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Should I SSL Certify my site (to increase Conversions?)

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Ander, Jan 14, 2017.

  1. Ander

    Ander Registered Member

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    My website currently acts as a landing page of sorts...right now I am manually linking people to it (need to get on that organic traffic wave) but that's besides the point I guess.

    Would you say that an SSL Ceritifed website with the "Secure" tag/"Trusted" green bar in the URL would increase conversions? I did some facebook advertising and of the 220 clicks to my site I had no sales (tiny sample size I know, but I can't help but think something like the SSL Ceritifcate would have made a difference).

    Is it worth the price? I see godaddy has it for like 5 bucks the first year but they hit you with a renewal of like 80 bucks after that.
     
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    tephreos Newbie

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    You can get cloudflare flexible SSL or Letsencrypt SSL for free. It does improve conversions like anything else that makes your site look trustworthy.
     
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    do they give you the "Secure" or "Trusted" tab in the URL?
     
  4. tephreos

    tephreos Newbie

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    Yes, it says Secure with the green padlock (https://i.imgur.com/d853kTJ.png). It doesn't give you the business name though, like for example Paypal (https://i.imgur.com/O1iQvMJ.png)
     
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    it doesn't help ranking from what I have experienced. however, I switched all my sites to https just to get an edge over my competitors.
     
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    Use Cloudflare FREE flexible SSL or Let's Encrypt 's FREE SSL