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.

  • Google Analytics Embed API Highlights

    Google Analytics Embed API Highlights

    The Embed API isn't just a javascript library mashed up with Google Charts, or is it? It might be, but what really grabbed my attention is that it is EASY, you can have a dashboard laid out and set up in a matter of minutes, even if you don't know much Javascript.

    Linda Lawton - September 24, 2014
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  • More Context With Google Analytics Benchmarking

    Google Analytics Benchmarking Tool

    Google Analytics Benchmarking is extremely valuable tool in that it provides the necessary context to show you if your increase (or decrease) is not only a result of your actions, but of a larger trend in the industry.

    Daniel Waisberg - September 11, 2014
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  • More Actionable Google Analytics Tips

    Actionable Google Analytics Tips

    Early this year I published an article with 10 actionable Google Analytics tips. Since then, I wrote a few dozen posts on my weekly tips on the official Google Analytics Google+ page. In this article I share the top 10 tips from January to June.

    Daniel Waisberg - August 11, 2014
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  • Custom Definitions in Universal Analytics: A Case Study

    Custom Definitions in Universal Analytics

    In this post, Kristoffer Olofsson covers some of the benefits of using Custom Definitions in Universal Analytics, as well as have a look at how they are leveraged in practice by startup 'The Beta Family', a crowdsourcing platform for beta testing apps.

    Kristoffer Olofsson - July 29, 2014
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  • Dashboard for AdSense Performance Analysis

    AdSense Performance Dashboard

    In this post Daniel Waisberg describes a dashboard that can be used to measure your most profitable channels, pages and demographics when it comes to AdSense revenue. He also shares a link to download the dashboard using Google Analytics.

    Daniel Waisberg - July 22, 2014
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  • Google Analytics Demographic Segmentation Techniques

    Google Analytics Demographic Segmentation Techniques

    By my unofficial count, there are approximately a million ways to segment your users within Google Analytics. One of my favorite segments for predicting future success is looking at the demographics reports, because they allow us to look at the age range and gender of our customers to a great level of accuracy. Learn how to make the most out of it.

    Jeff Sauer - July 8, 2014
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  • In-Page Analytics Chrome Extension (by Google)

    In-Page Analytics Chrome Extension (by Google)

    This article is a guide to the new Google Analytics Chrome extension: In-Page Analytics. The extension is intended to help its users understand their customers in a better and faster way.

    Daniel Waisberg - June 23, 2014
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  • Building A Google Analytics App With Shiny & R

    Google Analytics App

    Following a recent post at Online Behavior on Visualizing Google Analytics Data With R I thought I would share my own Shiny application (a free package available for R) for visualising visits, bounce rate etc. from websites.

    Chris Beeley - June 17, 2014
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  • Using Google Tag Manager To Fight Gibberish URLs

    Using Google Tag Manager To Fight Gibberish URLs on Google Analytics

    This article shows how to easily rewrite multiple URLs in Google Analytics with the help of Google Tag Manager (GTM). This solution is life changing for websites that do not have friendly URLs, which makes analyzing customer behavior on websites very cumbersome.

    Shuki Mann - June 10, 2014
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  • A/B Testing For Mobile Apps

    A/B Testing For Mobile Apps

    Content experiments for mobile apps can be extremely valuable to a business. We are no longer dependent on long development cycles as soon as we want to test something new. And when we do want to test, we can do so faster, more accurately, and with more certainty to avoid costly mistakes based on hunches. Learn how!

    Kristoffer Olofsson - May 19, 2014
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