Landing pages are single pages on a website with the primary goal of converting visitors into supporters. Your campaign already has lots of landing pages whether you call them that or not. Every donation page on WinRed is a landing page, same with your volunteer page, or your event RSVP pages.
How you build your landing page has a significant impact on how effective it is at driving conversions. Paired with good copywriting this will give you what you need to make a high converting landing page.
In this post, you’ll learn about the key elements of an effective landing page that drives conversions, providing tips and examples along the way.
Clear And Compelling Headline
Visitors arrive at your landing page from social media, email, ads, web searches and elsewhere. A clear and compelling message that communicates the campaign’s platform and mission can grab the attention of potential supporters and encourage them to learn more.
Relevant And Engaging Visual Elements
Including relevant images, videos, and graphics can help to make the landing page’s message more tangible and engaging for the visitors.
Strong Call-to-Action (CTA)
A clear and prominent CTA can encourage visitors to take action, whether it’s to donate, volunteer, or sign up to receive campaign updates.
Avoiding too many distractions, such as unrelated links or menu bars, ensures visitors are focused on the campaign’s message and increases the likelihood of conversion.
Including endorsements from influential figures, media mentions, or testimonials from other supporters establishes credibility and trust with the visitors.
Clear and Concise Copy
Using simple and concise language can help to convey the campaign’s message effectively and make it easier for visitors to understand the need to complete the desired landing page action.
A landing page that is optimized for mobile devices and loads quickly is critical for driving conversions.
Testing different elements such as headlines, visuals, CTAs, and copy can help to optimize the landing page and improve its conversion rate over time, leading to more donations, RSVPs, and volunteers.
A well-executed landing page is the final step in your digital campaign efforts, but it’s far too often simply an afterthought. By incorporating these key elements, campaigns can create a landing page that effectively communicates their message, builds trust and credibility, and ultimately drives conversions.
It’s important to remember that the landing page is not static, but rather a constantly evolving tool that requires ongoing optimization and testing. By continually analyzing and refining the landing page’s performance, campaigns can ensure that it remains an effective means of driving supporters to action and building a winning campaign.