How to Measure Social Media Marketing

How to Measure Social Media Marketing: Return on Your Investment

It’s 2pm. Do you know where your market is right now? If they’re like 91% of other adults online, they’re probably checking their social media. Once considered “Millennials-only” territory, social media is now being used by everybody from your kids’ babysitter to your 90-year old great-uncle Henry. No matter who your target buyers are, they’re using social media, making it …

Digital Marketing Trends For 2018

Digital Marketing Trends For 2018

Lever Interactive and Google recently hosted a Digital Marketing Trends for 2018 event at Google’s Chicago office. Through presentations from Laura O’Connell of Google and Brian Yaro and Jen Davis of Lever Interactive, we learned about the direction digital marketing is going in and practical trends that marketers need to be aware of and master in order to get ahead in …

Attribution Modelling Google Analytics

Attribution Modeling: Which Conversion Measurement Method Is Right For You?

Which attribution model is right for my business? What is attribution modeling? In a nutshell, attribution modeling is about what is and isn’t working for your company’s digital marketing efforts. Most marketers use several possible conversion paths to reach their marketing goals, and accurate measurement makes all the difference when you need to track your sales and their origins. Since …

3 Common Problems That Might Be Ruining Your Analytics Data

3 Common Problems That Might Be Ruining Your Analytics Data

By Melanie Datz – How reliable is your Analytics data? This is a question we ask frequently, as we’ve seen many problems in Analytics accounts which lead to reporting nightmares. From duplicate transactions to misattributed paid traffic to double-counted traffic, once there’s a problem with your data, it stays there. Problem #1 – Duplicate Transactions Perhaps the worst data problem …

Google Analytics Flow Visualization Tool

Over the years, many clients have expressed how they would appreciate a glance into the path visitors take through their websites. In almost every case, as soon as we introduced them to the Google Analytics path analysis tool, they said thanks, but no thanks. This was mostly due to the daunting feeling that overcame them as they realized it was …

Google Analytics Real-time Dashboard – Videos

Don’t have the new Google Analytics Real-Time (currently in beta), here are some quick videos to show you some of the streaming data. Active Visitors on Site Counter (with high-level medium data bar) Pageviews Per Minute (left), and Per Second (right) Location Bubbles I’ll admit the map reminds me a little of the movie Monsters, Inc. as the shift starts, …

A Look at Google Analytics New Mobile Reporting

Current reports by Gartner indicate that mobile devices will overtake desktop/laptops as the most used Internet access device worldwide by 2013. Many marketers still think they have plenty of time to optimize their site for mobile traffic. Many don’t believe users will trust mobile devices to make purchases or provide personal information. With our first review of the new mobile …