Lessons from DMJ: Peter Guirguis On Why You Have 5 Seconds Before Your Customer Leaves

Delivering Marketing Joy is an award-winning interview show that helps marketers level up.  Each week, Kirby Hasseman interviews the best and brightest minds in marketing to help you level up.  This time on Lessons from DMJ, Kirby talks with Peter Guirguis about why we only have 5 seconds before our customer leaves our website.  Watch now!

In episode 484 of Delivering Marketing Joy, seasoned digital expert Peter Guirguis takes us through his journey of building exceptional websites and launching Swift press support. His story is one of perseverance, innovation, and adaptability, offering valuable lessons for anyone looking to make their mark in the digital world. From initial struggles to the thrill of success, Peter’s journey is a testament to the power of resilience and the importance of staying ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

Peter also shares his insights on the influence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on web and landing page design, the key elements for high-conversion landing pages, and his predictions on the future of the digital landscape. He emphasizes the need for flexibility, a growth mindset, and seizing new opportunities in the face of emerging technologies. So, let’s dive into the world of digital marketing with Peter Guirguis.

Struggling to Make Money Online

Like many entrepreneurs, Peter’s journey wasn’t always smooth sailing. He initially struggled to make money online, trying various ideas but failing to generate significant income. His motivation was to provide enough income for his wife to stay at home, a noble cause that fueled his determination.

He experimented with creating mini-courses on time management and productivity, among other things. However, after making only one sale, he realized the need to change his approach. This period of struggle was a turning point for Peter, pushing him to rethink his strategies and explore new avenues.

Starting a Business with White Labeling

It was during this time of self-reflection that Peter stumbled upon an opportunity to do a white-labeling website design for a marketing agency. This was a pivotal moment in his career, as it not only helped him discover his passion for website design but also laid the foundation for his business.

Building his business through referrals, Peter spent nine years in the industry, honing his skills and expanding his network. Looking back, he reflects on the journey of starting his business, the challenges he overcame, and the satisfaction of seeing his hard work pay off.

The Influence of AI on Web and Landing Page Design

As a digital expert, Peter recognizes the role of AI in web and landing page design. He discusses the significance of prompt engineering in utilizing AI effectively for content creation. According to him, prompt engineering is crucial in getting the best output from AI.

He also explores tools like chat GPT and framer that use AI to enhance user experience and create website designs. These tools, he believes, are revolutionizing the way we approach website design, making it more interactive and user-friendly.

Essential Elements for High-Conversion Landing Pages

Designing landing pages that drive high conversion rates is an art, and Peter shares his secrets to mastering this art. He emphasizes the importance of the hero element above the fold, particularly the headline. A clear and compelling headline that communicates the benefit of the product or service can make all the difference.

He also highlights the problem-solving aspect of a product or service, advising marketers to understand their ideal clients and create content that resonates with them. By focusing on the problem-solving aspect, you can create a connection with your audience and increase your chances of conversion.

The Future of the Digital Landscape

Looking ahead, Peter shares his insights on the evolving digital landscape. He predicts potential job losses due to AI advancements, a reality that many industries are already grappling with. However, he also sees this as an opportunity for individuals to adapt and evolve.

He emphasizes the importance of flexibility and a growth mindset in adapting to changing technologies. By seizing new opportunities and avoiding a fixed mindset, individuals can stay ahead of the curve and thrive in the digital landscape. As Peter puts it, “The future belongs to those who are willing to learn, adapt, and grow.”


From struggling to make money online to launching his own successful business, Peter’s journey is a testament to the power of perseverance and adaptability. His insights on the influence of AI, the art of designing high-conversion landing pages, and the future of the digital landscape offer valuable lessons for anyone looking to make their mark in the digital world.

Peter invites viewers to visit his website, SwiftPressSupport.com to learn more about his services and his journey. As he continues to innovate and adapt in the ever-evolving digital landscape, Peter’s story serves as an inspiration for all aspiring digital entrepreneurs.

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Written by: Kirby Hasseman

Kirby Hasseman is the CEO of Hasseman Marketing & Communications. Kirby hosts a weekly Web show called Delivering Marketing Joy where he interviews business leaders from around the country. Kirby has published four books. His most recent is “Fan of Happy.” His book, called "Delivering Marketing Joy" is about doing “promo right” and is perfect for people in the industry and customers. He also wrote “Think Big For Small Business” and “Give Your Way to Success. All are available on Amazon.