Yes, it’s that time again. Black Friday draws near, and as usual we’ll find ourselves swimming in great deals — some of which have already started to appear.

We’ve been covering Black Friday deals for more than a decade. As the web design tools and aids become increasingly powerful and sophisticated you find yourself getting more and more for your money with each passing year.

Our experience over the past few years has put us in a position to locate and offer top values on premium web design tools. We’re delighted to share the benefits of our knowledge and expertise with you.

What types of discounts does Black Friday 2019 hold in store for you? Which of these special shopping days extends throughout the weekend and all the way until Cyber Monday 2019? And, how can you get the best Black Friday deals?

Let’s find out.

1. LayerSlider


More than just a slider, LayerSlider is a multi-purpose animation platform you can use to create sliders, mind-blowing slideshows, image galleries, animated page blocks, and even a complete website.

This premium design tool features a host of versatile layout options including hero scene, full size, and OS native full screen. Your web creations are guaranteed to be device friendly since LayerSlider adapts to any type of screen size. LayerSlider is also SEO friendly and retina and localization ready plugin.

LayerSlider features a drag and drop editor so you don’t have to bother with coding, nor do you need any special design skills. Smart features such as live preview, timelines, ruler guides, and more are there to help you along the way, and LayerSlider offers plenty of professionally hand-crafted slider templates to work with, including simpler templates that new users will find helpful.

Discount: Users will automatically receive 40% OFF with reduced pricing. This offer is available from 25th November until 2nd December (so as to include Cyber Monday).

2. Simvoly


A sales funnel is one of the digital marketing industry’s core concepts. Building one from scratch can take massive amounts of time and energy. Simvoly offers an easier, better way. You can build a highly converting lead generation and sales funnel in minutes for yourself or for a client.

There are several stunning designs to pick from to create your sales and conversion funnel. Fully customizable funnel templates are available for every stage in the process from lead generation, lead magnet, home, and opt-in to landing pages and an online store.

The support is excellent, plus you have access to a series of 18 videos to guide you through working with the builder.

Discount: The Black Friday offer is for a 70% discount on all plans for the first 3 or 6 months. You can grab your offer directly from the page simply by selecting one of the plans and submitting your payment for the promo offer. The discount is available until Tuesday, December 3rd.

3. Brizy Cloud Website Builder

Brizy Cloud

To easily create a professional, multi-page website requires only two things: (1) your idea as to what you want, and (2) the Brizy Cloud Website Builder. You don’t need to concern yourself with coding, and you don’t even have to have designer skills to create a website in minutes. Brizy is FREE, but you’ll need to open an account to save any project you’ve work on.

Brizy is optimized for mobile and tablet use, page loading is fast, and you’ll have more than 700 design blocks, 150 page layouts, and 45 popups to work with. There are two paid plans in addition to the free forever plan.

If you opt for either of the paid plans, be sure to take advantage of the Black Friday Discount: Use discount Code: BF40OFF in the shopping cart on https://www.brizy.cloud/#pricing. The discount is available from 29 Nov to 2 Dec.

Important Note: You also get access to the Brizy PRO WordPress plugin with your Brizy Cloud purchase.

4. Round Icons Bundle — 40,000 Icons and illustrations

Round Icons Bundle

Here’s your opportunity to download the world’s biggest icons and illustrations bundle, keep it forever, and get all the new icons that will be included over the next year at a huge 40% Discount. That’s $59 for the bundle instead of the usual $99. Download includes AI source files, SVG, PNG, Sketch and Iconjar formats. The price increases to $149 next January.

The discount is valid from November 24th until December 5th. Use coupon code: BLACKFRIDAY.

5. Logic Hop — Content Personalization for WordPress

Logic Hop

Logic Hop brings the power of content personalization to your WordPress sites and allows you to show the right content, at the right geolocation, to the right person, and at the right time.

This is the only design tool that does this for one low price; a price that is even lower when you take advantage of their Black Friday Discount. Get 40% off any purchase with coupon code CYBER2019.

6. TheGem — Creative Multi-Purpose High-Performance WordPress Theme


TheGem is a complete, multipurpose design toolbox that’s filled with flexible features, more than 400 trendy creative templates, 90 pre-built websites, and the powerful WPBakery Page Builder for easy page building. This bestselling ThemeForest theme is one of the highest performing tools out there. You can expect 5-star support.

TheGem 4.0 features a bunch of new designs and other goodies, and the entire package is yours at a 50% Black Friday discount.

7. Stockfresh


Why look elsewhere for stock photos, vectors, and high-quality graphics when you can easily find what you need in Stockfresh’s millions of images inventory. Thousands of new pictures are added daily; all at affordable prices. Whether you want images of animals or architecture, beauty or business, music or nature, or some other category, Stockfresh meets your needs.

Enjoy 25% off on all stock image plans purchased on Black Friday!

8. Mobirise Website Builder


Mobirise provides all the benefits of working with an offline builder. You won’t be tied to a specific platform, you can host your site anywhere, and you have total control over the entire process. Since everything is drag and drop there’s no need for coding, your site will be 100% mobile-friendly and crazy-fast, and you can get an online store up and running in no time at all.

Mobirise is free for commercial use and on Black Friday you can order the Mobirise Website Builder Kit at a 94% discount.

9. Savah


Savah gives designers a quick way to get feedback on their work, whether it is feedback to be shared and reviewed among team members, with shareholders, or both. Savah makes it easy to create an end-to-end UX for new web and mobile app projects, manage project workflows, and sync designs with Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive. Savah offers a 50% Black Friday discount on its annual plan for larger teams. The discount is in effect through December 15th.

10. Movedo WP Theme — We DO MOVE Your World

Movedo WP Theme

Movedo is a top-rated author created premium theme. Its overall design can best be described as clean, modern, and super flexible. Thanks to Movedo’s many unique and impressive design features the sky is not the limit as to what you can accomplish.

This premium theme can be yours for only $29, a Black Friday discount of 50%.


Black Friday 2019 will be here before you know it. We predict it to be the biggest online shopping weekend of the year. Because of the shorter holiday season this time around, retailers are launching their Black Friday deals earlier than usual.

Black Friday offers many excellent opportunities to buy and save on all your holiday gifts. You can get your shopping done well before the last-minute rush gets underway.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are indisputably two of the biggest shopping holidays of the year for consumers, but it is also a great time for digital marketers, small business owners and agile teams to snag critical martech tools at a bargain.

Many marketers are so focused on finishing up their campaigns for Black Friday and Cyber Monday that they might overlook some valuable deals on marketing technology from popular vendors. But martech vendors aren’t the only ones with special offers for marketers this year — many accreditated, reputable institutions are offering professional certifications and a wide range of digital marketing courses at steep discounts.

Black Friday martech deals

  • Adobe is offering a 40% discount to individual users on its Creative Cloud All Apps plan. Industry-standard apps including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and the new iPad version of photoshop are among the 20 apps included in the plan. The offer ends on Friday, November 29.
  • Adobe’s Black Friday special also includes a Creative Cloud for Teams deal offering 25% off the entire collection of creative apps for your team.
  • Email List Validation’s services allow users to verify and clean lists, improve deliverability and help marketers deliver engaging emails. Email List Validation is offering up to 50% off of all plans until November 30.
  • Grammarly is offering new users a 55% discount on its annual subscription. Directions on accessing the discount can be found here.
  • SE Rankings is offering 30% off any SE Ranking pricing plan. Apply promo code BLACKFRIDAY2019 at the checkout page. The offer is valid until December 2 at midnight EST.
  • Conversion and lead generation tool OptinMonster provides a low-code tool to help marketers boost email signs through different email forms on their sites. OptinMonster is offering a 35% discount on all OptinMonster plans.
  • Social media management tool for agencies and SMBs SocialPilot is offering a flat 20% off lifetime deal for new users who create an account before December 31.
  • WP Engine is offering 5 free months on an annual Startup, Growth, and Scale plans.

Discounted professional certifications and online courses

In addition to software sales, several online institutions are also offering courses to help marketers grow within the profession. If your organization promotes continuing education, there are several Black Friday Deals for marketing programs and certifications.

  • Online learning platform Coursera is offering 10% off on your first course if you sign up by Black Friday. Wired.com has curated a list of course offerings ranging from data science to AI for everyone.
  • Digital Marketing Institute is offering 30% off courses that help marketers develop skills including Google Ads, social media marketing and search engine optimization (SEO), among others. Marketers who complete the DMI Pro course will become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional, a globally recognized standard.
  • Professional online learning platform Udemy is offering steep discounts on digital marketing courses spanning different aspects and special industry-specific skills. A variety of self-paced and instructor-led courses are available starting at $9.99 until November 29.

Whether you want to help your team grow by adopting new tools, or want to reward them for their hard work by offering them the opportunity to grow professionally and earn a certification or take a skills-driven course, there are plenty of deals for marketers. And if you’re looking for gifts for coworkers, Office Depot’s Black Friday sale could help you find something to delight your colleagues.

About The Author

Jennifer Videtta Cannon serves as Third Door Media’s Senior Editor, covering topics from email marketing and analytics to CRM and project management. With over a decade of organizational digital marketing experience, she has overseen digital marketing operations for NHL franchises and held roles at tech companies including Salesforce, advising enterprise marketers on maximizing their martech capabilities. Jennifer formerly organized the Inbound Marketing Summit and holds a certificate in Digital Marketing Analytics from MIT Sloan School of Management.


Amazon said this Prime Day (July 15-16) was “the largest shopping event in Amazon history,” with sales exceeding Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Indeed, Prime Day has established itself as a third online shopping mega-event (the others are Cyberweek and Labor Day), with online retail sales exceeding $2 billion according to Adobe Analytics.

$7 billion in sales. Internet Retailer, by contrast, estimated that sales on Amazon.com surpassed $7 billion, when including Amazon and all its marketplace sellers. That compares with just over $4 billion last year according to the organization.

Analysis from Adobe and Amazon present a fairly bullish assessment of online sales for other retailers (e.g., Target, Walmart, etc.). But there’s conflicting evidence on this point and some data suggests that retailers not named Amazon only benefitted modestly by comparison.

earlier reported that “large retailers ($1B annual revenue) saw a 64% increase in sales versus an average Monday, compared to last year’s 54%.” Additionally, smaller retailers with less than $5 million in annual revenue saw a 30% increase in online sales. Day two of Prime Day, according to Adobe, saw a 72% increase in sales for large retailers, while niche retailers enjoyed a 25% bump.

Saleforce said that “just over half (51%) of retailers joined the Prime Day party through some type of promotion.” The company reported that non-Amazon e-commerce sites saw 37% year-over-year revenue growth (compared with 60% last year). It also said that 49% of orders and 65% of visits happened on mobile devices.

Edison Trends reported that overall sales were up 78% percent compared with Prime Day 2018 — qualified by the fact that Prime Day this year lasted 48 hours compared with 36 in 2018. On an hourly spend basis, sales were up 35% year-over-year.

Now the bad news: according to Edison, among major retailers running sales during the same period, “Amazon took 87% of the market share of total spend when we aggregate sales from BestBuy, Walmart, eBay and Target’s rival flash sales on the same days.” That means these other retailers collectively brought in 13% of total online sales during July 15 – 16.

Separately, AppsFlyer found that “other E-commerce platforms are taking an unprecedented hit during Amazon Prime Day.” AppsFlyer looked at data for the top 100 apps in the run-up to and during Prime Day, comparing “installs, in-app events and purchase events” in the U.S. and U.K.

The company concluded that other e-commerce sites were “clearly an afterthought” compared with Amazon. All three measures declined by double digits during the examined time frame.  

Another win for Amazon: ad spending. Ad management platform Kenshoo reported that advertisers on its platform spent 3.8X on Amazon ads this year, related to Prime Day promotion. Kenshoo added that ad spending translated into almost 6X revenue growth. Spending on Amazon varied in specific categories:

  • Toys & Games — 6.3X YoY
  • Health & Beauty — 3.1X YoY
  • Computer & Electronics — 2X YoY
  • CPG –1.2X YoY

Why we should care. It’s possible that the Salesforce and Adobe numbers are accurate — there was meaningful sales growth YoY for other retailers — but that the real dollars still flowed to Amazon. Regardless, there does seem to be a halo effect from Prime Day that benefits other retailers to varying degrees. It makes sense, then, for retailers to continue to promote parallel sales. One question for consideration: what if they programmed their rival sales to precede or follow Prime Day; would that deliver more revenue?

About The Author

Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google .