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Data Trend Analysis in Google Analytics: 7 Best Practices for Measuring Your Marketing Performance

What is data trend analysis in Google Analytics, and how do you perform it? Discover best practices and examples from 50 marketing experts.

Melissa King Analytics Melissa KingMelissa King   |  May 27

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Analytics

6 Most Important Sales Enablement Metrics for Any Business

Learn the top 6 sales enablement metrics that 31 companies track to analyze their sales enablement’s performance.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  May 26

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Analytics

PPC Analysis: 4 Expert Tips for Conducting an Impactful PPC Analysis

Learn how 33 experts conduct their PPC analysis including the tools they use, the metrics they tracks, and more.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  May 25

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Reporting

Shopify Sales Reports: Definitions, Metrics, & Templates to Grow Your Online Store

Improve your understanding of Shopify sales data & reports and gain beneficial insights that will help you drive your online business growth.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  May 24

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Reporting

Sales Forecast Report: How to Create One and What Should You Include?

Sales forecast reports are an integral part of each successful company. Learn how to create them by reading our guide.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  May 23

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Analytics

8 PPC Metrics You Should Track to Improve Campaign Performance

From ad CTRs, conversions, and clicks, to impressions, and quality scores, here are some of the top PPC metrics to track as well as some to stay away from.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  May 20

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Reporting

A Complete Guide to Sales Call Reporting: Benefits, Best Practices, and Ready-to-Use Templates

Leverage sales calls reports to get better insight into your prospects’ needs and use our templates to create the reports faster and easier.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  May 19

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Reporting

Drill Down vs. Drill Through Reports: 13 Ways to Use Each to Analyze Your Marketing Performance

We asked experts to share how they use drill-down and drill-through reports. Here’s how to leverage them to boost your marketing performance.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  May 17

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Goal Setting

How to Set Marketing Goals for Your Ecommerce Website: 3 Expert Strategies

From thinking about the big picture and analyzing marketing channels to setting milestones and creating dashboards, here is how to set smarter ecommerce website goals.

Jessica Malnik Goal Setting   |  May 16

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Goal Setting

Short Term Goals vs. Long Term Marketing Goals: Biggest Goal-Setting Mistakes

Dig into this complete guide on short term vs long terms goals, which ones should you set as well as 7 common goal-setting mistakes that you might be making.

Masooma Memon Goal Setting   |  May 13

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Reporting

Types Of Reports in Business (And What Each Is Best For)

Well-written reports can help you upgrade your business. Learn about the different types of reports in business and how to use them properly.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  May 12

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Analytics

Data Literacy for the Data Phobic: 7 Ways to Boost Data Literacy Across Your Team

Learn what data literacy is, why it’s important, and the 7 expert ways you can improve your team’s data literacy skills today.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  May 11

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Analytics

​​6 Link Building Metrics to Report on the Success of Your Outreach Campaigns

65 experts share the top six link building metrics they monitor along with the tools they use for their link building campaigns.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  May 10

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Marketing

A Detailed Guide to Partnership Marketing: Modern Way to Grow Your Business

Interested in leveraging partnership marketing to reach wider audiences and improve revenue growth? Here is everything you need to know.

Sam O'Brian Marketing   |  May 9

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Mobile app

Track Your Data Anywhere: Databox for Apple Watch, Plus Widgets

Now you can glance at your KPIs in real-time on your phone or Apple Watch.

Marija Hladni Mobile app   |  May 6

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Analytics

Goals vs. KPIs: How to Set KPIs and Targets That Will Help You Reach Your Business Goals

Should you set goals, targets, or KPIs first? How do you set targets and KPIs that help you reach your goals? Find out from 94 experts.

Melissa King Analytics   |  May 6

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Analytics

Business Intelligence Reporting: Definition, Benefits and Best Practices

Business intelligence reporting is a valuable weapon in an organization’s competitive arsenal. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

Djordje Cvijovic Analytics   |  May 5

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Reporting

How to Schedule Reports in Salesforce? (Classic and Lighting)

Among other helpful features, Salesforce offers a way to avoid creating your reports manually. Learn how to save time with scheduled reports.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  May 4

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Analytics

How to Set Up and Use Site Search Tracking In Google Analytics: A Step-by-Step Guide with Best Practices

Learn how to set up and use Google Analytics Site Search tracking to understand website users better and optimize your content strategy.

Djordje Cvijovic Analytics   |  May 3

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Reporting

Pipedrive Reports: How to Customize and Leverage Your Reports in Pipedrive

Want to take advantage of Pipedrive reports and optimize your sales process? Here is everything you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  May 2

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Analytics

Data Blending: 4 Use Case Examples to Improve Your Marketing Reporting Process

Learn how data blending can help you improve your marketing with better reporting, campaign analysis, and more.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  Apr 29

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Reporting

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Analysis Reports

Want to learn how to use sales analysis reports to optimize your sales process? Here’s everything you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Apr 28

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Reporting

The Ultimate Guide to Report Types in Salesforce: 4 Reports Every Sales Pro Should Use

Learn how different report types in Salesforce help you display, group, and analyze relevant data for improved sales pipeline performance.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Apr 27

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Marketing

SEMrush vs. Ahrefs: Which SEO Tool is Better?

Interested in learning more about SEMrush and Ahrefs? Find out which SEO tool may be the better fit for you and your website.

Mara Calvello Marketing   |  Apr 27

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Reporting

Project Management Report: 6 Best Practices for Writing One

48 experts share how to create a project management report that keeps you on top of your projects without feeling overwhelmed.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Apr 26

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Analytics

How to Make an Analytical Report: 9 Best Practices

Learn how to create comprehensive analytical reports from 49 experts who have been using these reports to spur business growth.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  Apr 26

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Reporting

How to Create and Use Reporting Snapshots in Salesforce: A Step By Step Guide

Wondering how to use Salesforce reporting snapshots to analyze historical performance and previous trends? Here’s what you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Apr 22

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Reporting

Sales Pipeline Report: How to Build One, What to Include In It, Benefits, and Best Practices

Not sure how to create a comprehensive sales pipeline report? Here is everything you need to know to optimize the pipeline reporting process.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Apr 21

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Analytics

The 22 Most Useful Google Analytics Reports in 2022

With so many metrics to track and dimensions to filter them by, what are the most useful reports to run in Google Analytics? Nearly 50 marketers weigh in.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Apr 21

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Analytics

7 Data Analysis Questions to Improve Your Business Reporting Process

From tying your data to core business KPIs to validating the quality of your statistical analysis, here is how to create compelling reports.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Apr 20

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Reporting

4 Most Important Accounting Reports for Your Small Business

Unsure how to manage your small business report accounting? Dive into this guide sharing four reports to create according to 34 experts.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Apr 19

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Analytics

12 Best Metrics for Agencies to Include in Their Semrush Reports

What should you measure in Semrush to do the best job for your agency clients? Learn the top 12 Semrush metrics to track.

Melissa King Analytics   |  Apr 18

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Reporting

How to Improve Your Reporting Process: The Do’s and Don’ts

What can you do to improve your reporting process? Learn what tactics to try and avoid from 59 data experts.

Melissa King Reporting   |  Apr 15

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Analytics

Cash Flow Forecasting for SaaS: 6 Best Practices

From knowing your cash inflows and outflows and testing out pricing strategies, here is how to create an accurate SaaS cash flow forecast.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Apr 14

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Analytics

24 Facebook Ads Statistics Marketers Need to Know in 2022

We surveyed hundreds of companies and experts globally to discover what’s driving the top advertising trends on Facebook. Here’s what we’ve learned.

Nevena Rudan Analytics   |  Apr 13

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Analytics

What is Semrush? A Complete Guide to Semrush Features, Metrics, and Reporting Dashboards

What’s Semrush and which features work best for tracking and improving your search rankings? Here’s everything you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Analytics   |  Apr 12

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Data Snacks

How to Identify and Analyze Your Most Successful Landing Pages

Discover just how effective your landing pages really are.

Marija Hladni Data Snacks   |  Apr 11

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Reporting

How to Write a Great Business Report Conclusion: Everything You Need to Know

Having a hard time with writing the conclusion of your business report? This guide will teach you everything you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Apr 11

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Analytics

How to Calculate Growth Rates in SaaS: Start with These 12 Growth Metrics

SaaS companies must sustain growth and retain customers for longer periods of time to break even. Here’s how to calculate growth rates for your SaaS.

Lily Ugbaja Analytics   |  Apr 8

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Integrations

Turn Your Excel Spreadsheets into Beautiful, Custom Dashboards in Databox

Visualize and share the insights that matter from your Excel data, now powered by Databox

Claire Sanford Integrations   |  Apr 7

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Analytics

Useful Regex Codes for Google Analytics Reporting

Here is a list of useful regex codes you can’t go without when auditing and setting up Google Analytics accounts and reports.

Avatar Analytics   |  Apr 7

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Reporting

How to Write a Business Plan Report: A Step By Step Guide

Want to attract new investors to fund your business? Read this guide to learn how to create a winning business plan.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Apr 6

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Integrations

Track and Visualize Data from Google Sheets Easily with New Setup Wizard

Creating Custom Google Sheets Metrics Made Easy with Databox

Marija Hladni Integrations   |  Apr 5

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Analytics

Top 5 Challenges of Analyzing Marketing Performance (How Agencies Solved Them)

Here are some of the most common marketing performance challenges agencies are facing every day and how they solve them.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Apr 5

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Reporting

How to Write an Executive Summary for a Report: Step By Step Guide with Examples

Key stakeholders don’t have time to read your reports? Impress them with executive summaries instead. Here’s everything you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Apr 4

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Marketing

24 Free-Forever Marketing and Sales Software Tools

Here are the 24 free sales and marketing tools that marketers and salespeople in the Databox community are using to fill gaps in their processes.

Avatar Marketing   |  Apr 1

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Reporting

Shopify Reporting Guide: How to Get the Most Out of Built-In Shopify Reports

Are you taking full advantage of Shopify reporting features? This guide will help you get the most out of each free report.

Djordje Cvijovic Reporting   |  Apr 1

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Analytics

Save Your Business From Churn: 9 Churn Risk Factors to Identify

Are churn risk signs hiding under your nose? 60+ businesses share their experience along with 9 different ways to find the signs early.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  Mar 31

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Reporting

How to Develop an Actionable Customer Insight Report Your Whole Team Can Use

Done right, customer insight reports provide a deeper understanding of both what your customers need and why they need it. Here’s how to create one that rocks!

Lily Ugbaja Reporting   |  Mar 30

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Case Study

How xAscent Digital Gets Proactive about Their Goals with Real-Time Data in Databox

To learn more about how they use Databox to get more proactive about goals, we talked with Brandon McPeak, founder at xAscent Digital, and Jesse Jones.

Jenna Snavely Case Study   |  Mar 29

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Reporting

Best Reporting Practices to Different Management Levels

Not sure how to prepare a management report? Here’s how 31 businesses are meeting the reporting needs at different management levels.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Mar 29

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People & Culture

Playmaker Spotlight: Inga Brūnava, Principal Engineer

In this spotlight, we are introducing Inga Brūnava, our Principal Engineer and one of our most devoted Playmakers who has been part of Databox for 10 years.

Masa Sajko People & Culture   |  Mar 29

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Reporting

A Step By Step Guide to Business Impact Analysis Reporting: Everything You Need to Know to Conduct and Report on BIAs

A Business Impact Analysis is a great way to be prepared for potential disruptions in the future. Here’s a step-by-step guide to conducting a BIA successfully.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Mar 28

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Reporting

7 Ways to Improve Your Performance With KPI Scorecards

From measuring your progress on business goals to empowering employees to perform at their best, here is how you can leverage KPI scorecards.

Jessica Malnik Reporting   |  Mar 25

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Reporting

How to Write an Informal Business Report? Best Report Formatting and Writing Practices

Want to learn how to use informal reports to quickly convey important messages? This guide will teach you everything you need to know

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Mar 24

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Reporting

How to Create a KPI Report in Google Sheets? Step-by-Step Guide

Using KPI Reports is a great way to track how your business goals are progressing. Want to learn how to make one? This guide will show you everything you need to know.

Filip Stojanovic Reporting   |  Mar 23

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Analytics

10 Common Dashboard Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Are you pouring your heart and time into dashboards no one appreciates? Fix these dashboard design mistakes and watch things change!

Lily Ugbaja Analytics   |  Mar 22

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Analytics

Lead Velocity: What Makes It the Most Important Metric for SaaS Businesses?

How can tracking and improving lead velocity rate help your SaaS business’s health? Get the breakdown from 10 SaaS experts.

Melissa King Analytics   |  Mar 21

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Analytics

8 Best Call Center Metrics to Measure Agent Productivity

Not sure which call center metrics to track for measuring support agents’ productivity? Dive into this list of best call center metrics.

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  Mar 18

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Marketing

Profiling and Personalization in eCommerce: How Many Personas Do You Need

Over 50 ecommerce experts share how they handle profiling and personalization for their online businesses.

Masooma Memon Marketing   |  Mar 17