Cre8tive Way Newsletter October 2016

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Conversions

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“RankBrain: Almost every writer misrepresents what it is, what it does, and how to consider from a business perspective. Granted, what Google has shared is minimal, however what has been officially said and written bounds it’s reality fairly well – unlike the fantasies so many SEO-types have spun and twisted to fit their particular product/tool or service marketing hype.” – iamlost in Mobile or Die

Featured Discussion
Conversion Rate Optimization: Can We Have a Discussion
“How old, used, studied, and practiced is the phrase “conversion rate optimization”? I’ve glossed over it for at least several years. Its only recently with some of our sites with some A/B testing…and just simple testing that we have changed and added some elements and features… and contact conversions have increased significantly.” — earlpearl

“Conversion rates are the FIRST objective you have to have for your site. After all, it does you no good to have visitors to the site if they can’t or won’t convert to a sale.” — Grumpus

“My membership pages went from converting from 2% to 40%. This was with landing page multivariate testing.” — glyn

Welcome to the October Cre8tive Way newsletter. Stop by if you haven’t been to visit lately.
– Kim Krause Berg, Founder and Administrator

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Cre8tive Finds

Google, Bing and Search Engines
Google’s Allo Wants to Know Everything About You
“That is all well and good BUT contrary to original statements, Google will harvest, store, and use as they see fit everything you say and everywhere you go and as much of what you do as can be determined. And will share with third parties.”
Read More →

Google, Bing and Search Engines
Ah, Bing, I Wish You Had More Traffic. Really I Do!
“I wish they had more traffic.  I wish people clicked our Bing ads.  I have to start using Bing more and Google less.   But more critically than me I wish tons of people would use Bing more.” Read More →

Rookie Room
Search and Replace Urls in WordPress
“Bit late to the party here, but I assume this is due to installing an SSL certificate. In this case broken link checker won’t be the thing because the http links won’t be seen as broken.” Read More →

Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog
[Updated] Everything We Know about Google Penguin 4.0
Google Penguin 4.0 was officially announced on Friday and I’ve waited a few days to collect various questions and observations. I’ll be updating this post as more questions and observations are coming. So what do we know by now? From the official announcement: Penguin 4.0 is real time (and part of algorithm): Google will determine if a web page should be affected by Penguin filter as it crawls the page… Read More →

Resources
Ebooks and Tools

pump-it-up-learn-how-to-increase-website-conversions-with-free-ebookHow to Pump Up Your Web Site for Increased Conversions
– Kim Krause Berg
Learn More and Download

beginners-guide-to-seoNew: Basic 101
Beginner’s Guide to SEO

(Search Engine Optimization)
Learn More and Download

natural-website-conversionsThe Secret to Natural Website Conversions
– Kim Krause Berg
Learn More and Download

Tools
Cre8asiteforums now has over 70 awesome tools to help you increase your position in the SERPs and make the most out of your online business. These tools cover every aspect of web design including utilities for social media, usability, PPC, and much more. And to make things even sweeter, we’ll be updating the tools in the near future as we continue to add goodies to your tool-belt.

[About Cre8asiteforums]

Cre8asiteforums is known for being a friendly web development community who uphold a high standard of practices, respect, knowledge sharing and thought provoking discussions. Established in August 1998, we support a wide variety of Internet related disciplines including education, networking, sharing, communication and support. We also welcome differing solutions to problems and cross-pollination of ideas.
Our motto has always been, “There is no such thing as a dumb question.”

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About Cre8asiteforums
About Kim Krause Berg, Founder
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