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20 Tips for Creating an Effective Call-to-Action

Call to Actions: What Works and What Doesn’t

Call to action buttons (CTAs) are a great addition to any webpage. This is especially true of your business. As long as your pitch is genuine, and you really have something great to offer customers, a well-placed CTA can help you to get the word out about your product, earn more conversions, find more leads, and much more. In this article, we will look at what makes call to actions successful and effective. You might just be surprised. Then, you can take this information and put it to work for you and your business in a variety of ways.

A selection of 5 must follow tips to create a more effective call to action.

Call to Action Tips

Button Design

Creating a button is important. Use a color that contracts with the background of the webpage. Also, use a text that stands out from the button background. Make the button large and very visible. Use things like bevel and shading to make the button look like it should be clicked. Think about making buttons that can be used on your mobile site and your website. Also, create eye grabbing and direct text that is not too vague, but lets customers know what they are clicking the button for.

Page Design (When and Where to Use)

Firstly, when it comes to positioning on the page, put the button in the middle with plenty of breathing room. Add a great graphic, but make it clear as to what it is about. Take every opportunity you can to use CTAs in a variety of places, not just your webpage. You might want to do some testing to see when and where your CTAs are most effective to get customers to click on them. Have these buttons link to a unique page that lets the customers know, again, what a great things they are about to get.

Where to Turn

Want to learn more about making great CTAs? If so, you may want to check out some of the software that helps you design these buttons for web use yourself. Or, if you do not feel so very web savvy, then you might want to contact your IT team, your web design company, or the firm that helped to put your website together. Ask them about what they know about CTAs, how you can partner together to test them, where they might be able to use CTAs effectively, and much more. They can help you to start building and using great CTAs.

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