Analytics Articles

The articles below focus on Web Analytics & Optimization, the art and science of improving websites based on the analysis of visitors' behavior. They focus on analyzing and optimizing marketing efforts, turning new visitors into customers and returning customers into loyal friends. Learn a broad range of techniques (such as social media, segmentation and other website optimization) in order to increase revenue.

  • Tracking Forms Effectively in Google Analytics

    Tracking Forms Effectively in Google Analytics

    This article will show you how to create events in Google Tag Manager that will allow you to track the behavior of visitors interaction with forms. Having this data will enable you to optimize the forms to fit it with visitor expectations and increase the form conversion rate.

    Edin Sabanovic - May 24, 2017
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  • Visualization Techniques to Communicate Data

    In this article you will learn several techniques that will help you create more effective charts to communicate the underlying data. By applying deliberate thought, a handful of best practices, and allocating sufficient time in projects for the data visualization step, you can boost the impact of your charts.

    Ben Collins - April 11, 2017
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  • Documentation Is the Backbone of Analytics

    Analytics documentation

    So, you can't find enough time to do the stuff you want to do at work because you are very busy? Take heart. It's possible to arrange your work to spend more time on the big questions, but it'll take some work to get there. How? Read on...

    Baris Akyurek - March 14, 2017
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  • Google Analytics Segments in Data Studio

    Google Analytics Segments in Data Studio

    Learn how to use Google Analytics Segments inside Data Studio and why it is such an important feature for visualizing your data.

    Lizzie Silvey - March 8, 2017
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  • Machine Learning Through Google Tag Manager

    In this article you will learn how you can start using Machine Learning today to enhance your own digital analytics capabilities.

    Online Behavior - February 28, 2017
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  • Online Marketer, Web Analyst, or Data Scientist?

    Online Marketer, Web Analyst, or Data Scientist?

    The state of the industry is changing. Quite soon, the online marketer will be a web analyst, and a data scientist too. Are you ready for the change?

    Tsahi Levy - February 20, 2017
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  • Reporting Search Performance in Google Data Studio

    Reporting Search Performance in Google Data Studio

    This article is a quick overview of the Search Console data connector for Data Studio. Daniel Waisberg discusses all metrics and dimensions available and brings them to life with examples.

    Daniel Waisberg - February 13, 2017
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  • Keeping Track of Analytics with Measurement Plans

    Analytics Measurement Plans

    In this article Martijn Scheijbeler, Director of Marketing at The Next Web, explains some of the lessons he learned while creating a measurement plan for one of the biggest publishers on the web.

    Martijn Scheijbeler - February 7, 2017
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  • SEO Opportunities with Analytics & Google Sheets

    SEO Opportunities with Analytics & Google Sheets

    In this post David Krevitt discusses how he uses Google Sheets Add-ons to explore and analyze data - like spreadsheet magic, or painting with data. He describes (and links to) templates he created to find SEO improvement opportunities.

    David Krevitt - January 18, 2017
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  • Interactive Dashboards with Data Studio & Bigquery

    Interactive Dashboards with Data Studio & Bigquery

    In this article, you will learn how to use Google's Data Studio and BigQuery to create your own dashboards, using an example created to visualize 2016 Election Cycle Donations, exploring public FEC data curated by OpenSecrets.org.

    Dan Chen - October 20, 2016
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