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How to Put Your Website to Work to Increase Conversions

March 29th, 2019

When it comes to your plumbing marketing, you are putting in all of the effort for conversions right? Do you ever find yourself getting frustrated that your sight isn’t converting enough of your traffic? You’ve worked hard to generate a steady flow of traffic, and you don’t want it to go to waste. The reason you might not be getting the conversions you are after is because your website isn’t setup to convert the traffic. After all, getting the traffic to your website is only part of the challenge, the next part is converting that traffic into actionable customers. Here are some tips to help you put your website to work and increase conversions.

 

Consult Your Analytics

The analytics on your website will provide a wealth of information on the overall performance of your website. If you already employ the use of analytics service like Google analytics then you already have a lot of data you can utilize to improve your conversions. Pay attention to the web pages that attract the most traffic and which pages visitors linger on the longest. See if there are any patterns, for example, if you have a page with a high bounce rate, meaning visitors leave after a few seconds, you may want to consider revamping the page. Update the content, optimize it better, or add a stronger call to action. The point is you analytics will provide you with crucial insight about the behaviors of your visitors.

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Find Out What Makes Your Customers Tick

In order to increase conversions you must figure out what makes your customers tick. What are they after? What entices them to click? Is it a promotion? Or perhaps a free service call? Attaching something of value, particular something of value to your customers, to your call to action is a great way to increase brand awareness, boost customer engagement, and ultimately increase conversions. Unfortunately there is not one right answer to this. You may have to toy with several ideas before you find one that works. It’s a little bit of trial and error, but once you find what it is, monetize it.

 

Test Your Website

You should be aware of how your website is performing. You can do this by testing several aspects of your website on a regular basis. Testing the speed is important, because if your website fails to load right away, you may suffer from a high bounce rate. You can also test hotzones on your website with a tool called Hotjar. Hotjar shows hot and cold click zones on a given page utilizing a heat map. It’s actually pretty neat to check out. Some other things to test for include broken links, and mobile friendliness.

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Design Matters

You might not think design matters, but it really does. Studies have shown that websites that perform the best have a more minimalist design. They aren’t’ flashy, don’t overwhelm visitors with information, and are easy to navigate. Keep your website simple, with easy to read colors and fonts. Light backgrounds fair far better than dark backgrounds. Simple designs helps keep visitors focused. Distraction can lead to higher bounce rates. Remember first impressions are everything.

 

Try Different CTA Buttons

Call to action buttons are a useful tool to increase conversions. Again this isn’t a one shoe fits all situation. Test out different buttons. Different colors, different size, different call to actions. See which one generates the best results, the duplicate. Again it’s all about trial and error. Don’t assume that things are working on their own, that may be why you are suffering from low conversions. Seek to innovate, and improve the process.

 

Keep Forms Simple

If you are utilizing a form to capture information, keep your form simple. In today’s day in age customers don’t necessarily have to attention span to sit and fill out a long form in its entirety, even if you are offering a really sweat deal. In addition, with security being top priority for many internet users these days, they might not feel comfortable divulging information. This is why it is important to only ask for necessary information. Name, number, email keep it simple.

 

Build Trust

As we mentioned above, security is on the minds of most consumers these days, and with good reason. There have been a lot of data breaches over the last year, and people want to protect their personal information. To build trust with your customers there are several things you can do. For starters employ a good SSL security certificate to protect your customers data. This can also help protect your search ranking, as sites that aren’t secure may find themselves not gaining as favorable of a rating due to algorithm changes. In addition, to build trust with your customers, put your positive testimonials on display. Let them see what your happy customers think about your business. This is one of the most compelling ways to gain trust and increase conversions.

 

For more information on how to increase conversions for your website or other plumbing marketing related topics, contact Grow Plumbing today!

 

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