Articles

The articles below focus on Targeting, Testing, Usability and Analytics. They present strategies and techniques that will help website managers and marketing analysts to measure marketing efforts and optimize websites using a data-driven method.

  • Relevance Without The Creepy: A Permission Marketing Approach to Recommender Systems

    Permission Marketing Approach

    Some of us are using adblock because the banner blindness isn't enough anymore. It's an unrelenting war amongst marketers to gain a piece of your attention. So, is the solution to invest in more powerful, better targeted, bunker-busters? Why must the consumer suffer?

    Christopher Berry - October 22, 2012
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  • Staying One Step Ahead with Mouse-Based Targeting

    Staying One Step Ahead with Mouse-Based Targeting

    Businesses are constantly looking for new, more efficient ways to determine their visitors’ next moves in order to know when and how to best engage them. Are they going to continue to hover on this page? View a different product? Or just abandon the site altogether? This article provides some of the answers to these questions.

    Damien Acheson - October 9, 2012
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  • Google Analytics Sampling Demystified

    Google Analytics Sampling

    This article is a comprehensive account of how Google Analytics samples particularly large amounts of data. Jordan Louis explains the meaning and situations in which sampling is applied as well as how to deal with it.

    Jordan Louis - September 18, 2012
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  • Google Analytics Mystery: More Visitors Than Visits

    Google Analytics Mysteries: More Visitors Than Visits

    Things are not always as they seem when you start playing around with filters on Google Analytics. In this article, Jordan Louis describes a common issue when creating page based filters and demystifies the situation.

    Jordan Louis - August 21, 2012
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  • Measure Campaign Profits - NOT Return On Ad Spend

    Measuring campaign profitability

    Return On Ad Spend (ROAS) is a commonly used measure to track advertising campaign performance. In this article Rod Jacka provides a definition for ROAS, a few common problems with it, and a solution to measure campaign profit.

    Rod Jacka - August 1, 2012
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  • Analyzing Personas Using Advanced Segments

    Analyzing Personas Using Advanced Segments

    A persona is a group of visitors that visit a website, that share a common objective, purpose or background which make them distinct from another group of visitors. Learn how to use this technique to provide a better experience to your visitors.

    Oliver Walker - July 11, 2012
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  • Big Data – What It Means For The Digital Analyst

    Big Data for Digital Analysts

    With the evolution from “Web Analytics” to “Digital Intelligence”, there is no doubt digital analysts should gradually shift from website-centricity and channel specific tactics – as experts as we are - to a more strategic, business oriented and (Big) Data expertise. Learn more about Big Data and which areas you should focus on.

    Stephane Hamel - June 26, 2012
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  • Mobile Search Traffic On The Rise - Things to Consider

    Mobile Search Traffic Analytics

    There’s no avoiding it, the growth of mobile is not slowing down. In this article you will learn techniques to improve your mobile customers using Analytics. Basically, create a great user experience for them by providing the information they want easily.

    Jackson Lo - June 19, 2012
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  • Building A Bulletproof Analytics Implementation

    Google Analytics Implementation

    In this article, Daniel Waisberg starts by describing the structure of accounts on Google Analytics and then dives into the Top 3 mistakes when it comes to settings and configurations on Google Analytics. He then proceeds to describe four techniques that will help analysts and marketers to improve their data accuracy.

    Daniel Waisberg - June 12, 2012
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  • Using Google Analytics to Lift Sales in E-Commerce Sites

    Google Analytics E-Commerce

    This article demonstrates a simple technique that can be used in Google Analytics to identify opportunities to improve sales, by showing the right product to the right person at the right time. Rod Jacka examines how we can use the keywords from the non-brand search visitor to identify opportunities to improve sales.

    Rod Jacka - June 5, 2012
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