Mining Un-engaged Prospects using a Multivariate A/B Approach

Act-On

Control testing your subject line and content with multivariate A/B testing , prior to a major deployment, is necessary on many levels. It’s part of that tactical advantage you want to give a campaign prior to fully committing the remainder of your targeted delivery.

A/B Testing is NOT Personalization

Get Smart Content

A million visitors are going to hit your site – whether that’s over a year or over a day, you as a marketer want to figure out how to put your best story in front of them and drive engagement and conversion. Do you use A/B testing? As a marketer, you have probably used, been pitched, or at least heard of both of these methods. How is personalization different from A/B testing? Two guys walk into a bar.

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A/B Testing: One of Your Most Effective Deliverability Tools

Act-On

There have been lots of discussions about A/B testing (many in this very blog ), but not many have captured one of the better benefits it provides: better deliverability , and better Inbox placement. With a good reputation, if an ISP puts you on a blocklist, remediating the issue is generally fast and painless. A good reputation is the thing every major (and minor) email sender should work on. You need a good reputation today to keep sending email.

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A/B Testing: How adding a second CTA increased clickthrough 291%

B2B Lead Generation Blog

The team designed a three-part series of experiments, the first two leading up the interactive live test to launch tomorrow, Feb. Since today marks the first day of Summit activities I’ll be giving you a behind the scenes look at Test No. Test Design: A/B split test.

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4 Basic A/B Testing Tips for Beginners

Hubspot

Take a moment to think of your favorite meal. If your business is at a standstill for improving open and click-through rates, it’s time you start making changes in your email and landing pages. A/B testing is the answer for optimizing your email marketing and landing page performance.

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4 Common A/B Testing Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

Hubspot

Enter A/B testing : one of the easiest and most popular forms of conversion rate optimization (CRO) testing known to marketers. The trouble is, small mistakes made during A/B testing can lead to round after round of incremental optimizations that fail to producing meaningful results.

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The A/B Testing Checklist You'll Want to Bookmark

Hubspot

But basing marketing decisions off of a "feeling" can be pretty detrimental to results. One of the easier (and most common) types of CRO tests is called an A/B test. So, what does it take to run an A/B test, exactly? How A/B Tests Work.

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3 Real-Life Examples of Incredibly Successful A/B Tests

Hubspot

Whether you’re looking to increase revenue, sign-ups, social shares, or engagement, A/B testing and optimization can help you get there. As a content marketer Optimizely, I’ve chatted with many testers about their successful (and not so successful) A/B tests.

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7 Dead-Simple A/B Tests You Should Run on Your Homepage

Hubspot

You don’t have to be a tech savvy marketer to find out because you can run A/B tests -- all without an expensive, sophisticated redesign of your website. If you’re a newbie to website optimization, check out HubSpot’s A/B test FAQs to get started.

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[Ebook] Why You Can’t Live Without A/B Testing

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Renata Bell Not exactly sure what A/B testing is? An A/B test is when you test a control group against another variable. Take a look at the two digital ads below. Reason 2: Look like a genius. A/B testing can be simple with the right tool.

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Start A/B Testing Your Email Marketing Campaigns Like A Mad Scientist

B2B Marketing Insider

I’ve always told people being a marketer is like being a mad scientist. The post Start A/B Testing Your Email Marketing Campaigns Like A Mad Scientist appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

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Getting Started with A/B Testing: What, Why and How

Salesfusion

Do your leads respond better to a red button or a blue button? Do you see higher open rates on emails whose subject lines ask a question or those that make a statement? In the digital world, even the most minute details can make a big difference.

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Always Be Improving: The 5 Rules of A/B Testing

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Matt Zilli There are two types of marketers in this world: The 2 percent who would happily A/B test all the livelong day, and the 98 percent who emit an audible groan every time the topic gets raised. And it can’t just be a one-time event.

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ABCs of A/B Testing: 9 Ways to Optimize Your Email Campaigns

Marketing Action

After all, connecting with customers requires both art and a science, and finding the right way to reach them can be a challenge. Find a Winner. For example, you can discover whether a call-to-action like “Buy Now” or “Shop for Deals” resonates better with your target segment.

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5 Landing Page A/B Tests (And Their Surprising Results)

Hubspot

Intuition is a powerful and often unexplainable phenomenon of human nature. It’s a beautiful thing, but one that often has negative repercussions on your marketing. How about a combination of both. The image above illustrates a test where Michael Aagaard of.

Do You Know Your A, B, C’s?

Your Sales Management Guru

Do You Know Your A, B, C’s? Depending upon the client’s situation, one of the top five actions we take is to perform an A, B, C analysis of their customer base. If you are unfamiliar with this concept essentially the client generates a list of all their customers showing total combined revenues and margin over a recent 3 or 5 year period. After this report is created, the next step is to perform a Life-time value analysis.

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What is A/B Split Testing and Why Is It Essential to Your Marketing Campaign?

Reachforce

The website of a business is critical. It serves as a passive marketing strategy that can draw in new clients and fuel sales without needing to be continually altered or updated.

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Which Version Won? Understanding Confidence Level in Email A/B testing

Marketing Action

Email A/B testing is generally used to select between two different variations of an email message so that the winning version can be sent to the broader population. A/B testing is a comprehensive topic; we will go into it in depth in a future blog post.

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How to Run an A/B Test [FAQs]

Hubspot

I''m going to take a stab and say that has never happened. According a report by Econsultancy , only 28% of marketers are satisfied with their conversion rates. One of the best ways to get out of that conversion rut is to embrace your mathematical side and run an A/B test.

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Lucky Seven! 7 Elements to A/B Test in Your Digital Ads

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Divya Dutt As the search engine marketing and social paid programs manager at Marketo, I have always loved the fact that my work involves both number crunching and creativity on a daily basis. A/B testing! Examples of A/B Testing in Digital Ads.

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A/B Testing: Optimize Your Emails and Landing Pages and Improve Conversions

Marketing Action

One of the tough things about being a marketer these days is the fact that what worked in the past doesn’t always work anymore. According to Forrester, B2B buyers may be as much as 90% of the way through their journey before they reach out for a sales person.

Get Exceptionally Valuable Results From A/B Testing With Advanced Measurement

bizible

A/B testing has become a staple in the data-driven marketer’s diet. After all, decisions based on A/B experiments are objective and data-centric, rather than based on feelings, which can vary from day-to-day and person-to-person. We use Optimizely for A/B tests.

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How an A/B Test of Landing Page Form Copy Improved Lead Quality

Hubspot

For most businesses, changing the form length is a great way to get started with increasing lead quality -- but at a certain point, you''re going to need to experiment with other form conversion optimization tactics to get better information about the people filling the form out.

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ABCs of A/B Testing: 9 Ways to Optimize Your Email Campaigns

Marketing Action

After all, connecting with customers requires both art and a science, and finding the right way to reach them can be a challenge. Find a Winner. For example, you can discover whether a call-to-action like “Buy Now” or “Shop for Deals” resonates better with your target segment.

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Running an Email A/B Test? How to Determine Your Sample Size & Testing Time Frame

Hubspot

Do you remember your first A/B test on email? For instance, I knew that you needed a big enough sample size to run the test on. Turns out I wasn''t alone: Those are two of the most common A/B testing questions we get from customers. A/B Testing Daily

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Convert Your Marketing Mindset With A/B Testing

Modern Marketing

A great place to start, no matter what level of marketer you are, is to run a relatively easy A/B test. Here are the three core testing categories to consider that will have a significant impact on response: 1. Okay, but are marketers really still running A/B tests? Follow the six steps below to help you develop a successful A/B testing strategy. Remember to only test one element at a time.

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The ABC’s of A/B Testing with Adwords

EMagine B2B Blog

To prevent insanity, A/B testing should be at the forefront of every online marketing strategy. Lucky for online advertisers, A/B testing in Adwords is now easier than ever. A udience is King. B e Organized. Start thinking in terms of a text ad.

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A/B Testing Fundamentals

MLT Creative

What It Is: An A/B test is when you compare two (or more) things based upon one key difference. So you may compare one web page to another web page, with a key difference being an image, a.

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A/B Testing in Real Life: An Email Marketer’s Journey through Online Dating

Modern B2B Marketing

Does an orange button work better than a blue button in my email? Being an email marketer has taught me one critical thing: you never really know what works best until you test it and prove a rightful winner. Come join me on my journey through A/B testing in the world of online dating!

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Improve your email performance with these 4 A/B tests

Vertical Response

With the simplicity and efficiency of today’s online tools, A/B testing has become a no-brainer for many email marketers. Some suggestions: Subject line: The length, wording, and tone of your subject line can have a profound effect on your campaign.

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7 Tips to Boost Your Email Nurturing Results Immediately

B2B Lead Generation Blog

People aren’t looking for a reason to read your email nurturing messages, they’re looking for a reason to delete them. However, according to a MarketingSherpa survey of email recipients, 58% of those who stop reading, disengage or unsubscribe later cite “lack of relevance” as a key factor. Do your nurturing emails treat people like objects to convert i.e. get a click? Focus on humanizing your emails to build a connection and actually offer value.

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The Art of Advanced Email Marketing: A/B Testing

Hinge Marketing

The A/Bs of Testing. One of the simplest forms of testing is known as A/B or split testing, and its simplicity drives its power. Half of the test group is sent Version A. The other half receives Version B. Six Rules for A/B Testing Emails.

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A/B Experimenting: Perform Tests That Can’t Be Ignored

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Miles Gotcher If you want to convince people to change the way they do something, you’d better make a solid argument as to why. That’s a lesson I’ve learned from A/B testing our email marketing campaigns and landing pages here at Marketo.

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The ABCs of A/B testing | How to base your subject lines on science

Vertical Response

Of course, psychology plays a major role in that behavior, and researchers are continually trying to determine the parameters involved. For example, Experian last year found personalizing subject lines led to a 42 percent lift in unique open rates for the consumer products and services segment, an improvement that averaged out to 29 percent when applied across industries. So how does A/B testing work? Should my subject line be phrased as a statement or question?

What am I supposed to do with all this data?

Biznology

Are you a marketer? Think about it; let’s say you’ve got a new campaign that needs to launch in eight weeks. A/B testing results. However, if you’re like a lot of organizations, a lot of this will fall squarely on your shoulders.

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The Button Color A/B Test: Red Beats Green

Hubspot

Back in the day, we ran a button color test on the home page of Performable's website , and the results surprised us. Button color had a big effect on the overall conversion of the page. Red, in general, is not used as a button color nearly as often as green.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Emails Through A/B Split Testing

Vertical Response

The success of a single email can depend on everything from the time of day you send, to the colors you choose for your call-to-action buttons. The answer is A/B split testing. Asking questions can have a very positive effect on your open rates. Our results showed a 1.4%

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10 Areas of A/B Testing on Your Website to Improve Lead Generation

Tomorrow People

What aspects of your lead generation site should you be using A/B testing to improve results? Here are our top tips. Lead Generation

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The art of narrative storytelling via social media marketing

Biznology

Most products and services are either so new, niche, or in enough of a competitive environment that simply saying, “I have a nice pen, I’d like you to review it on your blog” is not nearly enough. It’s a Lot of Work, Both Up Front and All Along the Way.

We Asked Our Audience What They Really Think of PDF Ebooks: A HubSpot Experiment

Hubspot

Seriously, think about it -- when's the last time you had to type Command + P and print out a document? But as it turns out, our perceptions of what our audience actually values when they download out content were a little. More specifically, this has meant creating a lot of PDFs.