Benchmarks

Amazon’s Performance Secrets

It was a great honor to present at the inaugural ClickZ Live in New York this week. I was asked to share some of what I presented. For years we have paid careful attention to Amazon, and I shared a few secrets we have discovered about what makes them so incredibly successful. Say what you will about them, but they are a formidable competitor to every business out there. However, what we most admire about Jeff Bezos’ approach to business…

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Jeff Bezos’ Secret to High Conversion Rates

If you do business, online or traditional business, I hope you took the time to read Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos’ 2013 shareholder letter. In it he shares this tidbit: “Our heavy investments in Prime, AWS, Kindle, digital media, and customer experience in general strike some as too generous, shareholder indifferent, or even at odds with being a for-profit company. ‘Amazon, as far as I can tell, is a charitable organization being run by elements of the investment community for the benefit…

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Google Adwords Conversion Rates by Industry

My friend, Larry Kim just published some research his company Wordstream just released. Wordstream used the data collected by the AdWords Performance Grader, a free AdWords account audit tool which has evaluated over $1 billion dollars in annualized spending on Google in the last year (roughly 2.5% of total advertising revenues on Google!). For their report, they used metrics from accounts that were evaluated between July 1, 2012 and October 30, 2012. Here is a breakdown of conversion rates by industry for…

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Average Conversion Rate by Industry 2012

For MarketingSherpa’s 2012 Website Optimization Benchmark Report they surveyed participants and asked them to write in what their average conversion rate was. Here is a chart of the results: While this is survey data and not the most accurate, at least it is a benchmark to shoot for. We also don’t know how each organization qualifies their conversions. However, where ever you are you should also try to figure out how you can improve your conversion rate 5-10% monthly.

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The Consumer Is Boss: A 10-Year Perspective

On October 15, 2000, A.G. Lafley, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble Co., delivered a prophetic speech entitled “The Consumer is Boss!” to the Association of National Advertisers. In his presentation he emphasized three main points: “We’re moving away from the current mass marketing model, away from push and toward pull. Consumers will only become more demanding. They want to have a conversation, to dialogue, to participate, to be more in control.” These points may seem obvious to marketers…

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Top 10 Online Retailers by Conversion Rate: August 2009

Here are the top 10 converting websites for August 2009*. These are based on Nielson Panel data and are calculated by user to final conversion. Conversion-rate data is based on visitor conversion rates, not session conversion rates: i.e., No. of unique customers/No. of unique visitors. 1. Schwan’s 45.1 2. ProFlowers 34.1 3. Vitacost 24.4 4. Woman Within 24.1 5. Blair 22.2 6. 1800flowers 20.5 7. AbeBooks 19.2 8. Amazon 17.0 9. QVC.com 16.8 10. DrsFosterSmith.com 16.2 < *Source: Nielsen Online…

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