It doesn’t matter if you offer a service or sell products: reviews and testimonials are critical to getting you higher conversion rates. However, the language used in reviews and testimonials – including past and present tense – has a profound effect on everything from getting new customers to how many helpful votes your reviews get… Continue reading How a review in the present tense changes your website conversion rates.
It’s often said that there’s nothing quite like the allure of something shiny and new. But why? Take the iPhone 15 Pro as an example. During the keynote, Apple’s emphasis on the iPhone 15 Pro’s gaming prowess was unmistakable. And why wouldn’t it be? With the new A17 Pro chip under the hood, they not… Continue reading Why we’re nutty for something new.
Why does white space increase conversion rates for some products and decreases conversion rates for others? Why do products feel more expensive when web pages and landing pages use a lot of white space? Both questions are a bit of a noggin scratcher, but after a lot of digging and poking around I found the… Continue reading Why white space increases conversion rates.
Colour psychology is a real noggin’ scratcher at the best of times. But what I discovered about black colour psychology and the weight of objects, and the effect they have on customer behaviour is downright freaky. Here’s what you’ll learn in this article about black colour psychology and weight: What psychology says about colours is… Continue reading Black colour psychology has a freaky effect on customer behaviour.
The nature of human perception and lightness constancy fascinates me as it raises important questions about the differences between reality and our perception of reality. I have a white piece of paper next to me that, under the harsh light of Scottish winter day, will appear to have the same brightness at dusk. How is… Continue reading Lightness constancy in psychology & design.
Today, we’re talking about how colour psychology in branding influences what you buy. You might not know this… But web design, marketing and branding is a complex world of colourful stimuli that can elicit different emotional responses. And those responses highlight the bizarre differences in male and female consumer psychology. At times, it’s wildly different.… Continue reading How red colour psychology in branding influences what you buy.
I probably shouldn’t write about female consumer psychology and marketing, but I’m going to. The world of marketing is a savage and treacherous landscape, where the slightest misstep can lead to certain doom. The people who inhabit this strange and wondrous realm believe themselves to be masters of manipulation, able to bend the will of… Continue reading Female Consumer Psychology and Marketing is “A Game-Changer”
If you’re looking for a whopper of an ecommerce sales strategy then “Incidental Haptic Sensations Influence Social Judgments and Decisions” by Ackerman, Nocera, and Bargh is unmissable. The research paper details experiments carried out to determine if there is a link between the sensations of touching different surfaces and influencing people’s behaviour (AKA haptic sensations… Continue reading Haptic sensations is a powerful ecommerce sales strategy
If you want to improve your Shopify conversion rates, then the Visual Depiction Effect might be the ticket you’re looking for. As you may have noticed, our physical experiences shape the way we perceive objects and at times, influence the products we want to buy. Why? In their article The ‘Visual Depiction Effect’ in Advertising:… Continue reading Why customers need to imagine touching products (The Visual Depiction Effect).
And despite nearly every ecommerce store having product images and product videos of some kind (as well as images and videos on product landing pages) I’m not asked this question very often. And in this article, we’re going to dive head-first into ecommerce psychology (some may call it consumer psychology) to uncover tactics you can… Continue reading Ecommerce psychology: Why product images get more sales.
I would like to propose an interesting question to you: what does the best landing page design need to get more conversions? At the heart of this digital conundrum lies the landing page design, that essential piece of the internet puzzle that bridges the gap between a Google search and the fulfilment of a customer’s… Continue reading The best landing page design gets this right.
Psychographic segmentation is a kaleidoscope of human behaviour and motivation. With each twist and turn, you discover new facets of your brand’s target audience and new dimensions of their desires and motivations. And with each new revelation, you refine your approach and fine-tune your copywriting to create marketing campaigns and landing pages that connect with… Continue reading Psychographic Segmentation: Pro Brand Marketing Strategies
So you might be wondering what a differentiation strategy is and why it’s important for any modern business that offers products or services in its marketplace. Most of us stumble through life and end up in a career that we had no intention of ending up in. But imagine for a moment that you’re 16… Continue reading Differentiation Strategy: The Key to Standing Out in a Competitive Market
In the world of business and marketing, understanding your target audience is of utmost importance and sadly many website designs and landing page designs completely ignore this. I believe landing pages play a crucial role in the success of a website, as they often serve as the first point of contact between a business and… Continue reading Know your target audience.
How Gestalt Similarity Shapes Consumers’ Decisions: Gestalt Law of Similarity is the psychology behind the perception of objects as a group based on their visual similarity. This principle can be applied to various aspects of design including web design. However, in this article, we’re going to dive down the rabbit hole of selecting a price… Continue reading The Secret to Persuasive Pricing: The Gestalt Law of Similarity
Customer loyalty will likely fall when you make a few common mistakes with your website. However, the world is changing, and as a result, so are the ways in which businesses online are selling products and services. Ecommerce is no exception and it has seen more change in the past two years than in the… Continue reading Customer Loyalty Will Likely Fall When Your Website Has This Problem.