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How UGC helps creators grow their email list and sell more products

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Your creator business is just like any other business. With the right marketing, you can see a big difference in brand awareness, subscribers, and sales. And one of the strongest strategies for helping your business scale in today’s world is user-generated content (UGC). People love to see proof that your newsletter, products, or services are delivering on your promises. As much as they need your

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How Daphnee Lagredelle brought $100,000+ of revenue into her coaching business with ConvertKit

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Daphnee Lagredelle is a business coach for women from the African diaspora who want to start and grow their online business. She’s from Haiti, as are most of her clients. Moving there, she found it hard to navigate the business world, both due to the lack of information as well as the language barrier. She was able to go to school, and get degrees in

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E-commerce integrations: How to make money using ConvertKit and our top third-party integrations

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“Nothing happens until something moves.” This quote, often attributed to Albert Einstein, is about physics. Particles, atoms, molecules—no matter what it is, there’s no reaction without the action first. Even so, he might as well have been talking about generating income in your business as a creator. There are plenty of ecommerce platforms out there. Each of them offers a suite of features to help

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ConvertKit’s August 2022 Deliverability Report

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One of our values at ConvertKit is to work in public. We strive for transparency, which is why we share information that is typically kept private, such as our finances. One commonly asked question by creators looking for a new email marketing platform is, “How is your email deliverability?” Here is our monthly deliverability report to answer that question: If you missed previous Deliverability reports

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How to land sponsorships from major brands as a creator

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Joshua Bell is one of the best violinists in the world. But when he was asked to busk in the L’Enfant Plaza Station in Washington, D.C. with his 3.5 million dollar violin, he only collected a measly $32. Thousands of people rushed past the world-renowned violinist, but only 20 people (roughly) tossed a bit of change into his violin case. As it turns out, context

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How these 5 creators use newsletter referrals to grow their business

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Your newsletter is the gateway to growing your creator business. As your subscriber count grows, you can make more money from your paid newsletter, charge sponsors, and sell a higher number of your products or services. But as a solopreneur, it’s challenging to grow your newsletter and run the rest of the show. You only have so much time in the day. That’s where newsletter

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How to raise your rates and prices as a creator

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Creators have two kinds of relationships with money: 1. The romantic one: The more money they earn, the more they feel rewarded and validated for their work, pushing themselves further to improve their skills and provide more value to their clients and customers. Our research shows that a creator's happiness levels also increase with revenue. 2. The anxious one: No matter how much creators grow

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How I hit my $10k monthly revenue goal with less than 2k subscribers and ConvertKit

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Sometimes as entrepreneurs and creators, we’re much closer to our goals than we think. We’re told to grow, grow, grow, but too often in my experience time spent pursuing growth is time missed elsewhere. Here’s the thing: instead of spending so much time focusing on growing your newsletter list, you can build a six-figure business from the list you already have. For more than a

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7 mistakes creators make from a creator who’s made them

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There is a plethora of advice for creators already out there and it feels like everything has already been said about how to create and sell. But what about what not to do when creating and selling? In episode #151 of The Future Belongs to Creators, we steer clear of the traditional tales of success. Instead, we have ConvertKit’s Support Operations Lead, Ben Schoeffler, here

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How Marie Poulin uses ConvertKit to manage her $40K/month course business

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Marie Poulin is a Notion pro. She teaches business owners to design their life and business systems to match their unique lifestyles. Notion Mastery, her flagship course, counts more than 2,100 students. The course and Notion templates she sells generate around $40,000 per month. Marie’s free, organic content—blog posts, YouTube videos and tutorials, webinars, podcast interviews—draws people into her online world, which now counts over

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Newsflash! Your attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen (and what to do about it).

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Newsflash! Your attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen (and what to do about it). Is your attention span feeling the effects of the constant consumption of information? You’re not alone. With multiple forms of media and extremely busy schedules, we’re living through a serious attention crisis. After years of overconsumption, studies now find that office workers can only focus for three minutes at a time

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The 5 types of public relations for creators + how to implement them

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Edward Bernays knew exactly what he was doing when he hired ten women to light up their cigarettes during the 1929 Easter Parade in New York. Back then, it was uncommon for women to smoke, so when these women lit up, women all over America saw it as an act of liberation. And they wanted in. Tobacco sales rose. Women felt empowered smoking in public.

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How to leverage testimonials/case studies to build trust and authority

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It’s tough to find credible information on the internet. From false news reports to fake reviews, misinformation is rife. Unfortunately, this causes a lack of trust that can impact your work and audience as a creator. If you want to build credibility in your expertise with your intended audience, you’ll need more than the average blog post, ebook, or other types of content. You’ll need

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Key negotiation strategies for women: earn more, feel confident, and grow your biz

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Tell me if you’ve heard this before: women don’t earn as much as men because they don’t ask for more money. This fallacy places the brunt of the wage gap on women’s shoulders and tells women that if they simply ask for more money, they’ll get it. But we know this isn’t true. Research points out that while men and women equally negotiate for higher

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ConvertKit’s July 2022 Deliverability Report

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One of our values at ConvertKit is to work in public. We strive for transparency, which is why we share information that is typically kept private, such as our finances. One commonly asked question by creators looking for a new email marketing platform is, “How is your email deliverability?” Here is our monthly deliverability report to answer that question: If you missed previous Deliverability reports

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How to create a landing page in the next 10 minutes

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Creating landing pages is the digital equivalent of flipping your “open” sign on. The moment you launch, you’ve opened the door for people to come in and have a look around. These standalone pages are essential for creators since they’re where you’ll gain new email subscribers. Just because they’re important doesn’t mean they should take a long time to create, though. In fact, we have

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How Daren Smith grew his $85,000+ business with under 10 hours per week with ConvertKit

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Daren Smith is the person behind Craftsman Creative, a hub of resources for creators who want to build a six-figure business. Creators can dive into blog posts, a free email course, a newsletter, podcast episodes, a book, and a paid community to learn from Daren about the mindset, principles, and strategies that will help them reach their goals. Daren also partners with other creators to

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How to use paid ads to launch a digital product and drive sales

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Whether you want to launch an ebook, a course, a community, or a new album, paid advertising helps you drive awareness, clicks, and conversions. Advertising is an important part of pretty much every digital product launch. The marketing strategy belongs with organic social media, search engine optimization (SEO), and email marketing in the same way that soap goes with water or peanut butter goes with

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