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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.