6 essential steps to increase website conversions
For the majority of companies, a website is the key destination for Internet users and a place for online shopping. Integrate these elements to your website to generate traffic, attract new clients and increase your sales.
- Optimize your website to improve conversions
Entice consumers to get in touch with you via a telephone number, a contact form or a direct chat tab. 66% of small companies do not have the contact form option to request information. Source: BIA/Kelsey
- Add a link to your social network pages
Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn help prospects obtain the information they need to make a purchase, particularly reviews from other consumers. 7 out of 10 Quebec social network users (69.8%) follow at least one organization, company or personality on social network. Source: NETendances 2014
- Make your website mobile friendly
Offer a simple click to call option, utilize geotargeting (Google Maps), and offer business hours and product or service information. 46% of consumers use their smartphone to do a product and service search and geotargeting of companies. Source: Marketing Land
- Create a blog with relevant content
Develop useful and easy to understand articles to your prospects and make them easily accessible and sharable on social networks. Optimize your website content for search engine referencing with relevant keywords. 28% of people interviewed have declared sharing content with more than 100 colleagues and 59% of buyers share it with more than 25 colleagues. Source: CMO Council
- Use captivating videos
Use captivating videos to establish your credibility and attract visitors with product demonstrations and client testimonials. 85% of Internet users will screen a product video that triggers their interest for a least 1 minute. Source: eMarketer
- Make your website easy to use
Pages that take too long to load, broken links, pages using Flash and difficult navigation, are inconveniences that could make your prospects walk away. 40% of Internet users will leave a web page if it takes more than three seconds to load.
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