Small Business Marketing Tip: Send Email Campaigns At Night To Increase Revenue

crowdSPRING Blog

A few months ago, we highlighted the best times and days to send email for opens and clickthroughs. A new study from Experian offers a different perspective on the best days and times to send email.

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The Evolution of THE STARTUP WAY Cover

Startup Lessons Learned

Clickthrough was strongest on the red cover with silver in second. We continued testing clickthrough on Facebook, where there wasn’t a discernible difference between the red and blue covers. Guest post by Marcus Gosling, VP of Product, Long-Term Stock Exchange.

How to beat the behemoths

The Equity Kicker

Banner blindness = shitty clickthroughs (now extending to blindness for referral programmes). I just read Andrew Chen’s Growth is getting hard from intensive competition, consolidation, and saturation.

We’re Running Web 2018 With Web 2008 Dashboards. And That’s a Problem.

Hunter Walker

Back and forth flame wars on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere register as “engagement” and high clickthrough on “new comment” mobile notifications.

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Context Matters! Lessons Learned From YouTube Personalized Recommendations (And Why This Matters For Twitter)

Hunter Walker

While it performed fairly well at launch there was one tweak made early on which increased clickthrough and perceived relevance: we told you why we were recommending a specific video.

Metrics That Matter Most for 2014 (free PDF)

Life Beyond Code

We want to know the number o connections, number of followers, number of pageviews, number of minutes someone spends on our website, number of clickthroughs, number of times the shopping cart was abandoned, number of repeat visitors, number of new visitors.

Knowing your customer is key to conversion rate optimisation

The Equity Kicker

A Whirlpool email campaign improved clickthrough by 42% when they reduced the number of calls to action from four to one. Conversion rate optimisation is a hot topic these days.

Why Your Customers Buy More When Value Outweighs Cost

ConversionXL

Simply pointing out three specific value points that the Heritage Foundation brought the contributor resulted in a 20% increase in clickthrough rates and a 14.66% increase in donation size. “At MECLABS we’ve spent years asking and trying to answer a simple question: ‘Why do people say yes?’.

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Why Many Companies Mistakingly Think Trolls & Harassment Are Good for Business

Hunter Walker

The most common for a daily dashboard are a mix of DAU/MAU, page views, impressions, session length, clickthrough, visits per day, engagement. A live mic. They gave me a live mic at last week’s Upfront Summit to interview Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian.

Metrics That Matter Most for 2013 (Free One Page PDF)

Life Beyond Code

We want to know the number o connections, number of followers, number of pageviews, number of minutes someone spends on our website, number of clickthroughs, number of times the shopping cart was abandoned, number of repeat visitors, number of new visitors.

Metrics that Matter for 2012 (one page PDF)

Life Beyond Code

We want to know the number o connections, number of followers, number of pageviews, number of minutes someone spends on our website, number of clickthroughs, number of times the shopping cart was abandoned, number of repeat visitors, number of new visitors.

Metrics that Matter for 2011 (One Page PDF)

Life Beyond Code

We want to know the number of connections, number of followers, number of pageviews, number of minutes someone spends on our website, number of clickthroughs, number of times the shopping cart was abandoned, number of repeat visitors, number of new visitors.

Mobile Magic: Leveraging The Power Of Text Message Marketing

YoungUpstarts

percent clickthrough rate, meaning that people actually read these things and respond to them. by Jason Hall, CEO of My Local WiFi. When you think of text messaging, you probably don’t think of advertising. But, many marketers have figured out that sending ads via text is wildly effective.

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How to start making sense of your data

Version One Ventures

Now, consider rephrasing the question above into a hypothesis: “ Our best clickthrough rate is on Fridays in New York City.” Now more than ever, companies are collecting large amounts of data at a high frequency.

Twitter Link Roundup #134 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

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9 Ways to Supercharge Your Email Click-Through Rates

ConversionXL

This guide gives you 9 tried and true strategies to improve clickthrough rates: Increase The Number of Links. Many marketers find that emails with more than two links get even higher clickthrough rates (CTRs).

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19 Things We Can Learn From Numerous Heatmap Tests

ConversionXL

Abandon automatic image carousels and banners for better clickthrough rates. Abandon automatic image carousels to get better clickthroughs – When the users have a specific task in mind, they will completely ignore the carousels.

9 Ways to Supercharge Your Email Click-Through Rates

ConversionXL

This guide gives you 9 tried and true strategies to improve clickthrough rates: Increase The Number of Links. Many marketers find that emails with more than two links get even higher clickthrough rates (CTRs).

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How to Generate More Sales From Your Email Marketing Campaigns

ConversionXL

Research by Zarella at HubSpot suggests that doing so can impact your results pretty drastically: HubSpot Chart Showing Best Day of Week to Send Email for Max Clickthroughs. HubSpot chart showing best time of day to send email for max clickthrough rate.

Top 20 A/B Ecommerce Test Ideas

ConversionXL

Track the effectiveness of those emails (open, clickthrough and conversion rates). There’s nothing that always works and pretty much nothing that never works either. Websites are highly contextual. That being said, there are tests that tend to have a very high win rate.

The 4 bits of social media that are mostly useful

The Startup Toolkit

Twitter audiences are notoriously hard to reach (clickthroughs < 0.5%). Thinking of social media as a set of tools (Twitter, Pinterest, etc) leads you down the road of doing a bit of everything, which tends to be a poor use of time. Instead, think in terms of how it serves your business.

How to Use Personalized Content and Behavioral Targeting For Improved Conversions

ConversionXL

Results were 149% increase in clickthrough rate to the Careers page. For visitors from India without the banner, clickthrough rate was 9.17%. With the banner, clickthrough rate for Indian visitors was 22.86%. 500 different people go to Amazon.com.

Twitter Link Roundup #264 – Quintessential Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter crowdspring.co/1DQd1Cj. Skin cancer is a scourge. And dalmatian puppies are just about the cutest things that ever walked the earth. Put the two together and what do you get?

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How to Achieve Email Marketing Success by Tracking

Growthink Blog

These services all have a tracking section where you can look at previous emails to see their delivery rates, open rates, and clickthrough rates. Hopefully you collect your customers' (and prospective customers') email address so you can send them tips, announcements, and special offers.

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5 Characteristics Of High Converting Headlines

ConversionXL

The Content Marketing Institute reports that headlines with odd numbers have a 20% higher clickthrough rate than headlines with even numbers. For a long time, headline writers assumed that positive was better as far as clickthroughs, shareability, readability, and conversions.

7 Mistakes That Hurt Your Email Relationship Building Efforts

ConversionXL

This in turn leads to higher open rates, clickthroughs, better deliverability and much less spam complaints. 3 months (and/or later) down the line check the stats: compare average open rates, clickthroughs, unsubscribe rates and if you can, most importantly look at the sales figures.

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16 eCommerce A/B Test Ideas Backed by UX Research

ConversionXL

Track the effectiveness of those emails (open, clickthrough and conversion rates). Nothing works all the time on all sites. That’s why we test in the first place; to let the data tell us what is actually working.

How to Optimize a Site Without a Clear Online Conversion

ConversionXL

The clickthrough itself wasn’t that valuable of a metric in terms of conversions, but in terms of insights into what the user valued, it was extremely useful. No one ever said optimizing any website is easy.

How Businesses Can Successfully Brand Themselves On Social Media

YoungUpstarts

Facebook has proven this statistically, posts with images will have much better clickthrough and hence will gain exposure and market reach. by Serban Enache, CEO of Dreamstime.

53 Ways to Increase Conversion Rate

ConversionXL

Dustin Curtis got 173% more clickthroughs for his Twitter link after using a stronger command to invite followers. Usability studies say that blue link is the best, but Beamax boosted their link clickthroughs by making the links red. Somebody asked me the other day, what are all the possible ways one could increase the conversion rate? Is there a library of all the things that have made the difference? I looked for one, but couldn’t find it.

5 Popular eCommerce Trends That Might Be Costing You Conversions

ConversionXL

It’s quite likely that they will only distract visitors from your page goal, which is to increase clickthroughs to the ‘Add to cart’ button. From image carousels to social media logins, trends spread like wildfire in the eCommerce industry.

Useful value proposition examples (and how to create a good one)

ConversionXL

Ideally you would measure sales conversions (for most accurate results), but if that is not possible lead conversions or even clickthroughs will do. Value proposition is the #1 thing that determines whether people will bother reading more about your product or hit the back button.

How to win with marketplaces: The three success factors

The Next Web

When listings are served instead, as a feed, the clickthrough per session can serve as a proxy as well. Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sangeet Paul Choudary who analyzes business models for Internet startups at his blog Platform Thinking. You can follow Sangeet on Twitter at @sanguit.

How to Use Single Keyword Ad Groups in AdWords

ConversionXL

Improving your Quality Score, increasing your clickthrough rate (CTR), reducing your ad spend without compromising results… these are all top-of-mind for PPC marketers using AdWords.

When “Free” Converts (and When It Doesn’t)

ConversionXL

Buy Tax Free” increased clickthrough rate by 49.85%. If I asked you, “what’s the most persuasive word in the English language,” what would you say? Many would say “free” – and that may or may not be accurate.

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The Psychology of SaaS Lead Nurturing: How to Get to “Yes” Faster

ConversionXL

By doing this, Dan’s able to boost clickthroughs and engagement while staying on track with his one goal of getting people to watch the video. Here’s another example: An email marketing software could include a quick trick that boosts clickthrough to try right away.

Customer Data Platforms: The Next Big Shift in SaaS Marketing Stacks?

ConversionXL

Andrew Chen explained this as the Law of Shitty Clickthroughs. I’m sure you consider yourself data-driven. You make decisions based on data. Problem is, most companies aren’t using their data to the capacity they could be.

How To Get More SEO Value Out of Your Existing Content

Duct Tape Marketing

Ultimately what you are looking for are pages that have high impression counts but low clickthroughs (CTRs). How To Get More SEO Value Out of Your Existing Content written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.

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What if Your Marketing Isn’t Working Like it Should?

Duct Tape Marketing

The first position on Google search results on desktop has a 34.36% clickthrough rate. What if Your Marketing Isn’t Working Like it Should? written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Just the other day I was chatting with a small business owner over coffee (something I do a lot.). One of the questions I like to pose when I have these chats is – “What’s your biggest marketing concern right now?”.

Three Hard Truths About A/B Testing

ConversionXL

evaluate the hypotheses, look at the heat map / click map data to assess user behavior on the site, pay attention to any engagement data – even if users didn’t take your most wanted action, did they do anything else (higher clickthroughs, more time on site etc).

Why does Gmail hate newsletters? cc @gmail @danprimack @mailchimp

This is going to be BIG.

Near 40% opens, almost 15% clickthroughs, and almost 4,000 subscribers. For 78 straight weeks, my " This Week in the NYC Innovation Community Newsletter " enjoyed industry leading metrics. Then, all of the sudden, in my May 31st mailing, nearly a third of my actives just. disappeared. Opens dipped to 25% and clicks went to single digits for the first time ever. People starting asking me on Twitter where the newsletter went. Then I realized, I didn't get it either.

How Images Can Boost Your Conversion Rate

ConversionXL

People hardly buy anything without seeing it. Usually they also want to touch it, hold it and take it for a spin. You really can’t do those things online (unless it’s web based software).

How to Get Traffic That Converts

ConversionXL

The blog post was about gamification - which is not something most Kissmetrics readers are really interested in (hence the lack of clickthroughs) and it’s not what ConversionXL is about either (=low conversions).