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8 Important Platforms & Tools to Use When Creating Digital Content

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As a digital content creator, you are an expert at what you are selling. But what about digital content platforms to sell your products and courses on? What types of tools do you need to succeed?

If you work with digital content and eCommerce, you need to have the best platforms and tools to make digital content creation simple and effective. This article will review the top 8 platforms and tools to consider as you build your digital content empire!

1. Kajabi

Kajabi is a one-stop-shop for all your creation and marketing needs. It's a web-based software platform that allows you to create and sell any products or services online.  

Kajabi is a top choice for entrepreneurs and influencers because it's and affordable and robust. So, whether you are just starting a business or bringing your current business to a new level, Kajabi is the clear top choice.

To get started, check out these Kajabi website templates. The themed packages make it easier than ever to set up and customize your digital content. You don't need any web design or coding experience! 

Need additional help getting started or making the most of Kajabi? You can find consulting services specifically for the Kajabi platform.

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2. Sellfy

Sellfy is an eCommerce platform for digital and physical products. No matter what your product or service is, you can sell it using Sellfy. The platform starts at just $19 a month which also makes it one of the most economical eCommerce platform choices.

Sellfy has an on-demand print feature allowing designers to create shirts, hats, hoodies, etc. with a custom logo design. The platform also allows users to upload music, ebook, and video content for customers to purchase online and download directly.

3. Podia

Podia is a great option for businesses that sell online courses, webinars, or memberships. The platform makes it easy to upload files and videos for online courses and sell to your target audience.

Podia is slightly more expensive than some of the other eCommerce platforms but the ability to sell memberships makes it easy to customize your price and make back your investment and then some!

Podia is great for businesses that offer educational services of any kind. If you have an idea for an online course or training session, check out Podia.

4. Canva

Canva is a design tool that makes digital content creation fast and easy - even if you have no experience. Using Canva you can produce videos, presentations, and social media posts to promote your online business. 

This tool is a great add-on if you're looking to make a bigger impact on social media sites or draw more traffic to your website. Creating entertaining and original digital content will help your separate your business from competitors. Best of all, Canva is free, so there's no reason not to check it out!

5. Payhip

Payhip is a digital downloads platform. You can use Payhip to sell all kinds of digital content including ebooks, software, online training, and more! The platform also has a subscription option for dedicated customers.

Payhip offers convenient and secure transactions for online consumers. It also allows consumers to purchase digital content via blog posts, social media pages, and (of course) your eCommerce site. 

6. Gumroad

Are you a digital content creator that wants to connect with other creators? Then Gumroad is exactly what you need! Gumroad is a digital content platform where users can share and sell their unique projects.

Users can share animated videos, music, comics, ebooks, tutorials, and other content via the Gumroad platform. It's a great way to get noticed by other content creators and get inspired by what others are sharing online. 

Gumroad is unique because it has analytic tools allowing you to track sales data. You can also see how many visitors viewed your site even if they didn't make any purchases. It's free to use Gumroad but you can expect a 5% commission and charge fee.

7. Thinkific

Thinkific is another eCommerce platform designed for creating and selling courses online. The platform makes it easy to drag and drop different parts of your course without ANY coding. You can use Thinkific for videos, blogs, quizzes, and more.

You will also be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to create your Thinkific site. You can customize each page using the same drag-and-drop feature as your course.

All you have to do is select a domain name and get started using Thinkific's awesome marketing tools. You can purchase Thinkfic basic for $69 a month or the pro version for $119 a month. 

8. SendOwl

SendOwl allows businesses to sell digital content via their website or social media pages. So if you're looking for a way to integrate sales into your successful blog or highly influential Instagram account, check out SendOwl.

Create social links and sell any kind of product or service. Some knowledge of API is required to develop the eCommerce site but there are plenty of articles to help users through the process.

SendOwl is known for having an easy-to-use checkout process allowing them to save items to a shopping cart and check-out in just a few clicks. SendOwl also allows businesses to create unique codes for customers to save on their purchases. With SendOwl you also get access to affiliate marketing, upsell features, and email marketing (including cart abandonment reminder emails). 


Let Your Digital Content Work for You 

Imagine making a living creating and selling your awesome digital content. Well, that dream can be a reality!

Using the platforms and tools listed above you can start an eCommerce business selling pretty much any good or service you desire. Or, you can enhance your existing online business by leveraging these same resources. 

And when it comes to digital content creation and management, see how others are using digital platforms to make money online. At Groth Co., we want to see digital content producers like you succeed. Contact us today to get setup like the experts!

Cody & Jacqueline Groth

Owners & Digital Product Consultants

We are a husband and wife team of fellow digital product creators (just like you) who make a passive full-time income selling our own digital products & services.

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