Now that we’ve discussed what a landing page is and the vital elements that go into making one that is unique to your business, let’s discuss exactly how you can begin the process of creating a landing page for your website and the tools available for you to use when beginning the process. As stated previously in this guide, Leadpages has been one of the premier software solutions for many years however there are new very viable options emerging in the market.
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Cons: I really have to be careful when I consider what I do not like about the software, meaning: is the problem the software or me? For example, I always struggle with adding a domain. I have observes that the various templates tend to be too similar to each other and need a higher level of base creativity. At times I have had difficulty with tutorial for forms building. Many times tutorials are a bit confusing or unClear, however, I see many tutorial tend to be upgraded over time.
In addition to providing numerous pre-designed templates, both Leadpages and Unbounce come with easy to use drag-and-drop landing page editors. And each of them supports a wide range of customization options. Their individual layouts, however, are quite different since Leadpages offers a column-based drag-and-drop editor, while Unbounce comes with a pixel-precise one.
You can also use ClickFunnels as a way to upsell other books that you may have in your catalog. ClickFunnels provides a dedicated upsell page that you can use to integrate special product offers and book deals that may not be available anywhere else. The best part about it all is that all of this is achieved through using your initial landing page.
The landing pages are extremely useful for webinar registrations and it also stores the information of the visitors like their name, email, phone number etc. Till date, Instapage is the best alternative to LeadPages as the creation of a landing page is a manageable task through it. It also provides a seamless integration with the optimization tools and the CRM tools.
Unbounce landing page builder is very easy to use and requires little foreknowledge on how to set up a landing page. The tool offers a lot of customization options and functions with a large array of templates to choose from. However, some functionalities require some basic landing page building skills which you can easily gain over time. Unbounce is suitable for people who need to build a lot of landing pages.
The best part about SumoMe is that it is literally free to use, no hidden charges and no onetime payments. It works on all sites, whether it is WordPress or HTML, SumoME will not complain about working on these sites. It offers a variety of popups like the boxes which appear when the user clicks on something, a timer which persuades people to subscribe or a before you leave popup. Overall, it is indeed an incredible tool to grow your email list.
Hey Kenny, great article. Checking out a few of the platforms right know:) Quick sort-of-relevant question, would building manual squarespace landing pages + opt-in forms work? Can I get a similar landing page from creating manually on Squarespace as I can on Leadpages. The way I understand LP, is I wouldn’t be able to A/B test a ton, but that is manageable. At least until Leadpages makes more financial sense for me. Thanks a ton man, Ryan