A client asks: “Should we be hosting our campaign landing pages in Marketo? We’ve always hosted them on our main site and simply embedded Marketo forms. Is there a big advantage to hosting them separately?” This question comes up all the time in client work, and not just with Marketo… Read More
Category Archives: Landing Page Optimization
Should I Design My Demand Gen Landing Pages for SEO?
Recently, a client raised objections to our agency hosting their campaign landing pages on a marketing automation platform, since doing so would require that the pages reside on a subdomain (info.companyname.com) vs. on the client’s core domain (companyname.com). The client’s reasoning was that by residing on their main site, the… Read More
Should You Use the Same Landing Page for Email and Online Ads?
A client asks: “Can I use the landing page from an email campaign for online ads, say: search or LinkedIn, if it’s promoting the same asset?” My response: In short: no. There’s an appeal to the economies of using one landing page across multiple channels, but the requirements are very… Read More
5 Simple PPC Landing Page Changes that May Improve Your Quality Score
As most PPC advertisers already know, Google’s Quality Score measures what Google perceives to be the quality of your keyword ads. Every keyword in a campaign receives a quality score, ranked on a scale from 1-10, that, in combination with other factors – not all of which Google discloses –… Read More
Top 10 Demand Generation Resolutions for 2014
It’s a new year, so what better time to get your demand generation strategy “in shape” for improved performance? Here are my candidates for 10 strategies that offer real potential for low risk/high reward: 1. Improve campaign measurement. Measuring opens and clicks may tell you something about email performance, but… Read More
Landing Page Optimization: Why Lower Conversion Rates Are Never a Good Thing
Over at Marketing Experiments, Daniel Burstein posted recently on how what he calls “friction” on landing pages can reduce or increase conversion rates by making it easier or more difficult for prospects to complete a form. Along the way, he introduces some useful best practices like making some form fields… Read More