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

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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Google Announces Analytics Premium

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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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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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).

Are keyword queries getting longer?

Keyword queries are getting longer in the US. We also identified some other useful information about search data, such as the amount of traffic that goes through the Pay Per Click side of Google and the number of unique queries.