How to Boost Conversions with Cialdini’s 7 Persuasion Principles

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How can you persuade visitors to your site to sign up for your newsletter or download that resource you painstakingly put together? How can you convince potential customers to buy your products and services? Or urge people to show up to your events or log into your software? Converting is about so much more than the quality of your product. It’s about the way you make people feel and just how persuasive you can be… That’s why marketers, conversion optimizers and copywriters use specific persuasion principles. These principles let you …

Workshop: How to Leverage Psychology and Persuasion to Increase Conversions

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What makes your customers choose your solution over your competitors’? Is it just down to the quality of your product? Back in 80s, as Coca Cola kept losing market share to Pepsi, they thought the problem had to be the product. Clearly Pepsi were making a better tasting soda… What else could explain the drop in sales? So they invested 4 million dollars (about $10 mil in today’s money) updating Coke’s flavor and… It was a complete disaster. Their sales plummeted. Turns out, people bought Coke for a lot more than …

Workshop: Ask Me Anything About Conversion Optimization

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Who doesn’t want to make more sales? To create a customer experience so smooth, people can’t help but fall for your product? That’s what conversion optimization really is. It’s taking every asset you use – whether that’s an email, a landing page or your home page – and transforming it into something your visitors and customers can’t help but click, engage and buy from. But this is a pretty tall order. That’s why in this workshop, we focused on answering all your questions about conversion optimization. We talked about B2B personas …

Workshop: How to Leverage Competitor Research to Increase Conversions

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Ever looked at a big competitor’s site and thought: Whoa. They sure know what they’re doing? Maybe I should try something similar… Yeah… A lot of us have. Truth is, you never really know what lies behind your competitors’ design, messaging and strategy. And directly comparing your features, pricing and pages to their features, pricing and pages won’t really get your that far. But there’s a different type of competitor analysis you can do – one that will reveal the way their customers feel about the industry, the product and …

Workshop: How to use customer surveys to write high-converting copy

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Do you want to learn how to uncover the words your visitors need to see before they convert? Would you like to discover exactly how your customers feel about you, your products and your services and use that knowledge to write compelling copy, craft irresistible designs and create a delightful user experience? Because if you’re going to get people to do anything, you need to help them see themselves on the page. And there’s no simpler way to do this than by running visitor and customer surveys. A survey helps you get …

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My 3-Step Process for Setting Goals You’ll Actually Follow

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It’s that time of the year again… planning time. That time, where I suddenly have all the time in the world to do everything on my to-do list, just to avoid the dreaded yearly planning session. Thing is, for years I’d try to plan my year (heck, sometimes I even tried making a 5 year plan!) but I’d just strike out. It’s not that I didn’t know what I wanted to achieve, or that I didn’t have a general sense of where I was going, it’s just that like most businesses, I …

How to Leverage the Power of Emotion in Facebook Ads

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How many Facebook ads do you see in your news feed a day? According to Social Media Examiner, 93% of marketers use Facebook advertising regularly. That’s about 3 million businesses using Facebook to market themselves. Every day these brands text, call, email and target us with their Facebook ads, overwhelming us with offers. In fact, we’re so used to being targeted by brands everywhere on the web that our brain automatically tries to block out all the noise and ignore those ads. Yet millions of businesses base a huge part …

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Why Most Redesigns Fail (and How to Make Sure Yours Doesn’t)

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I’ve lost count of the amount of emails and phone calls I get that go somethin’ like this: Them: “We recently did a redesign and conversions have plummeted, we have no idea why this is happening. Can you help?” Me: “What was the redesign based on?” Them: “Our designers created a new, beautiful, sleek, up to date and responsive site…” Me: “Did you test it or elements of it before going live?” Them: “Test it…..?” We’ve all heard the horror stories of beautiful (costly) redesigns, causing a whole lot of …

Forget Everything You Know About Color Psychology and Read This Guide

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There are thousands of infographics, images and guides explaining how different colors affect our emotions. Usually, these infographics look something like this: Red = anger Blue = trust Green = health A never-ending list explaining exactly what color creates what emotion. Countless businesses use these guides to determine the color of their brand, the background and hero image on their landing pages or the color of their call to action buttons. The problem? Color psychology doesn’t really work that way. Sorry to be the one to tell you this, but …

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How to optimize your site with user testing

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If you had the opportunity to see exactly how prospects engage and behave on your site, would you take it? We spend hours, weeks and months planning our websites and funnels, but we don’t really know how people end up using them do we? Sure, you think we designed the perfect experience, but are you sure? Google Analytics tells us where the problem is in the funnel, heatmaps and session recordings show us what people are doing on the page, but not WHY. “Why are they clicking those buttons?” “Why aren’t …