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How to Maximize Free Trial Conversion for Desktop Software

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by

Trials are one of the top ways for desktop software companies to acquire new customers. Marketers are constantly seeking to improve trial conversion rates to grow their user base and reduce their CPA (cost per acquisition, or cost per download). […]

The ABC…Zs of Conversion Rate Optimization

Posted on October 27th, 2016 by

Every CRO project should begin with a baseline measurement and benchmark of the key metrics. There are many tools available today to marketers for granularly measuring web and mobile traffic and user behavior, but the most common – Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics – should give you all the basic data you need to get started. Avangate has additional tools for tracking and analyzing the shopping cart that can help fill in the gaps, and give you a more complete picture. […]

6 Principles of High Converting Landing Pages

Posted on October 20th, 2016 by

A landing page can either make or break your marketing campaign. So how can we create landing pages that actually convert?

Duane Brown, a performance marketer from Unbounce joined us recently to share 6 principles for creating killer landing pages. […]

A/B Testing to Increase Conversion Rates

Posted on March 25th, 2016 by

Sometimes the best tests don’t tell us anything at all. When we go to the doctor, for example, we probably hope that our test results are negative. But when we get into things like CRO, we suddenly start hoping for hugely positive outliers, like a 100% lift in conversion rate. Sometimes, though, a test will show that changing nothing will maximize our revenue. […]

Optimize Or Die… Or, Just Read A Book

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by

Optimization is a popular topic these days. People like to optimize everything from website conversion rates (“will I get more sales if I change this call-to-action?”) to calorie consumption (“will I lose weight if I eat more kale?”). But what does “optimize” really mean? […]

CRO Like the Pros: No More Hail Marys!

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by

Super Bowl is here, and Avangate is looking to the big names for some game-winning tips on how to CRO like the pros. We invite you to enjoy the highlights from our recent webinar with Chris Goward, the Founder and CEO of WiderFunnel. […]