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Optimizing For Trust: How To Write Copy That Improves Conversions


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Conversion copywriting, a tactic that is becoming increasingly popular in the optimization industry, is an essential skill for any growth marketer to develop. Great copy needs to engage visitors and users, communicate a unique selling proposition that is relevant to them, and, most importantly, engender trust so that the visitor will take the next step and convert.

5 Onboarding Techniques to Convert Trials into Paying Customers


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If the sign-up rate for your product’s free trial is high, then you’re doing something right. It’s a great sign if people are willing to take time and give up some information to try out your software for a few weeks.

But are they really trying it? Are they making full use of the trial or just taking a quick glance and disappearing?

Benchmark data says 80% of your free trial users are doing just that — fading away never to become a paying customer.

The truth is that turning free trial users into paying customers is just as important as getting people to try your product. These are five examples of email marketing and A/B testing strategies that can improve your company’s free trial to paying customer conversion rates.

The Impact of Symmetry in Online Marketing


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You may have heard that keeping your ad consistent with your landing page is good. But is that a myth? And if it isn’t, how can you quantify the impact of this symmetry? In early 2013, we performed an experiment on our Pay Per Click landing page aimed at answering these questions.

Our goal was more to answer an interesting question than to find a conversion lift, but we were pleasantly surprised to discover that making our landing page mirror our ads led to a tremendous lift in conversions.

How To A/B Test Price When You Have A Sales Team


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One key element of an experience to A/B test is price. Steven Sinofsky, a board member at Andreessen Horowitz recently wrote that, “Nothing is more critical to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) business than pricing strategy.” I totally agree and experimenting is a key piece of pricing strategy. Testing things like how price is displayed, amount to charge, and how often is all part of the puzzle.

This post will walk you through our price test: how we answered each of these questions by setting it up in Optimizely, adding experiment details into Salesforce, and what we learned so you can run A/B experiments on your price too.

How My Startup Achieved Huge Business Growth By A/B Testing

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As a young marketer, I am always looking for that giant growth opportunity, one that is going to wow the Board of Directors, or my CEO. Oftentimes, we as marketers want to immediately turn to the idea of something completely fresh—an entirely new campaign or a new tool we think will give us an edge over our competitors. More often than not however, the big changes we are looking for are actually small hacks that could be found with some simple A/B tests.

Qualitative Questions That Lead to Great A/B Tests

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You’ve asked everyone in your company. You’ve looked to your competitors. You talk about it with your friends at happy hour. You’re trying to come up with ideas for your next big A/B testing win. Pulling qualitative feedback is the next best place to look. If you’re not getting qualitative with your data to understand your visitors better, then you’re missing out on one of the biggest pieces of learning.

The A/B Advantage [Infographic]


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This infographic is based on aggregate data from more than 4,600 experiments run with Optimizely. It shows the average conversion increase SaaS, media and online retail companies have seen on their websites. These numbers support the fact that companies who employ A/B testing as a methodology have an advantage over those who don’t.

comScore Increases New Leads 69% by Adding a Customer Logo


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Social proof is a topic talked about frequently in online marketing. It is widely agreed upon that showing off logos of happy customers and testimonials on the website positively affects sales. But how do you best use testimonials to turn more new visitors into leads?

Learn how comScore A/B tested to discover a design that increased leads from product pages by 69%.