Retailers give discounts to shoppers to nudge them to buy. On the face of it, one would assume discounts are the best way to improve conversation rates. But, it’s being done so much shoppers have become desensitized by discounts.
When buyers see that an item has been discounted $50 they disregard the discount amount and just look at the final price. So, whether the markdown is $2 or $50, it’s not taken into consideration, it’s ignored.
The solution? Grab the user’s attention by explaining why the discount is being given.
When you offer the shopper an explanation for why something has been discounted, it not only gets read, it improves conversion rates.
Check out the example we threw together for you below (we added the text why we’re discounting $36):
When “Why we’re discounting $36” is clicked we’ll show this popup message: