John Lott, partner at Spearmint Love, an online store selling baby clothes, had a problem. He had just left his job at an equity firm to work full-time on his wife’s ecommerce business.
To anyone who’s exclusively done business online, I cannot stress enough how beneficial it is to sell to humans, face-to-face. First of all, in person, you can learn what people are really looking for — and you can make suggestions accordingly.
Would you believe me if I told you that with a few simple strokes on the keyboard, you could tiptoe your way past your audience’s conscious objections, directly influence their subconscious minds, and instantly boost your conversion rates?
So how does Google work? Have you always wanted to know? Well, you’re in luck, Google decided to disclose their “secret sauce” on April 1, 2002, by announcing “Pigeon Rank.”
Most A/B test and conversion optimization ideas have their beginnings in web analytics reports. And there are countless types of reports that can provide inspiration for meaningful A/B testing. But still, it is extremely hard to come up with a successful test hypothesis using only quantitative data.
Link building is one of the most essential aspects of SEO, yet also one of the most misunderstood and difficult pieces of the search marketing equation. We all know that acquiring high-quality links to your website is one of Google’s primary ranking factors, but not all links are created equally…
Marketers often have a love/hate relationship with case studies. Writing case studies can be nothing short of a chore. They are an incredibly time-consuming task and require tons of scheduling. And when you think about it, why would anyone trust your side of a case study story? Despite that, case…
This year we had TONS of great posts that came from our regular contributors as well as industry experts. It’s just hard to remember all the hits!
Website owners and executive teams have a tendency to want to add more “stuff” to websites. “I think we should add a contact form to the sidebar.” “Let’s add a slider to the home page that slides through each of our main features!”