What is a lead magnet?
A lead magnet is a conversion rate optimization tactic or hack which provides information usually in the form of a PDF or graphic which is placed on a website in exchange for contact information. The contact information is used as a lead or email list. The key to a successful lead magnet is understanding what the visitor really wants or needs that is related to their job or personal life. Your offer must be relevant and provide value in order for the visitor to be converted. It doesn’t have to be complicated, but it does need to be specific. Lead magnets can be used in social and viral campaigns as well as paid advertising. Continue reading