60 Conversion Rate Optimization and Landing Page Statistics and Trends in 2024

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    Digital marketers, B2B marketers, B2B businesses, Conversion rate optimizers, and business owners, all those people have one significant thing in common: Those who know how to benefit from CRO.

    CRO stands for conversion rate optimization and is your to-go metric to focus on if you want an increase in leads and create a structured approach toward your potential customers.

    And there are only three prerequisites to having a perfect conversion process:

    1- Knowing how to use analytics tools, such as Google Analytics,

    2- Knowing a thing or two about what a successful marketing campaign looks like,

    3- Following the trends and statistics about the subject.

    I believe there isn't much for me to add at this point since the statistics speak for themselves.

    Therefore, without further ado, let's dive in:

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    Website Conversion Rate Optimization General Statistics

    1- The most converting companies save at least 5% of their budget for CRO purposes.

    2- On average, the amount that companies spend on CRO tools is $2,000.

    3- 68 percent of businesses - small businesses, to be more precise, don't have a structured and properly planned CRO strategy.

    4- Half of all companies say that CRO is one of the most crucial parts of their digital marketing strategy.

    5- According to HubSpot, 69% of marketing specialists keep lead conversion as their top priority.

    6- 56% of marketers stated that their preferred CRO method is A/B testing.

    7- As for actual conversions, 52% of all companies that have landing pages use A/B testing to get a boost in conversions.

    8- And apart from conversion rates, 44% of companies use A/B testing software.

    9- Social media is one of the key factors that drive referral traffic to a website, with a percentage of 31.24%.

    10- For every $92 spent on user acquisition, businesses spend only 1$ on CRO.

    11- Mobile-optimizing a site triples the chance of increasing the mobile conversion rate to 5% or even above.

    12- In addition, a HubSpot experiment found that end-of-post banner ads only contributed 6% of the leads produced by blog articles.

    13- Businesses that have 40+ landing pages acquire 12 times more leads than those with 1-5 landing pages.

    14- Calls-to-action convert 202% better when they're personalized.

    15- Increasing page load speed from 5 to 1 second can triple your conversions.

    Landing Page Optimization Statistics and Trends 

    16- Landing pages are supposed to be highly targeted, thus, 48% of marketers build new landing pages for each different campaign.

    17- Almost half of the (48%) landing pages contain more than one offer.

    18- Approximately 44% of B2B searches and clicks are directed to home pages, not landing pages.

    19- Only half of (52%) companies and agencies that benefit from landing pages feel the need to test them.

    20- According to Search Engine Land, the average landing page conversion rate is 2.35%.

    21- To increase leads by 55%, you can simply increase the number of your landing pages from 10 to 15.

    22- Even so, 62% of B2B companies have less than 6 landing pages

    23- The best 10% of landing pages have a conversion rate of around 11.45%.

    24- For example, the top 10 financial industries have pages with an average conversion rate of 24.48%.

    25- Desktop conversion rates are higher at 4.14%, while this rate drops to 1.53% for mobile phone conversion.

    26- Long-form landing pages generate more than 220% leads.

    27- Only 17% of marketers use A/B testing to optimize landing pages.

    28- The average conversion rate for a landing page is 9.7%.

    SEO Conversion Rate Statistics and Trends

    29- Pages that rank #1 on Google Search have a click-through rate of close to 30%.

    30- This rate drops to 10% for pages that are third and goes below 2% for pages that rank #9 and lower.

    31- Optimized pages that show up on organic search results get 94% of the traffic compared to paid results.

    32- The total ad spending on Google was predicted to be 36.3% and 19.3% on Facebook by 2020.

    33- Marketing automation tools can help you nurture your prospect leads to a 451% increase in qualified leads.

    Conversion Rate Optimization Statistics for Blogs

    34- 80% of blog readers don't read past the first heading.

    35- Research has shown that 36% of readers prefer headlines that include numbers.

    36- Having pop-up boxes on your blog can help you enlarge your subscriber list by 1375%.

    37- When HubSpot optimized 12 of their best ranking posts CTAs using search keywords, they increased lead generation by 99% and blog post conversion rates by 87%.

    38- Blog posts that provide any form of template convert 240% more than others.

    39- Using images and other visuals of real people instead of stock images helps to increase the conversion rate by 35%.

    40- Additionally, 43% of readers want to see more video content on blogs.

    41- The text of a CTA button can change the results drastically, as having ”submit” on the button can lower your conversions by 3%.

    42- 90% of people who read the headlines stated that they also read the CTA copy.

    43- 57% of marketers say they’ve earned customers specifically through blogging.

    44- Businesses with a blog generate an average of 67% more leads than those that don’t have a blog.

    eCommerce Conversion Rate Optimization Statistics

    45- As of the first quarter of 2019, 4.01% of eCommerce conversions have come from desktops, followed by tablets with 3.54% and mobile with 1.88%.

    46- Food and beverages have the highest average eCommerce conversion rate by industry, with 4.95%.

    47- Sporting goods have the lowest average e-commerce conversion rate by industry with 2.35%.

    48- Shopping cart abandonment is higher on mobile at 77.8%, while this rate is 67.1% on desktop.

    49- The average conversion rate for organic e-commerce leads is 14.6%.

    50- The industry with the lowest conversion rate is B2B e-commerce at 1.8%.

    CRO Best Practices

    51- Making landing pages interactive by adding video marketing content or an interactive modal can increase the conversion rate by 86%.

    52- User-generated content such as a personalized email can boost conversion rates by 161%.

    53- Also, personalizing the CTAs can help you convert 42% more visitors than usual.

    54- A well-written text link converts 121% better than a regular CTA button.

    55- A low site speed, even a 1-second-delay in loading can lower your conversion rates by 7%.

    56- If there is a form on your website, reducing the number of form fields from 11 to 4 can increase the conversions by 120%

    57- Retargeted website visitors are 43% more likely to convert.

    58- Removing the navigation bar can get your conversion rates up by 100%.

    59- A HubSpot experiment found that end-of-post banner CTAs only contributed an average of 6% of leads that the blog posts generated.

    60- To increase leads by 55%, you should have 10 to 15 landing pages.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much money do companies spend on conversion rate optimization?

    Companies spend an average of $2000 on CRO.

    How likely are retargeted visitors to convert?

    Retargeted visitors are 43% more likely to convert.

    What click-through rate do pages that rank #1 on Google Search have?

    Websites that rank #1 on Google have a click-through rank of close to 30%.

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