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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

WP Scarcity: Boost Conversions with simple tools #ad

Andy Brocklehurst has a new WordPress plugin called WP Scarcity Plus. He reports that it can significantly increase your sales and opt-ins.This new plugin lets you to grow your business, and it helps you sell more.Whatever you’re selling (e-books, courses, services…etc), with WP Scarcity Plus, you can create “smart” countdown timers to generate a sense of urgency for your visitors.Urgency tends to boost your sales because people who want to think over their decision are confronted with a deadline. They can’t put off their decision, so often they decide favorably.And it’s... [...]

‘Gmail offers unsubscribe link and the world of email marketing comes to an end’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “Gmail offers unsubscribe link and the world of email marketing comes to an end”.Tim Roe says, “It’s all change again, Gmail rocks the world of email by apparently making it even easier for a recipient tounsubscribe from legitimate marketing email.This is a shock to some, especially to those who thought they were safe by hiding the unsubscribe button, deep within the very small print at the bottom of the email.So, is this going to be a disaster for some email marketers? Or is this new process just a little different... [...]

‘Responsive web design: five reasons why it may not be the right answer’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “Responsive web design: five reasons why it may not be the right answer”.Grant Kemp says, “I generally find myself in agreement with the authors on Econsultancy, but when I read Ben Davis’ article: 10 websites that aren’t responsive (and probably should be).I didn’t agree with this, as I think those websites aren’t responsive because they don’t need to be.Responsive design is a wonderful tool and is a great solution for quite a lot of sites. I have used responsive design to deliver many sites, but it’s... [...]

‘57% of marketers using faster email technology report higher conversion rates’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “57% of marketers using faster email technology report higher conversion rates”.Christopher Ratcliff says, “Conversion rate is one of the most important metrics in email marketing. It speaks to marketers’ ability to turn engagement into revenue. However with 42% of marketers who use slow email technology reporting lower than average conversion rates, it seems that revenue is being lost through outdated, sluggish systems.The Email Marketing Speed Imperative study, published by Econsultancy in partnership withdotMailer,... [...]

‘Why Facebook bought Whatsapp’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “Why Facebook bought Whatsapp”.King Yiu Chu says, “A lot of people wondered why Facebook paid so much money for Whatsapp.Whatsapp is 100% social, and you don’t have companies in your phone book. Many companies and online services would love to send you messages in your Whatsapp box while it’s free messaging. But they can’t.What if customers could drop their mobile number at any online site or mobile app via their Facebook login and stay in control over the permission they gave you as a service?Customers can... [...]

‘The inexorable usefulness of Twitter to publishers and authors’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “The inexorable usefulness of Twitter to publishers and authors”.Ben Davis says, “I’m trying my best to sound literary in this post – the pseud’s headline, the confessional first line.I was tweeted by an author this morning. The whole uplifting experience was enough to slap me in the face with the wet fish of Twitter’s usefulness to the author and publisher.I thought suddenly, I should write this up for the blog! One of the great things about the blog is the opportunity it affords us to commit the bonne pensée... [...]

‘Seven ways for marketers to collaborate with IT for better customer experience’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “Seven ways for marketers to collaborate with IT for better customer experience”.Maria Wasing says, “Customer experience management is fast becoming the core pillar of effective digital marketing and data has a critical role to play.  However, it seems that many marketers do not have access to the data they need to improve customer experience. In our recent research, only 29% of marketers told us that they have access to any kind of data in real-time, which is essential for effective customer experience management.This... [...]

‘New Year marketing resolutions you shouldn’t break in 2014’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “New Year marketing resolutions you shouldn’t break in 2014”.Darren Goldie says, “It’s February and already, according to a number of statistical sources, around a quarter of us have failed to uphold our New Year’s resolutions.Interestingly, 39% of people in their twenties achieve their resolution each year compared to only 14% of people over 50. That’s interesting given the prevailing attitudes towards younger generations.In the same vein, marketers are mapping out the conversations they want to have this... [...]

‘65% of global smartphone owners use Android OS: stats’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “65% of global smartphone owners use Android OS: stats”.Christopher Ratcliff says, “In a sideways blow to Apple, Windows Phone and Blackberry, Android is now the dominant operating system of mobile users worldwide.Android use has climbed from 27% in 2012 to 65% in 2013. An even more impressive figure is the 270% increase in Android use since the end of 2011.These figures come from the Q4 2013 market research study by GlobalWebIndex (GWI), in which 170,000 respondents were interviewed in 32 markets, representing 89%... [...]

‘A blogger’s guide to setting up a WordPress site: 14 vital widgets’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “A blogger’s guide to setting up a WordPress site: 14 vital widgets”.Christopher Ratcliff says, “This is the third in a series of posts discussing how to set up and run a WordPress blog from a relatively experienced expert, which will feature many helpful and hopefully relevant tangents.In the first article I discussed the first few steps involving sign-up, the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, and your social media presence.Last week, I looked at writing your first post using the WordPress... [...]