Measuring the impact of social media on your bottom line is one of the most pressing challenges that marketers have when they first dive into their data. Without clear social media goals and KPIs, analysts find themselves spending hours in front of the screen scratching their heads and asking “where do I start?” Here is the answer...
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This article is a guide to Custom Variables, the most powerful segmentation feature on Google Analytics. Daniel Waisberg provides a proper definition of this method, where it should be used, how to plan its implementation, and additional advanced tips.
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This article is for the beginners, anyone who is making the perilous journey into the treacherous realm of online marketing, and all of the developers and designers who are curious about measuring and improving their websites based on good old data. It aims to provide a brief definition of each of the major web analytics metrics, what they mean, why they matter, and which types of websites each are most relevant to.
Jordan Louis -
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 -
Google Analytics has recently launched a new set of reports called Social reports, which can be used to analyze in-site and off-site interactions with a brand on Social Networks. In this post, Daniel Waisberg discusses how Google Analytics can be used to analyze Google+ in-site interactions (e.g. +1 button clicks) and off-site interactions (e.g. comments, posts, shares that happened on Google+).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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In this article Stephane Hammel discusses key trends for Web Analytics in 2012. He writes about the "social media bubble" and how websites should go about measuring Social Media ROI. He discusses the emergence of BIG Data, and how it will affect Web Analytics, and he discusses privacy concerns when it comes to web analysis.
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Jim Eustace walks us through three main types of segmentation strategies (driven by a slightly larger number of targeting techniques) and describes the different scenarios that can be used to succeed with each of the strategies.
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