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.

  • Customer Happiness with Google Analytics & FanExam

    Google Analytics & FanExam

    Sometimes we jump at conclusions while analyzing data and assume that we are creating better user experiences on our online properties by simply "reducing pain" instead of "increasing happiness". Learn more about why taking the opposite direction might be a great approach too.

    Phillip Klien - March 31, 2015
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  • Using Google Analytics to Understand Your Customers

    Customer Analytics

    Learn how to use Google Analytics to understand how customers move through your website, where they fall off before making a purchase, how they're interacting across devices and more!

    Mallory Qualls - March 17, 2015
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  • Best Practices For Table Filters In Google Analytics

    Advanced Table Filters on Google Analytics

    Table filters are a very powerful feature in Google Analytics. They allow you to perform deep analysis from within the interface. In this article you will learn best practices when it comes to table filters and a few related topics.

    Paul Koks - March 11, 2015
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  • Guide To The Google Tag Manager API

    Guide To The Google Tag Manager API

    In this article, Google Developer Expert Simo Ahava, walks you through how the Google Tag Manager API works, what you can do with it, and then he wraps things off with a simple example, where he uses Python to list the GTM accounts and containers your Google ID has access to. Fasten your seat belts!

    Simo Ahava - March 4, 2015
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  • Testing Statistical Significance On Google Analytics Data

    Testing Statistical Significance On Google Analytics Data

    This article walks you through GA Effect, a web application that helps you identify whether events happening on your Google Analytics data are statistically significant or just pure chance; in other words, it separates signal from noise. In this article you will learn how to use GA Effect and interpret the results.

    Mark Edmondson - February 25, 2015
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  • Google Tag Manager Injector: Painless Tagging

    Google Tag Manager Injector: Painless Tagging

    This article provides a step-by-step guide to Tag Manager Injector (TMI), a free Chrome extension designed to make the transition to Google Tag Manager as quick and painless as possible.

    Chris Berger - February 18, 2015
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  • Google Analytics Diagnostics: Actionable Data Quality

    A Guide to Google Analytics Diagnostics

    Data quality is an issue that affects all companies, independently of their savviness, size or industry. In this post Daniel Waisberg discusses how to navigate the Google Analytics Diagnostics feature, an actionable and timely source of data quality insights.

    Daniel Waisberg - January 28, 2015
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  • Five Essential Facts About Google Analytics Goals

    Google Analytics Goals

    In this article Nadia Schwartz provides a few tips and tricks to make Google Analytics Goals work better for you and ensure your data is reliable. You are doing yourself a disservice if you haven't set them up.

    Nadia Schwartz - January 21, 2015
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  • Cross Device Behavior: Google Analytics + Mailchimp

    Cross-Device Analytics With Email ID

    In this post Santeri Salonen shows a method to measure cross-device behavior using Mailchimp's ID in conjunction with Google Universal Analytics User ID. This will enable website owners to measure cross device usage without requiring users to sign in.

    Santeri Salonen - January 13, 2015
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  • Telling Stories with Data - Six Step Framework

    Telling Stories with Data

    In the presentation below shown in the article Daniel Waisberg summarize the process of going from data to insights with a six step framework he has been using for the last year.

    Daniel Waisberg - January 5, 2015
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