Is Your Website Ready for the Holidays? 5 Easy Strategies to Implement Now


Yes. The holiday season is upon us, and the fierce competition for consumer dollars has reached its frenzied annual peak. So now is the time to make sure your e-commerce website has that “competitive edge”. Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone, but it’s not too late to optimize your site before […]

25 eCommerce and Info Site Tips To Make This Holiday Season Bright


Is your website ready for this holiday season? It’s already that time of year again when stores are decorated in bright red, green and gold, with Christmas carols playing in the background. Long before anyone has time to think about Thanksgiving turkeys or holiday shopping, the season is upon us. Now is the time to […]

Essential Tips To Dramatically Boost eCommerce Search Traffic and Conversions


eCommerce sites are notoriously under-optimized for search engine visibility. Most store owners are focused on running the business and don’t have the knowledge needed to rank well in search engines or to convert visits to sales. There are a few essential tips that can dramatically boost both your traffic and conversions. Implementing them may take […]

Conversions Are All That Matter | And We Are Sticking To That

Roll of Money

Really, aren’t conversions what everything comes down to? Think about it. Even your social activities on Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Google Plus and so on come down to the end sale. You’re making connections – why? To increase your business. – And what is the ultimate way to increase your business? Sales. For online businesses, all […]

Developing Copywriting & Content Strategies Like a Pro

Partridge in a Pear Tree

(2 Phases, 6 Steps and a Partridge in a Pear Tree) Many business owners hire copywriters and content strategists (shameless plug: we do this) to create conversion copy for their landing pages, but they also hire us to provide articles, blog posts and other pieces. However, other business owners really want to write their own […]

Landing Page ROI 101: Are Your Landing Pages More Like Bouncing Betties?


You’ve spent thousands of dollars on professional landing pages: professional design; professional copy; professional images. The pages drip professionalism and you’ve watched more dollar signs float out of your wallet than a bird has feathers. According to that fast talking sales person, people should be throwing money at you by now. You feverishly check your […]

Four Tips for Improving Landing Page Conversions

Perfect Landing

Over the years, we’ve written a lot about landing pages, conversions and calls to action. It’s not enough to get traffic – although traffic is, of course, important. You also have to be able to answer the question, “What happens after they get to my site?” Then, once you have that answer, you have to learn what to do with it.

Disturbing Trend with Big Business Points to the Failures of SEO

No way out

Over the past year, we’ve seen an emerging trend among big business clients. It’s disturbing, this trend, because it points to the fact that a lot of businesses believed the SEO hype and didn’t pay attention to what the actual practitioners were saying. So we’ll say it again. SEO is not the end all, be […]

E-Commerce Marketing: Why Are Your Shopping Carts Being Abandoned?

B&W Shopping cart

Have you ever looked at your ecommerce analytics and thought, “Why didn’t they finish with the sale?” It’s frustrating, isn’t it? If those darn customers would just finish with the buying process and quit abandoning their shopping carts, you’d be making a cool million this year. You aren’t alone with these and similar thoughts: The […]

Website Conversion – Forget About the Obvious


Is your website doing what it’s supposed to be doing? Is it bringing in visitors that stick around, read and convert? If it isn’t, we ask you to consider the points in this article. They’re big points, even though they may seem like little, nit-picky, OCD things. They matter.
Oh, wait… before you continue reading, you have to pretend you’re dumb – because, guaranteed, you’ll one day get a comment about your site (if you’re providing surveys, or otherwise testing, that is) and think, “Well, that’s dumb. It’s obvious that XYZ means…”