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.

  • How to Optimize Web Design for Conversions

    Optimize Web Design for Conversions

    How do you go about optimizing the design of your website? In a nutshell, no one can tell you how to optimize your website better than your own visitors, and they do so in many ways. It’s just a matter of having the right web analytics tools to pick up on what they are trying to tell you. Learn how to ask them here!

    Tal Schwartz - November 24, 2010
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  • Data Privacy? Do Your Part: Analytics User Management

    Web Analytics user management

    This article goes over a critical aspect of Web Analytics: managing access to data. A few issues are discussed when it comes to user management such as privacy, relevancy, internal competition and hierarchical level. Emer Kirrane also provides tips on how to manage your data access intelligently.

    Emer Kirrane - November 16, 2010
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  • Five Predictions For Web Analytics in 2011

    Web Analytics predictions by Brian Clifton

    Predicting the future invariably means you will be wrong most of the time. However,  it is an interesting process to go through as even getting just one prediction right can have a significant impact - to me personally, my business or my client's business. Here's are Brian Clifton's predictions for the web analytics industry for 2011

    Brian Clifton - November 9, 2010
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  • Mobile Marketing for E-commerce: Insight Into Real Data

    Mobile Marketing for E-commerce

    What potential there is then as mobile moves from being an interesting niche, to a fully mainstream in the way that brands are experienced and product purchase decisions made? Both marketers and visitors can only gain if a more strategic and joined up approach is taken to mobile marketing.

    Vicky Brock - November 3, 2010
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  • Cause, Effect, and Split Testing

    Cause, Effect, and Split Testing

    One of the topics web analysts often deal with is analyzing the relationship between what a visitor sees and what they do. But how can we know if viewing certain content leads to a conversion or is there something else at play?

    Ophir Prusak - October 26, 2010
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  • Landing Page Segmentation For Higher Conversions

    Audience Segmentation

    Your online traffic is like a mixed fruit basket, similar in many ways, but also very different. Marketing to a mixed basket is difficult - how can you possibly know the right image, message, tone and offer that will appeal to anyone & everyone? Landing pages are the perfect place to try out segmentation...

    Anna Talerico - October 20, 2010
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  • Analytics And Testing: What Comes First?

    Web Analytics And Testing prioritization

    Should you start the conversion optimization journey with a test or with a deep data analysis? The answer, inevitably, contains the expression "it depends". The answer to the question differs radically between two segments: companies that are new to analytics and testing & companies that are veteran conversion optimizers.

    Daniel Waisberg - October 5, 2010
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  • Successful Website Personalization Hinges on Continuum of Targeting Capabilities

    Website Personalization

    Today, at this very moment, there are e-business marketers and decision makers attempting to decide on a “website personalization” strategy, culminating in confusion and more questions than when they started. But the question they should be asking is: How do we implement a website personalization strategy that fulfills our needs today and tomorrow?

    Avi Kedmi - September 29, 2010
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  • Feelings Have a Place in Web Analytics

    Web Analytics Instincts

    Ever been told that your feelings, your instincts, have no place in your analytics? That the only thing your gut can tell you is you’re hungry? I have. And you know what? I’ve been doing this for well over a decade now and the better I get at it and the more I do analysis in very tight time frames, the more I think that is complete nonsense.

    Vicky Brock - September 15, 2010
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  • The Fine Art of Targeting

    The Fine Art of Targeting

    I know who I am as an individual better than anybody else. I know what I like and what I don't. Yet I'm rarely asked by marketers about who I am and what I want, even when it's to their advantage. Instead most of them guess who I am and what I want. More often then not, they are dead wrong.

    Rob Graham - August 31, 2010
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