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Social Audiences: What You Should Be Doing

Our social media lead, Amanda Carroo, is presenting at Denver Startup Week. Below is a description of what she’ll be talking about, and you can view a PDF of her presentation here. Purchaser lists, email lists, web traffic, these are all segmented audience groups you could be using to your advantage on Facebook and Instagram. Amanda

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8 Data Storytelling Concepts (with Examples!)

By: Maggie Castle and Jaimee LaTorra Storytelling transcends industries and is often a focus in business books, conferences, sales trainings, and much more.  Storytelling, specifically as it relates to data and analytics, is a routine challenge for digital marketers. Certainly in an agency setting, we’re frequently in a position where we need to explain complex

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Improve UX by Quantifying Your Intuition

As an SEO consultant, I often find myself discussing user experience (UX) with my clients. This is in part because UX factors influence search engine ranking, but mostly because we measure our success in terms of engaged visitors and conversions, as opposed to ranking and clicks. As I discuss UX with a client, I often

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During Election Years, Where Do People Want to Move?

At Two Octobers, we are always striving to better understand consumer behavior as it relates to our client’s business goals. The more we understand about how consumers research and make decisions, the more we can sharpen our messaging, offers, and UI interactions. Over the past year, I have been doing a considerable amount of consumer

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Find and Replace with Regular Expressions in Google Sheets

File under: anecdotes from my love affair with Google Sheets. This post describes a handy trick for data wrangling in Google Sheets. If you’ve ever had to consolidate a bunch of messy data into a few stem patterns, read on. I recently found myself needing to consolidate a bunch of Google Analytics page view data

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Google Analytics Cross-domain Tracking in an iFrame

A quick primer on the nature of the problem. Skip down if you don’t need a primer. 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

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