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Marketing

11 Proven Ways to Reduce Your Facebook Ad CPM

Dozens of marketers share tips for reducing your Facebook Ad CPM, including ways for increasing your relevance score, improving targeting, and more.

Masooma Memon Marketing Masooma MemonMasooma Memon   |  Jul 14

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Marketing

16 Google Analytics Custom Dimensions for Tracking Your Ecommerce Store

Want to dig deeper into the performance of your ecommerce store? Here are 16 Google Analytics custom dimensions others recommend using.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jul 14

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Sales

10 Sales Pipeline KPIs to Track for Accurately Forecasting Sales

in order to maintain an accurate sales pipeline, you need to be tracking the right KPIs. So, which ones matter most? 48 sales pros share their thoughts.

Elise Dopson Sales   |  Jul 13

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Product and Design

Introducing White Labeling: A Fully Branded Reporting Experience for Your Company and/or Clients

Provide fully-branded reports, performance alerts, log in access, and more to your team and/or clients.

Monja Dobnik Product and Design   |  Jul 10

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Analytics

15 Google Analytics Dashboards That Have Helped Over 1 Million People (And How to Use Them)

Start using these 15 Google Analytics dashboards instantly to analyze your website data with the same metrics that top agencies and consultants use.

Avatar Analytics   |  Jul 9

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Case Study

How Sellian Moved to Real-Time Client Reporting & Cut Reporting Costs in Half

Showing results and delivering great value to their clients is what Sellian is striving for. With Databox they’re even more data-driven, more agile, more responsive.

Belynda Cianci Case Study   |  Jul 8

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Marketing

The 11 Best Pipedrive CRM Features According to Sales Pros

Do you use Pipedrive to track your sales pipeline? Here are 11 of the best Pipedrive features that can help your sales team close more deals.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Jul 8

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Analytics

18 Plays for Tracking Your Content Marketing Using Google Analytics

Tracking the performance of your content marketing doesn’t have to be complicated. In this guide, 30+ experts share how they do it with Google Analytics.

Elise Dopson Analytics   |  Jul 7

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Marketing

Increase Your Landing Page Conversion Rates with These 18 Proven Plays

Not sure what’s an ideal landing page conversion rate? Finding it hard to improve your landing page conversion rates? Get your answers here with 18 proven tactics from 60+ experts.

Masooma Memon Marketing   |  Jul 6

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Marketing

Google Ads Click-Through Rate (CTR): What’s Considered “Good” and How Can You Increase It?

What’s a good click-through rate (CTR) on Google Ads? How do you increase your Google Ads CTR? 88 paid marketers offer their expert advice in this report.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Jul 6

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Marketing

15 Things You Will Learn From Analyzing Your Traffic Sources in Google Analytics

What can be learned from analyzing your website traffic sources in Google Analytics? More than 65 marketers share their most valuable insights here.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jul 2

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Marketing

The 25 Most Powerful SEMrush Features for Improving Your Search Rankings

What’s SEMrush and which features work best for tracking and improving your search rankings? More than 60 marketers share their thoughts and experiences.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jul 1

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Marketing

How to Improve Your Post Engagement on Facebook Ads

Struggling to get engagement on your Facebook ads? Learn how 45+ Facebook ad experts are driving engagement with these easy to try tactics.

Masooma Memon Marketing   |  Jun 30

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Integrations

New Integration: Track Your Streaming Video Performance with Vimeo OTT + Databox

With Databox’s integration with Vimeo OTT, you can identify your most popular videos and traffic channels, track completion and conversion rates, and more.

Monja Dobnik Integrations   |  Jun 26

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Analytics

How to Measure Blog Attribution Using Google Analytics

Struggling to see how your blog posts contribute to leads and sales? Here’s how 20 content marketers use Google Analytics to measure blog attribution.

Elise Dopson Analytics   |  Jun 25

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Marketing

New vs. Returning Visitors: What’s the Right Balance & Does It Even Matter?

What’s the right balance of new vs. returning visitors? What can we do with the information gathered from this metric? 34 marketers share their insights.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jun 24

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Marketing

What is ‘Pages Per Session’ in Google Analytics & How Do I Increase It?

While there are many website engagement metrics you can track, ‘pages per session’ is one of the most useful. Here’s what it means and how to increase it.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jun 23

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Marketing

Google Analytics Goals: 75 Marketers On How to Set & Use Goals in ‘GA’

Creating goals in Google Analytics can be overwhelming, especially for beginners. Over 60 marketers weigh in with tips to help you set, track, and customize your goals.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jun 18

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Facebook Ad Impressions: Definitions, Benchmarks, and Ways to Improve

Reach and impressions are two of the most underrated Facebook Ads metrics. In this guide, experts share how they use them to improve their campaigns.

Elise Dopson   |  Jun 17

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Content Marketing

How to Create & Measure Your Content Marketing Funnel

Content works best when it serves unique buyers differently. Here’s how to establish and measure your content marketing funnel according to 26 pros.

Elise Dopson Content Marketing   |  Jun 16

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Case Study

MarketLauncher Cuts Reporting Costs in Half & Improves Goal Achievement by 17% with Databox

MarketLauncher, a boutique firm providing lead-development, market research, and prospecting services, needed a better way to keep their goals front and center while reporting progress to clients.

Belynda Cianci Case Study   |  Jun 12

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Marketing

6 Ways to Maximize Your Facebook Ad Reach (& Why Yours Might Be Low)

Want to maximize your Reach and overall engagement for your next Facebook ad campaign? We polled dozens of marketers for the best ways how.

Avatar Marketing   |  Jun 11

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Reporting

How to Choose the Right Performance Metrics To Track for Your Business

With the right performance metrics and KPIs, you can better gauge succese while communicating your value and impact on the business.

Avatar Reporting   |  Jun 11

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Marketing

How to Create A Bar Graph (and more) in Google Sheets

Want to turn that boring spreadsheet into helpful visualizations like bar graphs, pie charts, and more? Here are step-by-step instructions for doing so.

John Bonini Marketing   |  Jun 10

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Agencies

How to Launch & Run Successful Ad Campaigns for Clients According to 70 Agencies

How do you generate consistent client results with Google and Facebook Ads? We asked nearly 70 agencies to share their top tips.

Jessica Malnik Agencies   |  Jun 9

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Marketing

26 Ways for Improving Your Ecommerce Conversion Rate

How do you improve the conversion rate of your online store? Whether its purchases, items in shopping carts, etc., here are 26 ways to improve conversions.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jun 9

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Marketing

100+ Experts On How to Use Google Search Console for SEO in 2020

We asked 100+ marketers to share how they use Google Search Console to support their SEO efforts. Here are their top tips (with step-by-step instructions).

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Jun 4

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Marketing

Sessions vs. Users vs. Pageviews in Google Analytics: Everything You Need to Know

What’s the difference between Sessions, Users, and Pageviews in Google Analytics? Here, we share the best ways for tracking and visualizing the metrics.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Jun 2

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Uncategorized

23 Tips for Tracking Sales Activity with HubSpot CRM

Tracking your team’s sales activity in HubSpot CRM is a powerful way for forecasting sales and improving processes. Here’s how 45+ sales pros are using it.

Jessica Malnik Uncategorized   |  Jun 2

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Analytics

12 Ways For Using UTM Parameters to Track Website, Content, & Campaign Performance

Here’s everything you need to know for using UTM parameters and Google Analytics to track website, content, and campaign performance according to 50+ pros.

Elise Dopson Analytics   |  May 28

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Marketing

Here’s How Marketing Agencies Are Helping Clients Manage & Recover From COVID-19

How do you run an agency during extreme uncertainty? Nearly 60 agency professionals share how they are currently managing their businesses and helping clients.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  May 27

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Marketing

KPIs & OKRs: How to Leverage Both to Improve Your Performance

What’s the difference between KPIs and OKRs? How can you leverage both to improve performance? 30+ professionals share their experiences.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  May 20

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Marketing

Facebook Video Ads: 26 Practices For Driving Conversions

Nearly 60 marketers share their top tips for producing video ads that generate more leads, sales, website visits, and post engagements.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  May 18

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Analytics

The 14 Most Important Conversion Metrics to Track Using Google Analytics

You can track custom conversions in Google Analytics including leads, email sign-ups, sales. So, which are the most important? 40 marketers weigh in.

Elise Dopson Analytics   |  May 12

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Marketing

20 Tips For Writing High-Converting Facebook Ad Copy

How do you write Facebook ad copy that actually converts? We polled a few dozen paid marketing professionals to hear about their most effective methods.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  May 11

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Marketing

How to Set SEO Goals for Your Team (That Actually Drive Action)

How do you set SEO goals that will actually help you target the right keywords, increase search rankings, and drive more organic traffic?

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  May 5

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Basics

KPIs vs. Metrics: What’s the Difference & How Do You Measure Both?

What’s the difference between KPIs and metrics? How can you leverage both to track, measure, and ultimately improve your company’s performance?

Elise Dopson Basics   |  May 4

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Marketing

Facebook Ad Formats: Which Are Best for Driving Awareness, Traffic, & Conversions?

Which Facebook ad format is best for driving awareness? How about website traffic or conversions? We polled dozens of paid marketers to find out.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Apr 28

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Marketing

On-Page SEO Reporting: 27 Metrics For Discovering Meaningful Insights

Optimizing for on-page SEO is critical for your website’s success. But, how do you measure and report on it? 89 SEOs weigh-in to share their tips.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Apr 27

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Management

How to Predict Your Company’s Performance During Uncertain Times

Here’s how Databox is managing through the current health crisis with lessons we hope you can apply to your business, too.

Avatar Management   |  Apr 22

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Marketing

Ecommerce Analytics: 19 Tips for Measuring Your Store’s Performance

Which channels drive the most sales? What’s your store’s conversion rate? We asked dozens of marketers to share their best ecommerce analytics advice.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Apr 22

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Management

100+ Managers Share Their Best Advice for Managing Remote Teams

How do you manage a remote team? We asked 100+ managers to share their best advice for managing plans, priorities, execution when your team is remote.

Elise Dopson Management   |  Apr 20

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Marketing

24 Slack Integrations That Teams Can’t Live Without

There are more than 1,500 apps in Slack’s App Directory. We asked 50+ marketers to share the Slack Integrations they rely on most and how they use them.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Apr 14

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Marketing

34 Tips for Delivering Powerful SEO Reports For Clients

How do you create and deliver meaningful SEO reports to clients? We asked 100+ agencies to share their best tips and processes.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Apr 13

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Facebook Ad Placements: How Do They Compare & Which Perform Best?

Which Facebook Ad placements drive the highest return? We asked a few dozen paid marketers to weigh in. Here’s what we learned.

Elise Dopson   |  Apr 7

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Marketing

50+ Experts Share the SEO Metrics They Track Every Week (& Why You Should, Too)

Your weekly SEO dashboard gives a good indication on whether your strategy is paying off. In this guide, we share the 25 SEO metrics that experts track on a weekly basis.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Apr 6

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Case Study

How Virayo Uses Databox to Build SEO Reports (& Custom Metrics) to Visualize ROI for Clients

Robbie Richards shares why (and how) Databox is the most powerful tool his agency uses to share and improve SEO and PPC performance for clients.

Elizabeth Wellington Case Study   |  Apr 1

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Using Databox

New: Create Reusable Templates in Databox & Save Hours on Client Reports

Design templates in Databox, complete with the data sources, metrics, and visualizations that you need, and save them to your account so that they can be used for any client in just one click.

Monja Dobnik Using Databox   |  Mar 30

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Marketing

15 SEO Metrics That You Should Be Tracking On A Daily Basis

The ability to spot small wins (or fails) in your SEO strategy can be invaluable. In this guide, 38 experts share SEO metrics they track on a daily basis.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Mar 30

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Trending

Survey Results Show The Sudden & Severe Impacts That COVID-19 Has Had On Businesses. Here’s How They’re Responding…

Databox teamed up with Lola.com to survey nearly 300 companies from industries across the globe to learn how COVID-19 has impacted their business and how they’re responding,

Belynda Cianci Trending   |  Mar 26

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Marketing

Your Website SEO Report: 37 Metrics That Must Be Included

Which metrics should you include in your SEO report? 70+ SEO professionals share the SEO metrics that they include (and you should, too.)

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Mar 25

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15 Proven Ways for Lowering Your Cost Per Lead from Facebook Ads

Leads are important. But, the cost of those leads is of equal importance. We polled 54 marketers to find out the best ways for lowering your cost per lead.

Elise Dopson   |  Mar 24

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Marketing

How to Build a Comprehensive SEO Keyword Ranking Report

A keyword ranking report is key to understanding and optimizing you content efforts. In this guide, 48 experts share how they create theirs.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Mar 23

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Content Marketing

24 Must-Haves For Your Content Marketing Reporting Dashboards

A content marketing reporting dashboard shows your team how well they’re doing. But what should you include? (Spoiler alert: It’s more than just traffic.)

Elise Dopson Content Marketing   |  Mar 19

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Ground Up Podcast

The 4 Principles G2’s CMO Used to Grow Monthly Organic Visitors from 500k to 5 Million

Rapid growth is hard—consistent rapid growth at scale is even more of a challenge. Here, Ryan Bonnici explains the 4 principles that helped G2 10X organic visitors.

Avatar Ground Up Podcast   |  Mar 17

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Marketing

11 Tips for Creating a Custom Google Ads Dashboard to Track PPC Performance

Tracking the performance of your Google Ad campaigns can be a breeze when following these 11 tips for building meaningful Google Ads dashboards.

Elise Dopson Marketing   |  Mar 17

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Content Marketing

25 Tips for Updating Old Blog Posts for SEO & Boosting Organic Traffic

150+ marketers share tips for updating your old blog posts for SEO in order to improve the content, reading experience, and boost organic traffic.

Elise Dopson Content Marketing   |  Mar 16

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Sales

The B2B Sales KPIs You Should Be Tracking According to 60+ Experts

60+ marketing and sales pros weigh in on the most important b2b metrics that companies should be tracking, why, and how to go about tracking them.

Belynda Cianci Sales   |  Mar 12

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Marketing

30+ Tips for Organized, Actionable Facebook Ads Dashboards

Which metrics should you include in your reports? Which tools are best to use? Here, 32 marketers share the best ways to build Facebook Ad dashboards.

Belynda Cianci Marketing   |  Mar 11

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Case Study

How A Growing Marketing Agency Uses Databox to Make Real-Time Decisions & Increase Client Retention

Social Hustle plans to double its team this year. Here’s how they’re using Databox to stage agile, make real-time decisions, and increase client retention.

Elizabeth Wellington Case Study   |  Mar 10

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Marketing

12 Tips for Creating a Content Marketing Dashboard in Google Analytics

Keeping track of metircs and goals in spreadsheets is exhausting. Here’s how to create a meaningful content marketing dashboard using only Google Analytics.

Jessica Malnik Marketing   |  Mar 10