Ogilvy said, “When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” But what about buttons? Unfortunately, Mr. Ogilvy wasn’t around when buttons began to dominate the web, email and mobile. In this post, you’ll see why it’s time to update our marketing books and blogs to focus less on headlines, as Ogilvy said, and more on buttons + headlines.
How long should your pages be? People talk a lot about the power of long copy… but, from time to time, you hear a story about long pages failing vs short pages. So what should you do? What do you need to think of when writing any landing page? And why don’t conversion copywriters always recommend long pages?
The road to naming your product or business is not unlike the road to Hell – paved with good intentions, and sure to ruin everything that’s good inside you. Avoid total heartache and woes – or commiserate with us – by checking out the tragic tale of naming Disco incentivized surveys.
Most startups pay less than $3995/mo to lease office space. But new B2B SaaS solutions targeted at online marketers are able to charge 10x more than their competitors – up to and including $3995/mo for the starter plan! Curious about this dramatic upswing in pricing, Lance takes a look at 3 competitors in an increasingly pricey space… assesses their copy… and gives his POV on whether the copy effectively sells high-priced software or not. Want to charge 10x more? Read this.
What if someone told you they had 4 sure-fire tricks to optimize a pricing page? And what if that person wasn’t a huckster or scoundrel but a proven expert? And what if, when you tested those 4 tricks on a pricing page, you saw that only 2 of them were really necessary? See how this played out on Mad Mimi’s pricing page.
What if you could persuade the world to start protecting child brides? Or you could persuade your visitors to sign up for your newsletter? Both are goals that rely on persuasion. Learn 8 persuasion hacks here – and use them to win friends and influence people.
Consumers are naturally curious – which is why the concept of the “curiosity gap” works so well in marketing. But how can you use that curiosity on your website… and how shouldn’t you? In this case study, we’ll show you how the curiosity gap led to a 927% lift that didn’t grow the biz at all.
You can uncover hugely valuable data about your site experience and UX thanks to usability testing. The creators of our much-beloved UserTesting.com have now launched Peek, a faster usability testing service. We tried it. Would we recommend it?
There’s a fine line between marketing and creating propaganda. In this short post, see similarities between wartime propaganda posters and negative opt-out messaging. Plus, we dissect oil company marketing messages. Read it now!