Most Web teams spend a gazillion hours trying to craft Websites that will ring with their B2B buyers. And most of them fail. Why? Because the real secret to building a B2B powerhouse starts with clearly understanding — and aligning your Website
When we rolled up the numbers from our latest eBusiness Index evaluations, Symantec, Cisco, Dell, Oracle, and IBM were all at the top of the call to action heap. What are these sites doing that the rest of us have missed?
Enter Cisco’s Small Business Product Chooser. This handy tool provides a peek into how to build an easy-to-use product finder that gets buyers to the right solution — fast.
2013 Index | Call to Action Rankings | Symantec, HP (H/O), Dell, IBM, and Cisco take Best Practice gold
This case study announces 2013’s leaders, laggers — and fast movers in the Call to Action category.
One of the things I like most about Apple.com is its subtlety. The times when you are out there minding your own business and end up stumbling across something that’s more than the sum of its parts. Apple.com’s buyer communities are a great example.
If you have an enterprise-class site and management clamoring that it be “just like Apple.com” turn your screen to EMC.com. Its simple architecture. Crisp content. Soon every enterprise-class Web team will want their site to look, feel, and act like EMC.com.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the best Website of all? To find out, we evaluated 23 Websites, stepped them through 1,200 types of content & features, and put them through their usability paces. Then we scored, ranked, and rated each one and put all the answers in this report.
Great call to action requires more than a fancy contact module or chat function. It’s about mixing the 4 key ingredients needed to create the momentum that motivates visitors to research and purchase products — Verbs, Voice, Engagement, and eCommerce.
IBM Global Service’s pages are anything but boring. Each service type has its own unique personality — from information architecture, to content, to design. In fact, visitors get a bit of variety every time they click on a link. So how does IBM Global Services’ zone maintain any level of consistency when each page is a brave new world? The devil’s in the details.
Almost all software-related support home pages use the same basic architecture & design template – and Mcafee.com is a great example of the genre. Here’s how McAfee contributes to current conventions — and a couple of hiccups to avoid.