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Ecommerce Marketing Case Study: How an Online Shoe Retailer Retargets Customers for Less than $0.03 per Click with Email

Today I’m going to show you an ecommerce marketing case study of how a French online shoe retailer used product bonuses to retarget visitors for one one-hundredth the cost of Google or Facebook retargeting. Retargeting by email also gets him click through rates in the 14%+ range — a massive improvement from typical PPC retargeting […]

Exit PopUp Optimization: How I Increased Email Subscribers By 216% in One Month

Today, I’m going to show you how I increased a news site’s email opt-in rate by 216% in 30 days. We did this… Without making popups re-appear every few seconds (and annoying readers) And without having to make a unique lead magnet (content upgrade) for every post. Instead, we used what I call the Topicbox […]

Social Media Statistics: Email Still Has the Highest Engagement

“I want more traffic”. Have you said that? Here’s the reality: You don’t really want more traffic, you want more sales. And sales require more than just traffic. You want that traffic to convert, to do something: click, comment, opt-in, take a credit card out, buy, refer friends, rinse, repeat. What kind of people do all […]

Sidebar and End of Post Email Opt-in Forms: Don’t Waste Your Time

A lot of clients ask me, “Can you help us grow our email list?” So I ask, “Ok, what are you doing to capture subscribers now?” If they have a blog, their answers inevitably involve this word: “sidebar”. “Well, we have a form in the sidebar.” “I’m giving away this ebook in the sidebar…” “…something…something…sidebar…” […]

Landing Page Optimization Case Study: Step by Step Analysis of How I Got 75% More Conversions by Improving Design

This is going to sound like heresy, but I’m going to say it anyways: If you want your site to convert better, you can’t just copy what worked for other sites and expect it to work for you. I know, I know, that makes me sound like a hypocrite. After all, I’ve published conversion optimization […]