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Building sales functions right into your Thinkific platform with the right apps can have a powerful impact on your course business. It allows you to spend more time creating great courses, and less time sweating over conversion rates, sales funnels, workflows, and other confounding buzzwords. 

Connecting apps to your Thinkific account empowers creators like you to automate time-consuming business processes and consistently nurture your prospects to paying customers.

In this blog series, we’ll introduce you to some of the most powerful apps you can find in the Thinkific App Store, so you can discover and connect the tools you didn’t even know you needed.

Sales and Marketing Apps

As a course creator, there’s something particularly painful about having poured your heart and soul into producing a great course only for it to receive a mediocre response. It’s never fun to witness a low number of enrolments. Generating awareness, excitement, and sales for your courses can be tricky. 

Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of apps that will help you generate course sales and enrolments efficiently and reliably.  

  1. eWebinar
  2. Salesforce
  3. Shopify
  4. DropInBlog
  5. CartStack
  6. Typeform
  7. Typeform Reviews
  8. Stunning
  9. Capture
  10. Keap
  11. Poptin


Connect eWebinar

Sell courses at scale with pre-recorded webinars. 

Combine pre-recorded video with live chat and real-time interactions to deliver an engaging experience for attendees.

This is for you if…
  • You need a way to convert your prospects into students
  • You need a way to cross-sell new courses to existing or past students
  • You need to save time spent on selling your courses
It helps you...
  • Sell and market your courses 24/7 at scale and in an automated way allowing you to maintain a consistent new customer acquisition funnel
  • Deliver value-add content to your students in an automated way increasing their engagement with your brand
  • Easily convert your webinar attendees into students with in-built Thinkific course upsells


Connect Salesforce

Bring all of your data into one place.

See the true impact education has on your bottom line by generating powerful reports that tie together Salesforce contacts and Thinkific user data.

This is for you if…
  • You’re currently using Salesforce!
  • You need a CRM to help you scale your business
It helps you....
  • Access data from multiple Thinkific sites in Salesforce
  • Combine CRM and user data
  • Monitor learner progress


Connect Shopify

Showcase products alongside your courses.

Expand your revenue streams even further with a Shopify store that showcases your must-have products alongside your online course offerings—all from  one place.

This is for you if…
  • You are selling on Shopify
  • Products go hand-in-hand with your course content
  • You are looking for additional revenue streams
It helps you....
  • Sell products that are related to your courses
  • Increase customer loyalty by providing even more value
  • Differentiate your business from competitors


Connect DropInBlog

Add an SEO optimized blog right into your Thinkific Site Builder pages.

Your blog is where you show your audience the value of your online course and where your students connect with your brand. 

This is for you if…
  • You’ve been looking for a way to add a blog to your site on Thinkific
  • You need to provide in-depth information to prospects for them to make a buying decision
  • You need more ways to engage your audience
It helps you...
  • Reduce the need to maintain multiple platforms by adding a blog straight into your Thinkific pages
  • Share high-value content with your audience to drive brand loyalty and help market your courses
  • Improve the SEO of your course pages


Connect CartStack

Reengage site visitors that abandoned payment pages.

Recover 20% of lost sales with software that helps you convert more visitors to customers—automatically. 

This is for you if…
  • Your site visitors consistently abandon their carts at checkout
  • You need to Increase the conversion rate of your existing Thinkific pages
It helps you...
  • Reduce wasted marketing budget by re-engaging visitors who have bounced from your site to convert them as customers
  • Increase your course sales with ease


Connect Typeform

Typeform Course Recommendation

Use student reviews and feedback to automatically recommend relevant courses.

Create personalized & interactive Typeforms to collect student reviews and feedback on any of their courses, or turn it into a quiz to automatically recommend the next Thinkific course to enroll in.

This is for you if…
  • You have multiple courses and want to cross-sell
  • You want to know more about what your students want to learn
It helps you...
  • Personalize your course recommendations
  • Gather insights about your students’ preferences
  • Automatically recommend relevant courses
Typeform Reviews

Typeform Reviews

Connect Typeform

Typeform Course Reviews

Easily capture and leverage student testimonials and reviews.

Create interactive forms, surveys, and quizzes that build meaningful interactions between your customer and team, at scale.

This is for you if…
  • You don’t have any student testimonials on your landing pages and marketing materials
  • You don’t have time to gather, organize, and post testimonials
It helps you...
  • Sell your courses by offering social proof to website visitors and prospects
  • Easily capture student testimonials
  • Automatically map collected reviews to the reviews section of Thinkific


Connect Stunning

Recover failed payments on Stripe.

Stunning gives you the tools to recover more failed payments, and to prevent some of them from ever happening in the first place.

This is for you if…
  • You use Stripe to collect payment
  • You are dealing with failed or overdue payments
  • You want to stop chasing students to update their credit card info
It helps you…
  • Receive notifications of failed payments
  • Prompt students to update payment details
  • Create email automations for subscriptions


Connect Capture

Turn your traffic into leads.

Add pop-ups to your site to convert your traffic into leads. Customize your pop-up, integrate it with your email provider, and start converting traffic in minutes.

This is for you if…
  • You get a lot of website traffic but few leads
  • You use offers and incentives to encourage enrolments
It helps you…
  • Offer discounts, free courses, or other lead magnets
  • Trigger pop-ups when visitors spend a certain amount of time on the page, attempt to exit, or when they scroll


Connect Keap

Grow your sales while saving time.

Organize your customer information and daily work in one place with this all-in-one CRM, sales, & marketing automation software.

This is for you if…
  • Your sales, marketing and customer data is chaotic and scattered
  • You want to better organize your sales and marketing efforts
  • You need a sales and marketing tool that is really easy to use
It helps you…
  • Collect more leads from your website
  • Convert more clients with personalized messaging
  • Eliminate repetitive tasks with automation


Connect Poptin

Create engaging popups, forms, and autoresponders.

Convert website visitors into students faster with a user-friendly leads, sales, and subscribers generation platform.

This is for you if…
  • You’re working on delivering the right message to your audience at the right time
  • You need a really easy way to create popups
  • You want to A/B test forms and popups
It helps you...
  • Create popups and forms
  • Increase conversion rate and engage with more customers
  • Sync pop-ups with your CRM

That’s the list! We hope you found the app that you need to empower your sales and marketing activities. If not, stay tuned! The Thinkific App Store is growing, and more apps are on the way. Request an app»

Feeling social? Share your course building creativity with the community! Tell us what apps you’ve connected and how you’re using them to generate more enrolments.

Next up in this series: we introduce you to apps that will help you gather, organize and analyze your student data!