The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools

Webbiquity

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.

Seven Expert Google Analytics Guides

Webbiquity

Google Analytics (GA) is the most popular tool for tracking web visits, used by more than half of all companies , including two-thirds of the Fortune 500. To help you use more than 10% of your website analytics, here are seven expert guides to GA.

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3 Ways to Gather Actionable Insights From Google Analytics to Inform Your Marketing Plan

Marketing Insider Group

Google Analytics is pretty intimidating there are a lot of windows and tabs and there is a lot of information out there for you to digest. But, be honest now, are you actually using Google analytics? Okay, I’ll admit it immediately.

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A Structured Approach to Demand Generation Analytics

ANNUITAS

One analytics vendor after another is selling you on their ability to analyze and make sense of “any” data. So what is the key to better demand generation analytics? We must take a different approach — a structured approach — to demand generation analytics.

The Top 10 Free Content Analytics Tools

Contently

Analytics tools are key to today’s marketing success, and of all the choices out there, 10 stand above the rest as particularly useful for content strategists. Google Analytics. Each time a goal is completed, Google logs the conversion in your analytics report.

4 Actionable Insights from Google Search Console Search Analytics Reports

KoMarketing Associates

Enter Google Search Console’s Search Analytics Report. Per Google webmaster’s help references , the Search Analytics Report shows how often a website appears in Google search results, which can be filtered and grouped by categories such as query, page, date, or device.

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Are Millennial Marketers More Analytical?

Customer Experience Matrix

In other words, marketers don’t invest in advanced measurement because they don’t think the resulting information will drive enough improvement in their marketing results. Has anyone seen any information on how marketers’ behaviors differ by generation?

Chalk Talks: Using Video Analytics for Smarter Selling

Vidyard

When you use a tool like Vidyard, you’re actually able to automate all this and then pass this information into your marketing automation platform and CRM so that you’re effectively building a history of that lead’s viewership behavior.

9 Ways B2B Analytics Can Optimize Marketing Strategies

bizible

Attempting B2B marketing optimizations without accurate analytics is like flying blind. But which B2B analytics platforms are best equipped for certain types of measurement? We’ll discuss nine methods that B2B analytics can be used to optimize marketing strategies.

Actionable Information: How To Apply The Scientific Method To Marketing Operations [pt. 3 of 4]

bizible

Whether you want to improve a campaign, get more budget, or implement a new marketing technology, you'll need to justify it with objective information. By generating objective and persuasive information you'll be able to drive transformation at your organization.

80% Of Our Visitors Take Our Desired Content Path: Using Form URL (Form Page) Data to Inform Our Content Marketing

bizible

Tracking how many times that gets clicked is useful information, but to really understand our content path, we need to know more. We can’t get that information with CTA tracking. Pipeline provides similar information, but opens it up to what we can expect in the near future.

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Predictive Marketing Analytics Drive Advertising Results

Crimson Marketing

Predictive marketing technology runs on predictive analytics based on big data to give marketers a complete view of the marketing solutions that are actually working. Indeed, the analytics themselves will identify the smart choices.”

Marketing Analytics – Measuring What Matters in B2B

Great B2B Marketing

One of the things that drives me batty is when otherwise smart B2B marketers focus relentlessly on marketing analytics that measure things that are not important, while neglecting the big picture – a classic example of missing the forest for the trees. This may sound heretical to some marketing analytics proponents, but I don’t think it matters all that much. Create a dashboard to showcase your marketing analytics. B2B Marketing Analytics Marketing Metrics

Datorama Applies Machine Intelligence to Speed Marketing Analytics

Customer Experience Matrix

At first glance, you’d think Datorama is definitely not a CDP: it positions itself as a “marketing analytics platform” and makes clear that its primary clients are agencies, publishers, and corporate marketers who want to measure advertising performance. And it integrates with advertising and Web analytics data on one hand and social listening, marketing automation, and CRM on the other.

How Big Data and Marketing Analytics Help Sales

Crimson Marketing

We are collecting information via billions of connected devices including smartphones, PC’s, RFID sensors, gaming devices and even our automobiles. Marketing analytics is the answer. In answer to this challenge, we have also seen impressive new marketing analytics solutions.

How to Use Google Analytics to Create More Effective Content

Marketing Action

What do you think of when you think of Google Analytics? But Analytics also holds a treasure trove of data and insights into how you can create better content. There are a dozen ways to slice and dice the data in your Google Analytics account to come up with killer content ideas.

Why You're Thinking About Digital Marketing Analytics All Wrong

Hubspot

The trouble is, when most marketers hear 'digital marketing analytics,' they tend to think of the metrics you'd typically associate with a web analytics tool like Google Analytics -- traffic, bounce rate, unique visitors, etc. So why exactly do digital marketing analytics matter?

B2B Analytics: Accessing And Using Advanced B2B Marketing Metrics

bizible

How do we gather, analyze and implement improvements based on B2B analytics in marketing? In this post we describe ways we use our multi-touch attribution product to manage performance, gather B2B analytics, and improve the customer journey. The units of B2B analytics is the touchpoint.

Demand Generation’s Secret Weapon: Google Analytics

emedia

Most of us use Google Analytics, but you would be surprised at how many B2B demand generation marketers do not use it to its potential. (Or Google Analytics only shows you the activity on your website. So here are a few ABM tricks and ways in which you can measure them using Analytics.

What’s the Big Deal About Predictive Analytics? A Conversation with Brian Kardon

The Point

He previously held top marketing roles at Eloqua, Forrester Research, and Reed Business Information before taking the reins as CMO at Lattice Engines , a pioneer in predictive applications for marketing and sales. Even Salesforce announced their own Analytics cloud.

6 Ways Social Data Can Inform Your Marketing Strategy

Hubspot

Thankfully, we''ve learned that there''s a layer of science behind social media marketing, and we can actually extract highly valuable data that can inform our overall inbound marketing strategy. You can then take that information to: Identify your competitor''s most successful content.

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10 of the Best Web Analytics Guides and Tips of 2013

Webbiquity

Find the answers to those questions and many more here in ten of the best posts and articles about web analytics from the past year. 9 downloadable custom Google Analytics reports by iMedia Connection. ” How to Filter Bot Traffic From Your Google Analytics by LunaMetrics.

10 case studies show how web analytics prove ROI

Biznology

Web Analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of internet data for the purposes of understanding consumer behavior, improving user experience and optimizing web usage. Here are 10 case studies of companies that used insights from web analytics and drove ROI.

How CEOs And CMOs Can Tell The Difference Between Information And Insights

Marketing Insider Group

With the overwhelming amount of data available to corporations, as well as, what can be called the “marketing of insights” by analytics, SaaS, and consulting firms, CEOs, and their teams can get caught in the midst of confusion about what really is a good insight.

Using Customer Data to Inform Your Personalization Strategy

Modern Marketing

In fact, your buyers begin to share information about themselves, what they’re interested in, and what their pain points are well before they formally introduce themselves. Capturing client and prospect data and using this information to segment your audiences provides the insight needed to identify what your buyers care about and informs how you build relevant messaging, or in other words, a personalization strategy.

Data Analytics Is Critical For Success

Kaon

With emerging technologies, the need for data analytics is critical, which helps organizations uncover consumer patterns, trends, unforeseen correlations and other valuable consumer insight. Business analytics helps support the marketing strategy for the organization ensuring long-term growth.

Using Web Analytics and Search Marketing for Better Decision Making

Biznology

Google Analytics (Photo credit: Kansir). Yesterday, Rob Petersen, Tim Peter and I gave a Webinar on using analytics to make search marketing decisions. Your analytics are essential to your initial search marketing plan and improvement plans.

We need a chief marketing analytics officer

Chris Koch

We need to connect the analytical dots. We need to use analytics to quantify and manage how fast we move prospects through the buying process and to increase loyalty and trust after they’ve bought from us. I’d rather see a chief marketing analytics officer than a chief technologist. Or if this person is going to be a technologist, he or she must have a serious grounding in analytics.

How High Growth Companies Use Marketing Analytics to Their Advantage

Crimson Marketing

Recent research on the efficacy of web and marketing analytics tools like Google Analytics for professional services marketers makes the lesson clear. And here you can see an interesting wrinkle in the story about web analytics. Image: Courtesy of Birmingham Business Journal.

18 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

” How To Track Mobile Visitors In Google Analytics by Local SEO Guide. Andrew Shotland concisely explains how to use Advanced Segments in Google Analytics (GA) to separately track mobile visitor behavior on your website—or even create specific segments by device (e.g.,

5 Ways to Uncover Powerful Website Analytics

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Jamie Lewis If you’re not tracking your website analytics, it’s time to step it up. Contrary to more traditional marketing channels, your website and web analytics are direct, specific, and measurable. So what exactly is website analytics?

Google Analytics Part 2: Digging Deeper into Key Metrics

BOP Design

This article is a follow-up to Google Analytics Part 1: An Introduction for New Users. If you need a quick recap of Google Analytics (GA), check out Part 1 , otherwise, let’s dive in. The drawback of this section is that there can be a lot of unnecessary information as well.

How to Leverage Baidu Analytics to Grow Your Digital Presence in China

KoMarketing Associates

Most B2B marketers are familiar with web analytics tools, such as Google Analytics. A site will become very slow when there is Google Analytics code inserted on the page. For B2B companies heading into China, the answer is Baidu Tongji (also called Baidu Analytics).

Skyword Analytics Plus Google Analytics Make Us Better Storytellers

Content Standard

I’ve learned how to create and access Google Analytics (GA) views to help advance our content strategy at Skyword, and the result is as personally fulfilling as it is professionally valuable. What Skyword’s New Google Analytics Integration Means for Your Content Strategy.

An Overview of Google Analytics Goals & Conversion Metrics

NuSpark

It you’re monitoring Google analytics, you’re measuring goals. Google analytics measures website activity, with the goal to track visitor behavior. Many of these pages you can track anyway under the Content section of analytics as well. Google Analytics.

Custom Reports: Measuring Lead Generation Conversions with Google Analytics

NuSpark

Google Analytics, Conversions, and Marketing Measurement. Google Analytics is an amazing tool that can track all types of data related to website usage; from visitor metrics to content metrics and conversion metrics. Analytics measures both visits and visitors in your account.

ABM Analytics: What Should You Focus On?

bizible

When it comes to measurement and analytics, if marketers continue to use the same metrics and goals that they used for demand generation, organizations will not see the success that they expect. ABM Analytics: Indicators vs. Goals.

57 Basic Marketing Analytics Terms Everyone Should Know

Hubspot

Never mind when you start using several different analytics platforms, you''ll find different terms for the same metric. So, we decided to put together a handy glossary of the most common marketing analytics terms you''ll find in your analytics software. Analytics Daily Weekly

5 Essential Insights You Can Uncover Using Twitter Analytics

Hubspot

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.

8 Myths People Believe About Analytics (But Shouldn't)

Hubspot

When many people start diving into their marketing analytics, they're nervous. If you have the data that needs to be analyzed, some helpful analytics resources , and a little confidence in yourself, you can report on your analytics. Analytics Daily