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Frequently Asked Questions

We want to answer any questions you may have about jInbound. To help with this, we’ve compiled the most common questions we are asked and put them in one spot.

If you don’t see your question, please feel welcome to contact us.

What is Inbound Marketing?

Inbound or content marketing is a process whereby automated marketing activities such as lead nurturing emails are only presented to users who have previously indicated their interest in your products and services. Typically, this desire is indicated by signing up for a free piece of premium content using an email address. 

Is inbound marketing more effective than traditional online marketing?

Inbound marketing is typically my times more efficent that traditional outbound marketing as you attract visitors to your site who are already searching for subjects related to your products and services. Subsequent marketing activities are thus presented to a more motivated, engaged audience than you could ever expect for a traditional marketing campaign online.

What features are currently included in jInbound?

jInbound currently offers easy to create landing pages with the option of using a predesigned template, which doesn’t require any designer knowledge, or you can customize your own template. All of the the landing page templates were built based on research to provide higher conversion rates. There is also a drag and drop form builder, a lead nurturing emails system, and a lead contact manager or a “lite CRM.”

There is a lot to look forward to with jInbound future release features. We have a lot of features in the backlog like CTA A/B testing, predesigned templates, and 3rd party integrations (please visit the marketplace to view our current integrations).

What’s all included when I buy jInbound?

jInbound currently includes the extension with 6 months of support and 6 months of extension updates. It also includes video training for Inbound Marketing.

What Joomla extensions or 3rd party systems (crms, email, etc.) does jInbound integrate with?

We designed jinbound with the intention of making it easy to integrate with other Joomla! or 3rd party extensions. 

A number of plugins in progress, and you can check the released items in the jInbound Marketplace.

How does jInbound compare with popular Inbound Marketing services?

jInbound was specifically designed for users who want basic marketing automation functionality for their inbound marketing strategies but without high ongoing costs. It also provides a good solution for those who want their user data protected and stored on their own servers.

While not as feature-rich as some online services, jInbound is constantly adding new features.

What mail system does jInbound use to send emails?

Currently, jinbound sends emails through your current websites host. For large volumes of email, we recommend configuring your site to use a transactional email service like Mandrill.

We have also created plugins to sync leads to popular mailing services such as MailChimp and AcyMailing. For full details, please visit the marketplace.