Tag Archives: Digital Products

How to run discounts and increase sales using ConvertKit


Ever bought an item just because it was on sale? You’re not alone. Discounts are hard to resist because customers feel like they’re winning by purchasing an item for several dollars less than it’s worth. Seasonal discounts like Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday deals are even more enticing. While you’ll be doing your fair of shopping, as a creator, discounts are an effective way

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How top-earning creators use ConvertKit Commerce to grow their income in 2022


You’re a creator. You’re passionate and hardworking, but maybe you’re not seeing the revenue you want. You’re not alone: Over 65% of content creators make less than $10K a year. Not everyone can be as fortunate as comedy influencer Lele Pons (who now earns $180K per Instagram post.) Although… that’d be nice, right? The good news is that a cohort on the rise within the

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How to set up and sell your ebook with ConvertKit Commerce


Creators all have one thing in common: the curse of knowledge. You have expertise in something, from educating to entertaining, and it’s a unique skill set that other people would love to learn. Yet the curse of knowledge makes you forget that at one point, you had minimal understanding of your expertise regardless of your niche (guitarist, writer, developer, etc.) But, you had a curiosity

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How to maximize your impact as a creator with plug-and-play formulas


You’re a creator that has so much to share with the world and earn a good living doing it—but finding the exact way to do so is often really hard. Authors, food bloggers, podcasters, finance coaches, yoga teachers and all the other types of creators have to show up regularly and create value for the people in their audience. But, with dozens of content formats…

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What creators need to know about NFTs and community


If you’ve spent any amount of time consuming content online, you’ve likely seen the acronym NFT floating around. Do you know about NFTs? And do you know how NFTs can benefit you as a creator? Whether you’re an NFT expert or you’ve only heard about them a couple of times, NFTs will continue to become more relevant in our economy. And for creators, they will…

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9 ways you can use ConvertKit’s Tip Jar to monetize your creator journey (with real-life examples)


You’ve worked hard to build your audience. You know that developing and launching a product will take time—but you want to get paid for your hard work sooner. (Read: for the dozens or hundreds of hours you spent creating blog posts, newsletters, videos, podcasts, and other hyper-valuable resources.) The way to make it happen? By setting up a tip jar. It’s the easiest way to…

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How creators can use Pay What You Want pricing to sell more products


To buy or not to buy, that is the question…the question we as consumers have to answer every day. And it’s not always an easy answer. Some days you might come across something you really want—like software to help your biz run smoothly—but it’s out of your price range. And instead of pulling the trigger, you reluctantly take the item out of your cart. As…

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8 email automation templates to help you sell digital products


This year, you could sell your digital products around the clock to people across the globe. But you can’t do it by sending emails manually—unless you’ve always dreamt of staying awake for 36 hours straight for the love of the #hustle. The better option is using email marketing automations to promote your products. Think of this strategy as a digital email assistant that sends the…

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Sell more digital products with these 3 advanced pricing strategies


You don’t need to spend your life savings on your business idea. Less than $100 per month is enough to turn your digital business into a full-time income. That makes digital products the ideal choice for writers, coaches, and consultants looking to build a sustainable business. Digital products can be sold for $100 thousands of times, but cost less than a few hundred dollars a…

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How to create a timeline for a successful product launch


Posting a link to your social channels and crossing your fingers that sales pour in is not the product launch you deserve. After all the work you put into creating your incredible product, you need a proper marketing plan. Enter our product launch timeline. We’ll teach you how to launch your product to get more customers and sales, even if you don’t have a big…

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Why you should sell your ebook on your own website


There’s a critical step between “I’ve created an ebook” and “I made a sale!” You have to decide where to sell it. There are plenty of options for selling an ebook, including Amazon Kindle Publishing, Gumroad, and NOOK Press. We think one spot rises above the rest, though—your own website. If you already have a site set up, adding an ecommerce tool to help you…

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Should writers sell more than one product?


Casey Newton has been a reporter and writer for 20 years, and he jumped ship from traditional media last year. It wasn’t an overnight decision. In fact, the paid newsletter platform Substack approached him in 2019 to join their ranks. He was a writer at The Verge at the time and decided to stick with his position. Then 2020 happened. Casey shared with OneZero that…

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How to repurpose your blog posts into an ebook you can sell


You’ve already created a successful ebook. You just might not know it yet. If you’ve ever written a popular blog post that engaged readers, you have material. You have the nuts and bolts of writing and content creation down. You even have an audience, and better yet: you know what your audience responds to. The problem comes when you imagine sitting down and creating an…

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6 insider secrets for creating and selling fonts online


Jump ahead It’s easy for anyone to create and sell fonts online 6 secrets to creating and selling fonts online How to set up fonts in your ConvertKit Commerce store Teela Cunningham spent every day as a graphic designer at an agency wondering if her days as an artist were numbered. With a creative director that constantly rejected her designs, she felt squeezed in both…

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3 steps to create exceptional ebook covers on a budget


Jump ahead What’s better: hiring a designer or DIY? How to make an ebook cover in three easy steps Sell your ebook (and make money) You’ve spent months (maybe even years) dreaming up and creating an ebook, and you’re almost ready to sell it! You can’t wait for those dollars to hit your bank from your new digital product. But you’re missing something crucial before…

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Customer onboarding for digital products: The what, why, and how


Jump ahead What is onboarding, and why is it so important? 7 tips on how to create a great onboarding experience for digital products + examples Step by step guide: How to leverage email in customer onboarding for digital products Have you ever bought something that needed to be assembled and discovered there were no instructions included in the box? Not only is it frustrating,…

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4 essential email marketing automation examples to sell more digital products


Jump ahead What is email automation? How email automation helps sell digital products The 4 email automation types your need to sell digital products Successful email automation examples How to create email automations in ConvertKit Start building your digital product empire with email automations Somewhere along every creative entrepreneur’s journey, there comes a point when trading your time for money no longer feels sustainable. It’s…

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6 ebook marketing ideas guaranteed to grow sales


Jump ahead Why you should focus on building your email list Build a hyper-interested email list with a specific lead magnet Pre-sell your ebook Show what’s inside with a table of contents Use automated email sequences Add and promote extra ebook formats and additional resources Build and nurture a dedicated social following Create an ebook marketing plan you can rely on   You have an…

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