Alex Birkett

Alex Birkett

Alex Birkett is a Growth Marketer at ConversionXL. He moved to Austin, Texas after graduating from the University of Wisconsin. Follow him on Twitter

13 Empirically-Backed No BS Form Design Best Practices

If you’re not following form design best practices, you might be leaving a significant amount of money on the table.

While forms aren’t the sexiest part of conversion optimization, they tend to be the closest to the money, the macro-conversions. Spending a little time optimizing forms can be some of the most important optimization work you can do.

Of course, best practices don’t work the same on all sites. It’s contextual. But generally, implementing form design tactics that work more often than not is a good way to get started.

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How to Avoid Being Deceived By Data

From the outside, it seems like data is impartial. It’s cold, objective, accurate.

In reality though it’s more complicated. In the hands of someone with an agenda, data can be weaponized to back up that viewpoint. Even in the hands of someone benevolent, data can be misinterpreted in dangerous ways.

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The Complete Guide to Writing Product Descriptions That Convert

Most product descriptions are awful. Or worse, non-existent.

Product copy and product descriptions seems like such minor parts of a website in the grand scheme of conversion optimization, so many brands brush it off. But for companies doing it right, writing excellent product descriptions is a great way to sprinkle brand personality in a place that most people don’t expect it.

In fact, some companies do product copy so well that it’s almost a feature of the product itself.

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How to Choose Digital Marketing Channels for Long Term Growth

How you decide to invest in marketing channels can make or break your business.

That sounds like an obvious statement, but not a lot of people think about it critically. Rather, marketers get trapped in the fervent anxiety of needing to be everywhere at once. This is both ineffective and stressful.

It doesn’t help that there’s a new blog post out every day about how you’re missing out on [X] and this company is killing it by doing [Y]. FOMO is real.

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