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 …

Best Practices for Integrating Paid Search and SEO Strategies

Best Practices for Integrating Paid Search and Organic Search (SEO) Strategies

By Amanda Mayfield – One question we frequently receive from prospects and clients is regarding the need to focus on both paid search and organic search strategies as part of their comprehensive marketing plan. We often have clients ask us, “Why do I need to invest in both paid search and organic search as part of my digital marketing strategy? …

How to Write an Effective Outreach Email for Link Building

How to Write an Effective Outreach Email for Link Building

By Dan Knauf – Link Building is not easy (my success rate is around 7%) and is only getting harder. Earning links through quality content has become the most effective strategy when it comes to acquiring links. Some say that manual link outreach is dying, but it can still be a valuable and effective way to get quality links and …

Case Study: Building Organic Rankings from Scratch

Client: Established in-store marketing company expanding into the online segment of their business with a new website that offers free printable coupons from consumer packaged goods manufacturers. Challenge: Launching a new website in fall 2010, Lever Interactive’s client was starting from scratch in terms of organic search results. The website’s initial design was developed and launched without taking into consideration …