Live chat has been around for more than a decade, but only recently have companies discovered its profound effect on website conversion rates. A recent eMarketer paper cited live chat as being directly related to 38% of online purchases. And, 62% of consumers who have used live chat said they would be more likely to […]
Obviously we all want to improve our conversion rates, right? The real question is – how? Here we will go over some tips to improves these conversion rates for the lowest cost possible. The first tip is to test out […]
This past weekend, I spent many hours fielding questions and having conversations with songwriters about the recent win by Pandora in the ASCAP rate court. Mostly, the songwriters wondered why there was a battle in the first place and why ASCAP lost. read more
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It’s no secret that e-commerce websites are booming in today’s modern age marketing world. In 2013, approximately $262 billion was spent on e-commerce websites which is about 13.4 percent higher than the year before, according to Internet Retailer. Show More Summary
Are you ready to learn about advanced listbuilding for accelerated hypergrowth? Then make sure join us for our live Webinar tonight! My guest will be Tim Paige, host of ConversionCast, the number one rated conversion marketing show on iTunes. Tim […]
The Apple App Store is about to get a bit of a tweak thanks to currency conversion rates between Australia and the US changing. The short of it is that you’re about to pay more for all of your iOS apps. Here’s exactly how much apps will cost now. More »
During a time when every visitor matters, every click is a potential loss or gain, the tide has shifted: everyone seems to be pondering ways to increase their conversion rates. The average e-commerce store converts less than 2% of its traffic to customers. Yet, some e-commerce sites report a double digit conversion rates. So, if [...]Show More Summary
In conjunction with the ongoing conversation in another thread about comparing crime rates in northern side of Decatur to the southern side, DPD’s Sgt. Jennifer Ross crunched some 2012-present crime statistics for us. (The dividing line between north and south in this data breakdown is the railroad tracks.) And of course, you can always dig […]
Here's how to get the on-page creative elements (images, content, and reviews) on your page right to help your conversion rates and improve organic rankings on Amazon, and then up the ante by driving a lot of targeted traffic to generate sales.
Twitter is expanding its reach as a hub for TV conversation to the music industry, partnering with Billboard for a real-time music chart. Twitter, who partnered with Nielsen in 2012 to create the Twitter Nielsen ratings, will now track...Show More Summary
By now you probably know that I’m a fan of A/B testing (also called split testing). It is a “scientific” way of taking the guesswork out of your online marketing efforts. But what would happen if I told you that A/B testing can actually lead to a dramatically lower conversion rate, even when the numbers […]
Yesterday we published a Bloomberg report that Beats Music added 1000 subscribers per day in its first month, and was converting 70% to paid when their free trial ran out. Is such a high conversion rate likely? And if so, how might other...Show More Summary
Children are experts at getting into danger. So, how can parents help prevent the consequences? One answer, researchers say, is for parents to better understand how their children rate hazards and then use conversation to explain why certain situations can be dangerous.
One of the best ways to improve conversion rates is to identify and eliminate major stumbling blocks that are preventing your users from moving forward. Typically these are common issues like “Not Found / Out of Stock” errors, technical glitches, reducing clutter and removing distractions like third-party ads. But sometimes the gripes are so common […]
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In the world of online sales, nothing can be more troubling than low conversion rates. Customer purchases come at a premium, and online marketers lean on social media, retargeting, word of mouth, and plenty more to pull visitors into their … Read More
Europe continues to turn Japanese. The annual rate of inflation has fallen to 0.7%. And four countries are officially in deflation. Check out more at Eurostat > Join the conversation about this story »
Photosynthesis is a very inefficient process. Solar energy is converted into biomass at a rate of only 1 percent or so, which is a fraction of the energy conversion that can be achieved with a solar panel. An advantage of photosynthesis is the biomass that is produced is built-in energy storage. read more