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3 Steps to Improve Your Digital Marketing Return On Investment (ROI)

I recently received the following question, "What are the steps to improve my marketing return on investment?" Like most general marketing questions like this, there is no one-size-fits-all answer.  The steps for your business may not be the same for my business and vice versa.  It all depends on your current situation. So the bad news here is [...]

How to Track SEO Results Using Google Analytics

If you want to see how your SEO campaign is performing, where is the most obvious place to look? Google.com right?  Just search for some of your target keyword phrases to see how high you’re ranking.  Sounds simple enough. But that is actually the least accurate method to check your SEO results for two important [...]

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 [...]

How to Set Up Your Digital Marketing Dashboard Using Google Analytics

If you don't have the time or inclination to dig into your marketing data and reports, then you're going to love this... I'm going to show you how to use just one report (I call it your "digital marketing dashboard") to get a bird's eye view of the performance across all your marketing channels.  That's [...]

2 Questions to Find Your Best Sources of Website Traffic

With digital marketing, there is certainly no shortage of hype about all the different tactics to drive traffic to your website.  There's SEO, Google Ads, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn, YouTube, email marketing... Sorry, my hand cramped up trying to type up all the options. :) My point is, there's a lot to evaluate and determine what's [...]

Google Analytics Audit: 10 Steps to Check Your Account is Setup Correctly

Google Analytics is extremely powerful and is an essential piece of every company's digital strategy. Yet, in typical Google style, it's also notoriously difficult to navigate and relies heavily on proper setup in order to deliver the data that small businesses find valuable. Before you even begin setting up or reviewing your Google Analytics, it's [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Tracking and Analytics|Tags: , |

5 Ways to Track the Success of Your Digital Marketing

It’s incredibly important to have a strong marketing strategy. It is equally important to be able to track your marketing plan to maximize your results. Marketing tracking is a vital piece of the puzzle, and while it might not be as “fun” as some of the more creative planning and execution stages of your strategy, [...]

The 6 Most Important Google Analytics Reports for Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you probably know that you need to use Google Analytics to figure out if your website is succeeding at attracting and engaging visitors. You’ve heard about Google Analytics at conferences, networking meetings, and marketing workshops for businesses like yours. You probably signed up for Google Analytics and embedded its code [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Tracking and Analytics|Tags: , |

What’s a Good Conversion Rate?

Every time I present on website tracking and analytics, I inevitably get this question: "What's a good conversion rate?" That's because I talk a lot about tracking conversion rates from visitor to lead and from lead to sale.  Those conversion rates are absolutely critical to track and try to improve for every marketing campaign. But [...]

Top 3 Causes of Marketing Failure

If you're in business for yourself, then you know how critical marketing is to the survival and long-term health of your business. You MUST have a steady flow of customers coming into your business, or else you’ll struggle to keep the lights on. Unfortunately, a lot of businesses struggle with marketing. And today, I'm going [...]