The Choice Between The Classic Funnel Builder And The Cookbook Builder Process
You build funnels for three main reasons:
to build your email list
host an event like live webinars or recurring webinars
With Clickfunnels, when you want to build your funnels.
You have the choice between the Classic Funnel Builder and the Cookbook Builder Process.
The Classic Funnel Builder is for the more skilled users of Clickfunnels and the Cookbook Builder is for beginner users. Both the Classic Funnel Builder and the Cookbook Builder Process have premade funnels to customize
The Cookbook Builder Process lets you build your funnel based on:
the industry (Professional services, Ecommerce, B2B, Network marketing, Retail, Author/Speaker/Coach/Consultant, other)
The type of funnel(Lead funnel, Sales funnel Event funnel, other).
With the Classic Funnel Builder, you have the choice among four choices:
Selling your product
Hosting a webinar
Creating a custom funnel
The Funnels On Clickfunnels
The funnels on Clickfunnels can be classified into three types of funnels:
There are two types of lead funnels:
long-form application funnels.
Squeeze pages gather emails in return they offer your leads an offer.
Your offer can be a checklist, cheatsheet, template, swipe file, script, toolkit, etc.
Then, you will receive a thank you page.
While long-form application funnels collect more pieces of information, such as names, phone numbers, addresses, etc. And when you sign up, you will also receive a thank you page in your email
The thank-you page will help your contacts(or leads) to remember you.
Sales funnel is a succession of pages, pop-ups, emails, etc that push customers to buy.
There are three types of sales funnel:
Video Sales Funnel
Product Launch Funnel
Three are two types of Event Funnels:
Evergreen Webinar Funnel.
With Clickfunnels, you can only host live webinars
If you want to host recurring webinars (also known as evergreen webinars).
You have to integrate it for example with EverWebinar
You can also be an affiliate of the Clickfunnels affiliate program.
In this affiliate program, there are many opportunities (many products (physical and digital) and up-sells) to promote. The affiliate program of Clickfunnels gives you the tools to market its products (email swipes, banners, etc ).
When you promote Clickfunnels software, you will receive recurring commissions.
The sticky cookie of Clickfunnels has an unlimited period of time
With Clickfunnels, you can easily share your funnels with other people (colleagues, clients, or friends).
You build a funnel and someone can clone your funnel on his account.
Don’t make this mistake.
You can only share Clickfunnels funnels with Clickfunnels users.
This feature is available in Clickfunnels, allows you to save time especially if the funnel is difficult to create.
With Clickfunnels, you can also sell your funnels in the Clickfunnels marketplace.
(SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Hosting And Domain)
Clickfunnels gives free hosting and SSL certificate for your website
So, if you don’t make a blog for your website, you can use the hosting of Clickfunnels.
You can also use the subdomain of Clickfunnels: business.clickfunnels.com.
But when you use this subdomain, this can be seen as unprofessional by your customers.
It is advisable to have a blog.
Clickfunnels is not good for SEO (search engine optimization).
WordPress has the best blogging features.
The goal of Clickfunnels is not to be a competitor to WordPress but to complement it.
So, if you want to blog and you are not on a budget, WordPress Integration with Clickfunnels is advisable
There is a direct integration between Clickfunnels and WordPress.
You can add the WordPress plugin to add Clickfunnels pages and forms.
This plugin has a good reputation in WordPress.
So the WordPress plugin of Clickfunnels will save time.
When you want to put your pages or forms on your website.
Don’t forget that blog posts bring organic traffic (free traffic) from search engines like
and blog posts bring also organic traffic from social media like:
Organic traffic is one of the best traffic sources.
Because this traffic is free and periodic and when it comes from search engines is targeted.
The word Webinar is a mix of two words web and seminar.
It is one of the most effective marketing strategies to sell your products(physical and digital) and services.
Keep in mind, thanks to webinars, you can
get many leads
market high-ticket products
increase your sales and mostly your high-ticket products
With Clickfunnels, you can
host your webinars (live webinars) without webinar services like WebinarJam
but if you want to host recurring webinars (also known as evergreen webinars), you need a webinar service like Everwebinar.
Email Marketing Tool
With the Follow-Up Funnels, the own autoresponder of Clickfunnels was formerly named Actionetics.
It is available only in the platinum plan of Clickfunnels ($297 per month), you can:
build and segment your email lists
create email campaigns
have some pieces of information about your leads(email, address, phone number, membership information, and action score).
Thanks to the direct integrations of Clickfunnels with major social media platforms( like Facebook, Twitter, and Google) and your emails from your lists, Follow-Up Funnels can gather many pieces of information about your customers from their social profiles like:
What do they like
What don’t they like
Then with these pieces of information, you can personalize your emails.
So, your emails become more effective because personalization increases the open rates of your emails
Clickfunnels Is Not Limited By The Number Of Contacts
Unlike Convertkit, Mailchimp, Aweber, ActiveCampaign, and Constant Contact, Follow-up Funnels is not limited
by the number of contacts (or leads)
by the number of emails that you are able to send.
When you have a big list of contacts with email marketing tools like
They become very expensive
With the standard plan of Clickfunnels ($97 per month), you don’t have Follow-Up Funnels (the own autoresponder of Clickfunnels formerly named Actionetics)
Nowadays, E-learning has become a real business.
It represents 46.67 billion US dollars and membership sites become one of the effective ways to earn money online
What is a membership site?
A membership site is a website where you find content protected by a member login page
If you are an expert in a field and you want to share your expertise.
One of the best ideas is to build a membership site.
With Clickfunnels, you can build membership sites.
Clickfunnels membership site builder is not as good as the membership site builder of Kajabi and Kartra.
It has many integrations with many other pieces of software and platforms:
email marketing software
Email Marketing Integrations
Follow-up is Clickfunnels’ email automation tool.
It’s great to manage email lists, create email broadcasts, and automate your marketing.
But you have to subscribe to the Clickfunnels platinum plan ( $297 per month ) to use it
However, if you subscribe to the standard plan of Clickfunnels ( $97 per month), you can integrate with it:
Keap (formerly Infusionsoft)
Email Hosting Integrations:
It integrates with two email hosting providers Zoho and G Suite.
You need email hosting because your online business with it will look more professional.
And it will give your customers more trust
SMTP Email Integrations:
It integrates with four SMTP Email Integrations:
CRM Solution Integrations :
It integrates with Salesforce
Clickfunnels Webinar integrations are:
Social Media Integration
You can integrate with Clickfunnels: Facebook
It can integrate:
Easy Pay Direct
Marketing Automation Integrations
You can integrate with Clickfunnels:
Hubspot and Ontraport
Cloud-Based Communication Platform Integration:
It integrates with Twilio
Hub Connector Integration:
It integrates with Zapier
Design Software Integration
It integrates with YouZign
With Clickfunnels, you have some educational sources to help you optimize your experience with it :
1-Its blog posts will give you valuable pieces of information about this software
2-If you are a Clickfunnels subscriber, you can watch FunnelFlix (the Netflix of Clickfunnels in marketing and personal development).
3-With Clickfunnels, there are also other products (digital and physical) like:
30 Days book videos
Funnel Builder Secrets
4- You don’t have to forget the official group of Clickfunnels on Facebook with 258,2 K members and Clickfunnels Avengers (affiliates) group with 85,3 K members.
These are two active groups where you can ask your questions to users who have more experience than you.
5-Funnel Hacker Forum: it is the forum of Clickfunnels users.
This forum will help you to speak with users with more experience