How to Discover Analytics With the Google+ Dashboard


social media how toDo you know how your Google+ business page is performing?

Are you using Google+ My Business analytics?

The Google+ Dashboard has greatly improved the analytics it offers for its platform.

In this article you’ll discover the Google+ Dashboard and the analytics included in each option.

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Discover how to find analytics with the Google+ Dashboard.

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How to Measure Social ROI on Facebook Ads


social media how toAre you running Facebook ad campaigns to increase engagement?

Wondering how to measure the short and long term impact?

When you spend money on an ad campaign with the goal of increasing long term engagement with your audience rather than immediate sales, the results can be difficult to quantify.

In this article you’ll discover how to measure and analyze the Social ROI for your Facebook ads so you can assess their value to your business and know which ads are worth running again.

Why Track Social ROI on Facebook Ads?

The results of social campaigns are just as crucial as traditional ROI.

Traditional conversion ad campaigns on Facebook are relatively straightforward.

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Discover how to measure the social ROI of Facebook ads.

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Google Analytics: How to Know If Your Marketing is Working


Do you use Google Analytics?

Want to know how data can help improve your marketing?

To learn how to measure what’s working with Google Analytics, I interview Christopher Penn.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Christopher Penn, the VP of marketing technology at SHIFT Communications (a PR firm). He co-founded PodCamp with Chris Brogan and is co-host of the Marketing Over Coffee podcast. His brand-new book is Marketing Blue Belt: From Data Zero to Marketing Hero.

Christopher will talk about how to use Google Analytics to improve your marketing.

You’ll discover how to set goals, and analyze and measure your data.

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Listen as Chris Penn shares how Google Analytics can show if your marketing is working.

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Essential Google Analytics Resources for Marketers: A Complete Guide


social media how toDo you want to learn how to measure and analyze your social media marketing efforts?

Are you looking for a resource to help you improve your use of Google Analytics?

Whether you’re marketing on social media as an individual or as a brand, these expert articles will help you track and analyze social media referral traffic, custom segments, split tests, conversions from social media and more.

Each of these articles will help you understand and master a specific part of analyzing social media marketing data from Google Analytics.

Begin With the Basics

How to Use Google Analytics: Getting Started: Do you need a deeper understanding of Google Analytics? Do you know what data each section of Google Analytics offers? A few important details and settings can improve your Google Analytics reporting. This article shows the basics of navigating Google Analytics and what you need to set up now.

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Discover essential Google Analytics resources for marketers.

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Five Google Analytics Shortcuts to Speed Your Analysis


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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.

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Discover five helpful shortcuts for Google Analytics analysis.

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How to Use Google Analytics Custom Segments, Reports and Dashboards


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Do you want more from Google Analytics than standard reports?

Did you know you can get custom data?

Google Analytics lets you create custom segments, dashboards and reports to find the information that’s most relevant to your business.

In this article I’m going to show you how to use these Google Analytics features.

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Discover how to customize Google Analytics dashboards, reports and segments.

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How to Increase Your Conversions Using Google Analytics Conversions Reports


social media how toDo you understand how visitors convert on your blog or website?

Are you tracking conversion goals?

Knowing how visitors convert on your website can help you improve your marketing.

In this article I’ll show you how to dive into Google Analytics Conversions reports so you can optimize your site for more conversions.

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Find out how to use Google Analytics Conversions reports.

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How to Use Google Analytics Behavior Reports to Optimize Your Content


social media how toDo you want to know what content performs best on your website?

Have you heard of Behavior reports in Google Analytics?

Knowing how visitors move through your website and interact with your content lets you optimize your website performance and conversions.

In this article I’ll share how Google Analytics Behavior reports let you assess the performance of your content and the actions visitors take on your website.

Note: One way to get the most out of any Google Analytics data is to set up conversion goals. If you haven’t done this already, set up the easiest goal type by reviewing the first point under the Google Analytics Admin header in this Google Analytics Basics post.

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Find out how to optimize your content with data from Google Analtyics Behavior reports.

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Four Ways to Measure the Impact of Social Media: A Case Study


social media case studies Do you need to justify social media efforts to company leaders?

Do you want to know exactly what impact social media has on your business?

In this article you’ll discover how SAP North America created a process that shows them exactly how social media is touching millions of dollars in potential business.

SAP is a global leader in enterprise-level software and services. They have nearly 67,000 employees globally, and over 15,000 in SAP North America. They service 25 different industries and 12 lines of business with enterprise software.

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Read four ways to measure the impact of social media in this case study.

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