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A Guide To The Google Ads Universe

When you think of Google Ads (AKA Google AdWords), then where do you picture the ads?  My guess is you immediately think of the ads on Google.com.  Do a search in Google and you'll typically see 3-4 ads at the top of the page that look strikingly similar to the organic results, except for the [...]

The Most Important Google AdWords Report (Hint: It’s Hidden)

  ''People only see what they are prepared to see." Ralph Waldo Emerson was of course not talking about Google Ads when he penned that quote, but it fits perfectly with the topic of this article.  When managing Google Ads campaigns, you will miss critical information unless you are prepared to see it.   Not Everything [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Google Analytics Like a Pro

Google Analytics is by far the best analytics tool for websites. If you’ve ever wondered how your website is performing online, signing up for Google Analytics (GA) will tell you virtually anything you want to know regarding your site’s traffic, rankings, consumers and so much more. For those of you already set up with GA, you’ve probably spent [...]

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4 Steps to Track Your Offline Marketing in Google Analytics

If you're familiar with Google Analytics, then you know it's a great tool for tracking your online marketing campaigns. However, did you know you can use Google Analytics to track your offline marketing as well? By offline, I mean print, direct mail, TV, and radio advertising.  In other words, any marketing you're doing off of [...]

The 13 SEO Tools Every Small Business Should Be Using

To be successful with search engine optimization (SEO), you must use the right tools. It's simply impossible to conduct keyword research, analyze competitors, track rankings, track traffic and conversion trends, identify technical problems, and implement effective content marketing without the proper tools. Yet with so many tools on the market, how do you know which to [...]

6 FAQs About Google Analytics That Every Small Business Owner Wants Answered

Google Analytics is an incredibly valuable resource for your business. Not only can you use it to track your digital marketing, but it can be used to track your offline marketing as well. This helps you understand what's working and what isn't, so you can focus your budget on what is actually benefiting your business. The [...]

Google Analytics 101: 5 Steps to Set Up Your Account

What do you really know about how visitors interact with your website? If you're not using Google Analytics, then your answer is probably "not much." Even if you have clickthrough and conversion data from AdWords or another advertising platform, you need Analytics to gain meaningful insights such as who visits your website, what they do when they get [...]

5 Ways To Utilize Google Analytics To Increase Your Conversion Rate

Google Analytics is a must have tool for digital marketing professionals and webmasters alike. In this article, I'm going to discuss the best ways to utilize it to help increase conversions on your website. Whether you run an online shop and want to better understand your audience to increase sales, or if you own a [...]

Are You Throwing Spaghetti At the Wall & It’s Not Sticking? Here’s Why

I'm sure you've heard the saying, "throw spaghetti against the wall and see what sticks."  It's a common way to describe the process of testing many different tactics at the same time in order to identify what works (sticks) and what doesn't work (falls to the floor). It's a nice analogy to visualize the process [...]

7 Google Analytics Goals to Use for Your Small Business

Have you ever considered what a visitors experience is like when they're on your website? Are they engaged in your content, or do they leave without clicking to a new page? Are they reading your blog posts or moving on quickly? Which of your marketing channels are resulting in more leads or sales? Using Google Analytics [...]