Editor note: this is a guest post by Sergey Aliokhin @ Ahrefs
When you as a businessman releases some service or a product, you eager to see the sales skyrocket from the start. And it is for a good reason.
You worked hard to offer something valuable on the market. You expect to spread your service throughout the world of web. You know your product could be a leader in the niche you represent.
However, even though you can nothing to do but stay among outsiders while your competitors hit the jackpot.
Why does it happen?
It happens due to the …Read More
- August 7, 2017
Did you know that 57% of online shoppers surveyed said they had picked up an online order in a store in the last year. Avoiding shipping fees is the top reason why 73% of shoppers preferred buy online and In Store pickup, followed by 32.2% for whom the store was nearby and convenient to pick up item and 30.4% who needed purchased item same day and couldn’t wait for delivery. Check out our infographic on “Buy Online Pick Up In Store” for latest statistics and trends.
Infographic by- Invespcro.com
To Publish this Image on your Blog or Website …Read More
- July 14, 2017
Did you know that 80% of new leads never translate into sales and companies that excel at lead nurturing generate 50% more sales ready leads at a 33% lower cost. More than 35% of B2B marketers surveyed have established a lead nurturing strategy. Check out our infographic on “The importance of lead nurturing” for latest lead nurturing statistics and trends.Read More
- July 7, 2017
How often do you conduct a usability test to realize middle-way through you should have taken a different route?
I wouldn’t be surprised if the answer was very often!
Conducting a usability test is by no means cut and dry, and there are many methodological pitfalls that can turn the whole test into a flop if not conducted properly. It is also an important step when conducting a conversion optimization project.
With the different kinds of usability testing, you should keep an eye on the issues that may rise along the way.
This article will focus on answering questions …Read More
- July 5, 2017
Growth rates for the Software as a Service business model are inspiring high.
You can just check the astounding Dropbox 3900% growth over 15 months, reaching over $1 billion in annual revenue run rate in 2017. Or Slack’s 63% paid seat growth in 5.5 months. Or Zendesk’s dollar-based net expansion rate of 115% during the fourth quarter of 2016. But SaaS companies need to grow at these impressive rates.
Unlike companies in other industries, which would happily welcome a 20% annual growth, a software company growing at 20% annually has a 92% chance of extinction within a few years.
To …Read More
You must cover all the bases to get reliable results from your A/B tests.
A/B testing mimics scientific experiments, however, it is not a tool that will give you a 100% sure answer in 100% of tests that you run. Only few marketers are aware of the limitations of the method and know how to run it to get valid results and minimize the risk of false positives and false negatives.
That’s why Martin Goodson, now the Chief Scientist at Evolution AI, wrote a paper called “Most Winning A/B Test Results Are Illusionary.” In his paper, he explained that badly …Read More
For the love of landing pages, let’s turn them into high-converting machines for our websites.
Who wouldn’t love landing pages? Helpful to visitors and great allies to companies, landing pages drive targeted traffic to your website, bringing in qualified prospects in search for the solutions you and your company offer.
A website can increase leads in 55% by increasing the number of landing pages from 10 to 15. However, generating leads is still the top marketing challenge. The median conversion rate among different industries for lead generation pages falls between 2.6% and 6%. So, there is still room for improvement.Read More
There is no such a thing as a perfect website.
No designer, developer, or marketer can alone spot the entire range of problems on a website.
Why? One direct reason is that only real users can identify some of these problems.
The market nowadays is a fierce battlefield, as everyone is striving to provide the best they can for their users. At the frontline, marketers need techniques to better understand websites’ visitors and customers.
There are many articles that tackle usability testing and its benefits. But most of these articles deal with usability as a broad and theoretical term. …Read More
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