Thinkific Update (April 2018): Create a perfect website, YouTube video, community, & more!

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Thinkific Update (April 2018): Create a perfect website, YouTube video, community, & more!

Thinkific Update (April 2018): Create a perfect website, YouTube video, community, & more!


This April we’re
showering you with some game changing features, and product
launches just in time for spring. We may have told you
about some big updates before. Well let me tell you right now,
April was huge. So your gonna want to sit down, grab a coffee, and listen close. We’ve made, one of the most
significant updates to help Thinkifc course creators build
their web sites, create their courses,
and craft student experiences. One launch in particular,
highly anticipated Site Builder, has gone further than any online
course platform has gone before. All right. We’ve got a lot to
cover this month so let’s…. hop to it! Hey my name is
Oliver, Harpria,
Jess, Miranda,
Mujtaba, Rob,
Thera, Akio, Griselda the Wise from
Thinikific, And this is your April update. OLIVER: When it comes to
integrations, one of the most requested has been the marketing
automation tool active campaign. So we made it happen this month.
By integrating with Active Campaign your
contacts are automatically updated when they enroll
purchase or complete a course on your Thinkific website.
Now with this integration you can send the right message
at the right time to your students. Head over to the
integrations page to learn more. MUJTABA: If you’ve ever
written an amazing blog post and thought, I wish I could add this
to my online course. You’re in luck. The official
Thinkific WordPress plugin lets you import posts into your
course as text lessons. And insert links that will take
readers directly to your courses check out. WordPress and
Thinkific. Better together. AKIO: Need a more linear
learning path? Our new prerequisite lessons
help you focus your student’s attention on the content you
want. You can lock specific lessons and send students back
to the chapter they haven’t completed yet before moving
ahead. Try now in the course build today. DEREK: This month we released
a game changing way for course creators to build websites.
It’s called site builder, and it lets you build beautiful,
high performance pages for your online courses. We design three
differnt themes purpose built for online education businesses
and an easy page builder with drag and drop sections
which gives you more control when putting together sales
pages, homepages,
custom pages and more. We’ve already seen some amazing
sites being made by Thinkifc course creators since we
launched Site Builder. And we’d love to see yours when
you give it a try. THERA: Have too much to do in
your daily for quality time? Some low priority maintenance
tasks could be automated but what about those tasks that need
a human touch? That’s where you need a team
mate. Our guide to outsourcing and hiring virtual staff will
walk you through how to hire virtual assistants to help
you free up more time to focus on growing your business
and doing things that you love to do most. Read it on the
Thinkific Blog today. MIRANDA: If you’re looking
to increase student satisfaction and generate more word of mouth
recommendations for your courses you need to build an active
community for your customers. But finding a platform to your
students and willing to sign up for is tough. That’s why we
recommend getting started with Facebook groups. Most of your
students already have facebook accounts and we just updated our
most popular guide on using Facebook groups to grow your
business over at the Thinkific Blog
It’s the perfect time to get started building your community.
Head over now to take a look and learn more. JESS: Every education
business needs to have a strong presence on YouTube to get
noticed in thier market. But in a sea of video content
that can be tough. So we put together an online course
to show you how to create the perfect YouTube video for
your business. perfectyoutubevideo.thinkific.com
to get free access. ROB: We also got some
exciting live events coming up with top professionals in online
education. We talked with Dr. Lindsay Padilla on April 25th
about creating an awesome beta course, which you can find on
our Facebook page. Join us for our next expert masterclass
live on Facebook happening every two weeks. If you prefer
in person events look out for thinkific user meetups
happening in New York, Philadelphia,
and Atlanta this month. Learn more by exploring
the events tab on the Thinkific Facebook page. HARPRIYA: Site Builder was
the biggest release ever so naturally we had our biggest
party ever to celebrate on the hard work everyone at
Thinkific put into it. We also hope that you aslo
celebrating this huge leap forward. MARIKA: Our culture team,
works hard, to put the happiness and health of the Thinkific
family first. We were honored to receive bronze at
the Canadian Cancer Society’s Extra Mile awards.
Which recognize our culture teams hard work and dedication
in achieving that goal. That’s all for this update.
See you next month for May recap In the meantime keep an eye on
the Thinkifc blog for more news.

5 thoughts on Thinkific Update (April 2018): Create a perfect website, YouTube video, community, & more!

  1. Great video! Stoked for all the updates and videos. Could you add the links to all these resources in the description of the video?

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