How adding value proposition to a homepage banner affects donation conversion rate Experiment ID: #8094
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Timeframe: 12/6/2017 - 12/13/2017
FamilyLife had a high-urgency banner focused on their 2 million dollar matching gift for their year-end campaign. They wanted to test whether a banner that focused more on the value a gift provided would increase donations more than a match-focused banner.
Does a value prop-focused banner increase donations more than a match-focused banner?
MECLABS Conversion Factors Targeted
C = 4m + 3v + 2( i - f) - 2a ©
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|Treatment Name||Conv. Rate||Relative Difference||Confidence|
|C:||Double Your Gift Match Banner||1.1%|
|T1:||Value Prop Banner||0.89%||-21.5%||80.3%|
This experiment has a required sample size of 12,972 in order to be valid. Unfortunately, the required sample size was not met and a level of confidence above 95% was not met so the experiment results are not valid.
The test did not validate, but the treatment banner produced a 21% decrease in donations. Because there were multiple factors tested in the banner, it’s hard to say exactly which one produced a decrease, but the removal of matching gift language and a less urgent color on the banner likely contributed to the decrease, because the matching gift language proved to be a motivating factor for FL donors in other testing.