Paul Rouke's talk from Conversion Thursday London, looking at what is an extremely powerful yet very rarely used technique and approach that brands can use to deliver persuasive online user experiences
At PRWD we help our clients understand their customers and prospects wants, needs and desires, in order to design and refine their online experience to lead to increased conversion rate performance
I have very recently become a father for the first time, and this is me and our daughter when she was 12 hours old. I couldn’t think of a more powerful example of demonstrating the concept of building trust & confidence with your new born child, especially in those first few precious hours and days.
Transparency is such a fundamental ingredient to delivering an e-commerce user experience, and this principle can be applied throughout the browsing & buying user experience. Although as a persuasive technique sex and titillation can be extremely important, I just wasn’t able to find a photo that represented transparency only, hence the lady in the bikini!
Of course the concept of removing barriers for users is one of the most fundamental principles of good usability, although there are still many retailers large and small that are putting big barriers up at key stages of the buying process. ASOS have recently removed what was a major barrier for 1 st time visitors and they have seen a huge decrease of abandonment. More on this on later in the presentation
Not that I’m saying all users are like sheep aimlessly wondering around of following each other...
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