Google Analytics Visits Metric: Change. Implications. Opportunities.

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Recently the Google Analytics team changed the way sessionization algorithm. In lay terms… how the start, duration and end of a Visit is computed. A minor version of the butterfly effect occurred, one small change in a part of the system caused a few other smaller changes in other parts of the system. Some people […]

Paid Search Analytics: Measuring Value of "Upper Funnel" Keywords

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"How do I measure the value of my "upper funnel" keywords?" People ask me this all the time. Upper funnel keywords are typically those that are used by Customers who are early in their consideration life cycle, they have not made up their mind. They are keywords that introduce people to you. They don't convert, […]