Inbound marketing can generate a massive amount of new business for your company - but how do you really know if it's working? The pillars of inbound marketing are analytics - the data you examine to see how well you're performing. This informs all your inbound efforts and how you tweak your content and strategy to reach more people. However with … [Read more...] about 10 Inbound Marketing Analytics to Watch
If you've spent any time at all playing around with Google Analytics, you've probably seen a statistic for "bounce rate." On paper, a bounce rate is simple - it's the percentage of people that leave your website after only viewing one page. In practice, however, it's a little bit more confusing. What's a "good" versus a "bad" bounce rate? When do … [Read more...] about What is a Bounce Rate and What Does it Mean?
Hey you! Yeah, you! Come here... BOO! Did I scare you? Halloween is right around the corner, and now is the perfect time to scare your customers - as long as you intend to scare them. If your marketing is making them flee in fear, that's probably not the response you're hoping for. There are some common mistakes that business owners make that … [Read more...] about Why Your Marketing is Scaring Your Customers
By Miranda Paquet, Constant Contact Making sense of your email analytics can be tricky at first.How do you know which numbers to focus on? What do all those numbers really mean anyway? Is this really worth your time?To approach your email reports with confidence, you have to understand what information you have available and how to use that … [Read more...] about 6 Things You Can Learn from Your Email Analytics
Rank Better in Search - Avoid These 10 SEO Mistakes Did you know the top three search results 61% of all clicks? Or that 75% of search engine users never look past page one search results? Search ranking continues to be a vital component of any online marketing strategy. To improve your ranking through organic search, avoid making any of these … [Read more...] about 10 SEO Mistakes You Can Avoid [Infographic]
by Jeremy Taylor, Constant ContactGoogle Analytics offers a truly extensive range of actionable data. It will show you who’s browsing your website, how they’re using it and how they found you. Without analytics, you rely on guesswork (and guesswork is a terrible business model).The problem is that it can be tricky to identify the metrics that … [Read more...] about Making Sense of Google Analytics: 10 Tips for Small Businesses
If you want to boost engagement with your email campaigns, it helps to say "thank you" in the subject line. In this new Marketing Prof's article, research writer Ayaz Nanji breaks down a recent report from Adestra on the best and worst performing words to use in your email subject lines.The report was based on data from more than 3 billion … [Read more...] about Do You Know the 10 Best (and Worst) Performing Words in Email Subject Lines?
Natalie Denyse, Constant ContactYou invested time, money, and other resources into setting up a website for your business.It looks great and you’re excited about having a place for people to learn more about your business.But now that it’s setup, are you able to answer these important questions?How many people are visiting your website?What pages … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics
As an online marketing agency, SEO is a common topic of discussion around the BizzyWeb office. This recent blog post published on Webbiquity.com by guest author Jack Dawson is an informative and easy-to-understand explanation of old versus new SEO. * * * by Jack Dawson Everyone implementing SEO usually has the same question – how long before I rank … [Read more...] about Understanding The SEO Journey – Old vs New SEO
Google recently announced that on April 21 it's making mobile-friendliness a ranking signal for searches performed on mobile devices. Mobile-friendly sites use responsive design, an approach to web design aimed at creating an optimal viewing experience (easy to read with minimal resizing or scrolling) across a wide range of devices (from desktop … [Read more...] about Big Changes in Mobile Search Coming April 21 – Is Your Website Ready?
With continuous updates to mysterious and complicated algorithms, SEO has changed significantly over the years. It's no longer enough to load up a page with a bunch of keywords and wait for your page rank to climb. That just doesn't work anymore. Check out this handy infographic created by digital marketing guru Neil Patel for a quick breakdown of … [Read more...] about SEO Strategies to Boost Your Business
Landing pages are a great way to highlight your products, services or promotions, but how they are constructed is key to getting good results. This infographic lays out what needs to be in place for landing pages to work well for you. There are 3 top takeaways from these ABC's of Landing Pages: G: Have just one goal in mind - this will … [Read more...] about The ABCs of Landing Pages that Work
We are LIVE on Buzz Builders! Join us by streaming the video above, or participate in our Google Plus Hangout for an interactive session. You can also stream the live broadcast on Google Plus and use our handy Q&A tool to ask questions during the broadcast. Be sure to stay on the Hangout afterward to get FREE tech support and ask individualized … [Read more...] about Buzz Builders for 2/26: Google Analytics
Twitter is the new high school popularity contest, and even more so since Twitter announced their new analytics tool. Mashable explained how Twitter analytics works: "With Twitter Analytics, users will be able to see a plethora of data about their account; for example, information about which tweets are most successful, which tweets caused people … [Read more...] about Twitter Analytics: A Popularity Contest?