In 2009, Moz implemented the following strategy to double landing page conversion rates:
- Split their audience into three groups: customers, churned customers, and blog subscribers.
- Conducted phone interviews with 20 people from each group. The interviews were an opportunity to explore the roles, challenges, and objections of each group.
- Moz used the interviews the create customer personas.
- They created a long landing page targeting this persona (professional web marketer). The landing page converted at twice the normal rate.
Here’s a snapshot of the redesigned page vs the original.
Effective marketing covers the basics. You can check out this article, dated but still insightful, for more information.
Nico is the founder of Crunch Marketing, a SaaS marketing agency. He works with enterprise SaaS clients like Writer, Right Inbox, and Surfer SEO, helping them scale lead generation globally across EMEA, APAC, and other regions.