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For Insound, Testing the 15-Year-Old Search Algorithm Drives 39% Lift


For Insound, Testing the 15-Year-Old Search Algorithm Drives 39% Lift

Insound has witnessed a fascinating shift in music buying behavior over the years. Around 2005, vinyl LPs started selling at a greater rate. By 2007 they were outselling CDs. By 2008, they accounted for the majority of all sales. As sales migrated to a new (old) format Clearhead hypothesized that the search algorithm—which had been the same for 15 years—could be optimized. They were right.

How 2 Words Lifted Insound’s Checkout Funnel Conversion to 54%


How 2 Words Lifted Insound’s Checkout Funnel Conversion to 54%

Insound came to us in a pinch. WIth just 2.5 weeks to drive results before holiday promotions launched, Insound asked my team at Clearhead to run a test to help patch a leaky checkout funnel. This test had to be 1. easy to implement and 2. high impact. Whoever says button tests are too simple to drive meaningful results might want to reconsider. Two words went a long way in this checkout funnel test on Insound.com. We put our money on “Almost Done”.