Monthly Archives: July 2017

Why Your Ads Should Look 100 Years Old

Think ‘lead magnet’ ads are new-age? Think again. Free opt-in ad campaigns like that have been around for almost a century. Everyone’s looking for the hot new thing. A watch that counts your steps, takes notes, answers your calls, and oh yeah, also tells time. An iPhone that has a new update every time you

How to Drive New Feature Adoption with Kissmetrics

When you launch a new feature, you can put adoption (or lack thereof) in four categories: Users that haven’t heard of the new feature Users that have heard of the new feature but haven’t used it Users that have heard of the new feature, used it once or a few times and stopped Users that

How to Track Conversions in Google Analytics

Visits and pageviews are nice. But conversions are all that matter at the end of the day. The trouble, of course, is that these don’t come ‘preloaded’ with each new analytics account. And you can’t get access to historical, legacy data, either. That means when you let days (or weeks) go by without setting up

6 Ideas You Can Try Today to Boost Your SaaS Growth and Retention

Growing a wildly successful software as a service (SaaS) business is a game of numbers. More new customers than canceling customers? You’ll grow. If not, you’ll stagnate, and the competition will gobble up market share right in front of you. At the same time, not every new idea for boosting growth and retention will be

Don’t Interrupt Me! How to Engage Your Customers Without Annoying Them

Are you annoying your customers? Probably so. Inundating your audience with multiple messages at inconvenient times isn’t helpful. Therefore, it’s important to know when and how to engage with consumers. “Marketing is your way of connecting with your customers as well as a way to convey your business’ personality and values – it’s an essential

Here Are 6 Arguments That Will Get Your Boss to Double Your CRO Budget

It might come as a surprise to you, but not everyone is completely sold on conversion rate optimization. Let’s say you want to double your CRO budget. Shinier tools. More data. Expert analysts. These things will improve your CRO efforts. Aaaaaand…they cost money. So you have to convince your boss to shell out more money

11 Customer-Centric Ways to Grow Your Ecommerce Revenue

There are three general ways to grow revenue in any ecommerce business: Increase the total number of customers. Increase the average number of times each customer buys from you. Increase the average order value (AOV) from each customer. As ecommerce marketers, knowing what to prioritize can be the difference between a standard year of growth