CRO is an underrepresented specialty in today’s marketing industry and because of a general lack of understanding about the field of work, it often loses out

I attend and speak at some of the best digital marketing conferences all over the world and I can count on one hand, the number of sessions I’ve seen that offered quality content about Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). This marketing specialization always seems to fly under the radar in marketing circles. [si_guide_block id="27373" title="Download our Premium Resource – Website conversion optimization planner" description=Plan structured tests and experiments to improve results from your site"/] Yes, there are a number of great websites and resources dedicated to CRO. There are also some excellent CRO-specific conferences out there and I’ve attended most of them - but the real problem is this: The only people talking about conversion rate optimization are CRO experts at CRO conferences and CRO bloggers on CRO-specific websites.…

Five-part formula to help you optimize landing page performance

A landing page is a standalone, dedicated page on your website. Sometimes called a squeeze or slash page. It is distinct from other pages in structure, design, content, etc. A landing page is aimed at lead generation or driving traffic to other pages on your website.

Landing pages can be a powerful marketing tool. When used the right way they are your secret weapon for promoting both new and existing product or services. You can also use it to promote your webinar and increase your email subscription.

Landing pages can boost your conversions tremendously.  According to Serpstat, when you use the right testing and targeting on your landing pages, you can boost your conversion rate by as much as 300%.

In this post, we will …

Learn the best practices for landing page optimization to help generate quality leads for SaaS

Landing pages are the heart of any inbound marketing campaign, mainly because they have the unique ability to convert complete strangers into qualified leads. Surprisingly, 44% of B2B companies direct visitors to their website's homepage rather than to a specific landing page.

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Perhaps this can explain why according to the latest State of Inbound 2017 report, the majority of marketers still struggle with generating new leads for their businesses. Building a well-designed and optimized landing page is one viable way to help your SaaS business overcome this marketing challenge.

What is a landing page?

A landing page is a specially designed page where you direct your visitors…

Chart of the Day: Cross-industry benchmarks for B2B services, Travel, Healthcare, Legal and Education sectors

'What does good like?' 'How do we compare?' are common questions when businesses are reviewing their conversion rates. It's useful to have conversion statistics to compare your conversion rates against if you're serious about CRO (conversion rate optimisation). If you work for a transactional Ecommerce business,  a good range of sources for retail conversion rates statistics are available, as my regularly updated compilation shows. Yet, if you work for a B2B business or in other sectors like travel and healthcare there are fewer sources. So, it was good to see this new research from Unbounce giving lead conversion rates by industry particularly since it's based on real-data of conversion rather than reported data which is more common for B2B and other sector. The chart shows wide variation within and between…

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