The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools
JANUARY 31, 2017
Yet as pointed out on Marketing Charts , “What’s interesting to see is that CMOs don’t seem to be pursuing what’s being touted as the solution to the ROI struggle: marketing analytics.” ” Analytics tools can ultimately help measure ROI. 1) Google Analytics.
Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]
Buzz Marketing for Technology
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
So I spent the better part of January looking at every social media listening, monitoring, analytics, intelligence and insights firm I could get my hands on. They have staff to pull monthly reports and do what they are calling “Insights analytics. SENTIMENT BASED ANALYTICS.
Analytics CEO makes a passionate case against marketing attribution
OCTOBER 30, 2016
Cross-channel attribution (or “multi-touch attribution”) became a popular concept at the time when web analytics had just completed its journey from IT to the marketing department (circa 2008). Social trends run counter to a single identity. Digital analytics may then be what you need.
5 Essential Insights You Can Uncover Using Twitter Analytics
JANUARY 7, 2015
When it launched last year , Twitter Analytics marked a solid (if long overdue) move towards greater transparency and measurement abilities for users. And since then, Twitter has continued to make upgrades to the tool, most recently by adding analytics access in its mobile app.
Twitter Releases Card Analytics: Here's How to Use 'Em
JANUARY 24, 2014
Yesterday, Twitter unveiled a brand new analytics dashboard for Twitter Cards -- you know, those rich media attachments you see at the bottom of tweets like these: Blogging Myth #7: "You can''t write a blog post in an hour." Why You Need More Than Twitter Card Analytics.
Marketing Vendor Selection: Trends You'll Need to Support
Customer Experience Matrix
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Here are some trends I expect will be important. Beyond the execution technology itself, these features will require substantial increase in analytical horsepower to make sense of the results. It also needs ways to present the information so marketers can easily understand it.
7 Twitter Analytics Metrics You Should Check Right Now
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Analytics. We’re here to show you that analytics aren’t all that scary. In fact, social networks have made a point of ensuring that analytics are simple and digestible for everyone, whether it’s your first day on the job or you’re the CEO. Twitter analytics are a prime example.
10 things you need to know NOW about OmniChannel Marketing
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
The future belongs to wearable technology, augmented reality, and advanced filters to help us deal with overwhelming information density , a fourth digital layer. Analytics is the key to the kingdom.
A Simple Guide to Choosing the Right Chart for Your Data
MAY 10, 2015
How do you visualize and analyze the data so you can extract insights and actionable information? Charts and graphs should clarify information. Yet, it is easy to understand, and it clearly highlights interesting trends. 4) Are you interested in analyzing trends in your data set?
The Anatomy of a Shareable, Linkable & Popular Post: A Study of Our Marketing Blog
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Ran a number of tests that compared multiple data points against each other to find correlation trends. As you can see, the trend largely supports that of the organic traffic vs. word count chart -- higher word count is correlated with more social shares.
How RightWave Solves the Marketing Automation Skill Shortage
Customer Experience Matrix
AUGUST 6, 2013
Still, the vendor comparison in our VEST report shows that RightWave’s core functionality – for lead generation, campaign management, scoring and distribution, and reporting – is on par with mid-tier leaders Pardot and Marketo.
4 Trends Impacting Ecommerce Marketing in 2011
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
An audience member raised an interesting point regarding the privacy of these new payment methods during Q&A: with each of your purchases on a coupon site comes a ton of information about you.
The 3 Mistakes Every Marketer Must Avoid When It Comes To Data Driven Marketing
JULY 8, 2016
However, as with any marketing technology, trend or strategy, mass adoption does not necessarily indicate effectiveness. Those numbers may seem impressive, but they pale in comparison to the connectedness of today’s world. How Big Data Analytics Can Improve Your Marketing.
Five Areas Where B2B Marketers Can Leverage Big Data
JUNE 18, 2015
The one I like most in the context of marketing is as follows: “Big data is extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interactions.” ( Oxford English Dictionary ).
5 New Year’s Resolutions for Marketers
JANUARY 1, 2016
If you want more information on ways to improve the levels of collaboration and integration of your teams, read this white paper on sales and marketing alignment. Make Google Analytics my home page. The Content Marketing Institute has some great information, and so does eMarketer.
The Big List of (Not Provided) Search Recommendations for B2B Marketers
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
The impact of this shift in search technology means that nearly 100% of keyword data, as reported in web traffic tools like Google Analytics, will be indefinable (“not provided”). B2B Search Engine Marketing Blog Search Engine Optimization Web Analytics
Modern Analytics Uses Technographics to Maximize Business Intelligence
APRIL 13, 2017
For years, Modern Analytics has offered fully automated, machine learning-based predictive analytics to support informed decision making in all facets of business. While Modern Analytics offers the latest data science tools for modeling and computation, its customers still have a critical need for quality data to get better answers to their customer service, sales and business process questions. By comparison, 5% is typically a very good return.”.
20+ Metrics for Measuring B2B SEO Performance
AUGUST 26, 2014
Measure this in comparison to other online marketing channels to determine quality of traffic from organic search. If you’ve connected your Webmaster Tools account with Google Analytics, this information is still accessible to evaluate non-branded versus branded keyword percentages.
Without SaaS Lead Nurturing Your Free Trial User, Conversions to Paid Users will Wither
AUGUST 26, 2015
Let’s face it; no one likes to get overloaded with emails regardless of how good the information is. Why Pay – Comparisons/Differentiators. The first is informational, the second is a differentiator and the final two are converters. With the 30-day trial, there is double the number of emails as we have more days to work with including additional informational and differentiator messages. Interested in SaaS marketing trends?
What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Though limited (in terms of filters, number of search terms and results) in comparison to the fee-based version of the tool, SM2 Freemium is still an excellent tool for getting a snapshot of your social media landscape—discovering who’s talking about you, your competitors and your industry, what they’re saying, and where they are saying it. and where they are talking about it), sentiment analysis, and collaboration tools for acting on the information.
Mapping Your Content to the Buyer’s Journey in 15 minutes
MARCH 23, 2017
Where are they getting their information? As for collecting this information, you can hire the project out to an agency, survey folks that have (or had) those job titles within your organization, or reach out to the people you know or who may have a connection with via LinkedIn. How do you stay up to date with trends? Periodically, today’s content marketer needs to take a step back and see the forest (or whatever is your preferred “big picture” cliché).
The 26 Best All-in-One SEO Tool Suites
JANUARY 19, 2017
Provides organic, maps & mobile search rankings; citations, reviews, and backlinks; competitor benchmarking; and integration with Google Analytics, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. 7) Authoritas (formerly Analytics SEO). SEO has a lot of moving parts.
How to Play PPC Like Fantasy Football
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Whether it’s checking player projections, injury reports, or scoring trends, you need to make sure you’re keeping tabs on your team at all times (unless you’re extremely lucky). Once trends start to formulate, you need to look to make the right adjustments, even if it may seem risky.
Data Storytelling 101: Helpful Tools for Gathering Ideas, Designing Content & More
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
What better content to offer a consideration-stage buyer than a comparison chart between your services and your competition’s? Tools for Collecting Your Own Data: Google Analytics : Web analytics and reporting. App Annie : Mobile app ranking, analytics, market intelligence.
20 Experts Provide Their Content Marketing Predictions For 2016
B2B Marketing Insider
OCTOBER 19, 2015
The leading marketing trend of 2016 will be the maturing of the age of ad blocking. You can draw many comparisons to the rise of podcasting for marketing to the past rise of blogging. Last week I ran my own content marketing prediction : A Correction In The Advertising Market.
How to Find the Best Keywords for Optimizing Your Website Content
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Keyword research has become harder and harder as Google continues to hide more information from webmasters. Unfortunately, more than 90% of that information is now presented to webmasters as simply “(not provided).” 5) Google Trends. 6) Google Analytics.
5 Brands That Are Marketing Smarter with Machine Learning
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
With the advent of AI and its warm welcome as a new form of marketing technology , we’ve had a lot of information and potential thrust at us in a seemingly short period of time. Growing up, I wished I had a twin. Thank goodness I didn’t.
Watch Out For These 5 Misconceptions In Online Marketing Performance Analysis
MAY 3, 2016
When traffic is down from week to week or even month to month, it might be easy to jump to the conclusion that overall performance is trending downward as well. Once this was explained and trends were monitored over the next few weeks, trends returned upward as expected.
The Most Important Force for Increasing Leads and Sales
MAY 13, 2014
While there’s no questioning these trends, it may be more powerful from an analytical standpoint to step back and ask exactly what “consumerization” means in a business context: what is it precisely about consumer marketing and sales that b2b professionals are seeking to emulate?
20+ Benchmarks for Measuring B2B SEO Performance
MARCH 7, 2017
Now pulled through Google Search Console’s search analytics reports. Measure this in comparison to other online marketing channels to determine quality of traffic from organic search. Also detailed in Google Search Console’s search analytics reports and alluded to in the previous section, this information helps determine the broader, non-brand specific presence for a B2B organization. SEO Trend Analysis. 4 Time Saving Tools in Google Analytics.
How to Detox From Social Media Without Deleting Your Account
JANUARY 18, 2017
We wake up and immediately check our social media accounts before even getting out of bed, read headlines and trending topics during our commute , and tweet our latest blog posts by the time we arrive at the office.
Openprise Gives Marketers Easy(ish) Tool to Manage Their Data
Customer Experience Matrix
OCTOBER 29, 2015
When I first described Customer Data Platforms two and half years ago, all the vendors offered an application such as predictive analytics or campaign management in addition to the "pure" CDP function of building the customer database.
Google took my keywords. 10 resources to get them back
OCTOBER 14, 2013
This information is not only telling for words that should be on your site but rich with insights about the unmet needs of your audience. Google Analytics is the most widely used tool for understanding consumer behavior on a website. It is the GPS for a site but keywords are no longer one of the things Google Analytics gives. Google gave us Google Analytics for free but 96% of Google revenue is from ads. Image via CrunchBase. Keywords are the currency of the internet.
29 Guides to Beautiful and Effective Website Design
MAY 20, 2014
7 cool web design trends to watch by iMedia Connection. ” She takes a closer look at how design trends like parallax design, infinite scrolling, alternative navigation, and responsive design work and what they help accomplish, along with examples of each.
How to Use Quizzes to Ramp Up Your Lead Database
Modern B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Celebrity Comparison: “Which celebrity do you have more things in common with?” was set up on iPads at the event and acted as a way of drawing in passersby and then collecting lead information. Gather Information about Your Website Visitors.
Adaptable, Curious, Empathetic & More: 7 Traits of Valuable Teammates
NOVEMBER 15, 2015
I always talk to digital veterans -- people who’ve built lots of things, lived through all the design and tech trends (remember 'write once, run anywhere?' You have to be hungry for information and driven to find answers. 5) Discriminating: differentiating, analytical, and mindful.
31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010
JANUARY 24, 2011
A handy way to supplement your email contact list with information about those prospects from the most popular social networks. Discover what information is available about a potential future boss or employee. Actionly also includes Twitter account management and analytics tools.