Email Marketing Tools What is ConvertKit?

What is ConvertKit?

ConvertKit is an email marketing solution for running advanced email marketing campaigns. Create opt-in forms, tag subscribers, set-up automations, and send email follow-up messages quickly and easily with this email marketing solution.

Overview

Who ConvertKit is For:

ConvertKit is specifically designed for bloggers, online course creators, and publishers of just about any kind.

Skill Level:

You do not need any special skills to get started with ConvertKit. The dashboard is simple to navigate. You can create opt-in forms very quickly from the interface (it integrates with other form builders too).

Deployment:

You’ll login to ConvertKit with an online connection. There is no mobile app at this time, but the administration area works on a mobile phone. Setting up your campaigns and writing your emails on mobile has not yet been optimized.

Special Features:

ConvertKit works well and is easy to understand. This tool includes everything a blogger or creator needs so you don’t have to piece everything together. It’s a smart, intuitive, and fun tool compared to other options. Switching to ConvertKit is easy. They’ll even take care of migrating for you when you have 5,000 or more subscribers.

Disadvantages:

You have to be willing to use the ConvertKit forms and landing pages more or less as is. There are a few things you can change, but many things you cannot. They are fairly minimalistic, which I’m a fan of, but if you’re not, then you might find yourself wishing you could change more aspects of the forms and landing pages.

Detailed Features

FORM TYPESFORM FEATURESFORM USES
✔ Pop-up forms✔ Unlimited Forms✔ Lead magnet delivery
✔ Inline forms✔ Responsive templates✔ Automatic delivery
✔ Slide-in forms✔ Customize design✔ Course sign up
✔ Set timers✔ Custom fields✔ Hosted landing pages
✔ Exit pop-up✔ GDPR compliant✔ Opt-in incentives
✔ Double-opt-in✔ Content upgrades
✔ WordPress plugin
REPORTINGAUTOMATIONSBROADCASTING
✔ Subscriber data✔ ‘If this, then that’ Rules✔ One-off
✔ Subscribers w/in funnel✔ Choose days/timing✔ Integrate with RSS feed
✔ Opt-in conversions,✔ Drag-and-drop builder
✔ Visual Sequences
✔ Tag/Segment Subscribers

Pricing Model

Starting Price: $29/month for 0 to up to 1,000 subscribers.

Advanced Plans: $149/month for between 10,001 to 15,000 subscribers.

Annual Savings Option: There’s a yearly option where you can get 12 months for the price of 10 months.

Trial Option: Try it free for 14-days with a credit card.

Free Version: All versions of ConvertKit are paid, there are no free versions. However, you can request a Demo and try the tool free for 14 days.

Guarantee: I don’t see a money-back guarantee, but you can try the software out for 14-days. Make sure to cancel before then and it won’t cost you anything.

Customer Support

Training: Articles, guides, and free workshops.
Support: 24/7 Email and live chat support.

Company Details

Founded in: 2013 by Nathan Barry
Headquarters: Idaho, USA

Competing Tools

AWeber, Mailchimp, and GetResponse are all ConvertKit competitors. Each is an email marketing solution with similar features and similar pricing.

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