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Why Oracle is entering the digital analytics space 12 years too late

By Paul Lima / April 24, 2017

On March 10th 2017, Oracle announced that they will acquire the WebtrendsTM Infinity big data platform.  It’s been a missing link in their Digital Marketing Cloud and in my opinion, it finally gives the Oracle Marketing Cloud a digital analytics collection capability.  A marketing cloud platform needs a digital analytics collection capability to be complete.  […]

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The Missing Link Found – in the Adobe Marketing Cloud ID Service

By Paul Lima / April 15, 2017

Digital marketers report that they have tremendous difficulty in measuring the results of their marketing efforts. Analytics solutions and attribution analysis tools powered by data scientists are investments that sophisticated enterprises are making to try and gain consumer insights and actionable intelligence. And what makes this effort even more difficult is the connection between devices. […]

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An Oracle and NetSuite partner’s assessment on today’s acquisition. Why Oracle gets more than a Cloud ERP solution in their acquisition of NetSuite

By Paul Lima / July 28, 2016

I began the partnership for my consulting firm with NetSuite in 2006 and with Oracle since 2011. Today’s announcement is exciting and a long time coming. Today, Lima Consulting Group is one of only about 12 partners that were brought through the Maxymizer and Responsys acquisitions into the Oracle Marketing Cloud’s partner network on a […]

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Salesforce acquires ExactTarget and puts their finger on the play button in a dangerous game of musical chairs

By Paul Lima / June 5, 2013

Congratulations to our partners, SalesForce (SFDC) and ExactTarget (ET) on their recent announcement.  Today, Salesforce announced that they would acquire ET for $2.5 Billion and the action was unanimously approved by both Boards of Directors.  This is the largest acquisition Salesforce has ever made to the tune of 3.6 times more than their acquisition of […]

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10 Digital Marketing Trends for 2013

By Paul Lima / December 30, 2012

This blog posting is one of my favorite series, I’ve been posting a list of 10 digital marketing trends in ’11 and ’12. So what’s expected to happen in 2013? Brazil has the FIFA Confederations Cup in preparation for the ’14 World Cup, the US has a fiscal cliff to climb and together with the […]

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Web Analytics for Amateurs: Part 1

By Paul Lima / July 30, 2012

Those who are new to the mysteries of web analytics may ask: What is web traffic analysis?  What are its principal metrics?  How can measuring it help me grow my business? Web analytics is the study of user behavior on a web page.  The Web Analytics Association defines it thus: “Web analytics is the measurement, […]

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ObservePoint’s Founder speaks out about Web Analytics Audit Software

By Paul Lima / June 18, 2012

Interview with: Robert K Seolas, Co-founder and CEO, ObservePoint We recently had an opportunity to interview Robert Seolas, Co-Founder of ObservePoint.  ObservePoint is a partner of Lima Consulting Group and is the software that we use to conduct web audits for Omniture’s SiteCatalyst products, Coremetrics, Google Analytics, and other popular web analytics solutions.   Q: […]

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Focusing on Content, Not Just Ads

By Paul Lima / March 27, 2012

For quite a while, the concentration in online analytics and tools to optimize results based on analytics revolved around ad optimization.  It was a world of sellers.  The focus was always on systems which could improve a company’s ability to recommend relevant products, increase conversions, and acquire traffic with increasing efficiency.  The solutions were skewed towards helping the sellers […]

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10 Most Common Web Analytics Mistakes

By Paul Lima / October 5, 2011

So you want to know the most frequent questions I get about web analytics and online marketing? I’ve tried to present them here and answer a few of them so maybe I can save you, my clients and future prospects some time so we can get onto executing profitable campaigns. 1) Free analytics are good […]

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Google Announces Analytics Premium

By Paul Lima / September 30, 2011

Google developed Google Analytics Premium around these pillars: more data, advanced tools, dedicated support and guarantees. Here’s a summary of what that covers: Extra processing power – increased data collection, more custom variables and downloadable, unsampled reports Advanced analysis – attribution modeling tools that allow you to test different models for assigning credit to conversions Service […]

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