Why Analytics Matter in Digital Marketing

Ronn Torossian

The post Why Analytics Matter in Digital Marketing appeared first on. Some business owners who are not well-versed in marketing may not see much value on spending time poring over data and analyzing the results of a campaign.

#PRStudChat Discusses How to Get Started with Digital Marketing Analytics

PR Expanded

For many organizations, at the top of the skills list, is managing digital media and analytics. They seek out marketing and PR professionals who have a good grasp of digital analytics and how to track and measure campaign results and prove business value.

How to Make the Most Out of Marketing Analytics

Ronn Torossian

We’ve talked before about why it’s so important for marketers to employ analytics when making adjustments to marketing campaigns. Analytics plays an important role in ensuring that costs are accounted for and results are measured.

Creative Uses for Google Analytics in Public Relations

Shift Communications

Analytics should be an important component of the work we do as public relations professionals, but how can we leverage analytics tools to serve our needs? Google Analytics is a service that Google provides in which the platform monitors and reports website traffic and user behavior.

Google Analytics Quiz

Shift Communications

Google Analytics can be an amazing tool…if you know how to use it. Think you’ve got the chops to tackle Google Analytics’ toughest questions? The post Google Analytics Quiz appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin.

How PR pros can tap Google Analytics for measurement

PR Daily

Here are some website metrics available in Google Analytics to help you parse the data you will need when presenting monthly results to your senior leadership team: Website traffic. The post How PR pros can tap Google Analytics for measurement appeared first on PR Daily.

AirPR Acquires Content Marketing and Analytics Company; Changes Corporate Name to “Onclusive”

Onclusive

The acquisition brings together AirPR’s industry-leading communications measurement solution with Ozmotik’s content marketing and analytics offering, creating a unified platform for companies to discover their most valuable earned media and to deliver it to its intended audience at scale.

How to Use LinkedIn Analytics

Shift Communications

In December, I walked through Twitter’s analytics platform , and today I wanted to take a similar dive into LinkedIn’s free Analytics offering. If you run a company page for your business or brand, you may have noticed the little Analytics button on your page.

Fix Google Analytics Referral Spam

Shift Communications

Attention Google Analytics: you have a problem that desperately needs your attention. If you frequent your Google Analytics account, you’ve probably looked through your referral traffic to see how people visit your website and where they are coming from.

3 ways to use LinkedIn Analytics

PR Daily

If you run a LinkedIn company page, you may have noticed the little Analytics button. Let’s look at what LinkedIn Analytics offers and how you can use it to check your progress and guide your content strategy: 1. This is the first section you’ll see in your analytics dashboard.

10 Best Social Media Analytics Tools in 2018

Brand24

10 best social media analytics tools are here. Social Media Social Media Marketing Tools best social media analytics toolsEveryone will find something cool: marketers, social media managers or analysts. Do you have your favorite tools?

4 Ways to Leverage Google Analytics for PR Measurement

Cision

By now, you’ve probably heard how Google Analytics can help PR and marketing professionals expand their reporting capabilities, telling a much more holistic story about target audiences. As with most tools, Google Analytics can provide a lot of data.

Measurement, Analytics a Hot Skill

The Proactive Report

Just this last week there were several articles in the news about the value of measurement and analytics. IT World : Is Analytics Adding Business Value? Data analytics is receiving vast amounts of attention in the trade press, on many websites and at conferences.

Top Marketing Data and Analytics Trends for 2019

Critical Mention

They took some time to catch up to other lines of business, but marketing departments are now making data and analytics a huge part of what they do. With that in mind, here are our predictions for the biggest marketing data and analytics trends for the coming year.

An Analytics Christmas Carol

Shift Communications

Before your analytics start saying bah humbug maybe it’s time you were visited by the three spirits of analytics. Ghost of Analytics Past – Google Trends. Ghost of Analytics Present – Benchmarking. Ghost of Analytics Future – Watson.

Using Google Analytics to Inform your B2B Tech PR Program

Shift Communications

I work on the B2B tech team, and leveraging Google metrics and analytics to dig deeper into a media hit has helped show our clients the value of securing mentions in niche technology publications. You may have noticed already that we talk a lot about data-driven PR at SHIFT.

Facebook Analytics: 6 Tips to Get More Actionable Data From Your Facebook Marketing Activities

Brand24

Digital Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing facebook Facebook ads facebook analytics Facebook marketing Facebook marketing strategies facebook organic reachFind more insights on Facebook and make better decisions for your business.

A Traditional PR Pro Take on Analytics

Shift Communications

Tap into Google Analytics. Yes other PR peeps, I said it – analytics. Tapping into Google Analytics, we were able to see that BuzzFeed drove sales for the brand. After securing two product placements with the outlet, we went back to Google Analytics to determine results.

University boosts engagement with email analytics

PR Daily

A new system of analytics. PoliteMail provided a system with clear analytics across the spectrum. The post University boosts engagement with email analytics appeared first on PR Daily.

How to measure understanding with Google Analytics

Shift Communications

In Google Analytics, three metrics hint at understanding. The post How to measure understanding with Google Analytics appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin. Analytics Marketing Metrics Public Relations

3 Reasons PR Pros Should Embrace Analytics

The Proactive Report

Finding insights that drive action, and communicating these nuggets of information to the right people, is one of the most important parts of analytics. PR pros could be champions at analytics because they already have the skills others find so challenging: Content Analysis.

Google Analytics - An introduction for PR teams

Presspage

It’s easy to get intimidated with analytics when you start your PR career. This is where Google Analytics can play a role. Google Analytics won’t measure the lifetime value of an earned media. Google Analytics records every source that points someone to your website.

Measurement and Analytics a Hot PR Skill

The Proactive Report

The TEKsystems report on the Top Digital Skills CMOs are looking for in 2018 has analytics top of the list. In a recent post PR News stated “Data analytics and insights will be more valuable on your resume than “people skills” or great writing.”

5 outstanding Instagram analytics tools

PR Daily

Here we look at five superb Instagram tools featuring functions ranging from time-saving scheduling to in-depth analytics, along with comments from Instagram experts: 1. Instagram has taken the social media world by storm.

PR needs to get acquainted with analytics

Shift Communications

In Econsultancy’s 2014 Measurement and Analytics Report , researchers found that among “digital business professionals,” using digital analytics tools was said to be one of the top three areas of skills deficiency. Want to jumpstart analytics training at your company?

10 outstanding marketing analytics tools

PR Daily

Because there is no single analytics tool that covers all your marketing needs, you'll have to use several to fully understand every part of your business or website. Google Analytics. Google analytics. Heap Analytics. Relatively new on the scene, Heap Analytics.

Top Twitter Analytics Tools For Companies Large and Small

Brand24

Here are top Twitter analytics tools that will help you develop your Twitter marketing strategy, grow organic reach, measure hashtag analytics and more! Social Listening Social Media Social Media Marketing social media social media marketing twitter analytics twitter analytics tool twitter analytics tools

What PR Professionals Learned at the Google Analytics™ Certified Partner Summit

Shift Communications

Last week, SHIFT and NATIONAL Public Relations (SHIFT’s parent company) had the honor of representing the public relations world at the Measurement For Growth Google Analytics™ Certified Partner Summit. Analytics Google Analytics Marketing Metrics Public Relations

Google Analytics 101 for Hospitals and Healthcare

Shift Communications

Maryalicia asked about how you might use Google Analytics for a hospital: What a terrific question. As a Google Analytics Certified Partner , we’re happy to share how Google Analytics can integrate into healthcare and hospitals.

Bitly offers marketers more analytics

PR Daily

Marketers that use Bitly to shorten their links will soon have access to deeper analytics through a feature called “Audience Intel.”. The new tool aims to help marketers “understand how customers interact with their content,” according to a Bitly blog post.

Advanced analytics: position, velocity, and acceleration

Shift Communications

At this year’s Social Media Success Summit, I had the opportunity to teach an advanced marketing and communications analytics session. One of the ideas I shared was looking beyond just the data that comes out of the box from tools like Google Analytics, Facebook insights, etc.

Data, Analytics and the Everyday Practice of PR

The Proactive Report

You keep hearing that it’s vital to learn how to use data and analytics, but the very thought gives you a headache. Think of Google Analytics as your new BFF – the one who knows everything about everyone and is willing to dish! Need help with data and analytics? 3 minute read.

What Your Press Release Analytics Are Really Telling You About Your PR

Cision

It’s easy to get caught up in press release analytics as a way to make certain assumptions about what a press release is doing, but I want to clear the air so that you really understand how it works for you. In your analytics, you might see “Media Deliveries,” along with a list of different news stations and websites that received a copy of your press release. Featured Best Practices PR press release Earned Media analytics measurement

Twitter Analytics Takeaways

HMA Public Relations

The post Twitter Analytics Takeaways appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured Social Media Carlin Twedt hashtags infographics Millenials PR Daily Public Relations Statistics Twitter Twitter Analytics Twitter Statistics

New SHIFT eBook: Predictive Analytics and the Future of PR

Shift Communications

The latest focus is on predictive analytics and the power one can wield by predicting future trends. What is Predictive Analytics? So, what exactly is predictive analytics? How Does Predictive Analytics Apply to PR? Leverage Predictive Analytics as a PR Team.

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Are Social Analytics Right For You?

Cision

However, many marketing experts are pushing the boundaries of marketing one step further by incorporating business analytics into their social marketing strategy. Social media analytics can help identify these potential purchasers.

How Google Analytics Can Improve Your PR Metrics

Cision

I started writing this piece with the intention of sharing “best practices” for using Google Analytics to measure PR. Google Analytics without an understanding of its mechanisms is useless hammer. How Google Analytics collects data. How Google Analytics reports data.

{PR}edict: Predictive Analytics and the Future of PR, Part 3

Shift Communications

Let’s next look at a predictive analytics example every PR practitioner will benefit from. Services like IBM Watson Analytics allow us to do powerful statistics and analytics without being statisticians. Predictive analytics is the epitome of data-driven PR.

Data-Driven PR Milestone: SHIFT Becomes Google Analytics Certified Partner

Shift Communications

SHIFT has taken a significant step forward in this space by entering into a strategic agreement with Google to become a Google Analytics™ Certified Partner (GACP). Our platform of choice to help our clients make PR impactful is Google Analytics™.

12 Questions You Should Ask Google Analytics Every Month

PR 20/20

Google Analytics can capture more than 360 metrics and more than 260 dimensions. Long story short, there are thousands of reports you can run in Google Analytics to evaluate the strength of your marketing program, in particular your website.