Plausible: A Lightweight, Cookieless Alternative to Google Analytics

This week I was able to spend some time with some marketing seniors from a local University and they asked what foundational skills they could work on to be more desirable to employers. I absolutely discussed Google Analytics… mostly because it’s quite a complex tool that I see a growing number of companies make terrible decisions with. Ignoring filters, events, campaigns, goals, etc. will provide data that will almost always lead you down the wrong

Clarabridge: Actionable Insights from Every Customer Interaction

As consumer expectations for customer service increase, companies must take action to ensure their customer experience remains commensurate. 90% of Americans consider customer service when deciding whether to do business with a company. American Express It can be difficult to deliver on this objective as the sheer volume of available feedback can be overwhelming, causing Customer Experience (CX) teams to lose sight of the insights and implications associated with each customer interaction. With increasing frequency,

How Successful Loyalty Programs Drive Insights and Behavioral Economics

Note: This article was written by Douglas Karr from a Q&A interview with Suzi via email. Loyalty programs provide brands with an opportunity to retain their existing customers and turn them into raving fans. By definition, loyalty members are familiar with your brand, are spending money with you, and are providing you with valuable data in the process. For organizations, loyalty programs are an ideal means to uncover meaningful insights about customers, learn about what

How To Track Elementor Form Submissions in Google Analytics Events using JQuery

I’ve been working on a client WordPress site for the last few weeks that has quite a few complexities. They are using WordPress with an integration to ActiveCampaign for nurturing leads and a Zapier integration to Zendesk Sell via Elementor Forms. It’s a great system… kicking off drip campaigns to people who request information and pushing a lead to the appropriate sales representative when requested. I’m really impressed with Elementor’s form flexibility and look and

What Are Google’s Core Web Vitals and Page Experience Factors?

Google announced that Core Web Vitals would become a ranking factor in June 2021 and the rollout is set to complete in August. The folks at WebsiteBuilderExpert have put together this comprehensive infographic that speaks to each of Google’s Core Web Vitals (CWV) and Page Experience Factors, how to measure them, and how to optimize for these updates.  What are Google’s Core Web Vitals? Your site’s visitors prefer sites with a great page experience. In