In episode #1066, we discuss how long a free trial should last. Tune in to hear what the best timeframe is.
TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:
- [00:27] Today’s Topic: How Long Should Your Free Trial Be? A Data Driven Answer
- [01:10] A free trial is allowing someone to use your product for free for a set period of time, before they are required to pay.
- [01:40] There is no timeline that necessarily converts the best, because it depends on the company or service.
- [02:10] Check out Redpoint to read more about this.
- [02:34] Redpoint thinks you should keep your trial to 7 days, but that doesn’t work for everyone.
- [03:00] Find out what made people pay for the service.
- [04:00] 37% of people do 30 day free trials.
- [04:08] 13% of people do the 7 day free trials.
- [04:12] 3% of people do the 21 day free trials.
- [04:25] At Clickflow, they are considering basing the free trial on usage instead of time.
- [05:20] Companies like Slack have higher rates for their free trials. It really varies.
- [05:40] Run tests and figure out what works for your company.
- [05:44] That’s it for today!
- [05:51] We are going to take applications for live intensive sessions. Just got to the Marketing School site for more information and to apply.
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