Standard FeaturesAdvertising Evaluator Should you advertise? Statistics Are your numbers going up or down? Activity Tracker Track sales and traffic daily Smart Recommendations Tailored to your store Simplicity Easy-to-use, so you use it
So what exactly is this thing?
Thrive is a web app for independent, brick-and-mortar stores. It's the tool you didn't know you needed. In a nutshell, it analyses your store's performance and gives you the hard data you need to make crucial decisions. But Thrive is so much more. Take a look through the features to get a glimpse of what Thrive can do.
Smarter than your average spreadsheet
Thrive is the result of years of research into just what makes retail stores succeed. Its intelligence engine performs bazillions of calculations on your store’s activity to determine specifically what will help you. We’d love to tell you exactly how it works, but our lawyers won’t let us.
Focus on the customers you have
Attracting customers is expensive. Thrive takes the approach of first working with the customers you have. Convert more, and sell more to each person. It's that simple. Of course, don't take our word. Thrive will show you the numbers.
Are you wasting money on advertising?
It's easy to buy advertising and hope for the best. But the best advertising is that which gives a measurable result. Thrive will evaluate advertising buys (or any other promotional activity) before and after. You'll soon see what's worth the money and what's not.
Advertising return-on-investment (ROI)
Thrive treats advertising as an investment. And for any investment to be worthwhile, money earned should be more than money spent. Thrive will give you an ROI for any campaign, so you'll know if you've doubled your money, or lost your shirt.
Don't be swindled by aggresive ad sellers
Say someone wants to sell you an ad. Well, enter the numbers in Thrive and see the kind of attraction you'll need to break even. Then, use these numbers to bargain with the ad reps, or shut them down completely.
Who watches your store's numbers?
Thrive does. It looks at attraction, conversion rate and transaction value and reports back. At a glance you can find out what you're doing well and where you can improve.
On every page, you’ll see your Stats. These are your store's most important metrics. Keep an eye on these and make sure they don’t go too low! Dig a bit deeper and Thrive will show you how they relate to your sales goals.
Break down your goals
Enter your sales goal into Thrive -- no matter how high -- and Thrive will show you the required increase in attraction, conversion and transaction value. And because they work together, a small increase in each will result in a huge increase in total sales. You'll be surprised to see just how far you can go with small changes.
Count every visitor and every sale
Before you can improve, you need to know where you stand. Thrive gives you a way to easily track the most important numbers: sales figures and traffic counts.
Do what the big stores do
Any big chain will have piles of data on how many visitors they get, how much they spend, and how often they return. Thrive takes care of all the analysis so you have the same insight as big stores, without employing an expensive team of experts.
Traffic count automation
Thrive is intended to be as hands-off as possible. Take that to a new level with the optional traffic count module. Install a couple small pieces of hardware, and your traffic counts will automatically update in Thrive. So all you have to do is reap the benefits.
Advice so good it'll make anyone look like a genius
All of the information about your store is fed into Thrive's smart recommendation system. Out the other side comes a set of concrete actions that'll increase the cash coming through your door. And unlike most advice, Thrive recommendations are tailored to your store. You only see what's relevant to you. Then, as your store changes, so do the recommendations.
The consultant that never leaves your side
Hiring a consultant is always a gamble. They're expensive, and they only see a snapshot of what you've done. Thrive is always there. It sees when you need help and it sees when you're doing well. It's continually updating its advice to suit your current situation.
Thrive believes your focus should always be on your store. Running a store doesn't leave a lot of time for research, so Thrive provides definitions right there where you need them. No flipping to the back of a book, or searching the web in vain.
You don't need to know how to use it, to use it
Learning a new app shouldn't be a chore. With Thrive, you really never have to learn how to use it. A guide on each page tells you exactly what you're looking at. If you need more details (or want to learn what's going on behind the scenes) each page has an orange button that'll help you without taking you away from what you're doing.
At the bottom of each page you'll see rotating tips. You'll find all sorts of useful tidbits going past. If one piques your interest, hover over it and get all the details. If you're busy, ignore them and carry on.
"What is This?" and the orange button
On the left of every page in Thrive you'll find the same text -- "What is this?" along with a simple description of what you're looking at. If you're still curious, just press the orange button and all your questions will be answered.