While today’s entrepreneurs are fascinated with Eric Ries, Peter Thiel, Steve Blank and Seth Godin (and rightly so), I fear I’m too frequently referring to an unheard of an esteemed author from decades ago; as though the entreprneuers of today are happy being ignorant of the past and willingly doomed to repeat the mistakes of
If you’re like me and diligent in your use of Google Analytics (here’s how by the way), you may have noticed some odd referring sources creeping in to your data. In honor of my favorite holiday sneeking up on us, let’s talk about ghosts. Ghost Traffic & Ghost Referral Spam Ever the mission of the
Some time ago, I had the honor of speaking during PeopleFund’s Innovation Week on the question of how to make the most of Google Analytics, with the fewest resources. Simply put, what every startup should do to make the platform one of their most valuable tools. Isn’t it already one of a startup’s most valuable tools??
One of the most difficult channels to effectively measure is the word of mouth marketing that exists on behalf of your brand. Influenced by the quality of your experience, price, marketing, and sales, the amount of traffic to your site through WOM can be one of the most telling and universally relevant metrics in your