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.

  • Web Analytics Experts - Lessons From Lego

    Web Analytics Experts - Lessons From Lego

    This article provides three lessons to expert Web Analysts learned from playing Lego. In order to be a successful professional in the Analytics industry, professionals need to focus on order, social skills and simplicity.

    Daniel Waisberg - March 9, 2012
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  • 3 Key Trends for Web Analytics in 2012

    Web Analytics Trends

    In this article Stephane Hammel discusses key trends for Web Analytics in 2012. He writes about the "social media bubble" and how websites should go about measuring Social Media ROI. He discusses the emergence of BIG Data, and how it will affect Web Analytics, and he discusses privacy concerns when it comes to web analysis.

    Stephane Hamel - March 1, 2012
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  • 3 Segmentation Strategies: Intent, GEO & Conversions

    Segmentation Strategies: Intent, GEO & Conversions

    Jim Eustace walks us through three main types of segmentation strategies (driven by a slightly larger number of targeting techniques) and describes the different scenarios that can be used to succeed with each of the strategies.

    Jim Eustace - February 22, 2012
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  • Responsibility & Accountability for Online Analytics

    Analytics Responsibilities

    In this post, Stephane Hamel discusses what we do as analysts and what our responsibilities are. This understanding is essential if we want to define the discipline we are in, and which skills are required in order to be a successful professional.

    Stephane Hamel - February 15, 2012
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  • Creating Effective Data Visualization

    Data Visualization

    There has been a growing trend of releasing infographics. Some of them are fantastic pieces of design, illustrating complex relationships between data. Most of them are not. In this post, Kent Clark discusses how to create effective visualizations, and explore the difference between good and bad data presentation.

    Kent Clark - February 2, 2012
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  • 10 Strategies to Optimize Conference Attendance

    10 Strategies to Optimize Conference Attendance

    When planning a conference behavioral strategy, here's what Judah Phillips suggests to optimize the experience. He calls it the "multivariate attendance strategies". Learn more about his 10 strategies to ensure you have a memorable and fun conference experience.

    Judah Phillips - January 24, 2012
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  • Advertising And User Experience: Hand In Hand?

    Advertising And User Experience

    The idea of advertising interacting with its consumers is not new. But where does online advertising sit in this context? How does it add to the online community? Advertising sets the stage to take control and incentivize what experiences take place, analytics allows us to measure them. If we play it right and measure the right information, it grants us the ability to take action, and enables a better experience.

    Jose Uzcategui - January 18, 2012
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  • The Three Heads of Online Analytics

    Analytics Competency Center

    Stephane Hamel shares a framework he uses as part of the Online Analytics Maturity Model to evangelize the role and benefits of an Analytics Competency Center. Learn how to tame the three heads of Online Analytics.

    Stephane Hamel - January 4, 2012
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  • Getting To Know Your Landing Page Visitors

    Landing Page Visitors

    Who are your landing page visitors, and what do you know about them? The answer to this question is the foundation for a successful landing page strategy. It will help you answer all of the questions about what should or shouldn't be on your page.

    Anna Talerico - December 28, 2011
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  • Opportunities to Improve Mobile Shopping Experience

    Since mobile devices lead to new behaviors—like rotating screens, swiping and varying "folds,' it's critical for retailers to know what consumers are experiencing. The ability to quickly identify and remedy customer frustrations means not only fewer #fails on Twitter, but also greater gains from their mobile channels as well as their business as a whole.

    Geoff Galat - December 21, 2011
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