Is Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) a Dead End?

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April 9, 2015 will be the first annual International Conversion Rate Optimization Day. April 9 is also my 45th birthday. I’ve invested almost half my life evangelizing for conversion rate optimization (CRO). I should be thrilled but instead I find myself asking: is CRO, as it is practiced today, a … [Read more...]

Recipes For Practical Customer Experience Design & Optimization – Buyer Legends

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This is an important post that Anthony Garcia wrote on the Buyer Legends blog If I gave you a recipe some of you would be thrilled and others not so much. You can cook a gourmet meal that will have your taste buds fox trotting. I know that to be true. When it comes to food there are alternative … [Read more...]

What A Used Car Salesman Can Teach You About Empathy

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He pushy pushed his way up towards the stage. I had just finished presenting the keynote at Driving Sales, an automotive dealers conference. He thrust out his hand and eagerly shook mine; saying “thanks ... blah blah blah…. “ And then I heard him clearly “...too often I am obsessed with pushing … [Read more...]

Can Your Company Deliver What Marketing Promises?

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As marketers are given better tools for storytelling, it may become harder for companies to deliver on the promises they are making. If I promised to give you $25,000 as a gift and then only gave you $10,000 you might be grateful, but you’d also be disappointed. Don’t bother to deny it. Once an … [Read more...]

Where’s Bryan? 12 Provocative Posts You May Have Missed

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Things have been crazy the last couple of months since publishing our new book so I’ve been neglecting this blog a bit.  Just in case you missed it here are a few things my team and I have been working on in the past few weeks: 1. Conversion Rate Optimization I wrote about the future of Conversion … [Read more...]