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When To Do Multivariate Tests Instead of A/B/n Tests

When should you use multivariate testing, and when is A/B/n testing best?

The answer is both simple and complex.

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ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Social Proof

We’re all familiar with the standard “best practices” of CRO. Always use social proof, always reduce form fields, never use image sliders, and so on.

As someone who believes that best practices are merely common practices, I’m always looking to test the tried and true to see how, well, true it really is.

First up? Social proof. Does it really work as well as we all assume? Why? And more importantly, what’s the best way to implement it?

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40+ Conversion Optimization Tools (Reviewed by Experts)

Men have become the tools of their tools.

Henry David Thoreau

Whether you’re a conversion optimization agency, consultant, or in-house at a startup or enterprise, investing in the right conversion optimization tool is a big decision.

We’re asked often whether a tool is good, bad, or downright awful, and until now, haven’t put it all together into a cohesive post.

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Video

You often read that most people prefer to watch a video than read text.

How true is that statement, really? You’ve been hearing about video for years now. Big brands are spending tens of thousands on videos that fall flat, while a lucky few are going viral.

But even they struggle to repeat their original success. And what do views have to do with actual money in the bank?

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Homepage Optimization

There’s no denying that your homepage is vital to your site, especially if you’re a SaaS company. It’s likely one of your most visited pages, acting as a proverbial launch pad.

While you read about optimizing individual landing pages day in and day out, optimizing homepages is less frequently explored. Do the same old rules from 2010 still apply? Are people still visiting and using homepages they same way they were a decade ago?

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Mobile

Several years ago, Jeremy Smith wrote, “Traditional optimization is dead, and in its place is arising a brave new world of mobile conversion optimization.”

I have to disagree. Is mobile conversion optimization a “brave new world”? Yes. Is traditional optimization “dead”? Not by a long shot.

Traditional (i.e. web) optimization and mobile optimization are two separate practices, requiring two separate strategies. One is not replacing the other. Instead, optimizers must learn to master both.

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Mobile Optimization: 5 Powerful Tactics for B2B SaaS Sites

Software businesses have a conversion problem that’s both getting worse and going mostly unsolved. And that problem is mobile.

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The 2019 State of Conversion Optimization Report

This is the fourth edition of our State of Conversion Optimization report. The upward and downward trend data is increasingly interesting.

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Abandoned Cart Email Offers: What We Learned from 1,000 Ecommerce Brands

Cart abandonment is a huge issue in ecommerce. So cart abandonment emails are often a top revenue generator. And discounts and offers within those emails are proven tactics for increasing conversions. 

All standard wisdom. But we wanted to see how ecommerce brands deployed their offers. Are “best practices” for offers prevailing? Which strategies are brands using—or neglecting?

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SaaS CRO: What You're Not Testing (But Should)

Think back to the last experiment you ran for your SaaS company. What were you trying to learn or improve? Maybe you wanted to increase email captures or free-trial leads

Now try to think of the last time you experimented with something other than your acquisition strategy. If you’re struggling, you’re not alone. 

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How to achieve more with less in content marketing

Find out how to reach more people and get the most value from your content marketing efforts with content recycling.

Join Paul Boag, UX Marketing Specialist @ Boagworks, live Wed. May 27 @ 11 AM CT.

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