Marketing Measurement is fundamental to any company operating on the internet. Having an accurate and comprehensive Web Analytics tool helps the marketer to understand important insights such as campaign success, customer value and profitability per market segment.
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.
In this post, Pere Rovira discusses COGS (Cost Of Goods Sold) and LTV (Lifetime Value), two fundamental business metrics that can help web analysts be more meaningful and influential with their analysis.
In this post I share the Top 10 Google Analytics tips drawn from my weekly tips column on the official Google Analytics Google+ page. I try the best I can to keep them very actionable, i.e. something that you can do right after reading the tip. Check it out...
If like many companies, you report value as page view volume, visit volume, social likes or tweets, then your boss is most likely to say: "so what?" (and if she or he doesn't, s/he should.) If you are lucky, s/he will grudgingly renew your budget for another season on the simple idea that digital marketing is not going away any time soon. But there is so much more you could be doing with essentially the same data!
This guide will walk you through the newest Google tool: the Google Tag Manager. This tool conveniently helps marketers manage tags on their sites; this will reduce errors when it comes to tag implementation, make it much faster to implement tags, and free webmasters to work on other important tasks.
This infographic provides a quick list of the types of charts that are available for analysts/marketers out there. I do not intend to provide a comprehensive list, neither an accurate explanation of each (you will note!). But I do provide a 'tell me which graphs you use and I will tell you who you are' cheat sheet where I describe some of the personality types of people using different charts.
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.
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.
In this post Kristoffer Olofsson provides a guide to the new Enhanced Ecommerce methods for product impressions and detailed views, which will give us actionable insights that we can work with to continuously improve the presentation of products and the performance of our ecommerce business.
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.