Here’s how you can effectively boost your website CRO


CRO or conversion rate optimization refers to a structured and systematic approach to enhance the performance of your website. The process is all about leveraging the website traffic to benefit your business. It may include anything from changing the color of a CTA button to personalization. The main aim of the process is to boost the conversion rates exponentially. Here are the best practices to boost your website’s CRO.

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That’s how a live chat service makes all the difference!

Live chat

It won’t be wrong to say that the businesses today, thrive on customer satisfaction. The ones that succeed in meeting or exceeding customers’ expectations are able to benefit themselves to unimaginable extents. Ever wondered what’s common amongst all of those highly successful businesses? They offer a live chat assistance on their websites! Yes, live chat is all that makes a big difference! Read on to know how it does that:

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Common live chat fails and ways to combat them effectively

Live chat fails

Making the most out of a live chat service is just a matter of using all the live chat elements in the correct proportions. If used correctly, live chat can help generate leads, reduce cart abandonment, boost sales and gain loyal customers. On the other hand, if the chat support is not up to the mark, it can drive the customers away. Here’s a list of the most common live chat fails along with the ways to mend them:

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All that you should not be doing during a proactive chat

Proactive chat

As a matter of fact, not all the website visitors like to engage. They rather like to be engaged. That’s where a proactive chat steps in. These chat invitations facilitate customer engagement so that you do not miss out on any opportunity of conversion. However, proactive chat can be beneficial only if you use it in an appropriate manner. There are certain mistakes that if committed can actually have a negative impact on your visitors. Read on to know what they are:

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Top 5 lead generation strategies for a highly successful business

Lead generation

Lead generation refers to the marketing process of stimulating and capturing interest in a product or service for the purpose of developing sales pipeline. It is very important to have qualified leads so as to have qualified leads.

Lead generation is all about brand awareness, pulling down leads and making sales. Therefore, employing the best lead generation strategies can prove to be beneficial for any business in the long run. Here we have piled up the best lead generation strategies that you can leverage to boost your lead generation:

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Strategies for generating B2B leads online: II

1. Content Marketing:

Content marketing refers to the marketing focused on creating, publishing and distributing content to online targeted audience.It is a crucial element for B2B lead generation. It is often used by businesses in order to attract attention, generate leads, expand their customer base, generate online sales, increase brand awareness or engage an online community of users. While pursuing content marketing, the main focus of the businesses should be the needs of the prospect or customer.

Once a business has identified the customer’s need, information can be presented in a variety of formats, including news, video,white papers, e-books, infographics, email newsletters, case studies, podcasts, how-to guides, question and answer articles, photos, blogs, etc. The appropriate type of content for any business will depend on the business’ goals and target customer.

Content marketing
Content marketing

2. Search engine marketing:

Search engine marketing includes both paid search results (using tools like Google Adwords or Bing Ads, formerly known as Microsoft ad-center) and organic search results (SEO) and plays a crucial rule in B2B lead generation. It includes the following steps:

  • Keyword research and analysis: It involves ensuring the site can be indexed in the search engines, finding the most relevant and popular keywords for the site and its products, and using those keywords on the site in a way that will generate and convert traffic.
  •  Website saturation and popularity: It means how much presence a website has on search engines, can be analyzed through the number of pages of the site that are indexed by search engines (saturation) and how many back links the site has (popularity).
  • Back end tools: These include Web analytic tools and HTML validators which provide data on a website and its visitors and allow the success of a website to be measured.
  • Whois tools: They reveal the owners of various websites and can provide valuable information relating to copyright and trademark issues.
  • Google Mobile-Friendly Website Checker: This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.
Search engine marketing
Search engine marketing



Tips to increase conversion rate: VI

1.Add comparison pages to your website:

This is a clever strategy for increasing your conversion rate. According to a research, people compare among providers before purchasing. So, you can benefit your site by adding product comparison pages to it. This will help increase peoples’ attention span and keep people from leaving your website. The most common way of doing this is using comparison tables. Spec based comparisons can be made using these tables or by employing other creative ideas. In case some of the specs related to your products are lower than that of your competitors’, do not hesitate to admit it. It may be possible that your support is way better or you provide personal consulting or something else. Admitting your shortcomings makes it easy for the people to trust you.

Comparison page
Comparison page

2. Slow down the persuasion process:

The biggest mistake one can make to hinder the conversion rate is asking for the sale too fast. There is a possibility that people might be just browsing and won’t be in a hurry to buy right now. So, what you need to do is, slow down. You can offer value and results in advance, way before asking for the sale. Become their trusted advisor and give them a compelling reason to sign up to your email list.


3. Strive for risk reduction:

There’s always a risk related to a transaction and if the risk seems to be big, the purchase won’t take place. In order to eliminate the risk involved in a purchase, offer guarantees to your consumers. There are a number of ways risk reduction can be achieved. 30-day money-back guarantee is one of the industry standards that you should offer. You can even offer something better than that.

Risk reduction
Close up of a yellow pencil erasing the word, ‘Risk.’ Isolated on white.


Outbound marketing strategies to grow your business: II

1.Web syndication:

Web syndication is one of the many, highly effective outbound marketing strategies. It involves a website providing content to an arbitrary number of subscribing websites in order to redistribute it.  In case of subscribing sites, syndication is an effective way of adding greater depth and immediacy of information to their pages, making them more enticing and knowledgeable to users. On the other hand, for the providing site, syndication widens exposure, thus,  generating new traffic for the providing site. It further makes syndication an easy and reasonable form of advertisement. Web syndication is a highly efficacious outbound marketing tactic for promoting your product. as the prospective buyers won’t necessarily arrive at your website at the beginning of their buying journey.

Web syndication
Web syndication

2. Display advertising:

Display advertising refers to advertising on websites. This outbound marketing strategy involves many different formats and contains items such as text, images, flash, video, and audio. It can be leveraged to deliver general advertisements and brand messages to site visitors. When you want to target different demographic or behavioral actions, display advertising can prove to be extremely helpful. All you have to do is, select where you want the ads to be seen by identifying and selecting an online publication where your leads spend time. They are also effective at every stage of the funnel.

Example of display advertisement
Example of display advertisement

3. Re- targeting ads:

Retargeting is a term used for a cookie-based technology that uses a simple  Javascript code to anonymously follow your audience all over the web. Since it focuses your advertising spend on people who are already familiar with your brand and have recently demonstrated interest, so it exempts any sort of extra expense of advertising. Whenever a new visitor comes to your site, the code drops an anonymous browser cookie and when the same visitor browses the web, the cookie will let your retargeting provider know when to serve ads. Also, it ensures that your ads are served only to people who have previously visited your site.

Re- targeting ads
Re- targeting ads

Lead nurturing tactics: I

Lead nurturing refers to the process of developing relationships with buyers at every stage of the sales funnel, and through every step of the buyer’s journey. It focuses marketing and communication efforts on listening to the needs of prospects and providing the information and answers based upon their requirements.

1. Deliver the right content, to the right people, at the right time:

An efficacious inbound marketing strategy requires strategically nurturing your leads using targeted content. In order to deliver the right content, to right people at the right time:

i) you need to understand each of your buyer personas

ii) you then need to cumulate targeted content designed to nurture each of your personas based on their interests, goals, objectives, and marketing triggers.

iii)  you need to have a marketing automation platform ready to help you identify, categorize and target your unique buyer personas for inbound marketing strategy.

Targeted content
Targeted content

2. Social media:

Social media can be leveraged for lead nurturing as it has the capacity to facilitate something all businesses want most – the ability to engage in 1 to 1 conversations with their target audience.

Social media for lead nurturing
Social media for lead nurturing

3. Remarketing:

Remarketing is a clever way to connect with those visitors to your website who may not have made an immediate purchase or inquiry. It allows you to position targeted ads in front of a defined audience that had previously visited your website while browsing elsewhere around the internet. In other words, it is a form of online advertising
that can help you keep your brand in front of bounced traffic after they leave your website.


4. Multi-channel lead nurturing:

According to a research, almost four out of five marketers say their email open rates don’t exceed 20%. Also, 79% of marketing leads never convert into sales. The main cause behind this poor performance is a lack of effective lead nurturing. Effective multi-channel lead nurturing refers to a technique that most commonly involves a combination of marketing automation, email marketing, social media, paid retargeting, dynamic website content and direct sales outreach.

 Multi-channel lead nurturing
Multi-channel lead nurturing

5. Provide a personalized website experience: 

The likelihood of a person engaging with you further is greatly increased if you offer a much more personalized website experience. This can be achieved through smart content. With the aid of smart content, you can deliver content specifically tailored to where a prospect is in the buying process, or content targeted to people the very first time they visit. Smart Content lets you target content based on anything you know about your contacts through research.


Personalized content
Personalized content

Best customer retention strategies: Part VI

1.Make sure no engagement is left behind:

One of the best things that you can do to improve your customer retention is to adopt a policy in your company that no customer engagement is ignored and a response is sent as soon as possible. There are a variety of tools out there like Mention, Hootsuite, and Sproutsocial which are all great for monitoring social media. You can leverage these tools to increase your customer engagement rates and gain higher exposure.

Customer engagement
Customer engagement

2. CRM:

Customer relationship management (CRM)  refers to practices, techniques, and technologies that companies use to manage and analyze customer interactions and data throughout the customer lifecycle. CRM helps improve business relationships with customers resulting in customer retention and driving sales growth.

CRM systems are further designed to compile information on customers across different channels.


3. Set up an exclusive club for your loyal and highly active customers:

As a matter of fact, people like to feel special and considered important. So, that’s exactly what you should strive to do in order to achieve customer retention.

Setting up an exclusive VIP club takes time and money but will help you stand out from the crowd. Also, if done well, and optimized, will bring you positive returns.

Benefits for high performance customers
Benefits for high-performance customers

4. Make the most of social media:

Social media, today, is undoubtedly the most efficacious way of engaging with customers and retaining them. It can play a vital role in building more meaningful connections with customers, so they stay with you longer.

You can keep your customers updated and let them know about your latest offers. Moreover, you can also provide benefits like digital discount cards for following you on these platforms.

Social media
Social media

5. Upgrade your customer experience:

You should keep upgrading your website. You further need to consider these aspects while enhancing your website features:

i) redesigning your website

ii) considering solutions for device compatibility

iii) optimizing the load time

iv) providing easy navigation to customers

v) offering transparency and much more!