Most online shoppers are goal oriented.
Even when just browsing, they are trying to accomplish a goal. You must design every page on your website to help visitors succeed in their quest. If your webpage looks like it does not serve what the visitor is looking for, or, even worse, if it increases the fears, uncertainties and doubts (FUDs) of the visitor, you can expect the visitor to bounce off or exit your website very quickly.
Even highly motivated visitors tend to lose patience with a website that does not give them the information they need.
Website navigation serves the critical …Read More
Case Study – Adding clarity to product pages and reducing visitor anxiety increases conversions by 34%
Not all pages are created equal. Each type of page in an e-commerce website has a unique impact on the store revenue.
Optimizing bottom of the funnel pages boosts profits of e-commerce sites. For example, increasing conversion rate on product pages or the checkout process produces a greater impact on your bottom line compared to increasing the conversion rate of the home page or category pages.Read More
Editor Note: We highly recommend that you implement the different ideas in this blog post through AB testing. By doing that, you will figure out which of these ideas works for your website visitors and which don’t. Download Invesp’s “The Essentials of Multivariate & AB Testing” now to start your testing program on the right foot.
Like most eCommerce store owners, optimizing your conversion rate is probably high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.
The problem, however, is figuring out what exactly you need to optimize for. From copy and design to social media and checkout process, there are …Read More
Editor note: All strategies outlined in this article should be deployed on your website using AB testing. By doing so, you will measure the effectiveness of these strategies and whether they work for your or not. We highly recommend using Invesp’s The Essentials of Multivariate & AB Testing guide.
Let’s start with the bonus!
I faced this situation many times: Our design team is busy working on a project for a client and we after creating the landing page, we discover we need a nicely designed call to action button to use in it. So we start searching for the perfect …Read More
The web is a great place to learn because you can quickly access a lot of information from a variety of sources. The reason it’s easier to learn about something even as difficult as Einstein’s Theory of Relativity online is that you can have it explained in so many different ways that you’ll eventually find bits and pieces that you can understand; bits and pieces you can cobble together into a comprehensive explanation.
What if you want higher conversion rates? Again, the web delivers truckloads of information, advice, examples, case studies, AB test results, – you get the idea – that guide you towards …Read More
We recently worked with a partner client who is located in India. Now if you are familiar with Indian culture, you’d know that they have a lot of holidays. Like, all the time. Between Muslim and Hindu holidays, their was always some sort of #holidaymarketing that needed to take place.
Luckily, much of the world takes breathers between major holidays. In the US, October to December are hot months for many retailers.
Once the retailer has done their due diligence of getting enough eyeballs to their website (which generally increases for most of our clients organically during these “hot” months) …Read More
Have you considered studying your competitors to understand what their customers think of them, what can you learn from them in terms of good features and what you should avoid?
Conducting a competitive landscape analysis is an important step of any conversion optimization program.
Why competitive analysis for conversion rate optimization is important
1. A comprehensive competitive analysis is critical part of any CRO program. Sometimes expanding your conversion rate optimization beyond your website and looking at your competitors can make some fruitful gains.
2. It helps you understand how customers and potential customers think of …Read More
We’ve railed on at length in this blog about paltry online conversion rates. It seems like they are stuck in quicksand. Try as we might, we just can’t pull them out of the single-digit mud.
Perhaps even more frustrating is the lack of reasoning about why the rates are so poor. A Google search for “why are online conversion rates so low” produces only three results that actually talk about low rates, and two of those are really a “reverse psychology” approach to telling you how to improve rates.
The one remaining result, from econsultancy.com, echoes what we have maintained here on …Read More
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