What are Vanity Metrics in a Marketing Strategy?

By Philip BerardoSep 17, 2020

 

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Marketers have dozens of unique metrics to keep track of in order to ensure their marketing goals are being properly met. This can include lead conversions, content downloads, and organic traffic from search engines, among others. However, not all of these metrics hold the same value in your marketing strategy. In between the metrics that help prove your company’s return on investment (ROI), there are vanity metrics. In this post, we will be defining vanity metrics and their role in your marketing strategy.

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What are the 3 Metrics of Brand Equity?

By Philip BerardoJun 17, 2020

 

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When it comes to your marketing company’s brand, its value and reception plays a vital role in how new and existing customers view your brand. This is known as brand equity. Ultimately, your brand equity relates to your brand’s value in relation to how recognizable it is and the response it generates. A brand without equity is like a sandwich with no toppings—a skeleton of something that could be so much stronger and more unique (not to mention tastier!)

Overall, there are three key metrics to brand equity that your marketing company will want to measure. In this post, we’ll be defining those metrics and the impact they can have on your branding.

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How COVID-19 Has Affected Marketing and Sales Metrics

By Philip BerardoMay 01, 2020

 

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With April coming to an end, we’re finding ourselves entering a new month of rethinking our marketing and sales strategies during COVID-19. In the midst of remote working and social distancing, there have been notable effects on marketing and sales metrics throughout April. Marketing influencers like HubSpot have provided weekly updates on the state of the industry, with data related to email marketing, website traffic, and lead conversions.

Here is a roundup of the most notable effects COVID-19 has had on marketing and sales metrics.

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Defining Marketing Attribution and How to Use it Effectively

By Philip BerardoMar 12, 2020

 

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When it comes to reporting marketing data, there’s a lot to consider in terms of success and shortcomings. You may have even found yourself closely analyzing metrics to uncover hidden patterns or inconsistencies in your data. To help track the progress of your company’s marketing and sales teams, marketing attribution is a strategy your company should be considering. Here’s what you need to know about marketing attribution and how to use it effectively.

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These Metrics Can Make or Break Your Digital Marketing

By Philip BerardoNov 16, 2018

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When it comes to measuring campaign success in your b2b organization, metrics will no doubt be your greatest asset. Metrics--such as session duration, bounce rates, and lead conversion rates--allow digital marketers to keep track of website engagement rates and how their content is resonating with their audience. If those metrics are struggling, it can be difficult to get back on track. 

In order to meet your digital marketing goals and avoid falling off track, these are the metrics you need to be fully utilizing on your website. 

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Understanding and Improving Your Bounce Rate in Google Analytics

By Philip BerardoJul 11, 2018

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The amount of analytics information the average b2b business must keep track of is no doubt overwhelming. Whether it’s organic and direct traffic, session durations, or entrances and exits, there is a vast array of data to measure. In some cases, your website may even experience a spike in bounce rate for seemingly no reason.

The truth is, there is an underlying pattern behind the rise and fall of your bounce rate. Here’s what you need to know to understand and improve your b2b website’s bounce rate through Google analytics. 

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Key Metrics that Influence Your B2B Website Performance

By Philip BerardoApr 25, 2018

 

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Your b2b website plays a huge role in building brand awareness, gaining qualified leads, and sharing relevant content. If you’re not measuring specific metrics for your site, it may negatively affect its performance. A dedicated analytics tool is a good place to start, as provides real-time data for your web pages.

These are the key metrics that have an influence on your b2b website performance. 

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Are You Following Google's Best Practices for SEO?

By Stephanie AlexandreMay 12, 2017

 

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Marketing moved into the digital age quite some time ago, and with any transformation it has come with its fair share of growing pains. Online marketing has become an industry of its own, comprised of Pay Per Click, blogging, and SEO, etc. There’s not a day a user can log online without being hit with some form of online marketing. So, how can you ensure you are following best practices?

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2 Technologies That Organize and Increase Efficiency for your Business

By Ryan TrabalkaNov 18, 2016

 

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Whether its meeting deadlines or finding ways to improve your lead generation activities, there are a couple B2B technologies that can help your company increase efficiency and help delegate time for those time-sensitive tasks. Here are a couple of ways to increase your company’s productivity through the world of tech!

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How to Properly Use Website Analytics as a Marketer

By Linden KleinMar 01, 2016

Think about the ads that appear on the side of web pages. If I am in operations, researching technology providers, I don’t want to see what I was researching on the sidebar and header of every page I look at. It’s unsettling, and makes me want to delete my cookies more than to go back to the page I was looking at. 

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