For some light relief on a Friday, we’re rehashing the classic Chuck Norris Facts to see what would happen if Chuck Norris decided to become a marketing expert and critique your favorite landing page. It won’t be pretty…
Landing pages, conversion, bounce rate, blah, blah, blah, blah, yada yada yada. As important as all of those terms and concepts are, sometimes you need to step back a bit and look at things in a more playful manner.
Here’s the scoop cowboy: They came. They saw. They didn’t care. Sad, and perhaps a little painful – if you take these types of thing personally. Maybe they weren’t ready? Unprepared even. I’m not here to instill false hope about your business model or promise you a golden chalice of optimized redemption. Really I’m not.Continue Reading
I have been optimizing websites from a business/sales perspective for about 8 years, and about a month ago, I finally made that “Magic Bullet” change most people look for when optimizing their sites. Its rare to change a word and double your conversion rate. I’ve done it on landing pages, emails, and micro-sites, as wellContinue Reading
In the second of our landing page makeovers, I’m going to look at a landing page designed to sell a book called “Matrix Reimprinting: Using EFT”. In our first makeover (aimed at providing some advice to small businesses), I used the Conversion Marketing Scorecard to analyze a landing page for a Phoenix language school. TheContinue Reading
Today I’m going to present the first in a series of free landing page critiques. Our first example comes from language school LeTutor. My hope is that the simple process described below will be of benefit to others in a similar situation. I’d like to thank LeTutor for agreeing to the public scrutiny of theirContinue Reading
Let’s start with a simple statement: Most Landing Pages Suck More Than You Think! Following the principles of denial, the first step in recovery is admitting that you have a problem. If you followed my last post about the 4 Truths of Conversion Marketing, you’ll know that there is a fair amount of psychology involvedContinue Reading
In an earlier post, I likened customer interaction with your landing page to a dance between 2 parties. The primary point of that article was to understand the questions and barriers facing your potential customers, and to unlock a strategy for dealing with these issues. Key to this process was understanding what your customer isContinue Reading
September was an exciting month for the Unbounce team. We moved into a new office and cranked into high gear for the big push towards our end of year launch (shhhh). We bored our friends and family to tears with talk of landing pages and conversion marketing, and we wrote a slew of blog postsContinue Reading
A/B testing is exciting. It allows you to see which copy, imagery and page layouts create the desired emotional response in your target demographic. But it isn’t a silver bullet for improved conversion rates on your landing pages. What it is, is an opportunity. A mechanism, by which you can begin to understand the behavior of your customers.