(morning Scene from Wangunk Meadows in Portland) ( adult male Northern Harrier (gray ghost) which I saw at the meadows last weekend) While I'm out birding at various places I often run into other people who strike up conversations with me (or vice versa ) about birds or other aspects of nature. Show More Summary
EconTalk host Russ Roberts welcomes back University of Chicago's Emily Oster in this week's episode, in which they discuss the differences in infant mortality rates across nations, as well as the challenges and opportunities afforded...Show More Summary
Social commerce conversion rates are undeniably low. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest trail email and search in terms of the number of visitors who click on a post and make a purchase. But social still has a potent influence...Show More Summary
VB Insight: Interest in the conversion rate optimization (CRO) tool marketplace is increasing at pace, according to recent research from TrustRadius, and it is clear why. We’ve heard many stories of businesses attaining sizeable returns through the use of CRO solutions. Show More Summary
The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation. Today’s reader question brings up an interesting point about the process. Hi Sharlyn. I love your blog and learn a lot from it. I’m currently working on a project to implement automated performance evaluations. Show More Summary
A new graphic has been produced showing which clubs in the Bundesliga are most the most efficient from corners. In an interesting discovery, league leaders Bayern Munich (four points clear in the division), are the worst performers from the set plays. Bayern have had 91 corners in the Bundesliga already this season, however the Bavarians […]
Documented Dir. Jose Antonio Vargas, Co-Director Ann Lupo [CNN Films ; 2013] by Asha Sheshadri Rating: Anyone a witness to the immigration “conversation” in today’s major media platforms can attest to the egregious fashion in which the...Show More Summary
Advertise here with BSA Somebody asked me the other day how they could improve the conversion rates on their site. It’s a relatively big e-commerce site reaching out to most of Europe. This is...
A new study from surgeons at UCLA found that laparoscopic cholecystectomies done at night for acute cholecystitis have a significantly higher rate of conversion to open than those done during daylight hours. Nighttime cholecystectomies were converted 11 percent of the time vs. only 6 percent for daytime operations, p = 0.008, but there was no difference in […]
What if you could see through the eyes of your user? This is one advantage you need if you want to optimize your website for higher conversion rates.
Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) is one of the most important aspects of building a successful e-commerce and lead generation website. Conversion optimization gets you more money with the same traffic. What’s not to like? However, if your website exists but people do not convert or buy, you could be losing thousands of dollars per day […]
Google Analytics is a powerful ally in boosting your conversion rate. A lot of conversion rate optimization strategies begin with user testing and serving variations of the same web page to a relatively small subset of visitors. That’s like a doctor prescribing medicine before making a diagnosis. You need to find the problems that are […]
A/B testing is a great way to determine which variation of a marketing message will improve conversion rates (and therefore likely improve sales and revenue). Many of you use A/B testing already, but you may need some help understanding what all the results mean. My goal here is to explain the numbers associated with A/B […]
Guest Post: Keep these five rules in mind, and you could dramatically boost your AdWords conversion rate and volume simultaneously.
Offering free shipping will improve your conversion rate. Guaranteed! But, it also can kill your profit margins if you’re not careful. So, how do you make free shipping profitable? In this article, I’ll review four simple tests that any e-commerce store owner can run to maximize profits on a free shipping offer. If you do […]
We’re talking Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). Whether you’re in marketing, sales, UX, or even product management, everyone should care about conversion rates. When your conversion rate improves, so does your bottom line and the success of your brand. So where … Read More
It’s easy for SEO specialists and internet marketers to get caught up in analytic data. After all, analytic data is the bread and butter of online marketing. But without a clear way to track conversion rates and returns, it’s all too common for internet marketing campaigns to quickly turn into Frankenstein-like creations. Show More Summary
Pairing your PPC campaigns with a landing page is one of the best ways to secure a high conversion rate, but only if they’re working together toward the same goal. It all boils down to this: If you’re sending poor quality traffic to your landing page, then your conversion rates will suffer. Show More Summary
Steve Gunn Way Out Weather [Paradise Of Bachelors; 2014] by Adam Devlin Rating: Weather’s a conversation topic that brings people together across the globe desperate for some way to kill an awkward silence. Yet each time, the conversation can take a different direction. Show More Summary