How to Integrate ConvertKit with ContentUpgrade.me

ConvertKit is a super-popular email marketing platform for professional bloggers. Whether or not you're a professional blogger, it makes a lot of sense to use lead magnets to grow your subscriber list. But once you get those subscribers, how do you get them into ConvertKit? Turns out it's really easy to do, thanks to Zapier. … Continue reading How to Integrate ConvertKit with ContentUpgrade.me

Lead Magnets, Calls to Action, and Signup Forms

Lead magnets are great - in fact they're one of the most effective list building tools that we know of. So, we've made some huge improvements to the way you create and customize lead magnets on ContentUpgrade.me. But that's not all! We've also introduced two brand new features: CTAs (Calls to Action) and Opt-in forms. First, … Continue reading Lead Magnets, Calls to Action, and Signup Forms

Changing Tripwire From Leanpub to Gumroad (Content Upgrade Chronicle #5)

Tripwire

In the previous installment of this journey in building an audience, I used Facebook Lead Ads to pay to get people on my email list by offering a free ebook. It went fairly well, though the cost per subscriber was higher than I had hoped. One problem with my tripwire product--a $9 ebook--is that I … Continue reading Changing Tripwire From Leanpub to Gumroad (Content Upgrade Chronicle #5)

How to Breathe New Life into Old Evergreen Content

Evergreen Content What happens to old content when it dies? Is there a special place in Google where they put content that nobody reads anymore? Do you feel like some of your old blog posts are in content purgatory? Actually, there’s no such place as content heaven, or content hell, or content purgatory. Because through … Continue reading How to Breathe New Life into Old Evergreen Content

How to use Designrr to Create an Awesome Lead Magnet in 5 Minutes with No Design Skills and No Extra Writing

Whew! That was a long, click-baity title. But it's not click bait if it's true. I'm going to show you how you can ACTUALLY create a great lead magnet using your existing content with almost no work using Designrr. First things first, if you haven't already you'll need to sign up for a Designrr account. … Continue reading How to use Designrr to Create an Awesome Lead Magnet in 5 Minutes with No Design Skills and No Extra Writing

Why We’re Giving Away “Hacking Growth” and “Traction”

As we’ve worked to grow our own businesses, a few figures recently have really inspired us: Noah Kagan, Sean Ellis, and Gabriel Weinberg (among others). That’s why, when we decided to do a giveaway (using Noah Kagan’s KingSumo Giveaway) to promote ContentUpgrade.me, it made sense to include Sean Ellis’ book Hacking Growth and Gabriel Weinberg’s Traction. … Continue reading Why We’re Giving Away “Hacking Growth” and “Traction”

Zapier + Content Upgrade = Limitless Possibilities

ContentUpgrade.me now works with Zapier! This is exciting because now we can say "yes" to just about every integration. Does it work with ActiveCampaign? Yes! ConvertKit? Yes! Because our Zap is still in "beta", you'll need a special invitation in order to use it. Zapier has kindly given us this URL, which will take you right … Continue reading Zapier + Content Upgrade = Limitless Possibilities

Authors Only Webinar: Grow Your Audience and Increase Book Sales

I'm a self-published author. Writing a book is quite hard: it takes a lot of time and effort. But nothing is worse than writing that book and self-publishing it, only to have no one buy it. Yet, that's the situation most authors are in. Authors now have to be internet marketers as well. I'm doing … Continue reading Authors Only Webinar: Grow Your Audience and Increase Book Sales