User Experience

Persuasion Profiling: The Next Big Thing in Conversion Optimization?

Cardinal Path blog post

When logging into webinars, I always keep my expectations in check. Often, webinars only offer a somewhat new take on familiar material. Or they’re 90% sales pitch. But on May 30, Tim Ash and Maurits Kaptein hosted a standout webinar on “Persuasion Profiling.” In the webinar, Maurits Kaptein (co-founder of Science Rockstars and PersuasionAPI ) … Read Full Post

“Landing Page Optimization” by Tim Ash: A Review of the 2nd Edition

Cardinal Path blog post

Back in 2008, I read the 1st Edition of Tim Ash’s “Landing Page Optimization – The Definitive Guide to Testing and Tuning for Conversion.” Since then, I haven’t found a more comprehensive book on the topic. For years, I kept it on my desk for reference. Recently, I picked up the “fully revised” 2nd edition. … Read Full Post

How To Use Eek-Commerce to Scare Up Sales for Halloween (or any) Season

Eek-commerce is marketing designed to create an honest sense of fear and foreboding that the consumer may miss out on “something” if they don’t ACT NOW. The biggest problem marketers face today is that consumers are nowhere near as ignorant as they used to be. Through the years, consumers have evolved to become a thick-skinned … Read Full Post – Online Wireframing, Free and Easy

It’s not often us UX folk are offered anything truly new – and actually useful – in terms of tools. Especially free tools. So my discovery (thanks to Mike Jones) of was the best kind of surprise. Moqups is a nifty little HTML5 application for creating wireframes, mockups or other prototypes. It loads quickly, has a wonderfully simple … Read Full Post

Experiment: onClick vs onMouseDown Event Tracking in Google Analytics

Event tracking is a beautiful thing. With it we can track visitor actions that don’t load the Google Analytics Tracking Code (GATC) such as PDF downloads, image clicks, uses of a tool. In simple terms, it’s widely used to track pretty much anything that doesn’t load another web page on your site. Tracking these sorts … Read Full Post

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