How To Reach Desired Confidence & Power Levels with Your Experimentation Programs

This is the second of a three-part blog series. If you missed the first post, “Using Fixed Time Horizon to Generate Credible Optimization Results,” read it hereThe final blog, “How to Understand Minimum Deductible Lift,” will be published next week.

Enterprise businesses continue adopting the concept of data-informed decision-making. They are shifting their organizational cultures to those where more and more decisions are based on facts and insights. At the same time, optimization continues growing in popularity among top brands and is essential for business success in today’s digital world.

Using Fixed Time Horizon to Generate Credible Optimization Results

This is the first of a three-part, weekly blog series, which shares optimization best practices for test sample size, desired significance, power, and Minimum Detectable Lift (MDL).

Technology and evolving consumer behaviors are transforming the way people evaluate products and services to the way they pay for the things they buy. As optimization experts, Brooks Bell knows testing is the most effective and reliable way for merchants to determine which marketing strategy – from a specific promotion or targeted message to a unique website element such as a Call to Action (CTA) – will produce the highest Return on Investment (ROI).

Behavioral Economics Must-Reads

As online optimization programs mature and test ideation takes it up a notch, experts rely on behavioral economics – the science of studying the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economic decisions of individuals and institutions; the consequences for market prices, returns, and resource allocation; and the impact of different kinds of behavior in different environments of varying experimental values – for data-driven inspiration.

Click Summit 2017 – Retrospective & Key Clickaways

For those of you, who attended Click Summit, thank your participation, time, and for being part of an evolving community. For those of you, who missed this premier event, we invite you to mark your calendars for May 7-9, 2018.  For all of you, here’s a conference summary with 175 key Clickaways – actionable strategies and tactics your testing and optimization teams can prioritize for implementation in your organization – from all 23 conversations.

Three Ways a Clean-Coded Website Improves Optimization

Building an online optimization test is different than building a website. It requires developers to adjust the code to fit the requested modifications. How well (and quickly) this can be completed depends on the existing code. Developing a clean framework during the initial stages of coding a website will produce enormous benefits on future optimization efforts.

How to Gain Testing and Optimization Traction Within Your Organization

Note: This post is relevant if you are building awareness about experimentation in your organization.

Testing and optimization are moving targets today. Digital marketing continues to evolve, communication channels mature, and technologies change. As the president of Brooks Bell, I work with world-class marketing teams and digital strategists, helping top brands increase the impact and efficiency of their testing programs. A common question I come across is: “How do I change our company culture so everyone embraces experimentation?”