Are you spending too much time fiddling within Google Analytics?
Do you want to streamline your analysis experience?
Monitoring and reporting Google Analytics data can easily turn into a full-time job by itself, but it doesn’t have to.
In this article I’ll share five Google Analytics shortcuts for setting up basic analytics, finding the most relevant reports and checking those reports regularly.
Are you wondering how you can use Google Analytics to track your progress?
To learn how to use Google Analytics to help make smart marketing decisions, I interview Andy Crestodina for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.
More About This Show
The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.
It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
In this episode, I interview Andy Crestodina, author of Content Chemistry and co-founder of Orbit Media (a Chicago-based web design agency). Andy has also written for Social Media Examiner and he’s a Google Analytics expert.
Andy shares how to use Google Analytics to help you make informed marketing choices.
You’ll discover why analytics are so important to your business success and step-by-step instructions on how to get started.
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Are you looking for creative ways to use your blog content to improve your conversion process?
In this article, you’ll discover how to identify and patch the weaker part of your funnel by writing the right type of content.
How Content Drives Leads
Written content works in many ways.
Some writing pulls your audience toward you, building awareness.
Other content builds trust and compels your audience to take action. In other words, content can be useful at strengthening different parts of the conversion funnel.
The “funnel” is just a metaphor for the path that visitors take on their way to becoming leads, starting with awareness and ending with action. If you’re not getting leads, it’s because there’s a weakness in your funnel.
What follows are many tips to help you generate more leads with your written content.
Do you want people to click on your blog posts when others share them on Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+?
Is your blog optimized for the best visual display when people share your content?
Are your posts are accompanied by a nice picture with an accurate description so they stand out in social media streams?
Why Does This Matter?
When a link to your post is accompanied by an image and description, it’s more likely that people will click on that link to read the content behind it and share it.
There’s an element that lets you control how your post appears in a status update.
In this article I’ll examine social snippets and show you how to control the images that accompany your posts when they appear in status updates on Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.