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Difference between A/B testing and multivariate testing

Many people seem to get confused about the terms A/B testing, split testing and multivariate testing. Essentially, A/B testing and split testing are the same concepts but multivariate testing is different. So for all practical concepts, consider A/B Testing = Split Testing. The following table will illustrate difference between A/B testing (or split testing) and […]

Multivariate testing case study and tutorial on increasing conversion rate

I just published a guest post on Smashing Magazine titled Multivariate Testing in Action: Five Simple Steps to Increase Conversion Rates. Essentially, there are five steps to increasing conversion rate: Identify a challenge Define your test hypothesis Decide whether to do A/B testing or multivariate testing Run the test and analyze results Derive lessons from […]

Get ideas for A/B testing from website evaluation by experts

Let’s admit it: getting ideas for A/B and multivariate tests is a hard job! It becomes even harder because of your familiarity with your website or landing page. Since you breathe-and-eat your website every day and know all its intricacies, it becomes incredibly hard to think of improvements. This phenomenon even has a medical name: […]

Impact of A/B testing on Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Update: there is even an official confirmation from Google’s Matt Cutts that split testing does not impact search rankings. A lot of our potential customers are concerned whether A/B or multivariate testing will have an effect on their search engine rankings. They (obviously) aren’t looking to improve their rankings by using A/B testing, rather their […]

Rules-of-thumb for A/B and Multivariate tests

I recently got interviewed on Unbounce blog as a conversion hero. In the interview, I shared few rules-of-thumb related to A/B and multivariate testing which you may find helpful. I developed these heuristics while observing and advising hundreds of tests created by Visual Website Optimizer users. So, in this post I will paraphrase and expand […]

New VWO code snippet: cleaner, faster, easier

Today we’ve released a change in Visual Website Optimizer code snippet that will make the process of integrating VWO to your website a lot easier! As you will see, the change is a significant improvement over the previous code snippet and we recommend you to update it on your website as soon as possible to […]

Create & Optimize Landing Pages using Unbounce and VWO

We are proud to announce the integration of Visual Website Optimizer (VWO) with Unbounce, which is a tool for creating landing pages. If you are a VWO user and want to create a new landing page, you now know the tool we’d recommend. The integration of the two tools is dead-simple and Unbounce has put […]

New feature: email notifications of test results

We just launched a cool new feature in Visual Website Optimizer: email notifications! VWO already has a feature which monitors your test in the background and disables loser variations or starts displaying winning variation to all site traffic automatically. This ensured that the test reduced risk of losing sales and conversions because losing variations get […]

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