Usability testing is important, but when you’re juggling tons of other tasks – acquisition, hiring, and whatever other fires you need to put out daily – it can be thrown on the back-burner.
“I don’t have the luxury of focusing on UX right now,” you may say to yourself.
But this guide will prove that usability testing need not be time consuming, expensive, or obstructive to any other priorities you may have. In fact, you can run quite lean and get game changing insights pretty quickly.
You already know by now that high email open rates are useless if click-through rates (CTRs) are low. You need people to click the links in your email to end up on your website. Click-through rates are a much better indicator of email engagement and success than only open rates for that reason.
But the average email CTR is 4.19% — across all industries.
Which means around 4 recipients click your links for every 100 opened emails.
In the pursuit of sustainable and consistent ecommerce growth, we look to many places: content, SEO, Facebook, Instagram, paid acquisition, new channels, growth hacking.
But rarely do we turn the focus to our own website and ask, “how can we improve our own ecommerce user experience to drive growth?”