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uxwiki:strategy:conversion-rate-optimization:conversion-rate-optimization [2022/02/26 21:54] pwhermansonuxwiki:strategy:conversion-rate-optimization:conversion-rate-optimization [2022/03/01 23:23] (current) – [CRO and UX Design] pwhermanson
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   * Analyze visitors   * Analyze visitors
   * Optimized the user experience   * Optimized the user experience
-  * A/B tests to measure [[uxwiki:data-analytics:metrics:kpis|KPIs]]+  * [[uxwiki:strategy:conversion-rate-optimization:a-b-testing|A/B tests]] to measure [[uxwiki:data-analytics:metrics:kpis|KPIs]]
  
 Designing a website with CRO relies on experimentally-proven facts and principles, rather than inspiration or theory. CRO can be applied to any business or website. Designing a website with CRO relies on experimentally-proven facts and principles, rather than inspiration or theory. CRO can be applied to any business or website.
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 =====CRO and UX Design===== =====CRO and UX Design=====
  
 +This is an example of a [[https://uxplanet.org/of-the-users-by-the-users-and-for-the-users-a-ux-case-study-8f976da380a7|UX Case study]] involving optimizing the conversions on a travel platform. UX and CRO are intertwined throughout the case study.
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 +[(Some CRO experts argue that UX is part of CRO, and conversely, UX professionals think that CRO is a part of UX. Depending on the semantics and definitions used, it can go either way. For the purposes of this wiki, we are going to assume that CRO is a sub-discipline of UX)]
 +====SEO====
 +A website won't be profitable if people can't find it to begin with. It follows that CRO and SEO are closely related processes for optimization. Google's algorithm, with daily improvements, is more and more rewarding for websites that have good user experiences.
 +====User-Centric Approach====
 +UX Design and CRO both use a scientific [[uxwiki:strategy:conversion-rate-optimization:conversion-rate-optimization#user-centric-approach|user-centric approach]]
 =====History===== =====History=====
 In the book Making Websites Win by the Conversion Rate Experts, they claim to have coined the term Conversion Rate Optimization in 2007. (([[https://conversion-rate-experts.com/book|Making Websites Win | conversion-rate-experts.com]])) In the book Making Websites Win by the Conversion Rate Experts, they claim to have coined the term Conversion Rate Optimization in 2007. (([[https://conversion-rate-experts.com/book|Making Websites Win | conversion-rate-experts.com]]))
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 ====User-Centric Approach==== ====User-Centric Approach====
 +{{anchor:user-centric-approach:}}
 Instead of only viewing CRO by its dictionary definition of increasing the percentage of users deciding to take a specific action, there is a more holistic way of understanding CRO from a UX standpoint.  Instead of only viewing CRO by its dictionary definition of increasing the percentage of users deciding to take a specific action, there is a more holistic way of understanding CRO from a UX standpoint. 
  
 "The process of focusing on understanding what drives, stops, and persuades your users, so you can give them the best user experience possible—and that, in turn, is what makes them convert and ultimately improves your [[uxwiki:data-analytics:metrics:conversion-rate|website conversion rate]]."(([[https://www.hotjar.com/conversion-rate-optimization|conversion rate optimization | hotjar.com]])) "The process of focusing on understanding what drives, stops, and persuades your users, so you can give them the best user experience possible—and that, in turn, is what makes them convert and ultimately improves your [[uxwiki:data-analytics:metrics:conversion-rate|website conversion rate]]."(([[https://www.hotjar.com/conversion-rate-optimization|conversion rate optimization | hotjar.com]]))
  
-=====Resources===== 
-  * [[https://www.quantummetric.com/blog/conversion-rate-optimization-ux-go-hand-in-hand-cro|Conversion Rate Optimization UX: How CRO and UX Go Hand in Hand | quantummetric.com]] 
-  * [[https://www.optimizely.com/insights/blog/cro-ux-perfect-match|Till Data Do Us Part: How CRO & UX are a Perfect Match | optimizely.com]] 
-  * [[https://conversion-rate-experts.com/book-links/|Making Websites Win | conversion-rate-experts.com]] 
  
 =====Best Practices===== =====Best Practices=====
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 While there are some best practices that can be a good starting place or a good rule of thumb, there's never a one-size-fits-all solution. Otherwise, what do they need UX researchers for? [[uxwiki:strategy:conversion-rate-optimization:best-practices#challenges|Blindly following best practices]] can lead to disastrous results. While there are some best practices that can be a good starting place or a good rule of thumb, there's never a one-size-fits-all solution. Otherwise, what do they need UX researchers for? [[uxwiki:strategy:conversion-rate-optimization:best-practices#challenges|Blindly following best practices]] can lead to disastrous results.
  
 +=====Resources===== 
 +   
 + * [[https://www.quantummetric.com/blog/conversion-rate-optimization-ux-go-hand-in-hand-cro|Conversion Rate Optimization UX: How CRO and UX Go Hand in Hand | quantummetric.com]]  
 +*  [[https://www.optimizely.com/insights/blog/cro-ux-perfect-match|Till Data Do Us Part: How CRO & UX are a Perfect Match | optimizely.com]] 
 +  * [[https://conversion-rate-experts.com/book-links/|Making Websites Win - book | conversion-rate-experts.com]] 
 +  * [[https://vwo.com/blog/cro-and-ux-match-made-in-heaven|CRO and UX Are a Match Made in Heaven | vwo.com]] 
 +  * [[https://www.userzoom.com/ux-library/comprehensive-guide-to-conversion-rate-optimization|Comprehensive Guide to CRO | userzoom.com]] 
 +  * [[https://www.google.com/amp/s/insightwhale.com/what-is-the-difference-between-ui-ux-and-cro|Difference Between UI/UX and CRO | insightwhale.com]] 
 +  * [[https://getuplift.co/cro-ux-design-for-experience-and-revenue|CRO & UX: How to Design for Both Experience and Revenue | getuplift.com]] 
 +  * [[https://klientboost.com/cro/ux-design|Improve Your CRO With UX Design | klientboost.com]] 
 +  * [[https://youtu.be/_l1kPAx30Fw|Use Design Thinking to Increase Conversions - Webinar | Youtube]] 
 +  * [[https://www.nngroup.com/1-hour-talks/cro-ux-research|Conversion Rate Optimization and Applied UX Research | Nielson Norman Group]] 
 +  * [[https://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2021/08/balancing-ux-design-and-conversion-rate-optimization.php|Balancing UX Design and Conversion-Rate Optimization | uxmatters.com]] 
 +  * [[https://www.google.com/amp/s/neilpatel.com/blog/first-step-in-cro|Great User Experience Is the First Step in CRO | neilpatel.com]] 
 +  * [[https://www.google.com/amp/s/cxl.com/blog/how-do-ux-professionals-view-conversion-optimization/amp|How UX Professionals View Conversion Optimization | cxl.com]] 
 +  * [[https://www.pavilionweb.com/user-experience-cro|UX and CRO – a match made in heaven | pavilionweb.com]] 
 +  * [[https://iternumdigital.com/cro-ux|CRO/UX | pavillionweb.com]]

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