Tactics to maximize registration and opt-in page effectiveness.
Marketers are continually challenged to grow their lists; yet their best acquisition source -- their own site registration pages -- often aren't optimized to be fully effective.
Although consumers are generally willing to share basic information about themselves, such as email addresses, at least a third abandoned online purchases because the site required registration prior to the purchase, according to a Jupiter Research survey. Such a tactic may be necessary for content-oriented transactions, like news sites. Yet forcing a consumer to register appears to limit online transactions' full revenue potential.
To maximize registration and opt-in page effectiveness, consider embracing the following tactics:
Enlisting some of these slight modifications can help drive your newsletter registration conversion even higher. Let me know how it works out.
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