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Jay Patel

Mitigate Sampled Data in Google Analytics, Make Smarter Decisions

Sampling occurs with Google Analytics reports that include a lengthy time frame or a large number of sessions (500k sessions at the property level for GA Free), when GA performs the calculation on a subset of data in order to deliver the report to you quickly.  If your data is fairly consistent, or if the […]

Publishers, Gauge How Users Interact with Your Content

All analytics platforms track how many visitors reach each page on your website. But content interaction is about so much more than page views. It’s about what users do once they get to a page. Content interaction should inform important decisions publishers make about how to invest in content and improve the user experience. More […]

Turn Data into Action with the Right Business Intelligence Platform

You have multiple analytics tools, ads data, databases, and more. But are those data sources really telling you the full story? Companies need to turn raw data into actionable, relevant, easily understood narratives that inspire better decision-making. Business Intelligence (BI) software-as-a-service products let analysts translate, interpret, illustrate, and share data across divisions and management levels, […]

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 […]

Link Google Analytics and Google Ad Manager for Content ROI

As a publisher, your business model depends on getting the right ads in front of the right eyeballs at the right time. Simple, right? But, how do you know if those objectives are lining up for optimal revenue? Most publishers can’t rely on their ad server alone, and blending in other data is tedious and […]

Case Study: Techsmith Gets ROI Insights from Google Analytics 360 and DataStudio

Challenge Techsmith provides widely popular screensharing and communications tools like Camtasia, Snagit, Screencast, and Morae for digital creatives. They reached out to Empirical Path for help with specific marketing measurement challenges. TechSmith needed product-specific dashboards to understand awareness, consideration, and sales stages their star products. TechSmith wanted a deeper understanding of the relationship between product […]

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 […]

Tips For Migrating Web Analytics Tools

Time to Switch Analytics Tools? Migrating analytics systems can be a serious endeavor. Organizations will switch over to Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics 360 for a variety of reasons including cost savings, tooling capabilities, staff expertise and compatibility with marketing tech. If you have been a faithful fan of one web analytics tool, getting set […]

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