Happy Data Analysts

A Game-Changing Tool for Your Website

If you’ve ever tried to make sense of Google Analytics, you’ll surely agree: It offers a lot of power, but it’s hard to harness that power unless you’re truly an expert. Chief among our complaints—and probably yours—is that Analytics lacks an intuitive, visual way to see how someone moves around your site. Microsoft saw an … Continued

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What you can learn from a Canadian comedy troupe

Once upon a time in Canada, there was a brilliant sketch comedy show called The Kids in The Hall. Sometimes, when I need a break from the daily grind, I like to watch clips on YouTube. (If you’ve never seen KITH, do yourself a favor and get your head crushed.) Well, today when I was … Continued

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Get Off Your Soapbox Already

One of the biggest problems with social media? The temptation to use tools like Facebook and Instagram—and yes, they really can be tools—as one-way platforms. Many organizations use them as a soapbox to talk to their audiences, not with them. It’s easy to take to your social media outreach and use it as a place … Continued

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Subject Lines – Strike Like a Bolt of Lightning

“I was struck by lightning.” Those were the first words my ex-girlfriend said to me when we ran into each other 20+ years after high school. She definitely had my attention. One. Hundred. Percent. See, that’s the power of a great headline. It hooks you in and leaves you begging for more. The best headlines … Continued

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5 Things Every Website Needs

Websites serve a variety of purposes. From working as a calling card that lets people know more about you and what your organization offers to a full-fledged information resource where you can establish credibility and provide information for people, to a working revenue center where you provide eCommerce and transactional functionality for your audience – … Continued

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What’s Your Call To Action?: The Good, The Bad, The Absurd (And why those can really work)

All marketing materials are designed for one thing. To get your customers to take action. Whether that’s as simple as presenting a link on which to click or more complex like convincing someone to purchase an expensive product or service – your marketing won’t amount to anything unless your customers take the next step. The … Continued