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How Customer Expectations Can Affect Your Conversion Rate

Richard Lee McNair was a convicted murderer. He’d just broken out of federal prison and was on the run. Police were everywhere, and he needed to get out of sight fast. He ran for a few hours, until he was stopped by Officer Carl Bordelon. For most prisoners, this is where the story would end, […]

Social may be the tipping point in the m-commerce revolution

VB Event: With 64 percent mobile time spent on mobile social platforms like Facebook and Twitter, social stands to increase the rate of m-commerce conversion.

Infographic: The Overwhelmingly Positive Reaction to #SNL40 on Twitter

While we’ve covered ‘SNL 40? ad nauseam, it’s worth one last look in the context of the conversation it sparked on Twitter – especially since it broke two Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings records. According to our analytics partners CanvsShow More Summary

Here is the Fed's master plan

Via Deutsche Bank's Torsten Sløk, here is the firm's view of the Fed's master plan to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006. Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Nationwide's Super Bowl commercial about dead children is about corporate profits... in a way that we can all appreciate

How Much Do College Coaches Care About Recruiting Camps and the Star System?

Recruiting rankings. Stars. Player ratings. They are all interesting topics of discussion in college football recruiting. Just don't expect many college coaches to join in the conversation. For some high school athletes—and their parents—the...Show More Summary

Saturday Night Live 40 Put Up Incredible Numbers Last Night, Get The Specifics

NBC?s Saturday Night Live isn?t a show that generally comes up in conversations about huge ratings. But once that format is made ready for primetime, as it was for the SNL 40 special on Sunday night, it gives way more people a chance to tune in. And they did. Click To Continue Reading

How Much Could Fast Response Time Increase Your Sales?

The response time of your sales team to a sales lead inquiry could make or break your conversion rate. The post How Much Could Fast Response Time Increase Your Sales? appeared first on

How Adding Steps to Your PPC Landing Pages Can Improve Conversion Rates

If you’re anything like me, you know how important it is to improve your PPC conversion rates. You may already be a rock star in AdWords and a wizard on landing pages, but what happens when you run out of new testing ideas? Bids – Check! Negative keywords – Check! Landing page headline – Check! […]

United Blames Ridiculously Cheap First-Class Fares On Software Glitch, Won’t Honor Those Tickets

Yesterday, a travel blogger figured out that by changing United Airlines’ online booking page to Denmark, travelers could take advantage of what appeared to be a crazy conversion rate to buy super cheap tickets between London and Newark. But what do they say when something seems too good to be true? Yup. It probably is: United now says it won’t … [More]

Fining Parents For Having Obese Children Will Solve Exactly Zero Problems

If the government wants to work to lower rates of childhood obesity, there's a lot of ways to tackle the problem: fighting food scarcity, raising minimum wages, offering opportunities for exercise and fitness at school. Conversely, if...Show More Summary

‘I Want to Pull My Gun,’ KHOU Gives Activist New Perspective

Sometimes a TV station does something that transcends the search for better ratings, tells a story that has impact, can maybe, possibly, somehow, start a real conversation about a real problem. KHOU did just that.  The Houston CBS affiliate...Show More Summary

Referrals Convert 2x Better Than Websites, Social Media for B2B Brands

Referrals still provide the best customer conversion rate for business to business (B2B) brands, reveals a new study. Implisit surveyed close to 500 U.S.-based B2B clients about which channels delivered the best results from lead-to-deal,...Show More Summary

S&P downgrades Greece (GREK)

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded its rating on Greece's sovereign debt to 'B-' from 'B'. This rating is already considered "Junk," or below investment grade. More to come... Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Nationwide's Super Bowl commercial about dead children is about corporate profits... in a way that we can all appreciate

Twitter Testing New Homepage to Better Convert Visitors

Twitter is testing a new homepage that the company hopes will improve the conversion rate of visitors to its platform into actual users of the service. Yesterday we reported that Twitter was testing a new ‘Instant Timeline’ for new users...Show More Summary

Are Foreign Markets The Place To Be?

With the Federal Reserve talking about tightening policy and low rates still dominating the conversation overseas, it is prudent to keep an eye on foreign markets. While there is no doubt that central banks play a major role in investment outcomes, we cannot overlook the economic side of the coin. From Reuters: European and [...]

Record overnight ratings, social media reach for Super Bowl

3 weeks agoSports : Globetrotting

NEW YORK -- New England's thrilling win over Seattle scored the highest-ever overnight television ratings for a Super Bowl and also set conversation milestones for Twitter and Facebook.

12 Tweaks to Increase Customer Conversion Rates

Directing people to your site is one thing, but getting them to actually take action is much more difficult. Business owners only have so much control over which customers sign up for a newsletter, for example. But there are certain ways to increase your chances for a higher customer conversion rate. Show More Summary

Music Review: Björk - Vulnicura

Björk Vulnicura [One Little Indian; 2015] by Gabriel Samach Rating: Vulnicura is a deeply tortured album. It is tortured in the way that the conversations in your head are. The arguments and confessions that rattle back and forth inside your skull. Show More Summary

Conversion rate optimization tools make people happy, but there are still no leaders

In its first ever report on the conversion rate optimization space (CRO), G2 Crowd shows there are still no real leaders in the industry. The report, launched today, shows that while products such as KISSmetrics and Optimizely are getting close to the kind of market presence that would move them into G2 Crowd’s ‘leader’ quadrant […]

The 6 Landing Page Mistakes that Kill Conversion Rates

There are no ironclad rules when it comes to designing the landing page of a website. However, you do have to steer clear of a few newbie mistakes. As the...

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