How to make your Optimisation Program more efficient (Part 1)

This week we will be discussing the concept of a Conversion package. Some Optimisation platforms only allow for a small number of conversions per test. There are many reasons for this: Cost (GBP and Resources)Dev Implementation time for adding trackingQA time to make sure the tracking is workingCould lead to confusion of the main KPI At Webtrends Optimize if you have a Managed Service...

Optimisation in times of a force majeure event

There are a lot of unknowns when we, the general public and businesses alike, face force majeure events. Be it a virus (as is happening right now with the COVID-19 outbreak), earthquakes, tsunamis or volcanic eruptions (remember Eyjafjallajökull?) - even heightened political tensions/instability in a specific region. The travel industry is often at the frontline when such events happen and has to...

Honey – I shrunk the conversion rate

In recent months, we’ve written about and spoken with numerous businesses about the impact that Amazon Assistant has on businesses. For those who aren’t aware of it - Amazon built a browser extension, downloaded by hundreds of thousands of users. It waits for your users to browse a product that Amazon sells, and then presents a bar across the top of...

Time Flies… 18 Months In

As the year draws to a close, I’ve been reflecting on the past year or so. 18 months ago I put together a management team of existing senior managers and new board members to form Accelerate Group Limited and on the 1st of August 2018 we acquired Webtrends Optimize from Webtrends Inc. What’s happened since then? Well a hell of a...

The Hourly Model Doesn’t Work!

The hourly model (or daily rate) is the norm for most companies looking to interact with 3rd party companies. For years, it's seemed logical for most services that you pay for a certain amount of time from a company, and expect certain outcomes in that time. The hourly model is, however, extremely broken. Sentiment: Let's start with sentiment. An hourly model suggests...

Is our CRO Free Trial really worth it?

We understand that something for free is often perceived as having low or even no value... Here at Webtrends Optimize we want to welcome anyone who is passionate about CRO and achieving your KPIs. By offering a Free Trial you can see how much our platform has to offer and you get the chance to work with the platform (no reduced...