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Recent Sign-up Nudge

A Recent Sign-up Nudge shows recent sign-ups and subscriptions on your website. By showing your visitors that other are signing up for your services or subscribing to your newsletter, you trigger a powerful Social Proof effect.

You can show Single Sign-ups or a summary of All Sign-ups.

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Connect data sources

To display recent sign-ups, Nudgify needs to collect live data. Therefore, you need to connect a data source in order to use this Nudge. You can choose to collect data from:

You need to choose and configure a data source before you can add a Recent Sign-up Nudge. Until you do, the Continue button is disabled.

recent sign ups

In your Conversion Data Feed, you can view and manage the sign-ups that are being collected from the data source you choose.

Single sign-ups

A Recent Sign-up Nudge for single sign-ups shows each individual activity with the name and location of the person. The Nudge also displays an image with a map of the location of the person, or, if the location is not available, a pawn-icon.social proof single sign-up

Choose an activity description

You can choose how to describe the activity on the Nudge, for example ‘downloaded our app’ or ‘subscribed to our newsletter’ or ‘signed up for a plan’.

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Hide sign-ups older than…

The Recent Sign-up Nudge shows up to the 10 most recent sign-ups in Nudges on your site. If you wish to show less than 10, you can choose to hide older sign-ups. For example, if you choose to hide sign-ups that are older than 1 week, and you’ve had 7 sign-ups within the last week, it will only show those last 7 in Nudges.

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Show full details or make it anonymous

You can also choose in how much detail you wish to show the name and location of the person who performed the recent activity. By default, the Nudge displays:

  • a map of the location of the person (or, if the location is not available, a pawn icon)
  • first name + initial (e.g. John D.)
  • the city and country (e.g. Berlin, Germany)

From the Plus Plan onwards, you can change the default settings (go to Nudge Settings > Message) to make your Social Proof Nudges more anonymous.

social proof settings

If any of the information is not available, the Nudge will fall back on another option.

  • For the image, a pawn-icon will show if the map is unavailable.
  • If the name is unavailable, the Nudge will fall back to the anonymous option and display ‘someone’.
  • In case the location in unavailable, no location will be displayed.

All sign-ups

Recent Sign-up Nudges that show all sign-ups, show a count of all the people who signed up recently.

social proof all sign-ups

Choose a time frame

You can choose to show sign-ups from all time or hide sign-ups older than e.g. 1 week.The Nudge shows the maximum number of sign-ups within the time frame you set.

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For example, you select that you want to hide sign-ups older than 12 hours. 5 people signed up in the last 6 hours, but 17 people in the last 10 hours. Between 10 and 12 hours ago, no one signed up. In this case, we will show the maximum amount of sign-ups, 17, in the smallest time frame, 10 hours. The Nudge will say ’17 people signed up in the last 10 hours’.

Set a minimum and maximum

You can choose the minimum and maximum number of sign-ups required for the Nudge to show.

sign-ups minimum

Do you not want to show the Nudge if there are less than 5 recent sign-ups to display? Set the minimum to 5. This way, when less than 5 people signed up in the time frame you chose (e.g. 24 hours), the Nudge will not show.

What if the Nudge does not show?

  • You don’t have any new sign-ups since you added the Nudge
    Note that Nudgify does not collect historical data to display the Recent Sign-up Nudge. Data collection starts from the moment you install Nudgify. This means that the Nudge might not show up at first if you do not have had any new sign-ups on your website since you installed the app.
  • You don’t have enough sign-ups
    If the Recent Sign-up Nudge for all visitors does not show up, check the minimum and time frame you set. When the amount of activities within the set time frame is less than the minimum you chose, the Nudge won’t show.
  • Check you Conversion Data Feed
    If your Nudges do not show, it could be that your integration is not working correctly. You can check this by looking at your Conversion Data Feed. Your Data Feed shows all the new sign-ups that are sent to Nudgify via your integration(s). If no sign-ups come through in the data feed, your integration is not working.  In this case we advise you to double check your setup.
Updated on August 13, 2020

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