As an online retailer you’re looking to maximize conversion rates. Conversion maximization is the practice of removing friction. As friction is removed conversions and sales go up.
How to Maximize Conversions?
This is where your product story comes into the picture. There are 2 aspects of a product story:
1: Why we exist
2: Why this product must exist
The job of “why we exist” story
When a new visitor first lands your site their focus isn’t your product. No. This visitor is thinking, “why does this company deserve my attention?”
The visitor probably has multiple tabs open. These tabs contain sales pitches of your competitors. To maximize conversions we need to present a watertight case for “why we exist”.
“Why we exist” example
I study eCommerce sites every single day. In my travels this morning I discovered wonderful dental. These guys have done an excellent job presenting their “why we exist” story and they do it right on their homepage. I like how instead of showing a wall of text the story is presented with reinforcing graphical elements:
If you’re curious about the second aspect of the product story (“why this product must exist”) you can read about it in this product page optimization article.
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