Marketing Optimization

Marketing Optimization includes everything that is related to measuring and optimizing the online marketing budget. It includes acquisition techniques such as PPC, SEO, social media advertising and banners. And it also includes retention techniques such improving visitors’ engagement and conversion rates.

  • Managing a Media Website by the Numbers [video]

    Managing a Media Website by the Numbers

    David McBride, leader of the Business Intelligence team at Comcast International Media, talks about using analytics effectively in an enterprise, focusing on the following three points: where should analytics live, "Monthly Metrics Close", and building a first-rate team.

    Online Behavior - April 6, 2012
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  • Marketing Science by Shaina Boone [interview]

    Marketing Science by Shaina Boone

    Shaina Boone, Vice President of Marketing Science, Critical Mass, gives advice to analysts trying to push their data-driven approach, explains what basic skills are needed for getting into the field of analytics, and recommends a course of study for gaining proficiency in the field of analytics.

    Online Behavior - April 5, 2012
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  • Analytics Tribulations Of An SEO

    SEO Profitability Analysis

    KPIs definition, data accuracy, segmentation, and all those analytics best practices our readers know by heart apply to Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It is just a question of narrowing traffic types to Organic and some Referral (link building thing), right? Kinda.

    Ani Lopez - April 4, 2012
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  • Analytics For Multi-Channel & Multi-Device [video]

    Analytics For Multi-Channel, Multi-Device Consumer

    Larry Freed, President and CEO, ForeSee, discusses the difference in today's customers, who are multi-channel, multi-device users and have much more control than customers had in the past. Freed emphasizes the need for measuring behavior and connecting a user's behavior through different channels, but explains that today, the most important measure of success is customer satisfaction.

    Online Behavior - March 23, 2012
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  • KFC: Katz's Framework For Conversion Rates

    Framework For Conversion Rates

    Why are insights so difficult to find in our web analytics charts and reports! Why don't they jump out of the charts unless something's off the charts! In this article, Brian Katz proposes a framework based on a Visits Analysis Framework that will help improving websites' conversion rates.

    Brian Katz - March 21, 2012
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  • Understanding Google Analytics Multi Channel Funnels

    Understanding Google Analytics Multi Channel Funnels

    In this post, Yehoshua Coren discusses several ways to use the Multi-Channel Funnels, a Google Analytics feature that can be used to understand which channels assisted in driving website conversions. Yehoshua also goes over some important definitions and challenges of this tool.

    Yehoshua Coren - March 15, 2012
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  • Digital Impact: Two Secrets to Online Marketing Success - Part 2 [video]

    Digital Impact: Two Secrets to Online Marketing Success

    In Part Two of Geoff Ramsey's presentation, he discusses using social media, video, and mobile to generate and spread 'magnetic' content. He discusses the value of allowing customers to become evangelists, and examines the success of TurboTax with social media, of Blendtec's success with their 'Will it Blend?' videos, and Dunkin' Donuts' successful app for coffee runs.

    Online Behavior - March 15, 2012
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  • Digital Impact: Secrets to Online Marketing Success - Part 1 [video]

    Digital Impact: Two Secrets to Online Marketing Success

    Geoff Ramsey, CEO & co-founder of eMarketer, and co-author of 'Digital Impact: The Two Secrets to Online Marketing Success' speaks about the two fundamental questions that face marketers trying to create data-based marketing plans.

    Online Behavior - March 12, 2012
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  • Web Analytics Experts - Lessons From Lego

    Web Analytics Experts - Lessons From Lego

    This article provides three lessons to expert Web Analysts learned from playing Lego. In order to be a successful professional in the Analytics industry, professionals need to focus on order, social skills and simplicity.

    Daniel Waisberg - March 9, 2012
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  • Creating Company Structure for Analytics [video]

    Creating Company Structure for Analytics

    Colin Coleman, Senior Director Data Strategy, Turner Broadcasting System describes Turner's move to use analytics better by using a hub-and-spoke strategy wherein the data and behavior analysts are the center hub of the company, and decision making is based upon the data and behavior analysis.

    Online Behavior - March 7, 2012
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