Implementation

The implementation of an analytics, testing or targeting tool is a crucial step to a successful website. It allows the analyst to trust the data and take data driven decisions. An accurate Marketing Measurement enables the marketer to allocate budget to the most profitable acquisition channels and to provide the best user experience to both new and returning visitors.

  • Alex Langshur Interview - Cardinal Path [interview]

    Alex Langshur Interview - Cardinal Path

    Alex Langshur, Senior Partner at Cardinal Path, talks to Daniel Waisberg about Google Analytics developments, techniques, challenges and opportunities. We discussed Google Analytics Premium, training, and the future of Analytics and where are we heading towards as an industry.

    Online Behavior - December 13, 2011
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  • Four Analytics Mistakes Even Experienced Analysts Make

    Analytics Mistakes

    It's said that common sense isn't common. I'd always scoffed at this sentiment until I started getting insights into the analytics of some pretty big companies. Not mom and pops or small businesses, but experienced consultants and big business. It seemed to me that even the experienced people tend to make some pretty common mistakes, all of them very easy to fix.

    Kent Clark - December 7, 2011
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  • Google Analytics Planning - Caleb Whitmore [video]

    Google Analytics Planning for Success

    In this presentation, Caleb Whitmore discusses principles and processes that can be used to create a strategy and plan that will lead to success with Google Analytics. He starts by sharing the four major keys to achieve success with Google Analytics and how analysts can start the process.

    Online Behavior - December 6, 2011
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  • Customer Acquisition Analysis Using Google Analytics

    Customer Acquisition Analysis Using Google Analytics

    Segmentation is one of the most important features of any web analytics package, and Google Analytics is no exception. If you're regularly looking at your overall site stats and user behaviour, then you're looking at all visitors bundled together. Do you think it's appropriate to be looking at visitors who are engaged and loving your site in the same set as visitors who bounce? Do you think you're learning anything from the average?

    Alistair Dent - November 15, 2011
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  • Marketing Metrics at Best Buy - Part 1 [video]

    Marketing Metrics at Best Buy

    In this presentation, delivered at the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit San Francisco 2011, Eric T. Peterson and Lynn Lanphier talk about how Best Buy has been doing Web Analytics and really working to transform their ability to succeed in a very competitive environment.

    Online Behavior - November 11, 2011
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  • What's Wrong with Metrics? Part 1 [video]

    What's Wrong with Metrics? by Larry Freed

    Often, metrics used to assess success are misunderstood, misinterpreted, and misleading. They measure KPIs important to the organization instead of what is critical in the customers’ eyes. This leads companies down a path of reactive management, but how can organizations proactively manage when most metrics look backwards?

    Online Behavior - November 1, 2011
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  • The Inevitability of the Tag Management System

    Tag Management Solution

    Since most websites require using multiple page tags (for Analytics, Testing, Targeting and more), and in most companies IT is needed for adding or changing tags on the website, marketers grow increasingly frustrated with delays in implementation and their lack of control. Enter the Tag Management System (TMS) world to empower the marketer and give them control.

    Auria Moore - October 12, 2011
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  • Analytics Data Can Be a Content Website's Best Friend

    Web Analytics for Content Websites

    As the Internet focuses more on content, especially high-quality content, as a way to keep visitors engaged, blogs both large and small need to find effective and efficient ways to find out exactly what works, and what doesn't. Creative use of a web analytics solution combined with a determination to listen to the data rather than one's own "gut feeling", can lead the way to better content and better websites.

    Jordan Louis - October 4, 2011
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  • Tag Management Systems and Website Innovation

    Tag Management Systems and Website Innovation

    Tag-based applications are becoming the selected platform of what Tim O'Reilly coined Web 2.0: "web applications that facilitate participatory information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web". Learn more about how to use and what are the benefits of Tag Management Systems, solutions that controls the deployment of externally hosted Javascript "page tags".

    Phillip Klien - August 17, 2011
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  • Web Analytics Evolution

    Web analytics Evolution

    Visitor interactions with websites have changed substantially in recent years due to the development of advanced browsers and extensive implementation of websites rich in Ajax, JavaScript, Flash and other interactive content. Just as browsing patterns change, so should the way in which we analyze a website.

    Danny Hen - April 15, 2011
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