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Business Consulting For The 21st Century Via A Holistic & Intelligent Approach

“Good design”? Or more sales? Which do you prefer?

Consumed => “7 Things Every (Great) Landing Page Needs” by Neil Patel on QuickSprout.

Free ebook on landing page optimization

FYI => “Optimizing Landing Page” by Sarah Goliger on HubStop.

The Top 10 standard reports in Google Analytics that matter most

Consumed => “Google Analytics Tips: 10 Data Analysis Strategies That Pay Off Big” by Avinash Kaushik on (his blog) Occam’s Razor.

The best conversion optimization articles and blogs

FYI => “17 Of The Best Conversion Optimization Blogs On The Internet” by Kristi Hines on The Daily Egg.

More landing pages can optimize your conversions

Answered => “Does a tabbed landing page hurt SEO?” on Quora.

5 simple tips for increasing conversion rates

Consumed => “5 Quick Tips for Writing a Successful Landing Page” by Todd Bailey on Search Engine Guide.

Sales is simple…Minimize doubt. Maximize trust. Target motivation.

Consumed => “Better Product Pages: Turn Visitors Into Customers” by Sabina Idler on Smashing Magazine.

The best landing pages optimize The Guest Experience

Consumed => “Designing Landing Pages That Work” by Karol K. on Six Revisions.

iProperty optimization

Consumed => “Improve Your Website with this Do-It-Yourself Website Audit Checklist” by Sherice Jacob on Crazy Egg.

Look ma! I won. I won.

FYI => Yesterday I mentioned the call to action analysis “contest” on Marketing Experiments. Long story short, I was correct. Check it out…

Conversion rates vs retention rates

Consumed => “Test Your Marketing Intuition: Which call-to-action won?” by Paul Cheney on Marketing Experiments.

Best practices for advertising on Facebook

Consumed => “11 tips for a better Facebook ad campaign” by Shaad Hamid on SEOptimise.

The proof is in the A/B testing pudding

Answered => “What are good examples for welcome messages for web sites?” on Quora.

Key KPIs for Google Analytics

Consumed => “Best Web Metrics / KPIs for a Small, Medium or Large Sized Business” by Avinash Kaushik on Occam’s Razor.

10 tips on landing pages

Consumed => “5 Reasons Visitors Ditch Your Landing Page as Soon as They Get There” by Veronica Maria Jarski on Marketing Profs.

My meta titles…what the Google is going on?!?!?

Asked => “Why and when has Google abandoned displaying a page’s meta title when that page appears in a SERP?” on Quora.

Is your font size killing your conversions?

Consumed => “16 Pixels For Body Copy. Anything Less Is A Costly Mistake” by D Bonn Tennant on Smashing Magazine.

SEO, duplicate content and CSS sprites

FYI => Yesterday while further refining one of micro-sites for A4R we ran into a potential duplicate content issue. My solution was to use CSS sprites. Let me explain…

The WordPress and the landing page

Answered => “What is the best way to go about building a personal landing page using WordPress?” on Quora.

Client: Apps4Rent – Good news and more good news

FYI => The Apps4Rent for rent makeover/makeunder is progressing page by page. Also on deck to launch today is a new product, Hosted Desktop (aka Virtual Desktop).