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SEO

What’s New in Google Analytics 4?

Google Analytics has come out with a new technical platform called GA4 (Google Analytics 4). This new analytics platform allows you to collect data across multiple devices and multiple platforms. It is a radical change from the currently used Universal Analytics (UA) and can present a steep learning curve to

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Comparing Adwords Campaigns
PPC

2 simple ways to determine how effective your AdWords campaigns are without Goal Conversion metrics.

This post features information for the current Google Analytics platform configuration, Universal Analytics. Check out our recently-published Google Analytics 4 Guide to learn more about the latest version of Google Analytics. Many advertisers struggle to measure the performance of their Ad campaigns in Google AdWords or Bing. Google AdWords is

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SEO

Reasons Your Google Rankings Keep Changing

Updated: Nov 17, 2017 Ranking Fluctuations: Causes and Effects A fact of SEO life is that your rankings are going to fluctuate. People tend to panic when they see ranking fluctuations, thinking they did something wrong, something broke on their site, or that their SEO partner is doing something they

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Better Classification of Paid Search Queries
PPC

How to Distinguish Branded and Generic Paid Search Queries in Google Analytics

This post features information for the current Google Analytics platform configuration, Universal Analytics. Check out our recently-published Google Analytics 4 Guide to learn more about the latest version of Google Analytics. Measuring how effective your Branded and Non-Branded keywords are performing is important in optimizing any paid search campaign. Many

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Google Analytics
SEO

How to Track Branded and Non-Branded Traffic in Google Analytics

This post features information for the current Google Analytics platform configuration, Universal Analytics. Check out our recently-published Google Analytics 4 Guide to learn more about the latest version of Google Analytics. How do you determine how much of your traffic from Google search is branded or non-branded traffic? Or how

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SEO

Understanding Auction Insights Statistics (Google Adwords)

Updated: Jul 28, 2016 Auction Insights report in Google AdWords is a powerful tool which lets you compare your AdWords performance to other advertisers and competitors participating in the same auctions as you are. This information can help you make decisions to improve your AdWords performance. SAMPLE AUCTION INSIGHTS REPORT

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SEO

Change in Organic CTR by SERP position over Time

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 There are many Organic Click-Through rate (CTR) studies performed on large data sets but many of these studies are limited in their scope to the ever changing nature of the Search Engine Results Page (SERP). Many of these studies give you the average CTR at the

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Kobe Bryant Last Game
Web Analytics

A Quantitative Analysis of Kobe Bryant’s Popularity Using Google

Updated: May 11, 2016 *Disclaimer: I’m not a big NBA fan. I’m just a big sports fan with a lot of interest in search patterns and behavior. And it also helps the now-retired Bryant went to high school a short drive away from the FourFront office.   Kobe Bryant is going

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Moz Queries
Web Analytics

Visits for SEO-related Queries to Moz & Search Engine Land

Updated: Apr 26, 2019 Using SERP (search engine results page) data collected over the last 13 months and the number of monthly searches for the keywords; “SEO”, “Search Engine Optimization, and “Search Engine Marketing”, we have prepared 2 charts showing the approximate number of visits to MOZ.com and SearchEngineland.com from

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