Analytics Articles

The articles below focus on Web Analytics & Optimization, the art and science of improving websites based on the analysis of visitors' behavior. They focus on analyzing and optimizing marketing efforts, turning new visitors into customers and returning customers into loyal friends. Learn a broad range of techniques (such as social media, segmentation and other website optimization) in order to increase revenue.

The coming year will likely bring even more data-driven initiatives and action to your organization. Get prepared for another tsunami of data with these top terms for 2014.
David Booth -
As a person who works with brands trying to accurately value and measure the impact of social communication on a brand, the biggest question about Super Bowl ads surrounds the ROI of the many advertising campaigns that we see.
Nathaniel Payne -
The knowledge you stand to gain by implementing In-App Analytics in your app can help answer the eternal question: Why? It can also help smooth friction points in the user experience and help your app optimization efforts. In this article you will learn a few of the ways that a visual analytics tools can get you the information you need to smooth and optimize friction points in the user experience of your app.
Alon Even -
As a Web Analytics agency, at this time of the year we plan for the next 12 months. From budgets, to recruitment and sales pipelines. In such a young and fast-paced industry a big part of answering these questions is to understand how the market might evolve in the next 12 months; what sort of services our clients will require and how we need to adapt to offer these. Below I am sharing my thoughts on which direction things will take in 2014 from a Web Analytics and Google Analytics (GA) perspective.
Ben Gott -
In order to measure the performance of your blog, you will need to rely on data that will give you in-depth insights regarding the blog value. In this post I provide a (non-comprehensive) list of features, reports and user segments that should be used for such an endeavour.
Vangelis Varfis -
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...
Daniel Waisberg -
While digital marketing has proven to be an effective form of communicating with and converting customers, many brands are looking for ways to create a more emotional, holistic experience - one where there are no distinct lines between on- and offline interactions. How do you bring these two together? By adding tactile marketing to your digital marketing mix, you can pair powerful data with a personal touch.
Andrew Field -
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!
Allison Hartsoe -
Google Tag Manager has been growing extremely quickly. But why? There are many reasons, but the main one is that it's easy. This is both good and bad: good when done well and for the right reasons; bad when done carelessly. This article will describe a couple of key points that will help you get your GTM right...
Doug Hall -
Google Tag Manager (GTM) for mobile apps can be an incredibly powerful tool. Simply put, getting started with GTM for mobile apps today sets businesses up for success in the future, I recommend trying it out as soon as possible. Here is how...
Kristoffer Olofsson -