How Do I Create A Sales Funnel In ClickFunnels?

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How Do I Create A Sales Funnel In ClickFunnels?

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If you are an entrepreneur, you know what importance marketing holds in your business. The absence of new customers can negatively impact your business growth. Thus, if you haven’t already invested your time and efforts in it, now is the time to begin. The easiest way of kick-starting is by creating a sales funnel.

Definition of a sales funnel

According to Ryan Deiss, co-founder of Digital Marketer, the sales funnel is a multi-step, multi-modality process that moves prospective browsers into buyers. It is multi-stepped because lots must occur between the time that a prospect is aware enough to enter your funnel, to the time when they take action and complete a purchase.

Now that you are aware of what sales funnel is all about in simple words, we will explain to you how to build your first sales funnel using ClickFunnels software.

ClickFunnels is a website and sales funnel builder for entrepreneurs that help you convert your visitors into leads and then customers. You can use it to create all of your funnels and your sales pages.

In this post, we will explain the two-step funnel that will let you offer people something for free and then fetch their email addresses. But, before you start creating your sales funnel, you have to create an account. ClickFunnels also offers a 14-day free trial.

Step 1- The Classic Funnel Builder or Cookbook builder process

Once you have created an account, you have to go to the dashboard. Well, you can either use the Cookbook process or the Classic Funnel Builder. Here, we will use the Classic Funnel Builder.

In the Classic Funnel Builder, you can choose from different goals, such as Collect Emails, Sell your Product, Host Webinar.
When you click choose for any of them, it will give you more options such as

Sales Funnel

Product Launch

Membership

So, here we will choose “Collect Emails” as we are trying to build our email list

Go to Collect Emails, and a dialog box will open

Choose a Type; Enter the name for your funnel (test_funnel) and select a group tag and click Build Funnel. Group tags are a way for you to organize your dashboard, so you could have active funnels or inactive funnels. If you have distinct offers, you could group them into different categories.

Two funnel steps that need to be included are: Landing page and Thank you page.

Once you click Build Funnel, it will build the framework for the funnel. Here are the further steps.

Once the funnel is populated in your account, choose the template of the pages you want to use for your Opt-in page.

Click Thank you on the left-hand side and choose from several Thank you page templates.

The Funnel is ready to go for the customizations and Editing

Along with it, you have to follow a launch checklist to customize your template, choose your domain or custom domain, and save it
To store your leads, add an Email integration

Launch your Funnel

Once you have launched your funnel, go to the Settings tab to rename your funnel, choose a different domain, add/remove group tags, configure path, add SMTP configurations, add a favicon URL, and also add a tracking code to track your funnel.

Step 2 – Integrations and Product Options

In this step, we will explain what happens when the customers get added to your funnel.

Also, this step will explain how to add email integration into your funnel.

Navigate through the opt-in page and click edit

Once you enter the editor, you can see a settings drop-down on the top

Go to Settings >> Integrations and an email integration settings page will open

Select your integration (third-party or Actionetics). Here, we will select Actionetics.

Select Actionetics and Select the Action from the list

Select the list you have in your email auto-responder

Click Save to save the page

Work on the SEO metadata where you can change the title and description of your page, plus add some relevant keywords and images

On your Opt-in page, set the button to Submit the Page

In the button settings, go to Actions and change the settings of the button

Go to Order Form >> Products Tab to add your product

For the already added product, you can edit it

Click the edit button and select a payment integration if you are selling a product

Select your payment practices: Subscription; Payment Plan; One Time

Click Save and Next

In the new page, enter your product details such as name, price, currency, etc

Click Save and Next and the Membership Integration page will open

Here, Enable Fulfillment Email option, it will act as a confirmation receipt to your customers

Customize your email in the email box (Make sure to have an SMTP integration inside your active account

Choose where your customers should land once they receive the confirmation of the product order. They will usually redirect to the Thank You page or else, a membership area if you have built one.

Click Save and Next, and a Follow-up Actions page will open. Follow-up actions is an additional feature to add your contacts to an email list who are your buyers

Click Save and Next

On the next page, integrate your shipping, if any

If you want others to sell your product as affiliates of your product, set up your BackPack system.

Before you completely launch this funnel, ensure that you double-check the launch checklist. Check that you have customized the look of your funnel and registered a custom web address and domains.

These custom domains need to be secured under your ClickFunnels account and SSL.

Now you are good to go to launch your sales funnel.

We hope the above steps have made you understand the necessary aspected needed while creating your Sales Funnel.

In case you are into any trouble while launching your Sales Funnel, the troubleshooting experts are ready always to lend a helping hand.

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