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Reporting

OKR Reporting: Best Practices Shared by 29 Marketers

Learn how 29 companies are using OKRs for company and department goal-setting and accountability.

Jessica Malnik Reporting Jessica MalnikJessica Malnik   |  Oct 20

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Sales

8 Key Steps in a SaaS Sales Process to Win More Deals

The SaaS sales process is tricky, but not impossible to master. With these 8 proven tactics, you can close quality leads in no time.

Masooma Memon Sales   |  Oct 19

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Product and Design

New: Connect Your Dashboards Together in Databox Using Looped Databoards

You can now tell the full story of your performance from a variety of sources and viewpoints.

Marija Hladni Product and Design   |  Oct 18

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Agencies

How to Maximize Profit and Manage Revenue Streams: 8 Strategies for Agencies

Figuring out how to maximize profits for your agency? We asked 26 professionals about their strategies for managing their revenue streams.

Melissa King Agencies   |  Oct 18

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Reporting

Management Reporting: 8 Best Practices to Create Effective Reports

Management reporting is only efficient when it’s done right. Learn the 8 expert tactics that can help you create useful reports.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Oct 15

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Reporting

What’s the Best Chart Type for Your Dashboard Metrics?

Building a great story-telling dashboard is easy if you understand your audience, access the right data, and choose the right charts and metrics.

John McTigue Reporting   |  Oct 14

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Reporting

How to Create Scheduled Emails in Google Analytics: A Step-By-Step Guide

Learn how to create scheduled emails in Google Analytics and send out weekly or monthly email reports automatically.

Djordje Cvijovic Reporting   |  Oct 13

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Reporting

Customer Service Reports: 7 Things You Can Learn from Customer Service Data Analysis

From understanding support costs to getting product feedback, 40 support pros share their top takeaways from analyzing customer service reports.

Jessica Malnik Reporting   |  Oct 12

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Reporting

Sales Report Templates For Daily, Weekly & Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly Statements (Sourced from 40+ Sales Pros)

Not every sales report is going to be ultra valuable but the 18 reports shared here are ones that sales experts swear by (and you should too).

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Oct 8

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Reporting

Goals Based Reporting: Everything You Need to Know

How can you use your client’s goals to prove your worth and showcase the results you’ve achieved for them? The answer lies in goal-based reporting.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Oct 7

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Reporting

Executive Reporting: Management Reporting Best Practices & Report Examples

Writing a report for the executives? Learn how to impress them with effective executive reporting that showcases business data concisely and accurately.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Oct 6

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Integrations

New: Create Custom Metrics from Google Search Console in Databox

You now have additional options to filter your existing Google Search Console metrics by a number of dimensions and search types.

Marija Hladni Integrations   |  Oct 5

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Reporting

Benchmark Reporting: How to Prepare, Analyze and Present a Good Benchmark Report?

Contrary to what you might think, benchmark reports aren’t all science. There is an art to analyzing and telling a compelling story based on these reports.

Jessica Malnik Reporting   |  Oct 5

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Reporting

7 Helpful Insights You Can Learn From a Data Attribution Report

Learn from 20 marketing, sales and ad experts how attribution reports can help you understand your customer’s interactions with your company.

Melissa King Reporting   |  Oct 4

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Reporting

Quarterly Business Review: How to Write One and How to Present It Successfully

What is QBR? And why should you do one? Here is a complete guide on making the most of your Quarterly Business Reviews.

Avatar Reporting   |  Oct 1

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Reporting

What Is Strategic Reporting? 4 Report Examples to Get Inspiration From

Answering questions about your performance and progress is easier with strategic reporting. Learn how to create great strategic reports and when to use them.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Sep 30

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Reporting

How to Write a Strategy Report? A Step-By-Step Guide for Marketers

Want to write an outstanding strategy report that will brilliantly outline your goals, action plans, and mission? This guide is for you.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Sep 29

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Reporting

9 Ways Agency Reporting Can Help Create Transparency with Clients and Boost Client Retention

Learn how 30+ agencies use reporting to create transparency with clients and ultimately build stronger and more profitable relationships.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Sep 28

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13 Ways Small Businesses Can Leverage Instagram for Marketing

From increasing brand awareness to hashtag research and displaying social proof at scale, here are 12 ways SMBs can leverage Instagram for marketing.

Jessica Malnik   |  Sep 27

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Reporting

Analytics vs. Reporting: What’s the Difference?

Although analytics and reporting may sound the same, they aren’t. Dive into the difference between the two to learn which one you need.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Sep 24

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Reporting

Business Report: What is it & How to Write a Great One? (With Examples)

Why are business reports so important? Read our comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to create an effective business report and get inspired by the examples we’ve shared.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Sep 23

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Analytics

How SMB Owners Build Performance Dashboards With Google Sheets Data

Learn how small business owners can monitor the health of their business at a glance with a minimum of effort.

John McTigue Analytics   |  Sep 23

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Reporting

Reporting to Investors: 6 Best Practices to Help Increase Funding

Proper investor reporting can help build a better relationship with your investors and ultimately lead to increased funding. Here’s how.

Jessica Malnik Reporting   |  Sep 22

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Reporting

Agency Reporting: 9 Tips to Effectively Prove Your Value to Clients

Struggling to prove the value of your work to your clients? Learn how to create an agency report that’ll showcase your results in a compelling and effective way.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Sep 21

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Marketing

Creating Dashboards from Multiple Data Sources – a Marketing Superpower

By combining metrics from multiple data sources, you can create more informative, more insightful reporting dashboards.

John McTigue Marketing   |  Sep 21

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Reporting

6 Business Data Report Templates Every SMB Needs

From annual and financial reports to sales activity and marketing reports, 10 pros share their top data report templates.

Jessica Malnik Reporting   |  Sep 20

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Product and Design

New Databox Integration: Analyze Your Website and App Analytics with Google Analytics 4

With Databox’s new integration with Google Analytics 4, you can track your entire user journey from the first visit to the final conversion alongside all of your other essential business KPIs.

Monja Dobnik Product and Design   |  Sep 20

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Analytics

Best Google Analytics Reports for Clients

From customer acquisition and retention to goal completions and keyword analysis, 50 marketers share their top client report templates from GA.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Sep 17

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Analytics

10 Common KPI Mistakes Companies Make and How to Avoid Them

Not seeing the desired results in your business? You may be making one of these KPI mistakes. 30+ experts share how to avoid them.

Stefana Zaric Analytics   |  Sep 16

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Goal Setting

How to Improve Your Business Bottom Line By Setting Goals and Alerts in Databox

Successful business owners and executives set SMART goals and achieve them with regular progress alerts.

John McTigue Goal Setting   |  Sep 16

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Reporting

9 Best Ecommerce Reports to Boost Online Sales (Sourced from 30+ Pros)

Here are the top 9 ecommerce reports that online store owners across the globe track to improve business performance and grow revenue.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Sep 15

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Reporting

6 Key Differences Between Data Analysis and Reporting

Data reporting and analysis are both critical to data-informed business practices, but what’s the difference? Learn from 45 experts.

Melissa King Reporting   |  Sep 14

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Reporting

Why Agencies and B2B Leaders Need Scheduled Performance Snapshots

Keep your stakeholders up-to-date on your key metrics.

John McTigue Reporting   |  Sep 14

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SEO

SEO KPI Reporting: 19 SEO KPIs You Should Include in Your Reports

Tracking SEO KPIs helps you improve your SEO strategy over time. Here are the essential SEO reporting metrics experts say you must monitor.

Stefana Zaric SEO   |  Sep 14

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Analytics

Where Are My Views In Google Analytics 4? Everything You Need to Know About Filtering Data in GA4

Google Analytics replaced views in Universal Analytics with data filters in GA4. Here is how to set up and use these filters.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Sep 13

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Reporting

Client Reporting 101: Tips and Best Practices for Agencies and Freelancers

Communication‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌key‌ ‌factor‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌good‌ ‌relationship‌ ‌with‌ ‌your‌ ‌clients.‌ ‌ Here‌ ‌are‌ ‌the‌ ‌best‌ ‌client‌ ‌reporting‌ ‌practices‌ ‌to‌ ‌help‌ ‌you‌ ‌showcase‌ ‌the‌ results‌ ‌you‌ ‌create‌.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Sep 10

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Analytics

15 Essential Project KPIs That Benefit the Entire Team

From cost estimates and project ROI to schedule variance and task completion rates, project managers share the top KPIs they are monitoring.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Sep 9

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Reporting

12 Best CRM Reports You Can Build from Your CRM Data (Sourced from 50 Experts)

Not every CRM report deserves your time and attention. So which ones do? Learn more about the 12 best CRM reports according to 50 experts.

Masooma Memon Reporting   |  Sep 8

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Reporting

Internal vs. External Reporting: What Are the Differences?

Reporting is essential for optimizing your business strategy. But when it comes to internal vs. external reporting, what’s the difference? We asked 35+ professionals to share their insights.

Stefana Zaric Reporting   |  Sep 7

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Reporting

9 Vital Small Business Financial Reports for Your Organization

Which small business financial reports should you track for your organization? We asked 46 SMBs for their opinion.

Melissa King Reporting   |  Sep 6

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Analytics

How to Track Conversions with Google Analytics 4: 7 Best Practices

15+ marketing experts share their best practices on how to set up conversion tracking in Google Analytics 4.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Sep 3

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Integrations

New: Create Custom Metrics for Pipedrive CRM, HubSpot CRM, and HubSpot Marketing with Query Builder

Dig deeper into your performance using advanced filters.

Marija Hladni Integrations   |  Sep 2

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Marketing

7 Examples of Great Testimonial Pages That Generate Sales

Here are some of the best testimonial page examples on the internet including a breakdown of what makes them good and what you can steal.

Masooma Memon Marketing   |  Sep 2

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Reporting

8 Key Reports Every Sales Manager Should Know About

From monthly revenue and net income to sales funnel analysis and deals lost, 20 sales managers share their go-to sales reports.

Jessica Malnik Reporting   |  Sep 1

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Analytics

5 Vanity Metrics You Should Ignore in Your Next Marketing Campaign

Obsessing over vanity metrics is a waste of time and resources. See which metrics don’t contribute to accomplishing your marketing goals

Masooma Memon Analytics   |  Aug 31

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Marketing

5 Proven Strategies to Get More Client Referrals for Your Agency

Looking to up your client referral game? 30+ experts shared their tried and true strategies that can get you referrals and boost your business.

Stefana Zaric Marketing   |  Aug 30

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Sales

Sales Performance Metrics: 14 Metrics to Kick-Start Your Sales Analytics

From revenue and profit margins to average deal size and lead-to-close ratios, 25+ salespeople share the top metrics they are tracking.

Jessica Malnik Sales   |  Aug 27

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Data Snacks

How to Track Multiple Facebook Ad Campaigns

Learn how to track multiple Facebook Ad campaigns in a single timeline with Databox.

Monja Dobnik Data Snacks   |  Aug 27

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Content Marketing

14 Click-Worthy Email Subject Lines for Sales Prospecting

No one will learn about the value you offer if they don’t open your email. Here’s a list of email subject lines for sales prospecting 20+ experts swear by.

Stefana Zaric Content Marketing   |  Aug 26

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Analytics

Sales Volume: Why It Matters and 12 Ways to Increase It

Nearly 30 sales and marketing pros weigh in with their top tactics for increasing sales volume.

Jessica Malnik Analytics   |  Aug 25

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SEO

What Is a Google Knowledge Panel and How to Get One?

Increase your odds of getting a Google Knowledge Panel with these 6 expert tactics sourced from 25 marketers and SEOs.

Masooma Memon SEO   |  Aug 24

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Marketing

What Is a Good Audience Size For Facebook Ads?

35 marketers share the Facebook audience size that delivers the best return on ad investment (ROAS) for them and explain why that size works.

Masooma Memon Marketing   |  Aug 23

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Marketing

Instagram Mistakes: 7 Things to Avoid Posting on Instagram As a Business in 2021

From using too many hashtags to making negative comments about competing brands, here are 7 things you should avoid posting on Instagram as a business.

Lily Ugbaja Marketing   |  Aug 20

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Data Snacks

How Effective Are Your Landing Pages?

By discovering how successful each landing page is, you can better understand what exactly creates new contacts for your business.

Monja Dobnik Data Snacks   |  Aug 20

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Analytics

Defining Your North Star Metrics: Which Metrics Should Your Company Priorities Be Aligned Around?

North Star metrics can be an effective strategy for aligning all teams around one goal. Here’s how 20+ companies selected their North Stars.

Stefana Zaric Analytics   |  Aug 19

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Analytics

8 Common Mistakes in Data Analysis for Marketers to Avoid

How can you avoid common mistakes in data analysis for marketing? Marketers suggest looking out for these 8 common pitfalls.

Melissa King Analytics   |  Aug 18

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Case Study

How Digital 22 Saves 2 Hours on Reporting Each Month While Offering Clients 100 Percent Transparency with Databox

WIth Databox, Digital22 got a solution that enabled them to spend less time on reporting while continuing to offer clients transparency, along with the custom metrics they really care about.

Avatar Case Study   |  Aug 18

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Content Marketing

What’s the Right Content for Each Stage of Your Content Marketing Funnel? 40 Marketers Share Their Advice

From blog posts to case studies, find out exactly what content other marketers create for each stage of their content marketing funnel.

Masooma Memon Content Marketing   |  Aug 17

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Content Marketing

11 Content Marketing Trends for 2021 and Beyond

From personalized content and video marketing to social commerce and podcasts, 71 marketers weigh in on the top content marketing trends.

Jessica Malnik Content Marketing   |  Aug 16

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Data Snacks

What are the Most Important KPIs for the SaaS C-Suite?

Visualize a variety of SaaS metrics, including MRR, ARR, LTV over CAC, NRR, ARPC, and the growth of revenues compared to goals.

Monja Dobnik Data Snacks   |  Aug 13

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Sales

How to Find, Prioritize, and Turn More Product Qualified Leads into Paying Customers

Tired of traditional qualification frameworks? It’s time to turn to product qualified leads. 20+ marketers explain how to identify, prioritize, and turn more PQLs into paying customers.

Jessica Malnik Sales   |  Aug 13