The Senate is expected to pass a bill today that would require online retailers to collect state and local sales tax. Some e-commerce sites, like eBay, argue this will remove the competitive advantage online retailers once held in offering lower prices than brick and mortar stores. Moral of the story: If you’re an e-commerce site […]
Often times the hardest part of A/B testing is determining what to test in the first place. After having worked with thousands of customers who do A/B testing every day, one of the most common questions we still hear is, “Where do I begin?”
Conveniently, website testing inherently generates more questions than it answers. Your first test can lead to a whole litany of follow-up tests and iterations. For when you’ve exhausted all of those, or if you’re just getting started, here are 71 ideas (some more serious than others…) for testing your website.
Today’s guest blog is from Kyle Duford, Director of eCommerce at Chrome Industries. Previously, Kyle managed eCommerce at Speck. Growing up my Dad had a few choice catchphrases — mostly ones I can’t write here. “Life is like a big wheel, what goes around comes around,” he’d say at just the moment the young version […]
The goal of any A/B test is to compare two (or more) versions of a web page and see which version performs best. What “performs best” actually means is entirely up to you and depending on the test’s goals, it could mean any number of things. But however you define “performs best,” you’ll measure this […]
This is a guest post from Jonathan Lau, content and marketing manager at AdRoll, a leading retargeting platform. It’s go time for marketers! While customers are busy wading through department stores bursting with decorations or beginning to research potential present ideas for grandma online, marketers are executing strategy carefully-devised many months ago. A marketer’s preparation […]
In a webinar last week, we shared ideas for how e-commerce sites can use AB testing to improve their conversion rates this holiday season. As site traffic peaks for many businesses between November and February, so does the potential for fast results from AB tests. Watch how simple AB tests can go a long way […]
Background ZAGG is one of the largest e-commerce sites for mobile electronic accessories. After success selling the invisibleSHIELD in 2006, ZAGG has grown with the industry into a leading online marketplace for mobile device accessories of all types. Challenge and Goals The product pages on ZAGG.com presently utilize three types of imagery for product display: […]
The holiday season is around the corner, and most e-commerce websites will start to see the annual spike in site traffic. Last year saw continued growth in online holiday shopping, especially for shoppers making purchases from mobile devices, and this season seems all too likely to surpass last year’s in holiday dollars spent online. Are […]
We interviewed Boris Masis a program manager at Bigstock, a subsidiary of Shutterstock, about testing culture at Bigstock, how the team prioritizes test ideas, and a unique test on their internal search algorithm that dramatically improved the user experience for Bigstock.