Always Be Testing: Guide to Google Website Optimizer [book review]

Always Be Testing: The Complete Guide to Google Website Optimizer

This book covers techniques needed in order to extract the most value out of testing. It provides examples and how and where to get started rich examples that demonstrate the power of testing when it comes to improving conversions and revenue.

Part I cover the power of testing and provide examples of successful testing efforts. It also provides a handy walk through the Google Website Optimizer and provide powerful tips on the tool.

Part II covers the testing methods and ideas and how to apply it; the chapters are structured in a very actionable way: "Questions to ask", "Exercises", "What to test", and "Apply this to your site". A few examples of what to test are: usability, look & feel, searchability, product presentation, up-sell/cross-sell......

Part III covers technical aspects of testing. The authors provide interesting information about Google website Optimizer scripts, statistical tests, and other special issues.

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Book Description*

Stop guessing, start testing, and enjoy greater success with your website.

If you’re looking for more leads, sales, and profit from your website, then look no further than this expert guide to Google’s free A/B and multivariate website testing tool, Google Website Optimizer. Recognized online marketing guru and New York Times bestselling author, Bryan Eisenberg, and his chief scientist, John Quarto-vonTivadar, show you how to test and tune your site to get more visitors to contact you, buy from you, subscribe to your services, or take profitable actions on your site. This practical and easy-to-follow reference will help you:

  • Develop a testing framework to meet your goals and objectives
  • Improve your website and move more of your customers to action
  • Select and categorize your products and services with a customer-centric view
  • Optimize your landing pages and create copy that sells
  • Choose the best test for a given application
  • Reap the fullest benefits from your testing experience
  • Increase conversions with over 250 testing ideas
  • Save $25 on Google AdWords with coupon included in the book

Take the guesswork out of your online marketing efforts. Let Always Be Testing: The Complete Guide to Google Website Optimizer show you why you should test, how to test, and what to test on your site, and ultimately, help you discover what is best for your site and your bottom line.

Author Information*

Bryan Eisenberg is the cofounder of FutureNow, Inc., an interactive marketing optimization firm and Google Website Optimizer Authorized consultancy. He is a coauthor of the New York Times bestselling books Call to Action and Waiting for Your Cat to Bark? He is a sought-after speaker at major business conferences worldwide, having keynoted events for Search Engine Strategies, Shop.org, DMA, MarketingSherpa, E-consultancy, and the Canadian Marketing Association.

John Quarto-vonTivadar, having worked on NASA’s Hubble telescope (the working parts), is chief scientist at FutureNow, Inc., and coinventor of Persuasion Architecture.

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