Category Archives: Website Optimization

Inside The Nudge Unit – How Small Changes Make A Big Difference:

Inside  The Nudge Unit –  How To Use EAST For Behavioural Change: A majority of people understand the basic principles of an experiment as they probably had to conduct one or two when they were at school. Unfortunately once people leave school most of us abandon this approach and instead follow our herd instinct. People… Read More »

Why Are Registration Forms on Gaming Sites So Poor?

Secrets of Optimisation of Gambling Sites – Registration: In my first post on optimising gambling sites I covered the psychology behind using bonuses as an acquisition tool. In this post you will learn about the challenges of optimising account creation and registration forms. Regulation Forms and Account Creation: Registration forms for gambling sites are mandatory… Read More »

How To Use Behavioural Science To Create New Habits:

Behavioural Change Through Habit Formation: Why is it when most people make New Year resolutions they don’t succeed in changing their behaviour? According to the psychologist BJ Fogg, the reason most attempts at behavioural change fail is that we don’t create new habits. However, marketing is all about behavioural change as if we don’t influence… Read More »

Does Skeuomorphism Improve Adoption of Technology?

What is Digital Skeuomorphism? Skeuomorphism is the design concept which uses ornamental design elements to create three dimensional effects to make items resemble their real-world counter-parts.  Digital skeuomorphism is frequently used to provide a visual cue in the design of user interfaces and web design. This can help improve your conversion rate because it makes… Read More »

Skyrocket Conversions By Fixing Your User Experience

A broken user experience can completely kill conversions and yet many companies make changes without evidence and launch features no one wants. Why do companies put so little effort into fixing their user experience? Could it be that no one ever gets promoted for fixing a broken user experience, but shiny new features are much… Read More »