A quick primer on the nature of the problem One of the most common problems I run into with Google Analytics (GA) occurs when a website uses a 3rd-party shopping cart, booking system or other transactional functionality. These systems often run on another domain, which means a user goes from xyz.com to xyz.shoppingcart.com to
Author: Nico Brooks
At Two Octobers, one of our core working principles is that collaboration makes work more productive and fun. To get better at it, we brought in some of the fabulous folks at On Your Feet. Here’s a short video capturing the ensuing productivity and fun. Video production, direction and editing: Johan Christanson Muse: Balto
Updated August, 2016, to reflect changes in Google Ads Editor and added support for the expanded text ad format. In the Summer of 2015, Google removed the HTML export feature from Google Ads Editor. We made heavy use of this functionality in order to share new campaigns with clients for approval. To replace it, I
Google recently released a major update to product advertising on their Ads platform. With the update came a new name, Shopping campaigns, replacing their previously-named Product Listing Ads (PLA) campaigns. Shopping campaigns generate keywords and ads from a product data feed provided by the advertiser, and are an incredibly effective way to market products online.
Can engagement metrics be used as a proxy for conversion rate when optimizing advertising campaigns? When we manage advertising campaigns, whether they be in Google Ads, Facebook, or elsewhere, we strive to drive as many leads or sales as possible. Doing this usually includes setting bids or budgets based on an expected conversion rate. For
I was recently working with a client and struggling with a profoundly low conversion rate coming from search ads. The keywords we were buying were on target, the ads were performing well, and the landing pages appeared well designed. Then I tried to put myself inside the mind of the searcher. When I did that,