Email Blasts - Be Topical to Boost Open/Conversion Rate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That usually means low open/conversion rates.  Here is an email which piggybacked on this, boosting the open rate 17% and the conversion rate 9% Download TopicalHeaderforEmailOutreachTimingIsEverything. Smart communicators know to be topical in creating opinion-editorials for third-party media, posts for blogs, speeches, podcasts, and snippets for social networks. 

Marketing Plan Development: The Start to Finish Guide For Executives


Example of SMART goal: Onboard 10,000 trial users in the UK market and attain a 5% conversion rate to paid users within 5 months. You have a 5-month timeline to meet the user acquisition goal and level up your conversions. Product/landing page conversion rates.


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ToFu, MoFu and BoFu: 3 Sales Funnel Stages Explained


There are also many other names given to this process such as purchase funnel , sales funnel or even conversion funnel. Sometimes, even when leads are converting, you might not have value for money due to the low conversion rate, leading to a reevaluation of your strategy.

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4 lessons from my 20-year-old cat

Manner of Speaking

According to generally agreed conversion rates, if Pico were human, she would be 96. Today, 15 May 2019, is a big day in our family. Our cat Pico is now 20 years old. A significant milestone. Most cats don’t make it … Continue reading → The post 4 lessons from my 20-year-old cat appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Personal cat cats curiosity focus persistence Pico public speaking sleep tabby

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Marketing & Power of Long-Tail Keywords

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What is less well-known and rarely understood is this: Voice, mobile, and desktop produce higher conversion rates (but probably less traffic) through what are known as  long-tail keywords.     Higher conversion rate. Voice. Mobile.

2020 52

"Most Powerful Marketing Strategy" - Forget All That, Sell Me Results & Quantify Them

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The subject line should read: Boost Conversion Rate Up to 32%. The subject line of the email blast reads: "Most powerful marketing strategy." " Of course, I didn't click it open. At the very least, the term "powerful" is on the way to the graveyard of over-used buzzwords. But, more to the point, what is "powerful" selling to me? Nothing. What the marketing team should be pitching is results. And quantify them.

2017 40

Twitter Is Gearing Up For Long Form

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is today's article on boosting web conversion rates. The verbose have a stay of execution. The world won't be shrinking into short form communications. At least not soon. Twitter, the front lines of short form, will be providing a long form option. The character limit could even reach 10,000. Here are the details from re/code. This isn't a surprise. Clients are requesting more long form.

Using presentations for decision-making

PowerPoint Tips

For deciding on a marketing strategy for a specific market, you might want to know cost, technical difficulties, how much time each strategy will take, and predicted conversion rates. A table of the components and options, and ratings for each can help you decide. Which side of the decision fence are you on? Are you the persuader or the decider?

2011 159

50 Ways to Leave Your Lover… but Only Three to Grow Your Speaking Business

Succeed Speaking

Could you improve your existing marketing campaigns to increase response and conversation rates? As my dear friend Byrd Baggett says, “You’re either green and growing or ripe and rotting.&#. That’s why you always have to have a growth-oriented mindset for your speaking business. There is no “let’s keep it right here&# middle ground. You can’t put it on cruise control. But growing your speaking business isn’t complicated either.

2011 159

How a Better Design Can Help Convert More Visitors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When modern marketers think of conversion rate optimization (CRO), they often plan to A/B test the CTA button in 10 different ways by inserting even more social proof testimonial boxes and dramatically decreasing every intermediate step before the checkout.

2020 77

Super Bowl Ads Just Ain’t What They Used to Be

Dahle Communication

I gotta assume at least a 1% conversion rate, meaning 1 million people buying a $10 ticket (that’s $10 million) at the theater more than covers that cost of the ad for the movie company, I assume. The following is a guest post by Brett Duncan of Marketing In Progress. I love Brett's stuff and he has been gracious enough to do a guest post here.   I must be getting old, because I find myself looking back on the “good ol’ days” at a much higher frequency than ever before.

2011 131

The Introductory Guide to Psychographic Segmentation


Higher conversions and sales. In both cases, what you get in return is higher conversion rates, less advertising waste, and ultimately — higher sales! How do you know that your marketing campaign will appeal to the target audience?

The Executive?s Guide to Marketing Automation


Higher Conversions. A report published by VentureBeat indicates that early marketing automation adopters are now seeing a 77% increase in conversions per campaign, plus an 80% increase in qualified leads.

Cover Letters - Digital Tricks Baby Boomers Have to Get Down Cold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then digital introduced a conversational tone and need to keep the reader interested. " Get attention with "Social Media Expert Reduces Bounce Rate 34%." "The edge I provide is proven ability to reduce bounce and boost conversion rates." After so many years with the same organization or successfully operating their own business, Baby Boomers are forced to search for work. The cover letter usually is a necessary tool.

2016 47

Video - Marketing Power Tool, But Only If Used Right

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, about 80% documented that having a video on a landing page can boost conversion rates by 80%.  " And, "wrong" means not converting or converting at too low a rate to justify the resources being pumped into the marketing initiative.

2020 56

How clearly do you speak? Try this one insightful public speaking test:

More than PowerPoint...

However, YouTube/Google understands most conversational speech fairly well. Try slowing down to a conversational pace. A conversational rate is between 140 and 170 words per minute. For example, let’s say YouTube had trouble understanding you when you read this sentence aloud: “This rate of speech typically ranges from around 140 to 170 words per minute.” As a public speaker, you’ll want your audience to understand you.

2018 43

Small Business Blogs, Backs Off from Tweeting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Small business is focused on the conversion rate, that is, how this or that bit of social media converts into a sale.    For that, at least in the experience of my clients and prospects, there's a better bang for the buck with blogging linked to a website than with tweets.    My hunch is that Twitter has been taken over by the politicos, media, celebrities, and major commercial players. 

Editorial versus Ad Copy - Why Don Draper ("Mad Men") Never Longed to Switch to Penning Prose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, more importantly, there would be an actual low conversion rate. Then it did have a high open and response-to-Call-To-Action rate. For about 10 hours I struggled to research, conduct interviews for, and write an article on divorce for publication. Here you can read it. The psychic satisfaction, as every journalist knows, was profound. The compensation, though, was $150.00. Since the billing was through Upwork, $15.00 of that got swallowed up in the process.

2016 43

Toyota Defaults into Mea Culpa - Maybe not smart PR

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Far better would it be to make a positive announcement about a new client or a new strategy that is boosting client conversion rates 24%.  When thrown for a loop, frequently we take the flight to safety.    And safety in the auto industry operating in North America is to default into a mea culpa.    No surprise, Toyota North America, whose U.S.

Presenting Business Diagrams: How to Deliver a Strong, Positive Impact


These tools illustrate the process that lead to a desired outcome, such as customer conversion, service subscription, or product purchase. Depending on purpose, funnel analysis can be packaged as a purchase funnel, customer funnel, marketing funnel, or conversion panel. Use the funnel shape to highlight the certainty of customer attrition and to emphasize the work needed to achieve the target win (conversion) rate. Business means a lot more than just making profits.

2016 55

"2016: Obama's America" - Conservative Dinesh D'Souza plays Sigmund Freud

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In marketing we're focused on conversion rate, not aesthetics.  A shrewd move at the DNC would be to show clips of the film "2016: Obama's America" and laugh.    It would be a mistake to ignore it.    Any power it might have would be blown up through ridicule.    Meanwhile this weekend the president might return to Reddit and have the world Ask Him Anything about "2016."

2016 40

DIY: Those email blasts which get opened, converted into action (Lesson 1)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  No wonder many of you using this tool are disappointed in the open and conversion rate.    That conversion will shape everything else.  For   It might be a 15 minute complimentary evaluation of their publicity efforts or the opportunity to take part in the national conversation about electricity costs.

2012 40

Charli Jane Speaker Services: Does Your Website Have A Purpose

This figure is called the site conversion rate, and it is an essential element of the effectiveness of your site. If your website is set up to get visitors to fill out a form, make sure to figure out what the difference is between your site conversion rate and your sales conversion rate.

Social Media in F500: Flat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth conducted a survey about the adoption rate of social media by the Fortune 500 [F500].  Essentially, the Center reports that the rate of adoption has been flat for blogs, tweets, and Facebook.    She opines that perhaps corporate silos and retrenchment of staff have put constraints on the rate.  Ajv123ajv -

Charli Jane Speaker Services: What is a Landing Page

While many boast a conversion and attribute it to the shortness of their introduction (many will be one short paragraph), others will boast a high conversion rate because they use long, detailed, and compelling copy.

The Language of Business Remains Indirect, Ambiguous - Why Gens Y,Z Can't Find Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The employers prefer numbers here, such as 23 percent conversion rate for paid Google adwords. Generations Y and Z grew up in an era of supposed transparency. On social media and social networks they could let it all hang out. Constituencies ranging from the media to the public demanded government be open. And regulatory agencies mandated detailed labeling of everything. So, no surprise, members of Generations Y and Z expect communications from business to be taken at face value.

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