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Did you know that we’re all ‘victims’ of bias? Cognitive biases, that is. Learn what they are and how to use them for web optimization.
How to Calculate Conversions Before discussing the formula, let’s define what we mean when we say conversion. This is a broad … Read more
When it comes to personalization, do most of us just copy what our peers are doing? Here are 5 fresh ways to rethink your audience segments (part 2)
When it comes to personalization, do most of us just copy what our peers are doing? Here are 5 fresh ways to rethink your audience segments.
Framing Effect is like mercury and can slip through the tiniest of cracks and result in inaccurate decisions. But it can also be used to accomplish some research goals. How? Find out in this post.
Are you on the lookout for new user insights to power your conversion optimization strategy? Look no further than our new Page Flow feature!
Discover the best practices for optimizing your site from experts in Online Marketing, Neuromarketing and Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO).
Check out our latest product innovation, ‘Image Matchmaker’, the AI-powered dynamic widget that makes optimizing your product page images a breeze!
We sat down with our client Frette to discuss the luxury industry and how they use AB Tasty to optimize … Read more
Smart marketers use loss aversion strategies to engage and convert customers. You, too, can start using this cognitive bias to your benefit.
When you hear ‘A/B Testing’, do you think revenue gain? David Mannheim of User Conversion, argues that you probably do – and shouldn’t.
Whether you’re new to Conversion Optimization or trying to brush up on your skills, there’s a lot of CRO terms that you may not be familiar with and need to master for the success of your website.
Learn what the Priming Effect is, why it’s so powerful, and how it can be useful for marketers and UX designers!
The Halo Effect is our tendency to make an overall impression of a person based on a single trait. If X is good-looking, X is a good person.
How we remember experience is largely skewed towards what happened at the very end of that particular event. For conversion rate optimization, the relevance is clear: for key parts of the customer journey, make the last step the most enjoyable.
The AB Tasty app is here! Don’t have it yet? Read on to find out why this free app is a time-saver – and a lifesaver – for website optimizers on the go.
When listing products, pricing plans, features or pretty much anything else, the Von Restorff Effect or Isolation Effect dictates that the one that sticks out will leave the most enduring impression.
Social proof is a powerful persuasion principle for increasing conversion rates: we look to our peers to determine what the ‘right’ course of action for ourselves might be.
However you got your hands on your Google Home, we’ve got one feature you’ve just got to try: our brand new AB Tasty Bot!
Have you ever checked your horoscope in the newspaper and thought it was surprisingly accurate? Or maybe you once went … Read more
Confirmation bias or my-side bias is rampant in marketing; none of us can escape it. However, with conscious effort, we can sniff it out and make better marketing decisions.
As more and more people are shopping online, they’re also becoming increasingly skeptical, meaning there’s even more of a chance they will experience cognitive dissonance.
Last week, the whole of AB Tasty came together for our second corporate hackathon. Or, as it’s known around here, our ‘Feature Factory’ session.
A company’s ‘About Us’ page is one of its most important. Yes this crucial digital asset doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves.
Dr. Robert B. Cialdini first talked about the principles of persuasion, or what he called the “universals that guide human … Read more
Every entrepreneur knows how essential it is to consistently provide excellent customer service. Did you know that US businesses have … Read more
We’re in an era of banner blindness. People increasingly ignore irrelevant ads while being more receptive to tailored online experiences … Read more
Is your ecommerce business ready for voice search? It should be. Voice commerce sales amounted to an impressive $1.8 billion in … Read more
Delivering smooth online experiences is one of the top priorities for marketers, and with good reason. Nowadays, your customers expect … Read more
A quick intro to CRM (customer relationship management) software: what it is, why it’s important to your business, and how to choose the right one.
The holidays are coming, and as an e-commerce business, it should be your goal to make the most out it by levelling up your marketing game. Among the strategies that you can easily boost is Facebook marketing.
The holiday season is just around the corner. Prepare for the holiday rush to ensure that you have a bountiful sales season with these eCommerce tips.
Coding isn’t your ‘thing’. But aren’t you curious how your developer was able to render your creations into working emails? Well, this article is for you.
As a process, a method and a way of thinking holistically about CRO programs, science might just be the antidote – if all of us CRO practitioners would just embrace it.
Black Friday is coming! Make the most of your spike in online traffic with these quick and easy Conversion Rate Optimization ideas.
Take advantage of email conversion tips that will guide you to not only design masterpiece emails but also make your subscribers look forward to hearing from you.
Learn what it means to personalize your website according to visitors’ psychographic profile, and how the company Dotaki is bringing this tech to marketers.
There’s a single key to modern marketing, and that key has a name: personalization. Today’s consumers crave a personalized experience. You need only look at the shopping habits of millennials to know that this is the case. After all, 75% of them want instant, personalized engagement, and they’re willing to give up their own data in order to receive just that.
Lead capture forms are one of the most efficient ways of reaching potential customers who would otherwise be unlikely to make a purchase at first point of contact with a brand.
Statistical significance is a widely-used concept in statistical hypothesis testing. It indicates the probability that the difference or observed relationship between a variation and a control isn’t due to chance.
Learn what cognitive biases are, why they’re essential for a website optimization strategy, and how you can use them to increase conversions.
Email remarketing consists of capturing and using information about your customers in order to achieve better marketing results through personalized email marketing campaigns.
While we live in an era of digital marketing, the significance of word of mouth can never be denied or overlooked. But how can digital marketing be linked to word of mouth? Well, have you ever heard of the term ‘online reviews’? I’m sure you have, thus showing how word of mouth and online reviews are already intertwined.
Downloaded an app last week? Bet you can’t even remember what it was now. It happens to many of us – especially since 80-90% of our time on mobile is spent in apps. This is why you need to start thinking about the in-app experience.
Writing good product descriptions can be a tiring process but is mandatory to stand out of the crowd and convey your unique value proposition.
Sign-up forms are where business happens, but even the smallest mistake in designing your forms can have huge consequences on your conversions. Here, we cover 10 best practices to designing powerful sign-up forms that convert.
Learn how to carefully run pop-up campaigns that drive conversions without hurting user experience or your search rankings.
Even though hypothesis tests are meant to be reliable, there are two types of errors that can occur. These errors are known as type 1 and type 2 errors. Learn more.
A business is more than a product. Think of any brand name company or ecommerce website- many offer an array … Read more
Here’s a quick recap for those of you who might still be wondering – just what is server-side testing? Read on for a definition, use cases and advantages.
Here are 5 ways we’ve seen our clients get everyone in their company involved in brainstorming conversion rate optimization ideas.
Faced with the complexity of modern marketing, AB Tasty paired up with social media platform Mention to narrow down what are, in our eyes, the eight essential marketing principles of today. Some get back to basics, others might be new to you. Either way, they’re our top picks for what should stay top of mind for the modern marketer.
CRO, or Conversion Rate Optimization, is an important concept for digital marketers, UX and CX professionals. Read on for definitions & tips.
Getting people attached to your brand is not something that is done overnight. Often, it takes online businesses months and … Read more
French investment bank Bpifrance recently organized a ‘Digital Innovation’ competition. After 3 elimination rounds, only 16% of the projects were retained, including AB Tasty’s concerning cognitive personalization.
Admit it. We as consumers are a demanding bunch. We have high expectations of the brands around us – whether … Read more
In the ecommerce industry, the average conversion rate for purchases is between 2% and 3%. That means that at least … Read more
AB Tasty is happy to announce that we acquired a Chinese ICP license on May 15, 2018, and are currently able to offer our clients in the APAC region faster, more reliable content delivery thanks to a local CDN (server) on mainland China.
Chris Goward, founder and CEO of WiderFunnel, talk about CRO, the future of digital marketing, and why we should all be following Silicon Valley’s lead.
Learn how dynamic traffic allocation algorithms can help you minimize loss of conversions during your website optimization campaigns.
A/B testing has been around for decades, even before the advent of the internet or social media. In fact, it … Read more
Personas refine the focus of business practices to suit the specific, yet broad needs of their customers. They do this by creating main groups that represent the major users of a website and what their needs are.
Urgent situations push us to act fast and scarcity triggers anxiety which also forces us to act promptly. Put into the right hands, these tools can help ecommerce and online businesses boost their conversions and increase sales.
Page loading time directly affects conversions, page views, CPC, SEO and direct revenue. Learn more.
SEO and CRO complement each other very well: traffic at all costs doesn’t make sense, it’s all about gaining qualified visitors with a purchase intent.
Headline testing consists in creating several title variations for the same article in order to find out which one performs the best in terms of shares, average reading time, click-through rate, bounce rate…
Using A/B tests in your email campaigns, you’ll be able to craft tailor-made emails that will fit your prospects and generate more engagement. Learn more.
The point of a customer journey map is to understand, as clearly as possible, what a customer will encounter when using your service.
94% of firms say their CRO (conversion rate optimization) initiatives have increased customer satisfaction, according to a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of AB Tasty. Reserve the study now to learn more.
Some website conversion rate tips have been repeated a million times. E.g., Include as few form fields as possible, offer various … Read more
Design products and services that truly answer needs and fit customers’ expectations, with iterative design processes and usability testing.
Product listing pages are the results of either category pages or internal searches. They play a huge role as a “catalogue”. Learn how to optimize them.
Learn how to optimize your shopping cart page and reduce shopping cart abandonment with best practices from top e-commerce websites.
Learn how to effectively run an A/B test without ruining your traffic acquisition efforts and impacting your organic search rankings.
Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to run A/B test on your landing page with tips from CRO experts.
Website optimization encompasses different marketing and technical skills, that range from search engine optimization to customizin user experience through page speed optimization. In this article, we take you through the basics of website optimization.
Want a DIY solution to create customized landing pages? Landing page builders help you to create high converting pages from scratch or with the help of a few templates. Here is our selection of the most commonly used softwares.
Let’s examine the 5 mandatory elements of an effective ecommerce product page plus some examples of the most successful product pages by industry that you can get inspiration from.
For Customer Experience specialists, personalization – whether it be website personalization, in-store personalization or product personalization – has been touted as THE answer to higher conversion rates, engagement and sales. Our infographic gives you the low-down.
AB Tasty, a leading European personalization and testing platform for web and mobile, is awarded the French Tech Pass for the fourth year running. This remarkable achievement solidifies AB Tasty’s position as a heavy-hitter in the tech world, both on a national and international scale
Your value proposition, or Unique Selling Point, is at the heart of your product or service. Learn more about this essential piece of your business: what a good value proposition looks like and how to write a great one.
Visitor segmentation (user segmentation) is a method of segmenting potential customers into groups that allow businesses to promote a focused message to the right audience. Learn about common segmentation techniques and mistakes.
We’ve all heard of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) – but do we know how to define, measure and implement them? Can we accurately distinguish them from OKRs? Find out about all this and more in our latest article.
With GDPR coming into effect in May, 2018, it is more important than ever to ensure that all your data collection activities are done correctly. In this article, you’ll learn how to make sure your website and email personalization campaigns are fully compliant.
CRO experts from Conversio, Time Inc., and AB Tasty came together at our latest London event to share their personalization advice. Learn how to use progressive profiling, data qualification and user personas & more to increase the conversion rates of your personalization campaigns.
What’s the difference between micro and macro-conversions? What conversion rates are important for my business? What’s a good conversion rate for my industry? Get the anwsers to all these questions and more.
The terms ‘customization’ and ‘personalization’ are often thought to be the same. While they do overlap, they actually represent two distinct customer experience strategies. Learn what they are and why they’re essential for good CX.
AB Tasty offers the lightest A/B testing tag on the market. By disabling jQuery, your pages can load 20% faster since the weight of the tag is significantly decreased.
When shopping online, do you ever get this nagging feeling, a little hesitation before you click ‘buy’? That’s called ‘purchasing anxiety’, and it’s a big e-commerce concern. This article takes a look at what lies behind ‘purchasing anxiety’.
Bounce rate is a type of web analytics that measures the behavior of visitors to a website or page within the website. It is one of the most important metrics by which to understand how well the website is performing.
The Customer Lifetime Value, abbreviated as CLV or LTV (for “life time value”) is one of the most important pieces of data for your digital business.
It’s not always easy to know which kind of test to use to optimize your website. This quick read will go over the pros and cons of multivariate testing, so you can decide if it’s the best pick for you.
Analytics and A/B testing: It’s a match made in data heaven. Just like Tom and Jerry, Simon and Garfunkel, or … Read more
Not many people have heard of A/A testing, but those that have know it can cause a lot of debate: is it a useful best practice or a waste of time? This article takes a look.
Establishing insightful, effective A/B test hypotheses is half the battle of conversion rate optimization. We’ll show you how.
Around 70% will abandon their shopping cart. This is largely because they are not yet ready to buy and still need to think it over. Does this mean you should ignore these people and take no action? No! There are several techniques to use after a shopping cart has been abandoned to re-engage visitors.
Shopping cart abandonment is an extremely common ecommerce occurance. Though it isn’t the end of the world, it’s still always better to limit it, if you can. Here are our 10 tips for reducing shopping cart abandonment for your ecommece site.
You’re one step away from your desired macro-conversion. And then…nothing. The shopper drops off, abandoning their shopping cart they had filled only moments before. This is the dreaded ‘shopping cart abandonment.’ What happened and why?
Recommendation engines, website personalization, product personalization, website optimization. Find out the differences & how to use them to your advantage.
Whether you’re aiming for increased click-through rates, more account creations or a boost in online sales, these easy-to-use widgets will get you up and running in time for the 14th.
How to use above the fold when designing your website. How to make sure visitors see the most important content instantly & when it is not relevant.
Discover the advantages of revenue per visitor & how RPV can help produce better customer experiences & greater sales for e-commerce businesses.
We’re enriching our conversion rate optimization platform with a server-side A/B testing solution! Now you can get even more creative with your A/B tests. Read our article to see how.
What’s the current state of the human vs machine relationship in the Algorithmic Age? How good of a job are these algorithms really doing? And finally, is ‘human-centered’, AI-powered personalization really possible?
If you weren’t able to attend our latest event in Paris, La Matinée de la Conversion, here’s a quick overview of the news that was announced
Improve your click through rate & get the most out of your online ad campaigns, Best practices for CTR & cost-efficient ad campaigns.
Landing pages are often used to generate quality leads. Check out our advice for improving their converion rate by perfecting your calls-to-action, your value proposition and your forms.
Conversion Rate Optimization is absolutely essential. Discover 20 tips for optimizing your landing pages, better converting inbound traffic and maximizing the ROI of your ad campaigns.
Two of AB Tasty’s UX designers, Noémie and Wilson, share some pearls of wisdom about website personalization they’ve gleaned through their careers as UX experts, university lecturers and even CEOs.
The Group Beaumanoir decided to put a Test and Learn approach at the heart of their digital strategy. Digital Optimization Manager Pauline Le Rat explains why they chose AB Tasty and walks us through their campaign strategy and deployment.
We’ve all heard of CTAs…but do we really understand why they work? Can we make our call-to-actions even more effective? Here are tips and examples of totally clickable CTAs for curious marketers
Millennials are a distinctive generation. Learn why customization and personalization marketing techniques are a good match for them, how to effectively use these strategies, as well as their similarities and differences.
What is a conversion funnel? Why is it important for e-commece sites? How can understanding this key concept – and improving you site’s conversion funnel – help you boost sales?
Finding design inspiration for your next landing page can be tough. To help you out, we’ve selected ten modern landing page design examples that convert.
Don’t creep out your website visitors. Read on for tips on how to do personalization…without crossing the line.
At AB Tasty, our mission is to empower marketers with actionable data. There’s perhaps no other time during the year … Read more
You use WordPress, and you want to attract visitors and convert them into leads and customers. One of the big advantages of WordPress is the large variety of templates that you can use for your landing pages. Check out our selection.
AB Tasty announces its new template library, helping marketers get back in control of their website and create their own campaigns – no IT needed!
Calculate and learn more about your Average Order Value (AOV) + 8 tips for increasing this key performance indicator for e-commerce sites.
Learn about how heat maps help you identify areas of improvement on your website, enabling you to boost conversion rates.
A/B testing and user experience personalization for dynamic sites using React JS, Angular.js, Ember.js or Vue.js
In this day and age, it’s all mobile everything. With over 60% of search traffic coming from mobile, it’s imperative … Read more
The goal of a landing page is to convert visitors, or collect information to use later for marketing or sales purposes. A good landing page is made up of a few well-defined characteristics that distinguish it from just another web page or blog article.
Looking for Bootstrap landing page templates? We’ve chosen 15 great examples, so you can quickly start creating killer landing pages that convert.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. In fact, it takes a tenth of a second … Read more
The new responsive AB Tasty editor responds to one of our clients’ biggest demands: previewing the display of a campaign on different screen sizes and resolutions, before publishing it online.
Let’s take a minute to talk about doors. Doors don’t seem very complicated to use, right? You push, you pull, … Read more
Until recent years, a politician’s chances of winning an election could be predicted, largely, based on one decisive element: the … Read more
Note: Hubert Wasseris a data analysis engineer. After spending 10 years at ESIEA (Paris Engineering School) teaching algorithm and machine learning, … Read more
Part 2 Think of user experience (UX) like this: it is as important as your actual product, website or application. Let … Read more
To better respond to the needs of online retailers, we have just added some new transactional indicators to illuminate metrics, such as the average shopping cart development or the average number of products ordered.
Part 1 User experience and CRO: a match made in heaven Whenever site performance is mentioned, two phrases are sure … Read more
Many functionalities have just been added to our session recording solution which allows easy use of this new feedback video: custom event recording, tag creation, filters by test and variation, multiple filter options…
Flickering, also called FOOC (Flash of Original Content), is when an original page is briefly displayed before the alternative appears during testing. The good news is that there are several best practices to effectively mask the flickering effect.
You can display your URL or event based goals in either a single or a multiple mode. The 1st mode corresponds to a deduplication vision, where only one conversion is recorded, even if the user converts many times.
The 2nd mode corresponds to the duplication vision, in which all its conversions are retained.
Self-evident truth, bounce rates (visitor leaving after viewing less than 1 page) and cart abandonment rates (visitor initiating the purchasing … Read more
Note: This article was written by Hubert Wassner, Chief Data Scientist at AB Tasty. Some of you may have noticed … Read more
With the latest Google Tag Manager release (September 28, 2016), new tags templates are launched as part of the Google … Read more
Selling to a business isn’t drastically different from selling to a consumer. They’re both people after all. The big difference … Read more
This is my personal response to a study done by ConversionXL. Rémi Aubert, CEO at AB Tasty. Context On May 18th, … Read more
AB Tasty’s note: this is a guest post by William Sarto, marketer and content specialist at GoHunters. The key to success in … Read more
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Rick Riddle. By 2015, 65% of American adults owned a smartphone. And … Read more
Customise online user experience based on geographic location and quickly react to weather changes.
A first impression can be lasting, so a website home page, where lots of customers have their very first contact with a … Read more
How exactly can you optimize your conversions with A/B Testing? Learn lessons from companies that have emerged as shining examples of A/B testing genius.
AB Tasty solution completely conforms to European legislation On 6 October 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) struck down … Read more
In 2014, retail e-commerce sales during the Christmas holiday season accounted for23.4% of total annual retail e-commerce revenue and 50% … Read more
In western countries, freedom is said to be synonymous with welfare. When it comes to purchasing, freedom of choice is … Read more
With all the data being collected from cross-channel purchasing journeys, marketing departments are overflowing with invaluable information on consumer behavior. … Read more
Editor’s note: This a guest post by Clarissa Amaral who is responsible for conversion optimization at Paymill. Ever since the introduction of … Read more
With over five years’ experience, AB Tasty’s teams have witnessed the implementation of thousands of tests, optimization ideas and ways … Read more
In digital marketing, you should always aim for the best user experience. Don’t put up with status quo – every … Read more
AB Tasty’s mission is to make A/B test and content customisation accessible to as many people as possible. The feature that … Read more
20 beautiful yet effective templates which will help you build the perfect optimized landing page for lead generation.
The combined use of AB Tasty and a tag management solution offers fresh opportunities to test your optimization scenarios, including … Read more
Companies often opt for one or the other of these tests without realizing the benefits of using them together. Given … Read more
What is the first optimization to conduct on your website? Without a doubt it is to make sure your calls … Read more
How long should an A/B test run before you can draw conclusions from it? At what point can you end a test that appears to be yielding results?
AB Tasty recently launched a platform of extensions which allow the implementation of advanced changes by non-developer teams in just … Read more
AB Tasty introduces the first open A/B testing platform that makes creating and analysing advanced A/B tests easier, thanks to … Read more
The independent business software review site TrustRadius publishes today its very first Buyer’s Guide to A/B Testing Software, in which … Read more
If you’re familiar with A/B testing, you know that you should base it on data. However, this quantitative statistical data is just one part of the equation. In order to get a true understanding of the behaviour of your users and choose the most relevant tests to set up, you must use qualitative data.
A/B testing is a key tool when it comes to optimizing your conversion rates. However, an effective A/B test campaign … Read more