The role of maths and statistics in the world of web analytics is not clear to many marketers. Not many talk or write about the usage of statistics and data science in conversion optimization. This book has been written to fill this knowledge gap.This expert guide will teach you exactly what you need to know. It will teach you how to leverage the knowledge of maths and statistics in order to accurately interpret data and take actions which can quickly improve the bottom-line of your online business. Every topic covered in this book has something to do directly with your day to day job. This book covers vital topics on maths and statistics which every internet marketer/web analyst should get familiar with in order to achieve optimum results from their analysis, marketing campaigns and conversion optimization efforts. It explains some of the most useful statistics terms/concepts one by one and will also show you their practical use in web analytics and conversion optimization, so that you can take advantage of them straightaway. "
You Should Test That
Author: Chris Goward
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Learn how to convert website visitors into customers Part science and part art, conversion optimization is designed to turn visitors into customers. Carefully developed testing procedures are necessary to help you fine-tune images, headlines, navigation, colors, buttons, and every other element, creating a website that encourages visitors to take the action you seek. This book guides you through creating an optimization strategy that supports your business goals, using appropriate analytics tools, generating quality testing ideas, running online experiments, and making the adjustments that work. Conversion optimization is part science and part art; this guide provides step-by-step guidance to help you optimize your website for maximum conversion rates Explains how to analyze data, prioritize experiment opportunities, and choose the right testing methods Helps you learn what to adjust, how to do it, and how to analyze the results Features hands-on exercises, case studies, and a full-color insert reinforcing key tactics Author has used these techniques to assist Fortune 500 clients You Should Test That explains both the "why" and the "how" of conversion optimization, helping you maximize the value of your website.
Attribution modelling is the process of understanding and assigning credit to the marketing channels which eventually lead to conversions. The objective of attribution modelling is to understand the buying behaviour of your website visitors and to determine the most effective marketing channels for investment.What is this book about?This book has been written to help you implement attribution modelling in your organization. It will teach you to leverage the knowledge of attribution modelling while allocating your marketing budget and help you to understand your user's buying behaviour. In this book there is a strong focus on using Google Analytics and other Google tools and technologies, such as Google AdWords. I have explained various attribution models mainly in the context of Google Analytics. What is not included in this book?This book is not about traditional marketing mix modelling (MMM) or understanding and finding the optimal mix of the 4Ps of marketing (product, price, place and promotion). There are no chapters on regression analysis and predictive modelling. Consequently, there is little to no use of statistics in this book. This book is not about getting started with Google Analytics or how to master Google Analytics.What do you need to know in advance in order to benefit from this book?In order to get the maximum benefit from this book, you will need a working knowledge of Google Analytics and e-commerce. No knowledge of statistics or traditional marketing mix modelling is required.Who should read this book?Any person who wants to improve the online performance of their business and marketing campaigns should read this book. Online marketers, web analysts and data scientists will benefit the most from this book. If you have a strong background in traditional marketing mix modelling (MMM) you will benefit tremendously from this book because it will enable you to integrate attribution modelling data with your MMM data.
This book is intended for use by customers using Google Classic Analytics and does not cover the newer Google Universal Analytics or related Google Tag Manager. Google Analytics is the free tool used by millions of web site owners to assess the effectiveness of their efforts. Its revised interface and new features will offer even more ways to increase the value of your web site, and this book will teach you how to use each one to best advantage. Featuring new content based on reader and client requests, the book helps you implement new methods and concepts, track social and mobile visitors, use the new multichannel funnel reporting features, understand which filters to use, and much more. Gets you up and running with all the new tools in the revamped Google Analytics, and includes content requested by readers and users especially for new GA users Covers social media analytics features, advanced segmentation displays, multi-dashboard configurations, and using Top 20 reports Provides a detailed best-practices implementation guide covering advanced topics, such as how to set up GA to track dynamic web pages, banners, outgoing links, and contact forms Includes case studies and demonstrates how to optimize pay-per-click accounts, integrate AdSense, work with new reports and reporting tools, use ad version testing, and more Make your web site a more effective business tool with the detailed information and advice about Google Analytics in Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics, 3nd Edition.
Landing Page Optimization
Author: Tim Ash, Maura Ginty, Rich Page
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A fully updated guide to making your landing pages profitable Effective Internet marketing requires that you test and optimize your landing pages to maximize exposure and conversion rate. This second edition of a bestselling guide to landing page optimization includes case studies with before-and-after results as well as new information on web site usability. It covers how to prepare all types of content for testing, how to interpret results, recognize the seven common design mistakes, and much more. Included is a gift card for Google AdWords. Features fully updated information and case studies on landing page optimization Shows how to use Google's Website Optimizer tool, what to test and how to prepare your site for testing, the pros and cons of different test strategies, how to interpret results, and common site design mistakes Provides a step-by-step implementation plan and advice on getting support and resources Landing Page Optimization, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to increasing conversions and improving profits.
Marketers globally rate email marketing as the most powerful online marketing strategy and the one which delivers the best return on investment (ROI). Email marketing has the lowest cost per acquisition. In other words, it is very cheap to acquire and retain customers through emails compared to other marketing channels. There is a reason why your inbox is always full of emails. Email marketing works and it works wonders, provided you know how to keep your inbox placement rate and conversion rate consistently high. If you wish to dramatically reduce your cost per acquisition and increase marketing ROI, you need to become extremely good at tracking the performance of the various KPIs and metrics used for email marketing. A lot has been written about email marketing over the years. However, the majority of books out there talk about growing your email marketing list and perfecting your email marketing messages. This book is not about that. This book is not about finding the best email subject lines, getting started with email marketing or providing you with any sort of blueprint or template that promises to skyrocket your sales. This book focuses solely on the 'analytics' that power your email marketing optimization program. Inside this expert guide, you will discover: 1. Various KPIs and metrics for measuring email deliverability. 2. Various KPIs and metrics for measuring subscriber engagement. 3. Various KPIs and metrics for measuring email conversions and ROI. 4. Improving KPI performance for email marketing.
Author: Colin McFarland
Publisher: New Riders
Testing is a surefire way to dramatically improve your website’s conversion rate and increase revenue. When you run experiments with changes to design or content, you’ll quickly discover which changes better motivate your users to take action. This book shows how to learn from your customers’ behavior and decisions, and how their responses reveal the strengths and weaknesses of your site. It will show you how to make websites that work harder and convert better. Experiment! will inspire you to challenge assumptions and start experimenting right now. You will: Learn how to approach experiments to improve conversion Understand the various methods of testing including A/B and multivariate Discover experiment ideas, and go beyond optimization to innovation Recognize the UX and design implications of experimenting Learn to analyze data and deliver results Experimenting changes the way you think about design and the way you work. It helps prevent the loudest voice from deciding direction; instead, through an experiment, you’ll ask the most important voices--your customers--“What do you think?”
As the world of marketing goes digital, companies must integrate web analytics into their process to see evaluate how marketing campaigns perform and to improve website conversion. Adobe SiteCatalyst, the principal component of the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite (formerly Omniture), is the most advanced web analytics tool available on the market. The Adobe SiteCatalyst Handbook is your key to understanding how to use this powerful web analytics tool. Recognized SiteCatalyst expert Adam Greco walks you through the building blocks of the program and shows you real-world examples to help further your understanding of the product. For end-users of SiteCatalyst, the book provides how-to instructions for all major SiteCatalyst features. You will also learn how to apply SiteCatalyst to common web analytics challenges ranging from campaign tracking to shopping cart analysis to visitor engagement. It also includes useful tips on using on Adobe ReportBuilder and advanced features that will benefit seasoned SiteCatalyst users. In the end, you’ll be able to answer business questions that you never thought you could address and generate web analyses that should improve your website’s return on investment. You’ll learn how to: * Create web analytics reports and data exports * Design sophisticated web analytics dashboards * Effectively track online marketing campaigns * Analyze website shopping cart performance * Connect online and post-website data * Master website segmentation techniques * Use basic and advanced pathing analysis * Understand the inner workings of Adobe SiteCatalyst
Sams Teach Yourself Google Analytics™ in 10 Minutes gives you straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through its 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to use Google Analytics to accurately measure your website’s performance–and improve it! 10 minutes is all you need to learn how to… Quickly create a Google Analytics account and add Google Analytics to your site Define goals and measure how well your site is achieving them Track visitors from search engines, pay-per-click advertising, email, and other sources Discover the pages your visitors view, how long they stay, and where they exit Monitor specific user actions, such as playing embedded video, selecting Flash menu items, or downloading files Identify your best and worst content, and fix poorly performing pages Improve your site by tracking error pages and broken links Measure AdWords traffic, position, and e-commerce performance Manage Google Analytics through the Dashboard Customize Google Analytics to work more effectively with your site Capture more accurate information by filtering out internal traffic Choose the right reports and data, understand them, and act on what you learn
Over 120 recipes to perform advanced penetration testing with Kali Linux About This Book Practical recipes to conduct effective penetration testing using the powerful Kali Linux Leverage tools like Metasploit, Wireshark, Nmap, and many more to detect vulnerabilities with ease Confidently perform networking and application attacks using task-oriented recipes Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at IT security professionals, pentesters, and security analysts who have basic knowledge of Kali Linux and want to conduct advanced penetration testing techniques. What You Will Learn Installing, setting up and customizing Kali for pentesting on multiple platforms Pentesting routers and embedded devices Bug hunting 2017 Pwning and escalating through corporate network Buffer overflows 101 Auditing wireless networks Fiddling around with software-defned radio Hacking on the run with NetHunter Writing good quality reports In Detail With the current rate of hacking, it is very important to pentest your environment in order to ensure advanced-level security. This book is packed with practical recipes that will quickly get you started with Kali Linux (version 2016.2) according to your needs, and move on to core functionalities. This book will start with the installation and configuration of Kali Linux so that you can perform your tests. You will learn how to plan attack strategies and perform web application exploitation using tools such as Burp, and Jexboss. You will also learn how to perform network exploitation using Metasploit, Sparta, and Wireshark. Next, you will perform wireless and password attacks using tools such as Patator, John the Ripper, and airoscript-ng. Lastly, you will learn how to create an optimum quality pentest report! By the end of this book, you will know how to conduct advanced penetration testing thanks to the book's crisp and task-oriented recipes. Style and approach This is a recipe-based book that allows you to venture into some of the most cutting-edge practices and techniques to perform penetration testing with Kali Linux.
A complete guide to tracking visitors on your web sites, ecommerce shopping carts, and apps using Piwik Web Analytics
Always Be Testing
Author: Bryan Eisenberg, John Quarto-vonTivadar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Stop guessing, start testing, and enjoy greater success with your website. If you’re looking for more leads, sales, and profit from your website, then look no further than this expert guide to Google’s free A/B and multivariate website testing tool, Google Website Optimizer. Recognized online marketing guru and New York Times bestselling author, Bryan Eisenberg, and his chief scientist, John Quarto-vonTivadar, show you how to test and tune your site to get more visitors to contact you, buy from you, subscribe to your services, or take profitable actions on your site. This practical and easy-to-follow reference will help you: Develop a testing framework to meet your goals and objectives Improve your website and move more of your customers to action Select and categorize your products and services with a customer-centric view Optimize your landing pages and create copy that sells Choose the best test for a given application Reap the fullest benefits from your testing experience Increase conversions with over 250 testing ideas Take the guesswork out of your online marketing efforts. Let Always Be Testing: The Complete Guide to Google Website Optimizer show you why you should test, how to test, and what to test on your site, and ultimately, help you discover what is best for your site and your bottom line.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The definitive guide to next generation digital measurement; Indispensable insight for building high-value digital experiences! Helps you capture the knowledge you need to deliver deep personalization at scale Reflects today’s latest insights into digital behavior and consumer psychology For every digital marketer, analyst, and executive who wants to improve performance To win at digital, you must capture the right data, quickly transform it into the right knowledge,and use them both to deliver deep personalization at scale. Conventional digital metrics simply aren’t up to the task. Now, Gary Angel shows how to reinvent digital measurement so it delivers all you need to create richer, more compelling digital experiences. Angel shows how to transform “raw facts” about digital behavior into meaningful knowledge about your visitors… what they were trying to accomplish…how well you helped them… how you can personalize and optimize their digital experiences from now on… how you can use measurement to provide deep personalization at scale.
Author: Conrad George Carlberg
Publisher: Que Publishing
Explains how to distil big data into manageable sets and use them to optimise business and investment decisions. Reveals techniques to improve a wide range of decisions, and use simple Excel charts to grasp the results. Includes downloadable Excel workbooks to adapt to your own requirements.
Author: Avinash Kaushik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons