Too many people think that they have a traffic problem. And that’s why they focus most of their efforts on getting traffic.
The thing is that you can lose a lot of your time if you only focus on learning all of the newest traffic strategies.
The ugly truth is that there’s something much more important to fix, before starting to drive traffic to your website. It’s called conversion rates or monetization.
And it is all you do to make more sales from your existing traffic. Even if you only have 10 visitors each and every day.
If you had 10 visitors to your website each and every day, then most people would think you have a traffic problem (could be!), but I say that you first need to work on the monetization aspect of your website.
You need to improve the conversion rate of your website, it’s so crucially important.
And here’s how you increase the sales at least by 300%…
Remove All Distractions
I regularly see websites which are cluttered with a lot of links, which are not necessarily important to have in the first place.
These links are basically “distractions” as I like to call them.
Bottom line, you definitely should remove those unnecessary links as soon as possible.
And I know you have some of these links on your website, most probably on your blog, right?
So, go ahead and remove them.
What I, basically, mean are links like blogrolls, some resource links, sponsor links, latest commentators, latest tweets, recent articles, archive, etc.
Those all are distractions for the new visitor.
What do you want the new visitors to do?
I want them to click on the links which lead to a sale as soon as possible. I don’t want to decrease the chances of making a sale just because I like how some twitter links look on my blog.
I’m sure you’ll agree.
Remember, we don’t want to be pushy for Christ’s sakes. We just want to increase the probability for them to click on the link we want them to click. Basic logic, do you agree?
And, by the way, this also applies to other “clutter” content like unnecessary images and videos or too many banner ads or whatever.
You know what I’m talking about here.
You want to keep the original design, but you don’t want to add any unnecessary details. And I mean ANY unnecessary details or elements.
It’s not about how much you can add to your website. It’s about making the lives of your visitors as easy as you can.
Opt-in Form After Each Blog Post
This is a simple tweak you need to add to your blog.
It will increase the conversion rates at least by 200% compared to simple anchor links or affiliate links.
And, by the way, if you still don’t build an email list, then you’re missing something out. Go build that subscriber list, don’t send those visitors directly to the sales page.
Go add that opt-in box in the sidebar.
But a wiser option would be to add an opt-in box after each of your blog posts.
The ugly truth is that more people click on the opt-in box after your blog posts than on the opt-in box in the sidebar.
There’s something like a 3x bigger conversion rate for the “after each blog post” opt-in box.
The reason is because people read your articles and after they read them, they want to learn more. The most obvious choice is to click on the opt-in and add their email address to get the free bonus.
Add An Exit Pop-up
Most people will say that adding an exit pop-up to your website will scare some visitors off your website.
You know what? They’re actually right.
But we like that.
See, not every person who lands on your website will be interested in the information you provide. That’s basic human nature.
While somebody likes one thing, the other person doesn’t like it. That’s how it goes and you need to accept it.
Okay, an exit pop-up will distract some people and they will angrily leave your website. So what?
If they don’t like your business, then those people are no good to you anyway.
The best visitors to you will stay and read the free bonus you offer in the exit pop-up. And they will subscribe to your email newsletter.
People like these are much more valuable than the random web surfer.
Treat them well, and your business will grow.
But the statistics are very straightforward: the moment you add an exit pop-up, your sales will skyrocket. Usually by up to 200%-400%.
Again, don’t be afraid that some people will dislike the exit pop-up. Just give this tactic a try.
With the use of Pop Up Domination WordPress plugin, you can increase your optins by more than 200% with great optin pop-up boxes.