a/b testing

A/B testing, — when every other site visitor sees a different version of the same page — is a CRO (conversion rate optimization) tactic, also called split testing.  Webdirexion has a long history of such tests because of all digital marketing tactics we believe this one to be at the top in terms of ROI and simply gathering more qualified leads for sales you can close.  Here, we write tips, tactics and techniques you can apply.

How to Be Confident in Your A/B Test Results

When choosing an A/B test winner, there will always be a certain amount of risk.  What risk?  Well, statistically speaking, testing is not a binary proposition with one version a clear loser and one a clear winner.  How then can you be confident in your A/B test results?  Let’s take a look.

I was preparing a lecture for my online course on “CRO Power” (recall that CRO stands for Conversion Rate Optimization), where we have been testing two versions of a pop-up to subscribe to our newsletter in return for an eBook on R.A.C.E. marketing strategy and tactics.  Here are the two versions and you can see which one “won”:

Webdirexion A/B test for popup

Our A/B test results for these two pop-up versions showed that the A version (left) got better results. How significant is that?

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Recent Webdirexion WordPress Content Strategy Projects

WordPress Content Strategy, Design, CRO

Design, UI, and Strategy components all combine to play a symphony pleasing to website visitors.

Looking back at a run of recent projects (see examples below), we can see modern responsive design, content strategy, and conversion rate optimization (CRO) is paying off.  Like a concert master, the “music” of each design and strategy component are directed to play the right “tune” to attract and engage your prospects.  We review some recent Webdirexion WordPress Content Strategy projects to look at the symphony of choices involved in developing compelling websites. (more…)

Five Key Aspects to Consider for Killer Content Strategy Creation

Content strategy is a critical component to the success of your online marketing strategy. This blog post is the first in a series of articles where we will discuss successful content strategy tips for the modern marketer of the future. 


Content Strategy Creation

We all know high-quality content is key for success, but what good is this content without a proper strategy in place?

Content is the key element to every online marketing activity. From social media and paid advertising, to blog marketing, email marketing, and SEO – all of these online marketing activities require high quality content in order to produce results. In fact, Demand Metric conducted a study that shows an amazing 78 percent of Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) believe custom content is the future of digital marketing.

However, high quality content marketing is only one piece of this intricate marketing equation. In the ever-evolving world of online marketing, a business needs to conduct significant research and focus on the development and execution of a winning content strategy to reach its goals.

We would like to introduce you to five key aspects you need to consider when creating a killer content strategy for success. Each one of the following aspects will be expanded upon in individual blog posts to follow.

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Facebook Kapow Split Test & How You Know It’s Done

What if you could increase readership for sales related blog posts by 67% or more?  And… what if you knew, before spending a lot of ad dollars on your content, exactly how well it engaged your target prospects?  Kapow.

Webdirexion Testing Kapow Campaign

Kapow: How split testing + Facebook audience engagement pays off — before your ad campaign (and after).

We do a lot of split testing at Webdirexion because it causes our content to perform better for clients and our agency itself.  Too many content marketers and web designers think they are done after their “first guess” at compelling copy and design.  Not so.  Better engagement of qualified prospects means more sales, so why would you not test for this?

In this post I’ll tell you about a Facebook pre-test “Kapow” tactic that helps you get your content optimized better results before a higher advertising spend.  Then I’ll answer the oft-asked question… how do you know when you have enough of a test sample so that your results are valid?  Quick tip — the wider the percentage of conversion results, the sooner you can end the test; see below. (more…)

More Leads: Built-in Split Testing in WordPress

Landing Page Optimization with Webdirexion

What if you could test every “module” on a page from slideshows to forms to subheadings to tab boxes?  Now you can using the Divi builder’s built in A/B testing.  One of the best solutions for smart content strategy that we have seen to date.  Learn why we’re building it into all of our latest projects.

We’re WordPress specialists and also literally wrote a book on CRO — Conversion Rate Optimization — so we were very pleased when a market leading theme developer upped their game and added A/B testing for over 30 modules (like slideshows, tabbed boxes, images, and text components) that are also part of the theme.

Split Testing with Divi

Split testing = more leads and customers.

It’s called Divi from Elegant Themes, and aside from the fact it makes layout go much faster with modular components, now with split testing (we sometimes call this “A/B” testing since it is common to test two variations of landing pages, but with this tool you can actually test several more variations) we like it so much we have been using it on all our recent projects including the new Old Town Portland site,  two Dental sites,  eCommerce sites, and for ProtoCall Services (design by Smith Creative Group) — one of our healthcare clients.  This is cutting edge for smart content strategy. (more…)

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