How to Easily Create a Landing Page (in Under 5 Minutes)

Every business can use more leads and conversions, right? Optimized landing pages can help you grow your business through increased brand awareness, online traffic, and developing trust with your target audience. In this post, you’ll learn how to create a landing page that converts traffic into leads and leads into customers. All in less than 5 minutes and without any coding.

Let’s go…

What is a Landing Page?

Before we dive into how to create a landing page, let’s clear up any confusion about what a landing page is (and isn’t).

A landing page is a page of your website that focuses on a single, specific call to action. It’s a lead generation tool that encourages visitors to provide their contact info in exchange for the offer you’re promoting.

A strong call to action is vital to getting a conversion. For guidance, check out our post on how to write the perfect call to action.

Why Use a Landing Page?

Since they focus on a single call to action, they’re great for lead generation. Visitors who get to a particular landing page are likely already interested in the offer on that page, they just need a little push to go the distance.

Optin landing pages also help you connect with customers and keep those customers interested in your brand through targeted marketing. Once you’ve converted a visitor to a subscriber, you have the chance to move them further along your sales funnel.

So, how do you create a landing page?

SeedProd is the best landing page builder. It allows you to create beautiful landing pages easily using a drag and drop builder.

SeedProd landing page builder home_

Using SeedProd, you can choose from stunning landing page templates. As a result, you’re able to able to landing pages that convert without writing any code.

How to Create a Landing Page for a Website

To follow along in this tutorial, you’ll need a SeedProd account.

It’s quick and easy to create an account. You can get started on the SeedProd website and follow the prompts to download the plugin.

Here’s a quick guide for installing and activating a plugin.

Once you purchase the plugin, you’ll get your license key.

Grab your key and over to WordPress.

SeedProd license key

Select SeedProd from your WordPress dashboard.

Choose SeedPRod in WordPress_

Now, you’ll see a welcome screen. Add your license key here to activate the plugin.

Add SeedProd license key

Now, you’re ready to create your landing page.

Step 1: Choose Your Landing Page Type

First, click the Create Your First Page button.

Create Your First Landing Page

Once you click the button, you will be on the landing page dashboard.

SeedProd choose landing page

Here, you will see the following options:

  1. Coming Soon Mode
  2. Maintenance Mode
  3. 404 Page

Then, click the Add New Landing Page.

Add a new landing page

The next step is to select a landing page template.

Step 2: Choose a Landing Page Template

SeedProd comes with several stunning prebuilt landing page templates. This means you don’t need to spend hours designing a landing page from scratch.

Landing Page templates

The landing page templates are divided into different categories:

  • Coming Soon
  • Maintenance Mode
  • 404 Page
  • Sales
  • Webinar
  • Lead Squeeze
  • Thank You

For this tutorial, we’ll go with the Ebook squeeze template.

Hover over the template until a red tick appears. Then click on it to select the template.

Ebook landing page template

Next, give your landing page a name.

Now, click Save and Start Editing the Page to enter the drag and drop builder.

Name landing page template_

Step 3: Customize Your Landing Page

In this step, you’ll design your landing page in SeedProd’s visual drag and drop page builder.

SeedProd landing page drag and drop

It’s quick and easy to customize your landing page in SeedProd.

Everything you see on the page, like the text and images, is divided into elements called Blocks and Sections.

To change anything on your page, simply click on the block.

Let’s try that with the text.

So, we’ll simply click on the text block. Then, we can make our changes directly on the landing page.

SeedProd text editing

For more editing options, select the Advanced tab. It allows you to change the color and spacing.

SeedProd Advanced editing

You can also easily add any block to your landing page, like:

  • Headlines
  • Text
  • List
  • Button
  • Image
  • Video

Just click on the block and drag it onto your landing page.

Add block to landing page

In addition to these blocks, you can also use Advanced blocks.

These elements are specifically designed to increase lead generation.

Advanced SeedProd blocks in editor

Again, just drag and drop the block you want to add to your landing page.

Add advanced block to landing page

Then, you can also choose from prebuilt payouts.

Head over to Sections.

SeedProd sections add

From here, you can add:

  • Headers
  • FAQ
  • Call to Action

And more.

To add a section to your landing page, hover over it and click the plus icon.

Select SeedProd section

Then, the section will be added to your landing page.

SeedProd new section on landing page_

SeedProd also lets you keep your landing page similar to the rest of your website.

Click on Global Settings. Then, you can see the color, font, and background image.

SeedProd global settings_

From here, you can customize the colors, fonts, and background to match your website.

Save your design as you work by clicking the Save icon at the top of the builder.

Step 4: Connect Your Email Service Provider

Collecting email addresses is simple with your SeedProd landing page. Connecting the plugin with your email service provider takes just a few minutes.

Head over the top of the editor and click Connect.

Connect SeedProd to email_

Find your email service provider and click Connect. Then, follow the prompts.

Connect SeedProd to email service provider select

Now, email addresses will be automatically added to your email service provider.

Step 5: Configure Your Landing Page Settings

The next step is to configure your page settings.

Here you can edit SEO and customize your header.

SeedProd Page Settings_

Step 6: Preview and Publish Your Landing Page

Once you are ready, you can publish your landing page.

And, SeedProd lets you preview your landing page before it goes live.

Find the preview icon at the bottom of the builder.

Click Live Preview SeedProd

Then, then you’re ready, click Publish.

Click Publish in SeedProd_

You’ll get a notification when your landing page is published.

SeedProd Publish notification_

That’s it. Your landing page will now be live.

An OptinMonster Alternative to Landing Pages

An alternative method for creating a landing page is adding an inline optin form to your web page.

This option lets you turn any web page into a lead generation machine. And all it takes is adding an embed code to your web page.

OptinMonster is the best inline lead capture form builder. Using OptinMonster, you can easily design stunning inline campaigns in a drag and drop builder.

OptinMonster homepage

With OptinMonster, you’ll get 50+ inline campaign templates that you can easily customize. You can sign up using the link below.

Step 1: Create an OptinMonster Campaign

To start, you need to log into your OptinMonster account.

Then, choose Inline Campaign.

Choose inline camapaign in OptinMonster_

The next step is to select your template.

Today, we will go with Magnet.

Then, name your campaign and click Start Building to enter the editor.

Name OptinMonster campaign

The next step is to customize your template.

Step 2: Customize Your Inline Campaign

Designing your inline campaign is super simple with OptinMonster.

All you need to is click on the optin form to change anything about it.

To change the text, simply click on it. Now, you’ll be able to make your changes using the inline text editor.

Text editor Magnet inline campaign_

Similarly, to change the image, click on it.

Magnet add image to inline campaign_

Plus, you can add anything to your optin form, like:

  • Images
  • Video
  • Optin fields

Just click Add Blocks at the top of the editor.

Add blocks

Then, drag and drop the block into place on your form.

Add block to Magnet inline campaign-min

Step 3: Publish Your Landing Page

The final step is to add your campaign to your website.

First, make sure your site is connected to OptinMonster.

Here is a simple guide for adding OptinMonster to your website.

Head over to Publish.

OptinMonster publish ribbon

If you’re using WordPress, you just need to add the shortcode to your website.

So, head over to WordPress. Head over to the OptinMonster plugin screen and click Refresh Campaigns.

refresh-campaigns

Then, select Edit Output Settings.

Choose inline campaign edit output settings_

Make sure the Enable campaign on site box is checked.

WordPress settings for inline campaign_

Finally, copy the shortcode and paste it on your landing page.

That’s it! Now you have two easy methods for creating a landing page.

We hope you enjoyed this article. If you did, you might want to check out these resources:

Ready to create a landing page that converts? Get started with OptinMonster today.

Bronwynne Powell is a writer for the web. Her background is in journalism, PR, and tech startups.  When she's not writing, she's running after her two young children or listening to supernatural podcasts.

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