If Apple’s version of the digital universe were to reach real scale, then alongside privacy legislation, it poses the greatest challenge to the development of digital.
While we often debate how effectively we can track ROI online, it’s
occasionally worth stepping back and remembering that the ability to
track transactions and engagement points online is actually a
In the offline domain the ability to effectively track ads and effectiveness can
be severely limited. How do you know if your billboard campaign is
Here’s a few ways to track what customers are up to
when they’re off the grid.
Apple has found a new way to get people to agree to online tracking: withhold applications from them if they don't. This week Apple is launching a new iPhone. And with that comes a new operating system and the company's new advertising platform.
Consumers and privacy advocates are forever concerned about the ways they can be tracked online. But it looks like one effective method has not gotten much attention to date: the browser. According to a new study from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, 84% of browsers have an "instantaneously unique fingerprint." What's more? Efforts to disguise a browser might actually make consumers more easily identifiable.
Now if only companies were using this information for nefarious purposes, we'd have a real privacy issue on our hands.
A massive push on securing opt-ins from consumers on cookies is well under way both here and in the US.
For the record, and contrary to what you might think, I’m glad, if only because it forces us to review how we failed so badly to keep the wider world informed about how online advertising works.
This is part three of a four-part series on how to use Google Analytics to track Telephone Leads.
Part one described the overall call tracking system. Part two explained how the data can appear in Google Analytics. Part three (this one) will start on the technical side and explain how to get the phone numbers on your site to switch according to the route to site the visitor has taken.
The final part, yet to be written, will explain how to get the data from the telephone call into Google Analytics (this is the CallTrackID bit).
Impact Radius is a new performance-based platform for both online and offline advertising, which launches today.
I've been asking Impact Radius co-founder Todd Crawford about why he thinks the startup will catapult the performance advertising industry forward...
With businesses still struggling under the weight of the difficult economic environment, the importance of understanding the drivers of profitability has never been greater. More than ever, it's crucial for companies to get the most from their web properties and digital marketing investment, and to measure effectively.
This is where investing in a good web analytics solution can help, and as Econsultancy's new edition of its Web Analytics Buyer's Guide shows, it's encouraging to see that the sector continues to grow, in spite of continued pressure on budgets.
This is the second part on a series of posts to document how you can track telephone calls in Google Analytics.
With so many resources spent on social media marketing these days, the job of analyzing its effectiveness in the overall marketing mix is becoming more important.
If you're using Google Analytics to track your site's visitors and revenue, you'll notice that by default you can analyze traffic mediums such as direct, organic etc, but what about social networks as a standalone traffic medium?
To achieve this level of reporting in Google Analytics and to basically tweak Google Analytics to create this traffic medium, you've got two options.