Predictably Vague: Statistics for Marketing, SEO and Conversion Rate Optimisation

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Thank you to all of you who attended what was our most successful webinar yet! In this webinar, it’s all about the numbers. As marketers, we live in an age of increasingly complex data. Many of the tools we deal with day to day have complex maths at their core, and whether you’re doing CRO, SEO or just looking at analytics, it’s important to have a grasp of what you’re seeing. Do you really understand the data? Is a significant result always a valid one? To help you along, we’ll…

Statistics for Conversion Rate Optimisation – SEOgadget Webinar

SEOgadget Statistics Webinar

It’s been far too long since we’ve run a webinar here at SEOgadget, so to bring them back with a bang we’ve got something rather special lined up. Following an extremely popular session at London’s Conversion Conference, Pete Wailes will be running through his presentation on ‘Mislead by the Numbers – Stats for Conversion Optimizers’. If you missed his session at the conversion conference, then save the 7th November in your calendar! In this webinar, it’s all about the numbers. As marketers, we live in an age of increasingly complex…

5 Forms of Scarcity to Skyrocket Your Sales

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Scarcity is a glorious form of persuasion and when exploited can yield incredible benefits to your conversion rate. Here’s a Merriam Webster’s definition of scarcity… “The quality or state of being scarce; especially: want of provisions for the support of life” That’s extremely useful…but in a nutshell if you reduce the quantity supplied of a product or its availability you create a scarce product. This perceived scarcity then allows you to sell more. Here are some clever and awesome scarcity techniques to increase sales. 1. The classic limited stock Displaying…

How Intention May Influence Search Result Click Through [Conversion Conference]

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It was a few months ago when I was invited to speak at the excellent Conversion Conference London. We do have a strong conversion rate optimisation knowledge base, but the title for this particular session was in fact labelled: ”SEO and SEM vs. CRO – Tactics for Optimising Both Search & Conversion”. Around the same time I accepted to speak on the panel for the conference in December, SlingshotSEO had published their click through rate study (first, via SEOmoz) while MiraMetrix were working on an interesting eye tracking survey for Dr Pete to publish later on…

Getting to Grips With Conversion Rate Optimisation

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When it comes to improving website conversion, not every CEO, product manager, in-house SEO or sales director fully understands CRO, at least, not where to start, or what to do first. It’s a big initial challenge for us when we first engage with a new CRO client. Today I’d like to share a “10,000 ft view” post on how newcomers to the CRO process should perceive the activity, and how they should be aware of their own attitude towards conversion. Understand your customers Let’s start with an analogy (in fact,…

Conversion Rates and the Marmite Effect

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Did you read that post title correctly? Marmite? Yes that’s right. Conversion rates seriously have a marmite effect about them. You can end up loving or hating conversion rate metrics, and it really depends on how you apply them to a real situation. One of the biggest issues I find with new CRO clients, is that they’re not always applying appropriate metrics to their decisions. In today’s post, I’ll be discussing how conversion rates can be an absolutely horrible metric leading to sub optimal decisions, and how to turn that…

5 Analytics Reports That Add Real Insight into Website Performance

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There are thousands of reports and metrics in the world of web analytics today but my quest is to find 5 key reports that add real insight i.e. has an actionable outcome. This post explores 5 awesome analytics reports and discusses the incredible insight you can get out of it to measure website performance. So what are we waiting for? Let’s get stuck in!!! Click Density Analysis Reports In a nut shell? Shows you what site overlay works best and what does not… Actionable insights? What I love about click…

CRO CASE STUDY: INCREASING CONVERSION ON PREZZYBOX.COM

Who did we work with? Prezzybox.com is a £3 million turnover online retailer that focuses on delivering gifts and gifts ideas for special occasions. They sell a great range of products, with a fun and friendly approach, whilst maintaining a strong customer focused service. By applying our CRO strategy to their site, we helped them get a 35% increase in sales on their first round of split testing. “A 35% lift in conversion in the first series of A/B split tests, quite simply phenomenal, awesome work!” Zak Edwards – CEO…