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17 No-Fail Conversation Starters

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's easy to network at conferences if you memorize these sure-fire opening lines

Startups Need To Capitalize On Every Conversation

Startup Professionals Musings

All real business is conversations focused on creating results. Conversation for creating new possibilities. Conversation for structure.

7 Poisonous Conversion Optimization Myths


Every industry is plagued by myths, misunderstanding and half truths – and conversion optimization is no different. This makes sense.

Will User Intent Replace The Conversion Funnel?

YFS Magazine

Getting a conversion, no matter how minor it might be, is your goal.

Up Close and Personal: Conversations on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

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How to Optimize Videos for Conversions


But does video help increase conversions? improved their conversion rate by 44% for product pages by adding videos. Vidyard.

One Conversation Killer That's Easy to Fix

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Break this bad conversational habit and instantly become more likable

7 Great Ways to Start a Conversation with Anyone

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

columnist and co-author of The Geek Gap , explains why you don't have to be a social butterfly to carry a conversation with strangers

9 Conversion Rate Optimization Principles to Get You Started (If You Can’t Test)


Even a mere 1 second delay can result in “11% fewer page views, a 16% decrease in customer satisfaction, and 7% loss in conversions.”. Speed.

53 Top Conversion Optimization Tools Reviewed by Experts


You can, for example, isolate the conversion rate for all visitors who played the video you’re testing. Simple and intuitive.

How Typography Affects Conversions and Sales

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Neil Patel created a helpful infographic (below) that explains good/bad practices when it comes to typography and conversions. You should!

7 Subtle Conversation Habits of Powerful People

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Effective conversation is a learned skill. Whether realized or not, powerful people have mastered these seven habits when holding conversation

Conversion: The Most Important Internet Metric of All (Revisited)

Yet despite the remarkable power of this metric, it is alarming how few companies today truly understand conversion and how to optimize it.

17 Obscure Persuasion Techniques for Conversion Optimization


There are many other, lesser known persuasion techniques that you can use to increase your conversion rate. Yerkes-Dodson Law. Mimicry.

Should You Optimize for Micro-Conversions?


If we’re supposed to optimize what’s closest to the money, what is the value in optimizing for micro-conversions? What Are Micro-Conversions?

How to Double Your Conversions With One Simple Trick

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Want to double your conversions? Try implementing this one simple trick

Increasing Conversion Rates On Online Advertising

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

With each and every online ad that goes live, there lives a single purpose: increase conversion rates. Image via pixabay. Address pain points.

6 Conversion Rate Optimization Case Studies With Surprising Results


How’s Responsive Redesign Boost Conversions by 20%. How Truckers Report Improved Landing Page Conversions by 79.3%. Test #1.

The 2016 State of Conversion Optimization Report


In this 2016 State of Conversion Optimization Report, we gave a 48 question survey to 722 people who work in the optimization space. Statistics.

The Science of Familiarity: How to Increase Conversions by Being Completely Unoriginal


That means it has a major impact on conversions as well. Takeaway: Simplicity really is the key to conversion. Sorry, HipChat.). Habit.

5 Popular eCommerce Trends That Might Be Costing You Conversions


What if they were holding back your conversion rate? And probably lost conversions too. And there goes your conversion. Result?

Website Redesign for Higher Conversions? Tread Lightly


Your conversion rate is not what it could be – and you know you need to do something about it. Should you redesign the whole website?

Does Offering More Choices Actually Tank Conversions?


What does that mean for conversions, though? Does having too many options really reduce conversions? More choice equals freedom, right?

When Conversion Optimization Best Practices Fail


There are many, many, many lists of conversion optimization best practices. In this case, trust seals decreased conversions by nearly 1.6

Defining DevOps Through Conversation

Feld Thoughts

Later, the full group headed to Bacaro for more casual conversations around DevOps. The post Defining DevOps Through Conversation appeared first on Feld Thoughts. It was a huge success – we had over 200 people show up and engage in a full day of deep discussions on DevOps. We are huge fans of the DevOps movement.

A Conversation With a Millennial Mogul

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Tiffany Pham's user generated business model amplifies kindness

Initial Conversation with a CTO or Technical Advisor


Are you a non-technical startup founder who’s about to go have a conversation with a Chief Technical Officer (CTO) or Technical advisory type person?

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How User Generated Reviews Affect Conversion Rates


increase in conversion rates. In fact, Reevo found that the quantity of reviews alone correlates strongly with conversion rates: Image Source.

What’s a Good Conversion Rate? [Rant]


Conversion rates are highly contextual. The average conversion rate of a site selling $10,000 diamond rings vs an ecommerce site selling $2 trinkets is going to be vastly different. Even if you compare conversion rates of sites in the same industry, it’s still not apples to apples. What will you do differently?

How Habits Are Sabotaging Your Conversions (and How to Fix It)


What Do Habits Have to Do with Conversion Rate Optimization? Traditionally, optimizers have been taught to optimize for the initial conversion.

7 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself Before Initiating Every Difficult Conversation

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's your blueprint for calmly creating a win-win, even with the toughest conversations "We have to talk" triggers anxiety in all of us.

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself To Improve Conversion Rates

YFS Magazine

Run each page through these questions, make necessary
 changes, and then watch your conversion rate begin to slowly climb.

How to Have Better Conversations

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The proportion may go up for salespeople and down for introverts, but everyone could stand to have more productive conversations.

Video Of The Week: The USV Berlin Conversation

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The conversation was moderated by Ciaran O’Leary , who is one of our favorite VC co-investors in Europe. ” VC & Technology

7 Ways to Increase Your Website’s Conversion Rate

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Website traffic is great, but it means nothing without conversions. Here are seven ways to increase the conversion rate of your website

15 Perfect Sales Conversation Starters

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

During initial conversations with a potential customer, your most important job is to find out: A. How would this prospect spend that money?

How To Sell Conversion Rate Optimization To Your Boss


You’re actively doing conversion testing. Iztok said, “We ensured the CEO that conversion optimization would increase sales.

6 Ways to Use Clarity to Improve Your Conversion Rate


And it’s hurting your conversions in surprising ways. It’s written in a relaxed, conversational tone. Is the eye path clear?

Boulder Conversations at the Boulder History Museum on Wed 2/12/14

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3 Ways to Utilize Social Proof to Increase Conversions Online

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Social proof can be a great way to help push your visitors towards a conversion