8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers
The Realtime Report
FEBRUARY 4, 2017
8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. When someone wants a tool to analyze the traffic coming to their website, nothing comes close to Google Analytics (GA). Almost every other website uses it, making the Google software the most popular and trusted analytic solution on the globe today. With GTM: -Marketers need not involve a developer for tweaks to tags.
How to Choose the Right Content Marketing Software
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
It’s not easy choosing the right software for your content marketing efforts. The reason it’s so hard is that there are so many requirements for an effective content marketing strategy. While there have been plenty of attempts to make sense of all the different software choices that are available to you, they tend to confuse and daunt more than help. It has evolved.
Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data
MARCH 20, 2017
With algorithmic changes and the increasing need for paid social efforts, the time to rely on your core Instagram analytics data is now. Instagram’s native tools can help you scratch the surface, but true social media marketers have to benchmark, reconfigure and improve campaigns or Instagram strategies with the data. Instagram Engagement Analytics. Instagram Hashtag Analytics.
Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014
JANUARY 13, 2015
However, low-cost, nonprofit specific software is becoming more popular, thanks in large part to the rise of software-as-a-service (SaaS). Subscription based, nonprofit software grants organizations the opportunity to streamline administrative tasks and allocate resources to focus on direct services or strategic initiatives instead. Grant Management Software. percent.
How to Use Predictive Content Analytics
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 1, 2014
If you’re serious about content marketing, you probably need two things for 2015: First, you need a content marketing strategy (I created a free framework about that right here ). 70% of B2B content marketers created more content in 2014 than 2013, and that trend will not be abating. We’re believers in predictive content analytics. Notes and Next Steps.
Facebook Analytics for Apps Adds Time Zones, Hourly Charts
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Facebook added two major features to its Analytics for Apps Thursday: the ability to set time zones and view data by hour of the day. The social network also added an option for “last 24 hours” in Analytics for Apps’ date picker and the ability to break down reports by time interval. Go to the settings page in Analytics for Apps by clicking the gear icon in the upper right corner.
Social Media Monitoring vs. Customer Intelligence Analytics
OCTOBER 14, 2012
Based on the questions I often get from marketing practitioners after the webinars and group speaking engagements, there is a considerable confusion about a difference between SSM and Customer Intelligence methodologies. Customer Intelligence Analytics. SMM captures and measures WoM communications generated by anybody or anything: consumers, bloggers, marketers, pundits, industry analysts, customers, automated repeating and SEO software. Transactional analytics, i.e., how much buzz there is about keyword=XYZ and whether it’s positive or negative.
More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Facebook released more new features for its Analytics for Apps : support for web analytics, improved cross-device analytics, user properties and updated sharing insights. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015 , and updates have included the addition of custom audiences and lookalike audiences last October and a long list of new features earlier this month: people insights, push notifications, in-application notifications, sharing insights, breakdowns, improved event trends and an app events export application-programming interface.
Cross-Domain Tracking In Google Analytics
DECEMBER 12, 2011
Google analytics offers a wealth of tools for tracking website performance. Most of the critical user behavior that would mark success for these organizations—such as making a donation or signing up for a webinar—are now taking place on another domain and out of the site owner’s control (and the default reach of most analytics tools). Tracking Third-Party Web Services.
22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Social Media Marketing is no different. Includes multiple account and platform support, social CRM and ecommerce for Facebook, email marketing and mobile features. Objective Marketer - Offers social media marketing and analytics with integrated campaign management (Twitter, Blogs, Facebook, YouTube), multi-channel execution, engagement reports and user management.
Clearing Clouds of Confusion – the 5 Categories of Social Media Software
Convince & Convert
MAY 20, 2012
The social media software industry offers some amazing functionality, but it suffers mightily from murky messaging and customer confusion. The truth is, many marketing professionals do not know what this software can do, much less what specific companies’ versions can do. Let’s at least try to sort out the categories of software that exist. ” .
nBA Pulse: a new social analytics tool
JUNE 29, 2014
While I did not get all my questions answered (fees and costs), I was sufficiently impressed with the social analytics package that I decided not only to write a blog post about it, but I agreed to have some of my comments summarized in the launch news release. Related posts: Analytics: what matters to content marketers? Analytics: what are your really learning?
Social Analytics: A Valuable Tool Evolving to Meet Expectations
The Realtime Report
FEBRUARY 12, 2017
Social Analytics: A Valuable Tool Evolving To Meet Expectations. G2 Crowd , a business software reviewing company, recently released a report focusing on social analytic software. The report contains nearly 900 reviews of over 25 different social analytics products. Users recognize that this software category has some areas that need improvement in data quality.
SEO Software Tool Review: Colibri
DECEMBER 9, 2012
There are various resources online that you can use to track your search engine keyword rankings, one of the most popular being Google Analytics. The free trial account allows you to check up to 50 keywords daily which works well for helping you find out more information about your online competitors, and monitor your online market. Getting started is rather easy.
20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. Spending on digital marketing is projected to increase by 12% to 15% on average. 5 General Digital Marketing Stats. combined.
[Interview] How Microsoft Uses Social Analytics, And How You Can Too
JULY 5, 2016
In 2016, mature social media teams can adopt a myriad of roles across marketing, communications, customer service, audience research, product development, and much more. As the demands of this role grows, so does the social media data and analytics understanding required by social media teams. ” Is attributing customers to activity your sole aim with social media analytics?
3 Marketing Metrics for Savvy Content Marketers
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Traffic is nice and all, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to measuring your content marketing success. Metrics are what businesses and digital marketers around the world use to determine how effective their marketing strategy is. Breaking down that data and developing a better marketing strategy is one of the keys to consistent growth. Bounce Rates.
Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]
MAY 18, 2012
As introduced to us by Business Insider , Buddy Media’s Social Enterprise Software is a suite of products is “designed to help brands build and maintain relationships with consumers to accelerate their business.” So what does this mean to companies and marketers who want to break into the social media space and start utilizing this industry without getting overwhelmed?
5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Sign in with Facebook or Facebook Mashable Social Media All Social Media How-To Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ Featured in Social Media Tech All Tech Apps & Software Dev & Design Gadgets Mobile Featured in Tech Business All Business Advertising Marketing Media Small Business Startups Featured in Business Entertainment All Entertainment Film Gaming Music TV Featured in Entertainment US & World All US & World Politics Social Good U.S. 5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Ann Smarty is a search marketer and full-time web entrepreneur. Analytics.
What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics
SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About What’s the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics Tweet September 1, 2011 View Comments “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein Say hello to my little friends, R.O. & I. ENGAGE! :
Social Business + Big Data = Business intelligence
MAY 15, 2012
Being exceeding interested in the talk of Big Data, I’ve recently been inspired by the research and development of Big Data related software and applications. The point of Big Data and thereby BDAs is neither marketing nor PR. Social Performance Software: helping us to retrieve business intelligence. Enter Social Performance Software. Tweet. Every day we create 2.5
Four Step Process to Create an Integrated Marketing Campaign
JUNE 13, 2012
It used to be all we had to worry about was advertising, public relations, and direct marketing. Then we added websites and email marketing. It’s no wonder we have no idea how to integrate the marketing disciplines, what to measure, or when to use which tools (or if at all). Do you have several people working on marketing, or is it just you? Where do you start?
Analytics: what matters to content marketers?
MARCH 8, 2014
While this can provide a superficial indication of what content gains traction in social media, it does not provide enough insight to determine the return on investment (ROI) of marketing activity. This is the actual value in using social media analytics properly. And that’s the ROI of content marketing : creating relationships of value. Bar graph (Photo credit: Wikipedia).
Pinterest Marketing for B2Bs
MARCH 17, 2014
Traditionally viewed as a hot spot for product retailers for most of its history, Pinterest has been virtually ignored by B2B companies looking to reach their target market. Follow the tips below to increase the potential of your Pinterest B2B marketing strategy. The more visual appeal, the better, especially in the world of B2B marketing. Think Visually. Use a Tool or Two.
25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand
MARCH 23, 2014
Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. The team at Social Media Strategies Summit researched the marketplace of content creation, curation, promotion and distribution, and tracking/analytics tools to assemble the infographic below. Curata (paid).
9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company
Convince & Convert
MARCH 31, 2015
And the Convince & Convert Media division provides digital advice to marketers and business owners via this blog (10 posts per week), our daily email ( The One Thing ), our 4 podcasts, ebooks, books, speaking and beyond. It is the easiest-to-use social posting and scheduling tool, and the analytics available just keep getting better. I’m pretty damn proud of that. I love them.
Text Analytics in the Cloud
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
If you're a software developer (I'm not), you might find it easy to throw together a new application. You can handle pulling in data, moving it around, and displaying results—the normal software stuff. If you're analyzing social media content, though, the core functions of text analytics might be something you'd rather not learn. Analytics as a service: AaaS?
The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)
OCTOBER 3, 2010
Fast forward a few years, this space has grown tremendously with an influx of new types of software vendors as well as specialization from a growing market. The social software space has ballooned into a disparate set of technologies, data types, and over 1000 vendors confusing buyers. See how I segment these vendors into specific sub classes. Social Media Management Systems.
Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing
MARCH 25, 2016
is a software application that runs automated tasks (scripts) over the Internet. Marketers hate bots. Bots have been the bane of marketers for nearly as long as online advertising has existed. Bots have been responsible for tarnishing online measurement and analytics forever. According to MarketingLand , bots will cost marketers over seven billion dollars in 2016 alone. billion in losses for marketers in 2016 on a global basis." Marketers better love bots. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog.
Tools for Mobile Marketing Strategy Success
MARCH 24, 2015
By James Prideaux We all know any successful marketing campaign starts with a sound strategy, and a mobile marketing strategy is no exception. Unfortunately, while mobile continues to grow in its importance as a marketing tactic, many marketers still lack the tools and knowledge to develop a sound and integrated mobile marketing strategy. So why the big fuss?
This is Why Your Customers Ignore Your Emails
DECEMBER 10, 2015
According to Forbes , 67 percent of marketers believe email marketing is a great path to increase return-on-investment. . Let’s talk about how you can start to generate success with your email marketing. With a little bit of strategy and a little bit of spice, you’ll have your email marketing working for you in no time! Email Marketing in Different Funnels.
Comparing 21 social media marketing tools [Chart]
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Content marketing. Analytics. Depending on the social media strategy and the use case (that is social listening, customer care or social media marketing) some functionalities are more important over others. on social media management software. The Buyers guide is based on the analysis of 400+ in-depth reviews and thousands of insights from real software users.
How to Guarantee Your Editorial Calendar Works
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 11, 2015
Content Marketers continue to struggle with production and execution of high quality content. The number one challenge for content marketers cited in Content Marketing Institute’s 2015 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends is ‘creating engaging content’. See Your Content Marketing Future. The Economic Benefits of Predictive Analytics.
5 Free Social Media Marketing Tools – The Expert’s Choice
MARCH 22, 2016
Every savvy digital marketer knows that accessing free online productivity tools will streamline social media marketing strategies and increase efficiency. To help with simplifying productivity, we’ve compiled a list of five free social media marketing tools that we love. And with access to RiteTag’s analytics, I can feel good about knowing my posts are likely to be seen.”
101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017
JANUARY 26, 2017
Are you tired of all the fluff you read on marketing? Want a list of tried and tested marketing technology tools and tactics you can immediately implement in your business? Luckily, there are so many great tools on the market now to help you build your audience, analyze results to see what’s working (or not working), and save time on the tasks you really don’t have time for.
Why Blog Posts Fail
Convince & Convert
JULY 7, 2015
” today’s content marketing success formula is different – a lot different – from the formula of 2013 and prior. Now, content marketing success is about home runs and strikeouts. Content Marketing Isn’t Free. But almost every time, content marketing is less costly to make than many other forms of company communication. Almost certainly so.
How to Build an Inbound PR Campaign
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
We don’t want to be marketed at—we want the freedom to choose based on our own online experiences. Marketers, ad guys, and digital experts, on the other hand, struggle with content but they are good at measurement—something PR pros are still at odds with and is ruining our reputation. Use social media as well as email marketing to promote your content. By Iliyana Stareva.
The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that content marketing is now a predominant force in the world of business. Because it is the only marketing method which is completely focused on satisfying the often complex and fast changing needs of modern consumers. However, you won’t get far without having a content marketing plan in place. Content Marketing
Top 10 Content Marketing Tools for Serious Marketers
MAY 3, 2016
As recently as decade ago, “content marketing” was an unknown term to the average marketing executive. Today, virtually no company, large or small, can deny the importance of content marketing or the need for a strong web presence. But content marketing delivers the relevant information more as a service than a sales pitch. digital marketing skills.
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication.