the other visual builders out there and they don't work for me. Check out this page:
The popular comparisons on that page include Visual Composer, Elementor Pro, Divi Builder, Beaver Builder.
- For a quick overview on Thrive Themes, watch the video on the top of the Thrive Themes homepage.
- Want a great visual editor for WordPress? Check out Thrive Architect. There is a quick video at the top of the page.
- Instead of searching for a perfect website theme, use Thrive Theme Builder (again, watch the short video there).
Refer to these Thrive Themes resources:
The full membership is only $19/month and includes all of the 9 fully-integrated plugins, a visual editor, and the be-all, end-all WordPress theme which allows you to customize all aspects of the site. Have multiple websites? No problem! The Thrive Membership allows you to install all 9 plugins and themes on up to 25 of your websites.
If you are only wanting a visual editor and/or a flexible theme for your existing website, these are available for separate, one-time purchases outside of a subscription.
Are you a designer who sees the value in offering a powerful tool like this to your customers? Thrive Themes offers an Agency Membership for $49/month, which allows you to use all 9 plugins and themes on up to 50 of your and your clients' websites!
I'm willing to bet YES!
Don't like subscriptions or think $228/year is too much to spend on something like this? Trust me, it is well worth every penny. I guarantee it will allow you to quickly and easily create beautiful, conversion-focused content for your website without needing a web designer. Web designers are expensive and can create complicated websites that are difficult to update on your own, which would lead to even more designer costs.
By signing up for a Thrive Themes membership, you can take complete control over your website! By doing a few very basic things to your website with Thrive Themes, I guarantee you will earn back more than the price of the subscription.
Still some interest but not ready to buy? Just get a free Thrive University account to access free resources to learn how to improve your business. The free training is great and you can't beat free!
The fee is ridiculously small for all the power you get
I love Thrive! Thank-you so much Mike for the recommendation to use it. I wanted to maintain our website in-house. Even though I had never used WordPress before it seemed like a good choice to use to make future maintenance easy. I had heard you praising Thrive Themes for some time but really did not want to learn WordPress AND Thrive right out of the gate. Then on top of that I started working with a recent college grad on some marketing tasks and wanted to have her maintain our website as well. However, she also had almost no experience in WordPress and had never even heard of Thrive. I am thrilled to say she was able to jump right and start using it. It really was as easy as you said (how many times has something supposedly easy really turned out that way). The online videos were fantastic. Now we are looking to start using the Thrive Ovation. The fee is ridiculously small for all the power you get. Thanks again Mike!
I'm ready to THRIVE in the New Normal!
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If, for any reason, you don't like this amazing plugin, you can get a full refund anytime within 30 days after your purchase. If you have any issues, just get in touch with our friendly support team and they'll either help you out until you get the results you need or give you a swift refund.
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BTW, the above two style boxes and the expanding text sections were as easy as using a drag-and-drop tool and choosing a template!