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Articles that share helpful content on using ConvertKit as your preferred email marketing platform.

The 3 tools I use to accelerate my content-creation process in ConvertKit.

The 3 tools I use to accelerate my content-creation process in ConvertKit.
Making the most of your 'keyboard' time. I'm certainly not the fastest or most accurate when it comes to typing on a keyboard (even though I've been doing it every day for the last 30+ years!), so I'm always looking for ways to improve my output and my accuracy. In this article, I'll share with you the three ways in which I optimise how I type, whilst also reducing my rate of typos. #1 - The 'text replacement' feature on my MacBook One of the features within the 'Accessibility' menu is 'text...
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How to stop sending sales emails once a subscriber buys from you, in ConvertKit.

How to stop sending sales emails once a subscriber buys from you, in ConvertKit.
ConvertKit: How to stop sending sales emails to subscribers who've already bought from you. Don't annoy your subscribers with more sales emails, after they've bought from you! You know what it's like, you get drip-fed a series of emails from someone who's pitching you their 'thing'... It looks decent, you're considering it, and then that one email tips the balance - you decide to buy it! All's well - you get the 'thing', you're now away getting stuck into your latest purchase and then 'bang!' - their next 'buy my thing' email arrives! "Wait! What? Why are you asking me to buy this...
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How to automatically send the same email every week, using ConvertKit.

How to automatically send the same email every week, using ConvertKit
How to automatically send the same email every week, using ConvertKit You want to send the same email every week, without having to send the same email every week! If you haven't yet come up against this challenge in your email marketing system, chances are, you probably will. I do it myself in my business. The reasons can be wide and varying, however, in my business, I use them to remind my subscribers of a regular and upcoming Zoom call that I run each Thursday. The desired outcome I want every subscriber (in a particular segment of my list) to receive a...
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How to use A/B testing on your subject lines, using ConvertKit

How to use AB testing on your subject lines, using ConvertKit (1)
How to use A/B testing on your subject lines, using ConvertKit A/B testing can be a helpful tool when you're trying to figure out what best lands with your subscribers. It tends to be an ongoing thing rather than a once-and-done type of activity. The basic premise The feature of A/B testing is designed to give you two options (as the name suggests) to use as your email subject line and optimise the outcome by letting your email marketing platform (i.e. ConvertKit) determine which subject line...
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How I maintain a pristinely clean email subscriber list, using ConvertKit

How I maintain a pristinely clean email subscriber list, using ConvertKit
How I maintain a pristinely clean email subscriber list, using ConvertKit As a long-time email marketer, I take my email subscriber list very seriously. In fact, it's the most prized asset in my business, bar none. That's why I treat it as well as I do, my car (and anyone who knows me, knows my love for all things 'cars'). Every time someone puts their trust in me by joining my email list, I thank them, not as hollow lip service, but as genuine gratitude for taking the time to subscribe. I'm...
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How to launch a lead-generation system for freelancers, using ConvertKit.

How to launch a lead-generation system for freelancers, using ConvertKit.
How to launch a lead-generation system for freelancers using ConvertKit. This article shows you how to create and launch a lead-gen system for your freelancing business that will become the gateway to your email marketing system. It doesn't take that long to do - if your life depended on it, you could have your first leads pinging into your inbox today! If you think it's impossible, buckle up, I'm going to show you how it's very doable! *As an aside, thankfully, I've never known of anyone having a life-dependent reliance on building a lead-gen system inside a day!...
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The absolute beginner’s guide to email marketing using ConvertKit

The absolute beginner's guide to email marketing using ConvertKit (1)
The absolute beginner's guide to email marketing using Convertkit. #1 of 8 - Let's start at the beginning... What exactly is email marketing? You've undoubtedly heard others talk about it, but never took the time to set up your email marketing system - but now it's time for that to change! Email marketing is the act of sending emails, normally in bulk, to a group of people who have subscribed to your 'list', to share personalised helpful content that will lead to sales of your products and services. 'Email' has been around since 1971 when inventor and...
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How to set up multi-factor authentication to protect your ConvertKit account

How to set up multi-factor authentication to protect your ConvertKit account
Multi-Factor Authentication ConvertKit. Online cybercrime isn't going away According to the latest reports (by Norton Antivirus & Digital Security), there are just under a million cyber attacks each year - that's the equivalent of about 1 attack every 40 seconds. I'll preface what I'm about to share by saying that if someone has enough knowledge and the desire to hack an account, they'll probably crack it eventually. To help protect our online accounts, we need to use the tools provided by the platform owners at a minimum,...
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How to add ‘bump’ sales and discounts to your ‘Products’ in ConvertKit.

How to add 'bump' sales and discounts to your products in ConvertKit
Selling your products and services via ConvertKit As a feature of ConvertKit's subscription plans (free and premium), you can sell your products and services via their 'Commerce' platform. It's simple to set up, just clicking along as ConvertKit hooks up your ConvertKit account to your bank account, via the Stripe payment merchant. Once you have your accounts hooked up, you're good to go - start creating your offerings. I created a separate article that takes you through the steps of creating...
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How to create an exit-intent opt-in form using ConvertKit.

How to create an exit-intent opt-in form using ConvertKit.
What are exit-intent opt-in forms in ConvertKit? You've undoubtedly seen them, the little pop-up forms that appear if you decide to navigate away from a website that you visit - the browser detects that you intend to exit (hence the name) by you moving the mouse cursor outside of the main browser window frame. I should state something before I get into the details - I personally do NOT like visiting a website and you get bombarded with pop-up and/or slide-in forms, I find them annoying, especially the ones...
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How I keep my email list clean when using Convertkit’s ‘Recommendations’

How I keep my email list clean when using Convertkit's 'Recommendations'
What is ConvertKit's 'Recommendations'? It's a feature that allows you to grow your email list by receiving recommendations from other ConvertKit users. If they view your profile and think what you produce would be of value to their audience, then they'll recommend you. Likewise, you can help others grow their lists by recommending others to your subscribers - it's a give-and-get system that can work well in bringing more value to everyone,...
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