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14 List Building Hacks to Grow Your Email Database Fast

Email marketing is one of the fastest ways to drive sales of any online channel. Think about it… What other channel can you launch something and drive sales immediately?

But the biggest challenge most businesses face is they don’t have an email database (which I’ll interchangeably refer to as a ‘list’) big enough to see the benefits of email. Keep reading »

Tabbed Navigation

One of my favorite UX quotes comes from Chikezie Ejiasi, UX lead at Nest.

He wrote: “Life is conversational. Web design should be the same way. On the web, you’re talking to someone you’ve probably never met – so it’s important to be clear and precise. Thus, well structured navigation and content organization goes hand in hand with having a good conversation.”

Can tabbed navigation be clear and precise? Of course it can, which makes it a valid form of navigation and content organization. What matters, as with most things related to UX, is how you implement it and how you optimize it.

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Above the Fold

Quick! How many CRO “best practices” can you name off of the top of your head? I’m willing to bet the number is quite high.

I believe best practices are merely common practices [Tweet It!], which is why I’m putting another “tried and true” concept to the test. (If you recall, earlier this year, I explored whether social proof is really that important.)

This time, let’s look at the space above the fold. How important is it to have your call to action above the fold? Is it true that no one scrolls below the fold?

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Adopting A Data Driven Approach To Increase Website Traffic

“Conversion Rate Optimization” principles don’t just apply to landing pages or capturing emails. That narrow brand of thinking severely limits the truly transformative impact CRO principles can have on a business.

In a big picture, can’t “Conversion” really be boiled down to getting more of the right people clicking on the things you want them to click?

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Viral Conversions

Right now there is almost certainly an enterprise exec in a boardroom somewhere saying, “We need it to go viral.” Kittens and memes and babies kissing puppies… viral.

When most people think about going viral, they think about raising a lot of awareness for their product or company. But what about money in the bank, what does going viral mean for your bottom line?

So, the statement becomes: We need to go viral in a way that makes us actual money. Not surprisingly, that usually looks a little different than kittens and memes and babies kissing puppies.

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