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  • Smarter Survey Results and Impact: Abandon the Asker-Puker Model!

    … Today's post comes from a source of deep pain. Analysis Ninjas are valued less than I would prefer for them to be. The post is also sourced from a recent edition of my newsletter, The Marketing – Analytics Intersect. I send it once a week, and it contains my insights and recommendations on those two topics. Like this blog, the newsletter…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 25 readers -
  • Suck Less | A Plea For User-Centric Design: Powered By You!

    … Analysts, honestly, make the world go round when it comes to any successful business – yes, data is that important. As you might expect from any role, they also make a handful of important mistakes. I've written about the biggest mistake web analysts make. Today's post is an adjacent mistake: The cardinal sin of spending too much time with data…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 23 readers -
  • Four Stories: A Decade of Writing Occam's Razor!

    … An off-topic post this week, to celebrate this incredible outpost you've helped create on the web, Occam's Razor. This month my beloved blog is ten years old. T. E. N! It feels more like five. But, I've already celebrated the blog being five years old! I have to admit life has been a tad bit busy lately, and it took a note from a reader…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 15 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- 32 readers -
  • Digital Marketing & Analytics: Five Deadly Myths De-mythified!

    …. 3. All we need is Facebook, forget our website. 4. The web is dead. Mobile web is dead. Apps are the past, present, future. 5. Cookies! Cookies are all we need! You're welcome to jump to the one that is most pressing for your organization, though I recommend reading them sequentially as I've grafted connective tissue from one story…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 45 readers -
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