Use Multivariate Testing to Optimize Everything from Emails to Blogs


Every marketer knows customer preferences change with the wind, so keep a finger on what’s hot—or better yet, try a little multivariate testing. The post Use Multivariate Testing to Optimize Everything from Emails to Blogs appeared first on Kapost Content Marketing Blog.

Is Taguchi Good for Multivariate Testing?

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QualPro Applies Multivariate Testing to Marketing

Customer Experience Matrix

As loyal readers of this blog know, multivariate testing is one of the techniques I feel are critical to advancing the art of Customer Experience Management. This is because MVT allows systematic analysis of the factors affecting the outcome of a process. Without a systematic approach, it’s impossible to understand or predict the long-term impact of changes in the Customer Experience.

The Critical Difference Between A/B and Multivariate Tests


What's the difference between A/B tests and multivariate tests? What Is a Multivariate Test? When you perform a multivariate test, you are not testing a different version of a web page like you are with an A/B test. Should I Use an A/B Test or a Multivariate Test?

Be my guest at my all-new webinar on A/B and multivariate testing *specifically for B2B marketers*.

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I’m presenting this Webinar with my co-host Anne Holland. You probably already know Anne. She founded MarketingSherpa. Now she’s publishing a new resource site called In our webinar, you’ll get: Case Studies of A/B tests run by B2B marketers to improve lead generation. How to convince your boss (or the CEO) to let you run tests. What to test (and what not to bother testing).

The 24 Best Email Marketing Tools


23) A/B Split and Multivariate Test Duration Calculator. While email is the most mature (that sounds better than “old,” right?) form of digital marketing, there’s no shortage of marketing technology innovation in this area.

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How do you migrate to a new site search engine?


You use A/B or multivariate testing. Recently, I shared how I have become very popular recently because Google has withdrawn Google Site Search.

Four Ways to Evolve Your Online Conversions

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Building on initial multivariate testing and website optimization programs that lead to increased site traffic, interaction and sales, those leaders roll out a variety of page and site variants to different customer segments to attain increasingly nuanced results and metrics.

Online Shopping’s – Zero Moment of Truth

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A/B and multivariate testing will help you immediately pinpoint your trouble areas, rather than playing guessing games. behavioral targeting Customer Experience Online Shopping Customer Centric etail Forrester Multivariate testing online shopping ZMOT

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Your Testing Program: Smart Ways to Get Your Team On Board

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Fact is, though, in many online marketing organizations, there is often surprisingly sharp resistance to technologies such as multivariate testing. Sometimes, it’s simply because there’s some confusion about how multivariate testing actually works and what the benefits are. (“You’re

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More Traffic? Or More Conversions? No Contest.

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But only through continuous A/B and multivariate testing, can you actually begin to understand your visitors and place content decisions in their hands.

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Replatforming

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Business Intelligence Testing demandware ecommerce Fit for Commerce Forrester Research hybris Multivariate Testing replatforming ROI Posted in Business Intelligence Testing.

Why CMO’s Need To Be More Involved in Ecommerce

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Commerce Conversion Optimization Customer Experience eCommerce Leadership Online Testing Optimization Personalization Testing a/b testing CMO CRM ecom ecommerce Multivariate Testing savvy CMO segmentation Strategy

Reinventing the Fathom Website with Creative Conversion


With the help of Visual Website Optimizer , a multivariate conversion testing software, we put the two variations of the homepage face-to-face in a battle of conversion glorification.

The Essential Guide to Split Testing Your Landing Pages


There are two primary ways to split test your landing pages: A/B testing and multivariate testing. They have different benefits and purposes, but they both give you valuable insight into the performance of your pages. The post The Essential Guide to Split Testing Your Landing Pages appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog. Marketing Tracking

Operational Systems Should Be Designed with Testing in Mind

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A bit more reflection led me to the multivariate testing systems I have been looking at recently— Optimost , Offermatica , Memetrics , SiteSpect , Vertster. I don’t mean to suggest that existing multivariate testing systems should replace operational systems. Tags: web analytics multivariate testing customer experience management analytics tools A direct marketing client pointed out to me recently that it can be very difficult to set up tests in operational systems.

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SiteCore Adds Analytics and Marketing To Web Content Management

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Tags: web analytics multivariate testing demand generation marketing automation Web content management campaign management optimization

SiteSpect Does Web Tests without Tags

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I had a long and interesting talk yesterday with Larry Epstein at SiteSpect , a vendor of Web site multivariate testing and targeting software. Tags: web analytics multivariate testing behavioral targeting SiteSpect’s primary claim to fame is they manage such tests without inserting any page tags, unlike pretty much all other vendors in this space.

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Proving the Value of Site Optimization

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Tags: web analytics lifetime value multivariate testing customer experience management business intelligence analysis systems customer metrics

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When The Boss Has A Crazy Idea, It’s Time To Start Testing – An Interview with a Chief Data Officer

Modern B2B Marketing

When I have more time and the luxury of automating analytics, I’ll move forward with a multivariate test. B2B Marketing Modern B2B Marketing Testing Thought Leader Interviews A/B testing b2b marketing Multivariate Testing

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[Press Release] Convert Experiences, Personalization and New Pricing


July 11, 2016 –, the most affordable leading A/B & Multivariate testing software for enterprise and eCommerce agencies launches Personalization.

Real-Time Creative (RTC)


Real-time creative is a technology that automatically targets display ad creative based on user’s geographic location, time of day, weather, first-party data, third-party data and multivariate testing in order to algorithmically optimize and serve personalized ads.

[Infographic] 21 Things You Didn’t Know About Search Ads


The goal of this post is to introduce our readership to the type of A/B and multivariate testing that can take. A/B testing and optimization is an important process for almost all digital companies. Most marketers focus on optimization through landing pages exclusively but ignore improvements that can take place at the ad creative level. Blogs Infographics

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


To answer that question, you’ll need to move beyond the A/B testing model and into the multivariate testing space. The difference between A/B testing and multivariate testing is the number of test versions in play. Do your leads respond better to a red button or a blue button?

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10 Ideas to Kick Your A/B Testing Program Up a Notch

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Experiment with bandit and multivariate tests. Of course, if you’ve got a lot of traffic, consider a multivariate test. But if you do need to break out the big guns, and you’ve got the traffic, consider a multivariate test. Want to optimize your optimization efforts?

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Simple Forms Result in Big Conversions


WhichTestWon is a resource for those interested in CRO, in particular A/B and multivariate testing. With just one form field change, Fathom’s talented conversion rate optimization (CRO) team was able to increase leads 70% for one of our clients. This simple A/B test case study was selected as a great example of conversion optimization by Which Test Won and featured on their homepage this week.

Built-in Capabilities Make Sophisticated Testing Drag-and-Drop Easy

Modern Marketing

The Oracle Marketing Cloud's Multivariate Testing capability dramatically expands upon basic A/B Testing. “Test, test, test.”

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Comcast’s Dan Keir Puts Innovation To The Test


From simple A/B testing to more complex multivariate tests, it is imperative companies embrace a culture of test and learn as part of their DNA. Conduct multivariate testing : A fractional factorial test design allows you to test hundreds of combinations with a fraction of the test cells.

5 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Pardot Campaigns


Optimize with A/B and Multivariate Tests: Testing your landing pages and emails allow for optimizations based on actual data derived from prospect activity. Using Pardot’s multivariate testing functionality you can test different aspects of your Pardot landing pages and forms.

Three questions travel marketers should ask to create the right customer experience

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Yotel, a new breed of hotel featuring innovative technology and design , harnessed the power of A/B and multivariate testing, defined a testing roadmap, and achieved a marked increase in conversions. It is no secret that travel is one of the most mature online markets in the UK.

Oracle Marketing Cloud Launch: Align Sales and Marketing and Create Consistent Cross-Channel.

Modern Marketing

The Oracle Marketing Cloud’s cross-channel platform announced multivariate testing for email.

REVENUE: The Golden Opportunity with Big Data and Content Marketing


Then there’s optimization techniques that perfect campaigns through multivariate testing. By Christopher Hosford, editor-in-chief, HosfordGroup. Never before have marketers had so much information about prospects, customers, the competition, and the markets they hope to reach.

Five Signs Your Online Customers May Be Cheating on You

Buzz Marketing for Technology

By A/B and multivariate testing these homepage elements in various combinations, marketers can discern which elements are contributing to a higher conversion rate, and which are contributing to the high bounce rates.

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Oracle Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q2 2018

Modern Marketing

From bringing the first Orchestration Canvas to market in 2009, to introducing email marketers to the first productized Multivariate Testing and Send Time Optimization capabilities in more recent years, Oracle takes pride in being an email technology innovator. “Email Marketing: Old salt of your toolkit, and still the most cost-effective promotional channel.” ” So begins the preamble to this year’s Forrester Wave for Email Marketing Solutions, Q218.

The New York Times Discovers That Marketers Use Science

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The specific examples it will be familiar to any marketing professional: carefully tracking shoppers’ paths through a store; analyzing physiological reactions to advertisements; and using multivariate test designs to assess ad components. This means we need something similar to multivariate test design to help manage the customer experience. Today’s New York Times carried an article on the use of science by marketers, although this is not exactly news.

How to Deliver Data-Driven Web Design to Clients [Free Ebook]


This data is often acquired by research methods such as user testing, A/B and multivariate testing, session replays, optimization-focused analytics reports, usability reviews, or on-page surveys.

Email Marketing vs. MA Solutions: Which is Right for Your Business?


It wasn’t long ago that many small-business marketers were deploying email marketing, but viewed marketing automation (MA) as a tool for mid-size and enterprise organizations only.

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Agile marketing and the need for speed


There are all sorts of ways to make the testing go faster, everything from agile software development to multivariate testing. Photo credit: Wikipedia. Some of you know that my second book is called Do It Wrong Quickly , and this post is about the quickly part.

A Beginner's Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization


Multivariate Testing (MVT): Multivariate testing is similar to A/B, except it tests multiple variations of different elements in various combinations. Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) is a marketing buzzword that gets tossed around quite frequently.

Tips for Testing and Measuring Marketing Campaigns to Improve Results


While the simplest option is an A/B test, where only two versions of content are pitted against one another, you can add a number of other variants to the mix if you like, kicking it into gear to multivariate testing.

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The Areas of Marketing Most Impacted by Technology Solutions and Marketing Platforms

Modern Marketing

And b y running A/B or multivariate tests—the two most popular forms of optimization testing—businesses obtain data results that reveal valuable patterns in customer behavior so they can make better decisions about what content to show to which customers, at what time, and in what way.

Moving On: Lessons from the B2B Marketing Trenches

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multivariate tests work. We multiplied our test volume by applying multivariate test designs, which let us use the same contacts in several different test cells simultaneously. But with a multivariate design, you’d create four cells of 5,000 each.

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7 Skills To Look For When Hiring A Content Marketing Strategist

Marketing Insider Group

and optimization approaches (A/B testing, multivariate tools). Content marketing is hot! And so content marketers and content strategists are one of the hottest job titles in marketing.