Optimizely Intelligence Cloud: How To Use Stats Engine To A/B Test Smarter, And Faster

If you’re looking to run an experimentation program to help your business test & learn, chances are you’re using Optimizely Intelligence Cloud – or you’ve at least looked at it. Optimizely is one of the most powerful tools in the game, but like any such tool, you might use it wrong if you don’t understand how it works.  What makes Optimizely so powerful? At the core of its feature set lies the most informed and

How to Measure Your Online Public Relations Effectiveness

Standards are key to measure the effectiveness of any aspect of your online marketing, including public relations. Below are two sets of standards in the industry, AMEC and PRSA). Personally, I believe that PR professionals should also be adopting organic search metrics as well, combining both organic and social presence into a single share of voice with respect to their competitors. The Barcelona Declaration of Public Relations Measurement Principles The Barcelona Principles were established in

5 Key Website Metric Categories You Should Be Analyzing

The advent of big data has brought about many different conversations concerning analytics, tracking and measured marketing. As marketers, we definitely know the importance of tracking our efforts, but we can get overwhelmed with what we’re supposed to be tracking and what we’re not; what, at the end of the day, should we be spending our time on? While there are literally hundreds of metrics we could be looking at, I would instead encourage you

14 Troubling Trends with Agencies

Since we operate our own agency assisting marketing technology companies, we know all to well the trials and tribulations of the agency industry. As a boutique agency, we have an advantage in that we can be very picky with our clients. On the other side, we often struggle because enterprise companies don’t want to balance another agency in their marketing mix. We’ve had some fun poking at challenging clients in our industry. But in all