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Click fraud on the rise in Q3

Click Forensics reported yesterday that the overall industry average click fraud rate rose to 22.3 percent, up from 18.6 percent in Q2 2010. The reported click fraud rate for Q3 2009 was 14.1 percent. Outside of North America, the countries that produced the most fraudulent traffic were Japan, The Netherlands, The Philippines and China. Why …

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The importance of landing pages

Many times companies see landing pages as little more than an extra page on their website tailored for a certain product or promotion.  They know that if done correctly they can be effective, but rarely do people stop to think about why they’re so powerful. First and foremost a properly designed landing page is a great …

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Coremetrics purchased by IBM puts Web Analytics in the mainstream

3 Analytics Predictions from the Coremetrics acquisition

1. Coremetrics will explore ways to more tightly integrate their analytics platform into the WebSphere platform, dashboard and portal.

2. Coremetrics will close the loop between pre-click analytics with post-click analytics.

3. Coremetrics will find ways to micro-personalize content and ads.

How to use Google Adwords to promote events

Using Google Adwords to promote events can make a big difference in generating awareness. Here are some tips for how to get the most out of Google’s Adwords. Small business and mid-sized enterprises and even Fortune 500 companies can use these tips to improve their Return on Ad Spend (ROAS).