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9 Lessons Learned Implementing Enhanced Ecommerce

Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce has been out of beta since June 2014, giving online retailers and marketers loads of new insights and making life easier for analytics administrators. Here at Empirical Path, we’ve learned a lot helping our enterprise clients plan (see #2 and #8) and implement (see #3 and #4) this complex upgrade. There is much to like in […]

Google Analytics for Ecommerce

Problem A fitness equipment maker sold its product line exclusively through its e-commerce website, but could not attribute revenue to its campaigns due to multiple sub-domains. Reporting was impaired by double-counted visits and “self-referrals” appearing to be from the company’s own domain. Management also lacked a useful, fast way to visualize usage of its shopping and checkout […]

Retail & Ecommerce

Essential Metrics for Ecommerce laid out

Business intelligence (BI) dashboard software maker Grow featured our Jim Snyder’s “Essential Metrics for Ecommerce” in its blog, The Pipeline this month. Jim offers three pro tips and an important warning: Optimize Backwards (“start measuring and making improvements from the bottom of your funnel and work your way up”) More Muscle in Your Metrics (“data […]

How to Distinguish Prospects from Returning Members on your Marketing Site

Differentiating prospects from members in marketing analytics reports is not only achievable, it is not hugely difficult, and is a game-changer for marketers, especially for SaaS companies.  If your marketing site is visited by existing members looking for a login link, you have probably at least scratched your head about how this extra noise affects […]

Best Practices for Using UTMs to Create Business Value

Part one in a series of articles about how to successfully create and leverage UTM parameters in your landing page URLs and build a scalable naming structure for actionable cross-channel and MTA reporting. Most, or all, of you have heard of the importance of adding Google Analytics UTM tracking parameters to your campaign URLs, but […]

Search and You Will Find

We stumble across this frequently as we’re auditing our clients’ sites — the lone, unclicked Site Search toggle. In Google Analytics, it’s one of the simplest but most oft-forgotten features to enable. Upon configuring, you’ll be able to view the queries performed on your site and the percentage of Sessions where site search has been […]

Case Study: AZDS masters enhanced e-commerce for luxury hotels

Challenge AZDS Interactive Group specializes in interactive marketing and web development for luxury brands including numerous hospitality clients AZDS has built a custom hotel booking engine on the SynXis platform and look to offer this experience to hundreds of hotels Beyond providing an improved booking engine, AZDS would also like to present its clients with […]

How to know when it’s time to audit analytics

If you’re using analytics data to measure performance or make a business case, you must be sure you can depend on it. An audit is often the first step to ensuring accuracy and maximizing the benefits of your analytics tools.  Two situations commonly call for an audit: Your data will tell you, or your business […]

Understand Content Performance with Data Import in Google Analytics 360

Publishers, Content Marketers, and Audience Development Managers can easily fall into a trap of evaluating content using only the most readily available metrics presented in default analytics reports.  Too often this means analysis is limited to the number of people who have visited particular web pages. Google Analytics 360 (GA 360) reveals deeper insights and […]

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