Actionable Analysis

Everything online can be measured. For some, that's the best thing about interactive marketing. For others, it's their worst nightmare. Here's help in harnessing the power of data, stats, traffic patterns and a myriad of metrics to effectively map strategy. Sure beats using tea leaves!


3 changes that will re-make your analytics

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

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

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

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

How to Staff an Analytics Team

meeting-brainstorm Jun 23, 2015 - Since the demand for analytics professionals outweighs the supply, this columnists outlines which roles are best kept in-house and which ones you should outsource. Comments

One Metric is All You Need

metric-a-b Jun 15, 2015 - Data algorithms should be focused on that one metric you need most - the "golden metric" - which also happens to be the one metric complex analytics often leave out. Comments

"Digital is Destroying Everything" and Why I Wrote It

robots Jun 1, 2015 - Despite the self-admittedly clickbait title, this columnist's new book is about the things that digital innovations has eclipsed, many of which were on the verge of collapse. Comments

Lessons From a Recent Analysis

data-numbers-analysis-man May 1, 2015 - A recent client analysis taught columnist David Sprinkle that marketers must trust the data, not necessarily their instincts! Comments

5 Steps to Content Optimization

content Apr 20, 2015 - These five steps, which range from defining your drivers to measuring success, will help you optimize your content marketing. Comments

Why You Should Use Analytics to Discover & Optimize Your Best Archival Content

archive-content Apr 9, 2015 - Real-time content can certainly be valuable, but there's a place for archival content in your marketing strategy as well. Comments

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Deploying Analytics

oops-mistake-sign Mar 31, 2015 - If you can avoid these five common mistakes when deploying your analytics, you will save yourselves, and your clients, a lot of trouble. Comments

Why You Need Pay-for-Performance Analytics

advanced-analytics Mar 9, 2015 - It's rare to find a company that suggests to its clients that it be paid on performance - but wouldn't it be nice if that were the standard? Comments

Agency Professionals: Metrics for Your Personal Success Dashboard

content-marketing-dashboard Mar 5, 2015 - Creating an analytics dashboard that charts your personal successes at your agency can be beneficial for both you and your company - here's how to do it. Comments

5 Questions to Ask About Mobile App Tracking

mobile-apps Mar 3, 2015 - More and more businesses are choosing to create mobile apps, so consider these five questions as you embark on the planning process. Comments

Good and Bad vs. Right and Wrong

artificial-intelligence-marketing Feb 12, 2015 - Artificial intelligence is not just the stuff of science-fiction movies anymore, but what problems does it present for marketers? Comments

The 4 Horsemen of the Digital Analytics Apocalypse

four-horsement-analytics Feb 10, 2015 - Many things can go wrong in the world of digital analytics. Here are four common problems, personified as the four horsemen, and tips for how you can battle them. Comments

4 Fearless Predictions for the Future of SEO and Analytics

future-predictions Feb 4, 2015 - The year will be full of change in the SEO and analytics worlds. Is your organization ready to adapt? Comments

Privacy Concerns and Web Analytics

data-privacy-main-pic Feb 3, 2015 - When done correctly Web tracking can actually be beneficial to both users and marketers - are you convinced? Comments

4 Steps to Measuring What Matters Most

pr-measurement Jan 23, 2015 - Measuring correctly can help marketers ensure they are employing the right techniques and not wasting their budgets. Comments

Identifying Opportunities for Content Optimization With Web Analytics

shutterstock-169085528-trends Jan 19, 2015 - When dealing with a complex sales cycle on a complex site, content optimization can be tricky. But Web analytics can help - here's how. Comments

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