Actionable Web Analytics

  • Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies

    …. :) In this post I want to inspire you to think differently. I’ve curated sixteen extremely diverse visualization examples to do that. By design none of them from the world of digital analytics, though I’ll stay connected to that world from a how could you use this idea perspective. My primary goal is to expand your horizon so that we can peek over…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 17 readers -
  • Five Key Elements For A Big Analytics Driven Business Impact

    …… At this point, it honestly does not matter which web analytics tool you use as long as it is a tool that is under active development by your vendor. Yes, some tools can dance on their left foot and others can only do so with their right foot. Not as important as you might think. My recommended five elements are much more primal, their presence powers…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 26 readers -
  • Smarter Survey Results and Impact: Abandon the Asker-Puker Model!

    … the survey. There is a chance that there is a UK and EU nuance here, but I don't think so. 3. It is our fault. My first instinct in these cases is to look into the mirror. Perhaps we have not succeeded as much as we should when it comes to show casing the value of true data analysis. Perhaps all the people involved in all digital analytics jobs…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 33 readers -
  • Ad Block Tracking With Google Analytics: Code, Metrics, Reports

    … excited that we can track ad blocking behavior in Google Analytics, so easily. This post covers these key elements: Here's how this post unfolds… 1. Ad block: #wth 2. Technical how-to implement enhanced code guidance (Google Tag Manager or direct) 3. Setting Google Analytics front end elements (custom dimensions, advanced segments) 4. Five…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin Google- 39 readers -
  • A Great Analyst's Best Friends: Skepticism & Wisdom!

    … being skeptical and not being paralyzed helps you get to Wisdom faster. One last bonus before we close… If you would like to get a sense for specific salaries, four key choices you have to make to have a fabulous analytics career AND how to get there… Here's a post you'll find to be of value: Web Analytics Career Guide: From Zero To Hero In Five…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin EMail- 29 readers -
  • The Marketing < > Analytics Intersect: My Newsletter!

    … decide? People tend to use the terms metrics and KPIs interchangeably. I humbly believe this is a disservice as it results in a lack of focus on what really matters: Business impact. In my post Web Analytics 101: Goals, Metrics, KPIs, Dimensions, Targets, I'd defined metric as "a metric is a number." Simple. :) I'd defined a KPI as " a key…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin Affiliate- 33 readers -
  • Rock Analytics More: Obsess About Goals And Goal Values!

    … If you don't have goals, you are not doing digital analytics. You are doing i am wasting earth's precious oxygenalytics. Let's back up. Let me start with a story. We were brain storming about the next cluster of coolness for Analytics, the conversation quickly went to what Analysts need to look at on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. I started…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 40 readers -
  • Excellent Analytics Tip #27: Chase Smart Calculated Metrics!

    … To Use The Google Analytics Calculated Metrics Feature #1. Real Conversion Rate Per User #2. "Gross" Calculated Profit #3. Average Time Per User #4. Combine Results / Metrics Performance #5. Product Views Per Transaction Closing Thoughts. I hope you are really excited about what you are going to learn. I am so very excited about…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 52 readers -
  • Great Storytelling With Data: Visualize Simply And Focus Obsessively

    … The difference between a Reporting Squirrel and Analysis Ninja? Insights. As in, the former is in the business of providing data, the latter in the business of understanding the performance implied by the data. That understanding leads to insights about why the performance occurred, which leads to so what we should do. Do you see how far away…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 35 readers -
  • Data Visualization Inspiration: Analysis To Insights To Action, Faster!

    … are welcome to read them all at once (warning: once you start you won't be able to stop!), or you can consume them one at a time. For four of the examples, I'll also share how the visualization inspired me to apply the lessons to my web analytics data. In the other two, I'll ask for your help in how you might connect the inspiration to your work…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 36 readers -
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