A new landing page builder and one-page site creator called “Carrd” has emerged.
In this NEW Carrd tutorial and review, I’ll list out everything about the tool and help you make a decision if this software is right for you or NOT.
So, let’s dive right into it:
What is Carrd?
Carrd is a one-page website builder. Carrd has a ton of use cases like email newsletter sign-up, making a user purchase something, etc. This landing page builder helps you create pages focused on conversions.
Now let’s discuss its features, we’ll be going into each of them one by one:
- Allows upto three websites on the free plan and has fair pricing
- Responsive designs
- Beautiful templates
- Google Analytics integration
- Custom Domain Allowed
- Good amount of documentation and support for help
Themes and Templates
Carrd has a total of 80 templates and all of them are good-looking and responsive. They have different templates for different purposes like newsletter subscriptions, profiles, portfolios, landing pages, etc. The images are below –
We took one of the templates and took a look at its editor interface, its ease of use, and more. Here are the results:
- The editor is easy to use and best of all, it is drag and drop.
- It has various elements like texts, images, buttons, timers, icons, etc.
- You can edit separately for mobile devices.
- The pages and text are animated.
If you are a beginner looking for a free landing page builder, then this can be a pretty good choice.
Google Analytics Integration in Carrd.co
Carrd allows adding Google Analytics to track your visitors and analyze for website data. The drawback is that you have to pay for accessing Google Analytics Integration.
That would cost you another $19/year for one website.
Website Speed in Carrd
Website Speed is one of the most important factors when considering any website builder. This has become all the more important because page speed has become a ranking factor in Google.
I created a demo website and here are the results:
With PageSpeed Insights:
The speed scores were IMPRESSIVE. It loaded in just 2.1 seconds and maintained a score of 92 in PageSpeed Insights…
How to create a website with Carrd?
Creating a site with Carrd is super easy! Here’s how to make one:
- Go to Carrd.co and click on the button saying “choose a starting point”
- Now, you shall be on a page full of templates. Choose one which you like. We chose the highlighted one-
- Once in the editor, edit the text or images just like you want. Click on any element and then you shall be able to edit it.
How to add button in Carrd
To add a button in Carrd.co, just click on the “+” button in the editor and select the button in the dropdown menu. Next, you specify the button link, button color, and lots more…
Carrd Timer Tutorial
Adding a timer in Carrd is very easy and comes useful if you are making an unveiling page. To add a timer in Carrd just click on the “+” button and select timer from the dropdown. Then you can customize the timer’s time and other settings.
- Now, the last step would be to publish this site and for that click the button with a green dot in the top left as shown in the above picture
- Next, just enter your name and URL of your site you would like to publish it on and you’re all done!! We published this site on the url – demobyxof.carrd.co
- Here’s how it looks :
How To Add Another Page To Carrd?
Carrd is a landing page builder, hence you can’t add more pages to it. You can only build a single website with Carrd. However, the steps for adding another website to your Carrd account are as follows:
Step 1. Go to Carrd.co, and log in to your account.
Step 2. Once you are in your dashboard, click on this button:
SEO is very important and Carrd is pretty good for SEO. As shown above, their templates are fast and they even allow you to use a custom domain (but for a price). If you are willing to open up your pockets, then you even get Google Analytics which shall further help you in doing SEO for your Carrd website.
Carrd has three pricing modules:
- Pro-Lite- $9/year
- Pro Standard – $19/year
- Pro Plus Plan – $49/year
Carrd is completely free with all its features but has just one limit- you can build only 3 websites on the free plan and it will have their very tiny branding.
The free plan would be enough to create portfolios or personal websites, but if you want to create landing pages for lead capturing and newsletter subscription then you’ll have to purchase a paid plan
The paid plans come with Google Analytics integration, form builder, and integration with email marketing services like GetResponse, Mailchimp (and lots more), and a custom domain is allowed too…
Overall Pros and Cons of using Carrd
Here are the pros and cons of using this builder:
FAQ Regarding Carrd
This tutorial and review covered everything you need to know about Carrd, one of the best, but new landing page builders. Its amazing themes, responsive designs, ease of use, and generous free version, make it an amazing tool for people who have just started out.
Doing a recap, you now know how to edit and create landing pages in Carrd.co, what it actually is, and whether it is worth your time?
Now, I would ask you a question:
- Which is your favourite landing page builder?
- How many of you have tried out this tool?
Answer them in the comments below, lastly share this post, and spread the word about it so that more readers can benefit from it.