‘Get past personas’, and other takeaways from CTA Conf 17

Reading Time: 7 minutes This week, I spent two jam-packed days at Unbounce’s fourth-ever Call To Action Conference. The one-track event featured some of today’s most influential digital marketing speakers like Mitch Joel, Kindra Hall, and Rand Fishkin. The WiderFunnel team and I having a ball at the CTA Conf afterparty. Session topics ranged from…

Creating Better, Faster And More Optimized WordPress Websites

    Consumers typically have their own experiences when it comes to web hosting and their own opinions. If you search Google for reviews for any web hosting provider you’ll find dozens of results. Usually, there are a lot more negative reviews than there are positive ones. I thought I would flip that around and…

A/B Test Ideas for Fashion Ecommerce Websites

The face of fashion ecommerce is undergoing a change. The transition from a brick-and-mortar store to an online one is accompanied by perennial problems, leading to a high return rate of ordered items. However, the online fashion and apparel industry continues to adapt to this change through use of new technologies and strategies. Other than…

Capturing supermarket magic and providing the ideal customer experience

Reading Time: 6 minutes The customer-centric focus Over the past few years, one message has been gaining momentum within the marketing world: customer experience is king. “Customer experience” (CX) refers to your customer’s perception of her relationship with your brand—both conscious and subconscious—based on every interaction she has with your brand during her customer life…

The KPIs Every Ecommerce Marketer Must Measure for Growth

Good marketers are obsessed with numbers. They look at them every morning and end their day by checking them “one last time.” According to AdAge, 93% of CMOs are under more pressure to deliver a better ROI. The problem is, they can’t do that if they don’t understand performance at all stages of the marketing…

How to do server-side testing for single page app optimization

Reading Time: 5 minutes Gettin’ technical. We talk a lot about marketing strategy on this blog. But today, we are getting technical. In this post, I team up with WiderFunnel front-end developer, Thomas Davis, to cover the basics of server-side testing from a web development perspective. The alternative to server-side testing is client-side testing, which…

Top 7 Ways to Build Brand Loyalty

Modern customers scour websites and research products they’re thinking of buying before making their actual purchase. When customers are 60% to 80% of the way down the funnel before they talk to anyone at your business, you can’t rely on traditional methods to generate loyalty. At the same time, fewer and fewer clients remain loyal…

How to get evergreen results from your landing page optimization

Reading Time: 7 minutes Landing page optimization is old news. Seriously. A quick google will show you that Unbounce, QuickSprout, Moz, Qualaroo, Hubspot, Wordstream, Optimizely, CrazyEgg, VWO (and countless others), have been writing tips and guides on how to optimize your landing pages for years. Not to mention the several posts we have already published…

How To Deliver Large-Scale Projects Using A Content Hub Strategy

    What exactly are the benefits of a content hub strategy? Well, first of all, when done correctly, a content hub will capture a significant volume of traffic. And that’s what most online businesses want, right? We have recently introduced several clients to the concept of a content hub and would like to share…