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Harder than ever for businesses to make sense of so much datahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/brandnewbrain/
Growth in volume of data is outpacing speed at which companies can make sense of it | 3 | Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2011 |
Do you have a company-wide strategy that ties data collection and analysis to business objectives?• Only 22% of companies have a strategy in place, down from 25% last year.• 78% do not have a strategy, but 63% are working on this.http://www.flickr.com/photos/risager/
Fewer organisations than last year say web analytics driveactionable recommendations that make a differenceDo analytics drive actionable recommendations that make a difference to your organisation? 28% • Yes – definitely 57% • Yes - sometimes 14% • No – not really 1% • Never Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2011
62% of companies say that less than half of data is useful What percentage of the web analytics data you collect is useful for driving decision-making?2011 27% 35% 28% 10% 0-25% 25-50% 50-75% 75-100%2010 22% 40% 27% 10% Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2011
To what extent are web analytics integrated into your broader business intelligence strategy? 41% 30% 19% 15% 11%Not integrated at all We dont have a We have a common We have common We have common business intelligence technology platform KPIs for web and teams and strategy for web and non-web non-web data processes for web data and non-web data Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2011
Do you integrate web analytics with data from other sources? • Yes 59% • No 41% http://www.flickr.com/photos/carnielewis187 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ghetzu/ Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2011
Main frustrations involved in managing web analytics Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2011
What We’ll Talk About Today• Options for KPI’s• Getting to Insights• Testing + Iterating + Learning = Winning• Intro to Social Media Analytics
If you can’t measure it you can’t manage it… …but what do we measure, and how? | 11 |http://www.flickr.com/photos/iliahi/
Too Much Datahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mediafury/
Not enough insight
It shouldn’t be that hard…Corporate Online goalsGoals and and KPI’sObjectives objectives
So what’s the problem? Goals that Goals that can’t be can’t be measured measured by online Analytics Goals that are too complex Goals without a clear success metric Goals that wedon’t have data for Goals that Goals have too can’t be many adjusted dependencies
We make it too hard…Corporate Online goalsGoals and and KPI’sObjectives objectives
Recipe for great KPI’shttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jdickert/
Based on valid datahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/procsilas/
Easy to understandhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/drnewton/
The Three Layers of “So What” Test Avinash Kaushik• Ask every web metric you report the question "so what" three times.• Each question provides an answer that in turn raises another question (a "so what" again).• If at the third "so what" you dont get a recommendation for an action you should take, you have the wrong metric.• Kill it.
These are the top exit pages on our website for the last month.| 24 |
These are the top exit pages on our website for the last month. So what? They dont seem to have changed in six months| 25 |
These are the top exit pages on our website for the last month. So what? They dont seem to have changed in six months We should focus on these pages because they are major leakage points in our website.| 26 |
These are the top exit pages on our website for the last month. So what? They dont seem to have changed in six months We should focus on these pages because they are major leakage points in our website. So what? We have looked at this report for six months and tried to make fixes, and even after that the pages listed here have not dropped off the report.| 27 |
These are the top exit pages on our website for the last month. So what? They dont seem to have changed in six months We should focus on these pages because they are major leakage points in our website. So what? We have looked at this report for six months and tried to make fixes, and even after that the pages listed here have not dropped off the report. If we can stop visitors from leaving the website, we| 28 | can keep them on our web site.
These are the top exit pages on our website for the last month. So what? They dont seem to have changed in six months We should focus on these pages because they are major leakage points in our website. So what? We have looked at this report for six months and tried to make fixes, and even after that the pages listed here have not dropped off the report. If we can stop visitors from leaving the website, we| 29 | can keep them on our web site. So what? Doesnt everyone have to exit on some page?
Easy to understand You, and your boss, can get it Based on valid data No-one can argue the numbers Indicates success #Winning Actionable You can affect changehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/azugaldia/
Pirate Metrics September 19th - International Talk Like a Pirate dayhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/72213316@N00/
Dave McClure’s: Customer Lifecycle KPI’sAcquisition: users come to the site from various channelsActivation: users enjoy 1st visit: "happy" user experienceRetention: users come back, visit site multiple timesReferral: users like product enough to refer othersRevenue: users conduct some monetization behavior AARRR!
Pirate Metrics• Acquisition – Did they visit? Did they stay?• Activation – Were they happy? Did they sign up? Did they include profile data?• Retention – Did they return? Did they return based on targeted marketing?• Referral – Did they refer others?• Revenue – Did they spend money with us?•
Pirate Metrics• Easy to understand?• Based on valid data?• Indicates success…or failure?• Actionable?•
New Product Launch• Acquisition – – How many visits did we get and were they greater than baseline? – Which channels did visitors come from? – Were visits from existing customers or new customers?
New Product Launch• Activation – – Did new visitors stay on site longer? – Did new visitors sign up? – Did returning visitors, or customers, stay on site longer or take action?
New Product Launch• Retention – – How many return visitors did we get? – How many came from marketing or re- marketing campaigns and which ones?
New Product Launch• Referral – – Did they refer others? – Did their referrers visit and purchase?
New Product Launch• Revenue – – Did they spend money with us? – Did they spend money as a new or returning visitor? – How much did they spend?
Pirate Metrics• Provides a template for establishment of simple KPI’s• Based on control and broad knowledge of channels
Agency IT Dept. You Marketinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/
Recipe for great KPI’s• Actionable and simple• Easy to understand• Based on reality• Collaborative• AARRR
Insight• KPI’s are the platform to deliver insights• Not a status quo, instead a status why and a status where• This should be the hard stuff
Insight through testing
Testing via constant iteration• Not looking for the answer• Looking for the next step that will lead us to better results• Coming up with new answers
Measure What Matters• Analytics and Social Media• K.D. Paine
How do you measure relationships?http://www.flickr.com/photos/nataliejohnson/
Some familiar approaches• Put measurement at the beginning• Create a baseline• Define your KPI’s (KBI’s)
Some different• Define your environment• Define your investment• Determine your benchmarks• Select measurement tool• Analyze and draw conclusions
Social ROI• Sales or traffic• Cost savings• Paid vs earned search rankings• Cost avoidance• Social capital
Engagement• Builds a relationship between customers and brands• Helps promote and protect your brand• Make your products better
Engagement levels• Lurking - Impression• Casual – Like, tweet, click• Active – Follower, commenter• Committed – Retweet, repost, share, #• Loyalist- Active comments and involvement
Engagement levels• Lurking - A• Casual - A• Active - R• Committed - R• Loyalist - R AARRR!
Social Media Analytics• Measuring engagement• Similar and different• Less actionable/less control• Potential for new insight
Summary Insights• KPI’s are the building blocks for real insights about customers, products and profits• Iterative testing can help us reach insights more quickly• Social analytics are rapidly becoming a part of the essential mix