Experts examine how to better measure and optimize marketing initiatives, including testing what matters, improving conversion rates, and assessing quantitative and qualitative data.


How meaningful is your campaign attribution?

Nov 19, 2015 - Of all the ways clicks are generated while navigating website touchpoints, which attribution model is most effective at successfully inciting substantial conversions? Comments

5 tactics to help build brand loyalty and grow your subscriber list

loyal-audience-768722-640 Nov 10, 2015 - What are some best practices to increase subscriber lists, enhance brand loyalty, and drive traffic to websites? Use these strategies to create and measure engaging content. Comments

3 changes that will re-make your analytics

data-photo-unsplash1427751840561-9852520f8ce8 Nov 6, 2015 - In addition to modifying how tags are managed and where they are placed, you can refine your analytics strategy and improve data collection accuracy by aligning a data layer with the TMS. Comments

The human behind the device: achieving and measuring true engagement

flickr-edward-blake-digital-engagement Oct 28, 2015 - Because content engagement is difficult to measure with concrete accuracy, brands must initiate and moderate genuine conversations to validate contact with individual consumers. Comments

How to make data actionable by using segments

segmentsdata Oct 21, 2015 - Here's how digital marketers can configure audience segments based on collected behavioral data from analytics to effectively retarget consumers and yield more conversions. Comments

10 ways online retailers can use urgency to increase conversions

booking Oct 12, 2015 - Creating a sense of urgency in the customer's mind can be a great way to increase conversions. There are a number of ways to do it: a cut-off time for free delivery, a message advising that stock levels are low, or limited time sales promotions. Comments

Analytics agencies: what’s the right fit?

analytics-help-shutterstock-278678147 Oct 9, 2015 - Finding a digital analytics consulting firm that can cater to mid- to large-sized enterprises can pose a challenge, so ask some fundamental questions to narrow down the search. Comments

The true value of social listening

we-listen-shutterstock-188309225 Oct 6, 2015 - Can digital marketers collect valuable data by exclusively listening to social chatter? Here's why it's important to accumulate and analyze consumer insights from diverse sources. Comments

How to Use Data to Find New Markets

global-markets Sep 30, 2015 - Deciding which market to target next is different for every business, but using multiple data sets can help to narrow the field. Comments

Using Social Listening for Integrated Insights

consumer-insight Sep 15, 2015 - Here's a four-step model for combining traditional insight generation methodologies with social media listening for better marketing. Comments

The Role of the Modern Day Web Analyst

analyst Sep 1, 2015 - Gordon Choi breaks down web analytics and tips for data capture, extraction, manipulation and presentation. Comments

Saying Goodbye to Click-Based Measurement

clicks-mouse Aug 30, 2015 - Using proxies such as clicks is no longer valid in this multi-device world. Facebook's Nadia Tan explains why it's time to say goodbye to click-based measurements. Comments

Stay Out of the Weeds: Plan Your Analytics Before Planting Your Code

analyst-analytics Aug 28, 2015 - When updating and optimizing analytics functions the final product is only as good as the preparation. These insights can help you execute an effective plan prior to code implementation. Comments

Real-Time Analytics: What Is It Good For?

shutterstock-169085528-trends Aug 25, 2015 - Having difficulty determining how to efficiently incorporate real-time data into your business strategy? Here are five ways digital marketers can effectively utilize real-time analytics. Comments

Minimize Pricing Pain and Increase Conversion

asia-success Aug 20, 2015 - In marketing, the quality of a price presentation can influence conversion rates. Use these suggestions to refine your price presentation strategy and ultimately increase conversion. Comments

So, What's the Story Here?

web-data Aug 13, 2015 - In addition to exhibiting facts and figures, analytical data should communicate a comprehensible narrative. Use these methods to construct a clear story arc within data reports. Comments

Cross-Device Data Analytics for Chinese Websites

cross-device-mobile-tablet Aug 4, 2015 - It's a common practice in China for businesses to have multiple websites – one for desktop users, and another for mobile users. Here are analytics tools for overcoming this issue. Comments

How to Make Data Sexy and Why Our Future Depends on It

sexy-data Aug 2, 2015 - Understanding the needs, wants and opportunities data presents is commercially critical to all of us. Comments

4 Tips to Get Measurement Right Upfront

actionable-analysis Jul 13, 2015 - Since the best data is your own, you should start by analyzing your owned channels, and then defining conversion and reporting times, and giving all partners measurement tool access. Comments

The Future of Analytics Is Prescriptive, Not Predictive

china-big-data Jul 10, 2015 - The industry is moving toward prescriptive analytics, a mash-up of predictive and optimization, that focuses on "What should I do?" rather than "What did/may happen?" Comments

Venturing into a New Market? Ask These Questions Before Analyzing Your Data

asia-globe- roll-out Jul 2, 2015 - Modern marketers embrace analytics as critical to their business operations - that's a given. Comments

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