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I have meant to write this post for a long time. There has been a lot written about one-tailed vs. two-tailed tests. However, most of the articles approach the topic from a purely statistical perspective providing many formulas but do not show how to do the calculations. Others articles approach the issue from a high-level business perspective. So, here is my attempt to delve deep into the topic. Some sections in this article are heavy on stats and formulas. If you are not interested in these, you can skip them! Special thanks to our data sciences team …Read More
Test this, test that…and always be testing.
As I listened to one speaker after the next, I wondered why a client would hire them in the first place. If you are a CRO agency, and the best advice you can provide to attendees in a conference is to test this and test that, then I am not sure why these companies would hire you in the first place.
All you need to do is start AB testing, find that one fantastic test that will take you from absolute anonymity to an overnight web success…that is what brings most …Read More
- May 11, 2018
- Conversion Rate Optimization
A conversion optimization project is typically divided into four different phases that intertwine:
Scrutinize stage: You conduct various activities to determine possible testing areas on a platform or campaign Hypothesis: you create a hypothesis for the different testing ideas identified during the scrutinize phase Implement: you validate your hypothesis through the process of AB or usability testing Propagate: you look for insights, share them within the organization, across marketing channels and verticals
As you go through the process of identifying conversion issues on your website (scrutinize), you can easily identify anywhere from 150 to 250 possible test scenarios. Shana Rusonis …Read More
- April 26, 2018
- A/B Testing
Wild guesses and opinions often only result in delusional outcomes. Though opinions are by far the most widely accepted truth, they rarely are factual. It is a better practice to lean on deductive reasoning and logic instead of guesswork. But how do you arrive at what is labeled as a fact or a valid statement? Experimentation is the key.
Businesses realize the importance of scientific experimentation and testing. Many product-based enterprises have embedded experimentation in their organizational culture. The reason – innovation cannot result without experimentation. Moreover, though there are millions of ideas that spur every minute, every hour, it …Read More
There are few key performance indicators that everyone focuses on for an e-commerce store: conversion rates, average order value and the number of monthly visitors. These metrics translate into money in the bank (or lack thereof).
Each of these KPIs is influenced by a variety of other metrics that causes them to go up or down.
It is important to state that abandonment rates are incredibly site specific. Establishing market standards for them is difficult. Each site, with its customer base and specific audience, will require its unique evaluation and solutions.Read More
Bayesian versus Frequentist Statisticians: the war is real
Imagine that you wake up in the one morning and you don’t remember anything from your previous life. You’ve erased all memories from your previous days.
Pretty intense and terrifying, huh?
Well, that’s how Bayesian statisticians describe frequentist colleagues because frequentist statisticians do not use any prior knowledge. Everything you learn about the world is through the lens of events that are happening at the moment and currently.
Michael Hochster explains;
“The essential difference between Bayesian and Frequentist statisticians is in how probability is used.”Read More
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Check out our infographic to know about the growing importance of social media influencers and how social media influencers impact online buying decisions.Read More
More than (51%) half of retailers offer same-day delivery and 65% plan to offer it within two years. 49% of shoppers say that same-day delivery makes them more likely to shop online. Check out our infographic on the importance of Same Day delivery and latest same-day delivery statistics and trends.Read More
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