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15 tools that reveal why people abandon your website

15 tools that reveal why people abandon your website
Here’s a big problem with web design: If you want to make your website better at turning visitors into customers (or subscribers), you need to understand why most of your visitors are leaving! However, visitors who leave your site come and go without a trace, so how do you know what they wanted? How do you know what would have persuaded them to take action? If you owned a real-life bricks-and-mortar store, this would be easy: You’d hear their objections. You’d be able to ask questions. You’d hear what they muttered as they headed for the door. Capturing the voice of the customer is more difficult with the web, but it can be done. Track where your visitors came from, and which links they clicked on, using Google Analytics. Web analytics software is essential for understanding your visitors. Despite being free, Google Analytics is surprisingly sophisticated, and it is sufficient for most websites. Recommended Resources This approach offers several advantages: What you can learn from live chat

Inc. Core Values and Principles SEOP Principles Our clients' interests come first. Our experience demonstrates that if we serve our clients with excellence, our success follows. Integrity and honesty are at the core of our business values. We expect our leaders and people to maintain high ethical standards in everything they do, both in their work for SEOP and in their personal lives. We are business builders and use technology and great ideas to achieve client business growth. Confidence Interval Calculator for a Completion Rate Jeff Sauro • October 1, 2005 Use this calculator to calculate a confidence interval and best point estimate for an observed completion rate. This calculator provides the Adjusted Wald, Exact, Score and Wald intervals.Download this calculator in an excel file Explanation The Adjusted Wald method should be used almost all the time. For exceptions, see below.

9 Widgets that will Instantly Boost your Conversion Rate « Optimize It! Adding seals and badges to your e-commerce or lead generation site can provide an instant boost in conversion rate. In this post, we’ll take a look at a few of the most common, highlighting a site that uses each one. As always, it is important to test whether these help or not for your given site- and to determine if they give you a ROI. Equally important to testing the presence of seals, is to test where you position them on the page. In most of the examples below, the seal appears below the footer- which is possibly the worst place on the page if you actually want people to see it.

SocialBase - oneforty A 2010 Edison research study showed that 42% of respondents hear about products and services through Twitter. In response to this dynamic businesses are increasingly using Twitter to engage with customers, reach the media directly, and further establish themselves as thought leaders in their industry. You can even use Twitter for lead management or marketing automation. Listen to our free webinar with Laura Fitton, HubSpot's Inbound Marketing Evangelist, as she reveals the basics of Twitter and how you can use the channel for marketing and PR.

7 Things Buddy Media Did Right To Become an $800mm+ Company Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He is Managing Director of Formula Capital and has written ten books. His latest books are I Was Blind But Now I See and 40 Alternatives to College. You can follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. Blast Media Do you hear that? It’s cheers rising from the back corner of the BLASTmedia offices—the corner in which the video team resides. Why are they cheering, you ask? They’re cheering because today YouTube launched their TrueView in-stream video ads on mobile devices. Why does this excite our team so?

First Principles of Interaction Design The following principles are fundamental to the design and implementation of effective interfaces, whether for traditional GUI environments, the web, mobile devices, wearables, or Internet-connected smart devices. Help! This is a huge revision. I expect I have made mistakes. Please leave corrections and suggestions in the Comments at the end. Conversion Optimization In The New Marketing Landscape Maybe I’m biased, but I see conversion optimization as the epitome of the new marketing: an agile blend of analytical experimentation, creative content, engaging user experiences, and performance metrics. Those principles are applicable in almost every corner of the marketing department these days. With that in mind, I’d like to share with you two “big picture” stories about the evolution of marketing that reveal just how valuable a conversion optimization worldview has become. The Marketing Technology Landscape First, there’s the marketing technology infographic that I published on my blog last week, an attempt to capture the enormous breadth of software applications being leveraged in the marketing department today:

7 Amazing Interactive Infographics Created With HTML, CSS and Javascript Infographics (Information graphics) are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics able to let us absorb the information in an effective way. In real life, we can easily find some in our surrounding, for example, maps, train route, signs and so on. On the internet, we can find heaps of well-designed and educational infographics, on Queness, we also featured a few and including a post about how to make one: However, in this post, we are not going to feature the common static and image based infographics. All infographics in this post are made with HTML, CSS3 and Javascript.

454 Creative » Orange County Web Design, Search Engine Optimization, & Social Media Experts From Our Blog How We Spent Our Summer Vacation A Collection of This Summer's Projects We're Proud Of by Paul Bresenden on October 2, 2013 All Work and No Play Why Consistency is Critical "A foolish consistency", according to Ralph Waldo Emerson, "is the bugbear of small minds". Many developers would agree wholeheartedly with that sentiment — particularly if they’ve had "consistency" forced upon them by over-zealous usability people. Users Need Consistency

The Art of Raising Seed: You’re Either Hot, Or You Make Your Own Heat Editor’s note: This post is written by guest author Darius “Bubs” Monsef, who is founder & CEO of the new design marketplace CreativeMarket. He is also the founder of the popular creative community COLOURlovers and is a mentor with 500Startups & PIEPDX. Bubs blogs at HelloBubs. I’d started raising 3 rounds.