What to Do When Your Website Traffic Drops

Help! My Site Traffic Dropped! What Do I Do Now?

Introducing Episode 1 of our new video series: Hardcore SEO! In this episode Stone Temple Consulting Senior Marketing Consultant Brian Weiss shares how to evaluate a sudden traffic loss on your website. The Hardcore SEO series will bring you insights like this from Stone Temple's team of seasoned SEO veterans. To make sure you never miss them (or any of our helpful video content) subscribe to our YouTube … [Read more...]

Using Google Analytics to Increase AdWords ROI With Google’s Justin Cutroni

Are you using Google AdWords and Google Analytics to their full potential? In this interview, Google Analytics Advocate Justin Cutroni discusses how to make the most of Analytics and AdWords integration, from the most basic set up techniques to advanced reporting features that you may not have been aware of. Key Points Analytics and AdWords are made to be used together. While AdWords helps … [Read more...]

Jim Sterne on Social Media Metrics

adobe photoshop software download Key Points Jim provides great perspective on how we should think about Social Media Analytics. The major takeaways from this discussion are: Social behavior is intrinsic to the web. Today it might be Facebook and Twitter, and tomorrow it might be something else. What matters is that the power to communicate exists. Reach, frequency and recall are basic metrics as … [Read more...]

New Data on the Value of SEO

Presumably anone who reads this blog really does not need to be convinced of the value of SEO, but chances are that all of you have run into situations where you are trying to explain to someone else of the value of SEO. This is often a very challenging activity. New data from a survey by The Info Tech Group provides some great additional tools for when you need to make this argument. For example, a … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Yahoo’s Dennis Mortensen – Comment Here

The interview for this week is with Yahoo!'s Dennis Mortensen. Now that IndexTools has been part of Yahoo! for more than a year, and the product is now called Yahoo! Web Analytics, I thought it would be great to catch up with Dennis again. One of the very cool things that now makes up the current product is integrated demographic data. Yahoo! Web Analytics now integrates data from the rest of the Yahoo! … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Enquisite’s Richard Zwicky – Comment Here

I recently spoke with Richard Zwicky about the Enquisite and the newly emerging field of search analytics. Search analytics is a close cousin to web analytics, but with some key differences. Both use a Javascript tag to collect data about what is taking place on your site, and both use that data to build reports and analyze the data. Where the difference comes in is that search analytics are focused … [Read more...]