Our team analysed 26,228 visits to 8 landing pages of our clients. We noticed four overlooked patterns which affected conversions. This article helps you skip the tedious research phase and jump straight into checking if your site suffers from the same issues.
Technical writing isn’t just about engineering documentation and user manuals. But it shouldn’t be just a marketing tool either.
Hint: it’s not by using the same tips that everyone is reposting since 2012*. So what’s the true improvement? It’s testing with your audience.
Marketers rarely work with web design consultants. Typical website project involves just their in-house team and a full-service agency. Meanwhile, 35% of UK companies hire consultants for “digital and technology advice”. Eight out of ten say the collaboration meets or exceeds expectations. So what are digital marketing teams missing out on?
Sustainable websites rely on an excellent technical setup. This includes green hosting, optimised images, and future-proof code. But it doesn’t end there. Sustainability on the Internet is much more than just tech, and here’s why.
Images make websites better, but it comes at a cost. Are you uploading them without a second thought? It’s likely to slow down your website. The impact depends on factors like the resolution, quality, and even the file type. Find out how to hit the sweet spot.
Three out of the seven types of website navigation are frequently overlooked. This negatively reflects the user experience, and even lowers your visibility in search engines.
Businesses that rely on the website to generate revenue might need to work with web designers. This might be on a freelance basis, with an agency, or even in-house. But when do you actually decide that you should stop using page builders?
Facilitating dozens of moderated user tests showed that most people go to the “About” page right away. We test website prototypes with people looking for services and corporate websites. If your company falls into one of those categories, here’s what people want to see on your “About” page.
Calls to action are a marketer’s bread and butter. TV advertisements have been shouting at us “call now” well before the Internet. Offline applications of CTAs are still important, but websites are a bit different. And for those of you that understand the psychology of Calls to Action, I’ll reveal a few tips and tricks about the user experience of your buttons.
Everyone can name at least a few components of a website. People are used to seeing navigation bars and footers, buttons, images, and many more. But the terminology isn’t obvious to everyone, and we’re here to explain it.
The top three technologies B2C content marketers report using to assist with content marketing are analytics tools (85%), social media publishing/analytics (73%), and email marketing software (71%), according to the Content Marketing Institute. But there’s one thing missing here.
Do you struggle with writing website content, whether during website redesign or after the launch? Trust me, it’s an extremely common issue. It’s alarming, but at the same time there are solutions everyone can use to make the process easier and more effective.
Marketing has always been about psychology. You don’t get a “buy one get one free” offer because the store is feeling generous. It’s a data-driven choice that maximises their profit. Digital marketing brought several fresh tactics to the table. Here’s how you can use them to your advantage.
There’s one particular principle in the Agile Manifesto that makes eyebrows rise when you hear “agile” and “planning” in the same sentence. Agile is all about continuous improvement and delivery. It values communication over documentation and tackles issues “as and when needed”. Is there a place for planning in such an environment?
What is a user story? Why write it? Who writes? What is a good example of a user story? Are there any exceptions? In this article, I focus on an in-depth analysis of writing user stories from different angles.
Readability is a key challenge for every copywriter. It’s shapes the way you tell your story and gets your target audience engaged. However, not everyone is aware just how important readability is, or how to improve it. In this article, we will explore why you need to improve your readability score and which tools you can use to test & improve.
Content is the key to ranking on search engines, but an overhaul of your copy is not always the answer to your SEO problems. Today we’ll show you why SEO isn’t what you think it is. You’ll learn about the overlooked aspects of website optimisation that influence how Google rates – and ranks – your website.
Websites are complicated creatures, but with the right approach, they can become an irreplaceable asset to any company. Here are the 7 top tips to ensure the success of your new website build, for businesses and web designers alike.
User experience (UX) is a subjective measure of satisfaction of people interacting with your company and using your products or services. Online, UX relates to how people feel about all aspects of your website or application – the layout, responsiveness, content and visuals.
Is your business serving users what they need, when they need it, in the most straightforward and transparent way possible? Find out how big brands win over customers by following the simplicity prinicples.
Popups – perhaps the most hated feature of websites. This has been the case for at least a decade now, but what can you do to turn it around? Can you implement a popup that won’t hurt the user experience? The answer is our favourite “it depends”. And because it depends, we’ve decided to dive deep into the topic and help you decide for yourself.
Wireframes are one of the best tools to make the website design process more efficient. However, they can be confusing to the stakeholders. There’s a number of conventions that you need to know before diving deep.
If you respond to a customer after half an hour instead of just five minutes, the chance to qualify a lead is 21 times lower. However, marketers tend to underestimate the value of lead response time. Learn how to change their approach to qualify more leads and increase your conversion rates.
Giving your customers an abundance of choices can hurt your business. We have analysed customer behaviour and psychological studies to give you a better idea of why your website might be underperforming. Learn how human short-term memory and other factors affect business website design.
Among various website scanning patterns, the F-pattern is the most well-known. However, web designers tend to misunderstand its implications, ultimately wasting resources to conform to the pattern. We’ve compiled a quick summary of the area and an explanation of why the F-pattern is bad for your visitors and your business, together with tips on how to improve your design and content based on scanning patterns.
In this article, we’ll show you a few not-so-obvious Google Analytics reports and filters. These tricks will help you optimise your customer journey and navigation for desktop and mobile devices.
A successful website build requires web agencies to work closely with the clients. Since websites are a complex asset, explaining the core practices to the business owners is crucial to avoid costly delays and misunderstandings. To help with that we have prepared a write-up on the mobile-first approach to website design.
Content marketing, advertising and lead generation are not the only ways in which social media affects businesses. Our list of the most overlooked benefits of social platforms will allow you to look at your social media strategy with a fresh eye. Our quick tips will help you get the most value out of marketing through social media.
With the ever-advancing technology, we now have more accessibility tools at our disposal than ever. People struggling with different types of sensory impairments can effectively browse websites, under one condition – the site has to be accessible. Unfortunately, the majority of the Internet is not friendly to the disabled.
Website navigation has more purposes than just being there to guide your visitors. It’s there to give us virtual ground under our feet and reveal the content of the site. A good navigation tells us how to use a website and is one of the main factors new visitors use to judge your site.
Have you ever wondered why Amazon uses a particular colour for their “Add to cart” buttons? Like with every other website, there’s more to their colour palette than just a couple of colours that work well together. Here’s a brief introduction to how it could affect your conversions and sales.
Wouldn’t you assume your new car comes with an attached steering wheel? Of course, you would. For one, it’s a legal requirement, but also otherwise the vehicle is declared useless. When we consider products, we take some of their traits for granted. When was the last time you questioned a supplier if their wristwatch arrives with a strap or if a kettle includes the heating element? Naturally, each manufacturer stands out by implementing innovative gimmicks, but at the end of the day, the product gist remains untouched. Websites aren’t any different. Or are they?