Boosting Conversions is as Easy as A or B

Boosting Conversions is as Easy as A or B

  In your estimable opinion,  your landing page is pure gold. Your staff concurs – at least, publicly. But will that glorious page hold up against the scrutiny of picky visitors? Fortunately, brand marketers can capture some convincing answers with A/B testing. A/B testing is an exceptionally reliable experimental process. Basically, it offers a single … Continue reading »

Win Customers with a Losing Proposition

Win Customers with a Losing Proposition

  If marketing has an equivalent to ‘location, location, location’, it’s ‘benefits, benefits, benefits.’ Products and services must offer them in abundance. And woe to the advertiser who leaves them out of the picture. Shoppers must profit, or no deal. Gleaming teeth, jackrabbit energy, sparkling linoleum. The tangible gain is all.  Nobody buys without it. … Continue reading »

E-Commerce Busts Another Record

E-Commerce Busts Another Record

  E-commerce marketers, smile big and congratulate yourselves. Your diligence, dedication, and creative genius have paid off. Just glance at the early projections. According to distinguished number crunchers, Thanksgiving Day’s online sales have gone to the moon. Current estimates see turkey day generating $3.7 billion in solid online revenue.  That’s a 28% jump from last … Continue reading »

Why Marketers Need Pixel Power

Why Marketers Need Pixel Power

  ‘Get to know your customers’ — this arguably is the oldest and most often-recited of all marketing maxims. The phrase has been worn to a nub through the ages. Nevertheless, it rings true then and now. Marketers must know the shopper mind; know what drives their actions. Minus this knowledge, messaging is wild guessing. … Continue reading »

Gain an Edge with Amazon Holiday Marketing

Gain an Edge with Amazon Holiday Marketing

  Surging e-commerce sales, particularly during the holidays, isn’t exactly headline news. Everyone’s heard the buzz — things are hopping online. During the 2017 holidays, online sales soared by a juicy 14.7%.  The trend isn’t about to stall. According to industry gurus, holiday e-commerce revenues will rocket higher in 2018. Not surprisingly, Amazon is electrifying … Continue reading »

Snap Grabs for a Second Chance

Snap Grabs for a Second Chance

In 2011, SnapChat launched itself into the world. Just another social media platform? Nope. A Facebook clone? Hardly. Snap was different, radically different. The great differentiator was its messaging mechanism. Ordinary social platforms did their talking with text. Snap, however, was pure pictures. Nothing but snappy images zooming to waiting eyes. And the world, particularly … Continue reading »

Microsites Never Miss

Microsites Never Miss

Endless pages … Endless products. That pretty much sums up the typical overcrowded e-commerce site. Essentially, visitors arrive, plow through a forest, and if they’re lucky, find what they’re looking for. Some willingly carry out the hunt. Others prefer instant results. Many others. For them, the microsite was created. The microsite is not a clone … Continue reading »

Awaken Your Landing Page with these Performance Boosters

Awaken Your Landing Page with these Performance Boosters

  It arguably is the high-value web page in your lineup. The crucial destination is, of course, the landing page. Ideally, it’s the most targeted page in the bunch. The place that thrusts web traffic to key points of interest. Like product pages or offers. Exactly where brand marketers want them to go. Consequently, the … Continue reading »

Create a Core Curriculum for Curious Customers

Create a Core Curriculum for Curious Customers

  Do people fly to your website yearning to learn everything possible about your brand? Cherish their thirst for knowledge. The eager visitors are flashing a major signal – inviting you to seize a golden opportunity. You now have an open door to their minds – and a chance to convert the curious into fiercely … Continue reading »

2 Incredibly Simple Shortcuts to SEO Improvement

2 Incredibly Simple Shortcuts to SEO Improvement

  SEO and digital marketing – a common blend in the digital world. Well-established would be an understatement. But well-established doesn’t mean well-executed. As with other big-time endeavors, trial-and-error, experience, research, and fine-tuning all lay the groundwork for SEO success. There’s a rub, however — all this takes time. True, it’s time well-invested. But what … Continue reading »