Marketing projects can be complicated. Conversion optimization projects are even more intense. They require a very diverse set of skills and a lot of time and patience. It isn’t enough to just have an “eye” or know a few CRO best practices.
Those days are long gone.
That means you have to pull out all the stops on a CRO project. The investment early on is always quite large and should be done in a very organized way. Ultimately, during the first couple of months, it’s about uncovering. What most CROs struggle with is confining all that they …Read More
We did it. We have officially made it to the 12-year mark in our business. Yeah sure 12 years isn’t one of those milestones people talk about – it’s usually 10 or 15 years. But since we never did a 10-year anniversary post, we are doing it now.
12 years means a lot of challenges. And with every year we became more resilient overcoming issues that do many business in.
Throughout our many years, I can say this one thing applies to every business out there: there is no single strategy that can lead you to success. But hard work, …Read More
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Last week Ayat spoke about the SHIP method (Scrutinize, Hypothesize, Implement, Propagate). She honed in on the first letter in SHIP, Scrutinize. She summarized what it takes to build out your conversion roadmap so you have a plan for testing and moving forward.Read More
Khalid recently wrote a post on why most case studies suck. Well, it wasn’t actually that case studies that suck, but rather that the AB experiments conducted within these case studies are simply not valid. We also had an interesting discussion about in the Invesp linkedin and the Invesp facebook pages and tweeted about it as well.
The point of this long week debate came down to: process, process, process.
If you follow a sound CRO process and are careful about missteps when it comes to AB testing, you can achieve amazing results and have a successful program.
But for …Read More
The CRO industry have evolved tremendously over the last twelve years.
I still recall conversations we used to have with CMOs and VP of marketing at large online retailers trying to introduce them to conversion optimization.
We would first try to determine if they even knew what were even talking about (it was that new): “Have you considered CRO?”
The first response for the most part was, “CRO? You mean SEO. Yes, we are working on increasing traffic to our website.”
“No, I am not talking about SEO, I am talking CRO…conversion rate optimization. Increasing your website conversion rate.”Read More
In 1979, psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky published a paper titled, “Prospect Theory: An Analysis Of Decision Under Risk”
The theory states:
“People make decisions based on the potential value of losses and gains rather than the final outcome.”Read More
The worse thing to do when trying to refine a product, despite its nature, is to ignore the need for testing and rely on guess work under the pretense of scarcity of resources, time limitation, lack of knowledge or whatever your excuse might be.
Regardless that many think of usability testing as hill climbing, instead of seeing it as a solution, because there is much unknown, and they may lack experience.
The bottom line is that the data you can attain through usability studies is unmatched. Usability testing uncovers issues, alludes to possibilities, and provides a roadmap for immediate necessary …Read More
The question of website redesign vs. conducting CRO optimization is familiar to companies with a strong online presence. In some instances, gradual conversion optimization effort is the way to go, sometimes a redesign is inevitable.
However, there is a dilemma here.
Although getting new customers to convert remains to be a challenge, once they do convert, returning customers love the site and experience. Would you disrupt and invest in something loyal customers seem pretty okay with?Read More
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