A/B Test: Which Image Increased Opt-Ins by 21.99%?

As the old saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” For marketers, the right picture can also be worth a thousand extra dollars, or a thousand more conversions.

So how can you discover exactly what your images are worth to your business? Run an A/B test, of course!

That’s just what TJ Bowman, Jr. did in today’s A/B test. A LeadBox™ image depicting a report being downloaded squared off against an image of Vista Vapors‘ products and logo.

Which version do you think increased opt-ins for this LeadBox™ by 21.99%?

Go down to the comments and tell us which one you’d choose and why—then vote below to see if you were right!

Vote to reveal the winning A/B-tested LeadBox™ and our analysis.

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Winner: Version A created an overall increase of 21.99%
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If you chose Version A you are correct!

Version A, with a 99.37% probability of outperforming Version B, increased opt-ins by 21.99%.

Although we can’t say with total certainty why this change caused the increase, here are a few of my speculations:

  1. The LeadBox™ offers both a product discount and a guide; visitors may be more interested in the discount and therefore more likely to opt into the version that focuses on the products.
  1. The logo in Version A may have increased the LeadBox™’s credibility.

Why do you think Version A outperformed Version B? Let us know in the comments!

Not all visitors are the same, but A/B testing your images may be something to consider for your own LeadBoxes®.

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What Do You Think?

Did this test’s results surprise you? Why do you think Version A increased conversions so dramatically? Leave a comment below and let us know your thoughts.

If you’re new to LeadPages, you should know that all Pro and Advanced users can run any A/B test inside LeadPages in just five clicks.

Do you have a LeadBox™ like this one that you would like to test? If so, you can set up the exact same type of test in under a minute. You can also A/B test your headlines, calls-to-action, form fields, and just about any other change you can think of.

Watch the quick video below for an introduction to enabling split testing on your LeadPages account.


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