Has anyone done any A/B testing around whether or not providing more information upfront about documents that require registration before download entices users more effectively? For example, have you seen users being more or less willing to providing contact information based on how much information is provided about the document, e.g. document size and "teaser" content like an executive summary or abstract and file size, in the case of a PDF?
I'm looking for stats or anecdotal evidence (yeah, I said it) regarding email verification--that is, you register and a site says your registration will be complete once you click a link they've sent you. The purpose, of course, is to confirm that the user's email address is valid.
If you work(ed) at a site that practices email verification, how many users actually clicked the link you sent? In other words, how many users did not complete registration because of the email verification step?
I am working on a B2C site that is centralizing multiple divisions into a single site. Need to migrate customers from old authentication systems to the new one. Can't auto-migrate credentials (not unique on an enterprise level). (1) Anyone have experience doing this? (2) Any POV on best practices vis a vis UX, customer satisfaction, (3) if a grace period is provided how long should it be (user vistation frequency = monthly.