Landing Page Optimization Tips To Guarantee Your Success

Conversion Rate Optimization, Search Engine Marketing 17 Comments »

tunnel-light.jpg The creation, organization and refining of landing pages is the key to pay per click marketing and online lead generation. Landing pages are audience specific, and an automotive site landing page that converts 10% of users cannot be copied to a campaign selling insurance.

Users respond differently based on the time of day, offer, price point, demographic, education level, style preferences and past experience with your brand. Thankfully we can test and design for most of these variables.
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SEO and Landing Pages

Search Engine Optimization 2 Comments »

Here is a thread that discusses how to combine targeted langing pages into a search engine optimization campaign. The consensus is that extra content pages are always good, even if they are relatively light sales pages.

Develop independent landing pages that can be SEO’ed and linked to from the main site itself. Optimized landing pages can be linked to from any page on your site, such as the sitemap.

Read the webmaster forum discussion at WMW.

How To Increase Conversion Rates & Have Breakout Sales

Conversion Rate Optimization, Search Engine Marketing 4 Comments »

conversion arrows Here is a technique for increasing conversion rates using data you already have.  Its not a question of installing 50 statistics programs to measure every action taken by a web visitor, its finessing your site pages to make them appeal to your specific user needs.

If this is your situation:

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Landing Page Know-How

Conversion Rate Optimization, Search Engine Optimization 8 Comments »

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Your landing page on your website has an important job to do: Convert Traffic

The objective is to keep new users focused and have them complete the desired goal. A landing page is tailored for a specific visitor and should only contain information directly relevant to them. A successful landing page will have one prominent call to action and use every text and image element on the page to direct the user to completing this goal.

Landing Page Goal Examples

  1. Newsletter Signup
  2. Subscribing to a Service
  3. Purchasing a Specialized Product
  4. Filling out a Form
  5. Making a Comment
  6. Giving you their e-mail/phone
  7. Calling for more information
  8. Send to a Friend

Your site visitors could arrive at your landing page from these online sources

  • A banner advertisement link prepared to appeal to your specific niche audience;
  • An optimized link contained in your Pay Per Click (PPC) ad from the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo or Microsoft;
  • A related affiliate sales page or an offer to subscribe to your mailing list,
  • An internal link contained in your email campaign,
  • A blog post or comment, forum posting, or social media link;
  • Organic search engine results.

Maximize Your Investment

Design the page so that your visitors can immediately find your offer and any additional information about your product or service that helps them take action.

Optimize Your Landing Page

Once the visitors arrive at your landing page, they must immediately see the keywords that relieve their pain. Use keywords on your landing page to provide a customized solution that makes your visitor accept your offer.

Make Your Landing Page like Plymouth Rock

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Keep your visitors on your website long enough to hear your elevator pitch.

Learn more about the design and testing of landing pages. Know the essential elements of successful landing pages.

Go beyond search engine optimization. Let your landing pages do a better job, convert more traffic and encourage repeat visits. Find out how other people have increased conversions 100%.

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