Should You Change User Behavior on Your Landing Pages?

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Many marketers believe that they are supposed to change a user’s behavior. According to the theory, an effective landing page will challenge a user’s existing behavior and attempt to get them to adopt a new behavior that involves a conversion action. Most landing pages are attempting to coerce a potential customer to get, do, buy, […]

Getting Started with eCommerce Personalization

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Fact: 97% of an online stores’ visitors will leave the website without buying. Most of them never visited the site before nor will ever get back again, which means there’s no second chance for a first impression. Imagine being able to assign every person who walked in your store an incredibly skilled personal shopper—one who […]

Conversion Goal? It Depends on Your Business Model

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When you hear the term conversion rate optimization, what comes to mind? If you’re like most marketers, you probably think sales. And of course, from a business perspective, that’s the bottom line. We all want sales. But if you think about it, there are a lot of small milestones that precede the final sales. And […]

Smart Sales Funnels Are Coming – Are You Ready?

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The future of online marketing is arriving now… And it’s about to transform the way you sell your products and services online. But who am I and why should you care what I have to say on this topic? Well, I’m the founder of a Web marketing agency called Petovera that specializes in custom landing page and website sales […]

Why Engagement Doesn’t Always Lead to Conversions (& What to Do About It)

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Are you looking for that perfect recipe to engagement that will lead to more conversions on your site? If you’re like most marketers, you’re thinking, “Well, sure, we need as much engagement as we can get!” But be careful. More engagement does not necessarily mean more conversions. The truth is, too much engagement can actually […]

CRO School: 5 Sets of Data to Crunch to Improve Conversions

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You can’t ignore numbers when you’re talking conversion rate optimization (CRO). Data on what’s happening with your website and marketing initiatives drives future developments, strategy and campaigns. But which numbers are the most important? Here are five areas that you can’t ignore if you want to get the results and conversions you expect from your […]

Best Practices for Ad Campaign Management in 2015

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If there’s one word that will exemplify the strategies of ad campaigns this year, it’s synergy. As much as we’d like to cringe at the use of buzzwords like that, there’s a kernel of truth to this one. Today’s ad campaigns demand a unified publishing voice and a recognizable brand personality. Those, along with these […]

5 Practical CRO Predictions for 2015

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It’s that time of year again. Out with the old, in with the new, onward and upward. Nowhere is that more true than in the business of conversion rate optimization. As someone who eats, lives and breathes this line of work, I felt that now was the perfect time, not just to look ahead at […]

The CRO’s Persuasion Guidebook, Part 2

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Yesterday, I shared Part 1 of the CRO’s Persuasion Guidebook. If you missed it, I highly recommend that you read it. Today, we dig into more advanced persuasion tactics, namely, ways to adapt your Web content and copy to drive conversions. These are the tactics relied on most by highly profitable brands. Use them to […]