MEASURING “SOCIAL CAMPAIGNS” WITH GOOGLE ANALYTICS

If you are already generating Social Campaigns or are just beginning I recommend you to track them so you can folllow the “plan-action-measure” improving Cycle. Some of you have probably very interesting projects but are not experts in programing or coding and normally avoid this kind of post. Don’t do that! This process is really simple and extremely usefull…give me just five minutes and I’ll show you. 1- Once you have planned your Social Campaign (links with interesting content in Facebook, twitter, Orkut, Sonico, MySpace, Hi5, or any other) you will need to define the Source, Medium and Campaign name (if you are generating multiple links in the same “post” then you can use the variable Content

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RE DEFINING THE EMAIL MARKETING FUNNEL

The Email marketing funnels are being changing during last years. The most commonly used is the following: Later people fount out that there is another important metric, mainly with the landing of the called “viral marketing“, forwards and/or tell a friend. This new metric added complexity to the funnel and each Analytic Professional opted for a different design. The most commonly used (at least the one I saw the most) is the following one (forwards are inserted into the funnel in different places): The problem with the above displayed funnel is that Forwards aro not part of the conversion process of a single user. I mean people can

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