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Why You Need AdWords Negative Keywords
By Theresa Baiocco IF YOU'RE PAYING $30, to $50, or even $100 for each click, you know PPC keywords are no laughing matter. But sometimes they are. One of our PPC specialists started a new tradition at the ConversionMax office: "Keyword of the day." He lists the funniest and strangest searc Continue Reading
Healthcare.gov: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It
By Theresa Baiocco   REGARDLESS OF WHAT YOU THINK of the Affordable Care Act, there's no denying that the website to enroll in coverage has been a major embarrassment for the White House. President Obama made this public announcement acknowledging the fiasco:   Video sourc Continue Reading
A/B Testing in 4 Easy Steps
By Theresa Baiocco A/B TESTING IS SO COOL. No longer do we have to make changes to our websites based solely on the HiPPO (Highest Paid Person's Opinion). We now make changes based on what has been tested and proven to work. It seems like magic: some visitors see one version of a webpage, Continue Reading
Why You Need Customer Personas
By Theresa Baiocco Imagine putting your most intimate, passionate feelings into a love letter...and addressing it To Whom It May Concern. Your true love would probably not respond the way you wanted. Yet businesses do this all the time with their marketing messages: they pour resources into t Continue Reading
Why You Should Avoid Site Reviews
By Theresa Baiocco I LOVE conferences. I love learning, presenting, networking, catching up with friends, and seeing what new vendors and tools have cropped up. I love getting out of town and breaking out of my routine. I love the sponsored parties, free booze, and t-shirts. But there's Continue Reading
The Anatomy of the Perfect Thank You Page
By Theresa Baiocco You put a lot of effort into your landing pages. You follow a process to analyze all the pages in your conversion funnel and identify where people drop out, then you run A/B or multivariate tests to improve those pages. And your conversion rates are increasing as a result. C Continue Reading
By Theresa Baiocco Every time I give a presentation on Conversion Optimization, I get questions that are indicative of typical misconceptions in the field.  So I'm going to expose the following myths, so you don't make these common mistakes: Myth #1: "I just redesigned my site, so I don't nee Continue Reading
7 Steps to Higher Conversion Rates
By Theresa Baiocco I'm opening the kimono and showing you my 7-step process to increase conversion rates. And believe me, it IS a process. It's not a quick-fix, one-time activity and you're done. But taking the time to do it right makes all the difference in the world. People who simply learn Continue Reading
Why Every Business Should Have a Charity Project
By Theresa Baiocco I've always admired people who make charity work a part of their everyday lives. That's one of those New Year's Resolutions I make nearly every year, along with getting in shape of course. But somehow I never seem to be able to lose that last 10lbs, and I never seem to follow t Continue Reading
Announcement: Click Advisors Is Now Conversion Max!
Click Advisors today announced a company name change and a realignment of their services. To better meet market needs, the company has changed their name to Conversion Max and will focus on three key services—aimed at helping clients win online. Services include Pay-Per-Click (PPC) management, lan Continue Reading