facebook-mobile-blue

Converting on Facebook: Why Losing Like-Gate Doesn’t Really Matter

Aug 22, 2014 - Marketers must remain user-centric in order to earn conversions on Facebook. Posts that generate the most interaction and engagement will be the ones that see the highest reach. Comments

What Visitors Want: 13 Tools for Collecting Feedback on Your Site

vistor-feedback Aug 5, 2014 - One of the best ways to discover how you can better your website is by asking your visitors what they want to see. Here are several tools that allow you to gather feedback from your visitors easily and effectively. Comments

Increase Your Site Conversions With the Right Color

color-wheel Jul 8, 2014 - The colors you use throughout your website and for your calls to action can have a profound effect on conversion rates. Here are some tips to help you use color to boost sales and return on investment. Comments

Using Customer Stories to Build Trust and Increase Conversions

testimonial Jun 24, 2014 - User reviews, or social proof, can help build trust in your business, but there's a right way and a wrong way to apply social proof to your website. Here are some best practices for making the most of case studies and testimonials. Comments

5 Ways to Use Your Visitors’ Cognitive Biases to Your Advantage

cognitive-bias Jun 10, 2014 - At its core, conversion optimization is all about psychology. Make sure you understand how people think and what motivates them in their decision-making and leverage that knowledge to optimize your marketing. Comments

6 Tools for Cost-Effective Website Usability Testing

Funnel May 27, 2014 - There's a growing community of crowdsourced remote usability testing options avaiable for marketers. Here are six of the top tools. Comments

Google Analytics Advanced Segments: A Conversion Optimizer’s BFF

segmentationsigns1 May 13, 2014 - Marketers should take advantage of Google Analytics Advanced Segments to increase their conversion rate, consciously direct media spend, and enhance personalization. Comments

Autonomy and the Free Will to Convert

choice-iw Apr 29, 2014 - Even though it is your goal as a marketer to get customers to complete a conversion action, you must allow them to maintain a sense of control over their decision-making process. Comments

5 Things You Can Do Today for Higher Conversions Tomorrow

leads-shutterstock-154962107 Apr 15, 2014 - Here are five tips you can utilize to boost your conversion rate, including featuring better photos on your website, improving call-to-action buttons, and building trust among consumers. Comments

How Persuasive Are Your Product Pages?

persuasive--pages-3 Apr 1, 2014 - By looking at examples from Amazon, Walmart, and other sites, we can see what makes a product page successful, and what could deter customers from purchasing. Comments

Me vs. You: How Pronouns Affect Click Conversion Rates

me-you-shutterstock-132404051 Mar 18, 2014 - The pronoun you choose to use in your call-to-action button can make a huge difference in whether people click on your button and buy or pass you up for the next guy's website. Comments

Can a Flat Design Lead to Increased Conversions?

flat-design-shutterstock-148527764 Mar 4, 2014 - The concept of flat design has been around for some time now, but its recent rise in popularity is largely tied to the increasing use of mobile: Flat designs tend to load much more quickly on mobile devices, making them more popular with users who... Comments

8 Rapport-Building Tactics to Increase Website Conversions

conversion-funnel-strategies Feb 18, 2014 - Whether your website is directed toward consumers or other businesses, building rapport with your visitors is essential to increasing conversions. Comments

7 Tools for Creating a Conversion-Optimized Mobile Website

mobilewebsite Feb 4, 2014 - These seven services can help you create a dynamic mobile site, so you don't have to give your visitors a site that was really designed for desktop. Comments

Conversion Trends to Watch in 2014

4year2014 Jan 22, 2014 - Mobile optimization, marketing automation, phone conversions, and content personalization are among the trends predicted for 2014. Comments

6 Tools for Optimizing Your Copy, Content and Headlines

shutterstock-116408224 Jan 7, 2014 - Businesses can make great gains by optimizing their site copy, content and headlines. Here are six tools to help you get started on this critical aspect of your digital marketing effort. Comments

2 Steps to Building Trust with Your Homepage

trusted-brand Dec 10, 2013 - Very few visitors will come to your site consciously looking for indications that they can trust you, but they will be looking for reasons NOT to trust you. How do you make the best possible first impression? Comments

Breaking Through the Brain’s Barriers

Knowledge Nov 26, 2013 - The human brain hasn't changed for more than 100,000 years, yet its exposure to information is growing at an unprecedented rate. How can marketers get through when the brain is screening megabytes of data every milliseconds? Comments

Why You Won’t Read This Post

serif-sans-serif Nov 12, 2013 - If you have a website you want people to actually read, how do you optimize your text so visitors are less likely to pass over it? It turns out some very smart researchers have been asking the same question for years; here is some of what they've learned... Comments

Using Email to Get the Conversion (Without Stalking)

ta-opt-in-incentive Oct 29, 2013 - Whether you market to business buyers or consumers, you will constantly need to prove that you deserve a place in your subscribers' inbox. Even someone who has opted in can (and will) flag your mail as spam if it comes too frequently or provides no... Comments

Landing Page Video: Conversion Villain or Hero?

timash-lightbox-video-embed-oculu Oct 15, 2013 - So you have a video on your landing page... is it helping your customers along the path to purchase, or causing distraction? Comments

Get the ClickZ Analytics newsletter delivered to you. Subscribe today!

COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Featured White Papers

IBM: Social Analytics - The Science Behind Social Media Marketing

IBM Social Analytics: The Science Behind Social Media Marketing
80% of internet users say they prefer to connect with brands via Facebook. 65% of social media users say they use it to learn more about brands, products and services. Learn about how to find more about customers' attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on social media channels.

Marin Software: The Multiplier Effect of Integrating Search & Social Advertising

The Multiplier Effect of Integrating Search & Social Advertising
Latest research reveals 68% higher revenue per conversion for marketers who integrate their search & social advertising. In addition to the research results, this whitepaper also outlines 5 strategies and 15 tactics you can use to better integrate your search and social campaigns.

Resources

Jobs

    • Product Specialist
      Product Specialist (Agora Inc. ) - BaltimoreDescription: The Product Specialist is hyper-focused on the customer experience and ensures that our...
    • Partnerships Senior Coordinator
      Partnerships Senior Coordinator (Zappos.com, Inc.) - Las VegasZappos IP, Inc. is looking for a Partnerships Senior Coordinator! Why join us? Our...
    • Assistant Product Listing Ads (PLA) Manager
      Assistant Product Listing Ads (PLA) Manager (Zappos.com, Inc.) - Las VegasZappos IP, Inc. is looking for an Assistant Product Listing Ads (PLA...