Come hang out with me Monday, December 5th, 11am EST. I’m hosting a private webinar for my readers only and you’re invited. Here’s what you can expect from the webinar: A deep dive into the biggest mistakes marketers make when optimizing their sites, pages and funnels. The emotional targeting methodology: How I optimize my client’s websites, identify emotional triggers and create experiences that convert. The 3 step process to using this methodology and taking your optimization skills to the next level.
Landing pages have many elements to them that require careful consideration; The main headline Subtitle The call to action button Social Proof Dedicated content The form and fields people need to fill in and of course the main hero image While each element is equally important and cannot work without the other, the image and the colors we use on our landing page have the largest impact on our customer’s initial impressions of us, their experience and as a result, our conversion rates.
We ALL know that social proof works well and that it’s important, so why are so many businesses getting it wrong? *News Flash*, there’s more to social proof than just trust seals and the “As seen at” section on your site. Somehow, social proof has become yet another conversion optimization tactic used in a completely wrong way. It’s become yet another task to mark on a checklist as “done” and is almost always used with no strategy or careful planning. This mistake is costing businesses A LOT of money
“We’ve just released a free psychological triggers and cognitive biases cheat sheet you can use for every landing page, sales page and any marketing campaign. Use this cheat sheet to get tips, case studies and examples of how to apply cognitive biases to marketing.
I just got back from speaking at MozCon the top SEO conference in the US and ConversionJam, the largest CRO conference in the world, and wow did I learn a lot. Both MozCon and ConversionJam were jam packed with inspiring speakers, extremely interesting sessions, actionable content and powerful takeaways I just couldn’t let fly by without sharing them with you guys. Below is a summary of some my favorite sessions, the top CRO and SEO lessons that included powerful tips and resources about conversion optimization, UX and SEO.
I’m happy to announce that I’m working (almost done) on a new course that I have been wanting to launch for a VERY long time now: How to increase conversions using emotion and persuasive design. Why I’m so psyched about this course (and why you should be too):
When I started using Snapchat I didn’t intend for it to be a marketing channel. I was still using it for taking adorable photos of my dog ‘Loki’ when I started getting requests for conversion optimization tips from people. At first it was 1 or 2 people a week, however 35 days later I get 5-10 questions a day and I’ve been using Snapchat to answer people’s questions, give short optimization and AB testing guides and have ongoing discussions with marketers all over the world. During these 35 days I’ve …
2015 has been an exiting year for me. I’ve spoken at some amazing events like CTAConf, SearchLove, Opticon, GMIC, and many others. I met some great people, ran incredibly educating and exciting tests and I’ve learned SO much. I dedicated 2015 to diving further more into building better customer journeys, addressing the emotional needs of customers and utilizing emotional targeting. Thankfully with the help of my team we’ve written about most of our tests and findings and were able to share our lessons. Here are some of your favorite chosen …
One of my latest blog posts on Conversioner covered the fact 90% of our decisions in life are irrational. I had a long discussion with a few people on the topic and decided to feature 5 tricks our brain play on us to further explain our decision making process. You can find the link here.
This post was originally posted on Conversioner. after some thought I decided that my readers could benefit from a post about call to action buttons too. So here you go 😉 One of the most important steps in improving conversion on your landing pages, is designing a call to action that will work. A call to action is an element on a web page that is meant to encourage the visitor to perform an action. The most common type of call to action element is a clickable button that contains …