Top 10 Best Conversion Optimization Blogs

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Scattered around the web there is a great number of conversion optimizations blogs these days. While some of them offer great material, others unfortunately stay behind and fail to produce innovatory content on a regular basis.

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Saving time

In order to save future conversion optimization specialists time, we’ve therefore compiled a list of the best resources we could find. These blogs are a subset of the ones we’re keeping track of daily using the excellent RSS reader Feedly.

Ranking criteria

The blogs in this list were ranked based on the following criteria. Do keep in mind that the mere fact that these blogs are included below means that they are well worth following, no matter where they rank on this list.

  • Diversity of topics covered
  • Amount of research per post
  • Authority of the authors

10. EyeQuant

eyequant

An uncommon entry amongst a list of top conversion optimization blogs in 2016/2017. They were included because of their insightful blogs that focus on using tools to increase clarity.

Average posts per week: <1

Readers on Feedly: 36

Must read: Prime Advice: How Amazon Could Improve its Prime Landing Page and Boost Subscriptions


9. CopyHackers

copyhackers

Joanna Wiebe and Lance Jones write about the intersection between copy and conversion. Highly recommended blogs for those who want the copy on the website to be more persuasive.

Average posts per week: 4

Readers on Feedly: 7K+

Must read: Differentiation: Can Your Visitors Distinguish You from the Other Guys?


8. WiderFunnel

widerfunnel

Most of the blogs on this website focus on strategic conversion optimization advice. This company is best known for their Evolutionary Site Redesign philosophy.

Average posts per week: 1

Readers on Feedly: 1K+

Must read: The Most Effective Website Redesign Strategy


7. SiteTuners

sitetuners

SiteTuners was one of the first online marketing agencies to focus exclusively on conversion rate optimization (CRO), and is considered a pioneer in the field.

Average posts per week: 4

Readers on Feedly: 740

Must read: If You Must Tweak Your Way to E-Commerce Success, Then Pay Attention to These Two Steps


6. The Daily Egg

daily egg

This website provides plenty of blogs and articles that empower you get the best results possible on your website. They cover a diverse range of conversion testing related topics.

Average posts per week: 6

Readers on Feedly: 10K+

Must read: Why Free Shipping Is No Longer Enough (And What Things Are!)


5. Unbounce

unbounce

On this blog you’ll often find long, well-designed articles and infographics on (mostly) landing page optimization related topics.

Average posts per week: 4

Readers on Feedly: 16K+

Must read: A Recipe for the Perfect Landing Page


4. Optimizely

optimizely

The posts on this blog are (not surprisingly) mostly related to A/B testing and website optimization. They are, however, often quite in-depth and therefore valuable.

Average posts per week: 1

Readers on Feedly: 4K+

Must read: How Data Leads to Better Personalization


3. User Testing

user testing

This is a hidden gem amongst the website optimization blogs. Their content is well-researched and covers topics that aren’t easily found on any of the other blogs out there.

Average posts per week: 1

Readers on Feedly: 2K+

Must read: Crafting a Well-Rounded User Research Plan


2. Baymard

baymard

The articles on this website are based on thorough user research and illustrated with various examples and tips on how to improve the usability on your website to the max.

Average posts per week: <1

Readers on Feedly: 1K+

Must read: Add Descriptions To Checkout Form Labels (92% Get It Wrong)


1. ConversionXL

conversionxl

What makes this blog great is their extremely well-researched blogs. If you could follow only one CRO blog, this should definitely be the one.

Average posts per week: 3

Readers on Feedly: 4K+

Must read: How To Design A Customer Survey That Leads To Increased Conversions


Dutch translation: Top 10 Beste Conversie Optimalisatie Blogs


Theo van der Zee

Author: Theo van der Zee

He is the founder of ConversionReview. He has been building and optimizing websites for 15+ years now, and doing so with great success.

On top of his digital skills, Theo is also a trained psychologist and frequent speaker at events around the world.