Darren Robertson

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4 DIY Fire Pit Projects for Party Ready Patio

This mid-spring weather is a fickle thing, isn't she? One moment you're entertaining guests with cold drinks on your sunny patio, and before you know …

Cut Your Own Wood Slabs With a DIY Band Saw Mill

Reuse large tree branches and stumps by cutting them into smaller pieces.<p>Don't let old tree stumps and branches go to waste. You can reuse quality wood by milling it into workable sizes to build table tops and more. Hauling heavy large pieces of wood to a mill isn't always possible, but John Heisz …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

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Easy Womens Skirt Tutorial

<i>If you’re looking for a simple yet comfortable and flattering skirt, this easy womens skirt tutorial is it! This tutorial will teach you how to make</i> …

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Why Management Dashboards And Analytics Will Never Be The Same Again

A picture can paint a thousand words, the saying goes. But unless we know how to decode its message, a picture can also be difficult to read.<p>Words, on the other hand, usually have a very direct meaning and are simple to understand. But critical messages can be lost if they are not used in an …

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An Easy Way to Upgrade to Universal Analytics

Last year we launched Universal Analytics , a new technology that allows you to measure customer interactions across platforms and devices....

Google Analytics: Configuring 10 Key Ecommerce Metrics

<b>Meaningful analytics for ecommerce sites</b> are different from, say, news sites. Ecommerce sites should track metrics that produce or prevent actual …

Google Analytics

Essential Analytics Reports for UX Strategists

<b>Summary:</b> Google Analytics is filled with very useful information for UX Strategists defining a baseline and tracking trends in order to define goals, …

Translating Business Goals to Analytics Goals

Analytics goals are the cornerstone of actionable measurement. But, as a business or an agency, how do you get there? How do you take your business …

Analytics

21 Free Tutorials for Google Analytics

Google Analytics may be the most important application to help you understand the behavior of your customers and make data-driven decisions. And …

Masterclass: Measure Your Success With Google Analytics

You pour hours of work into social media, emails, and other marketing — but how do you know if it’s working? Start measuring your goals: Learn how to …

Top 25 Social Media Analytics Tools for Marketers

Tracking and reporting social media analytics used to be a hurdle for digital marketers – <b>now the problem is finding the ideal tool</b>.<p>The market is …

Social Media

get keywords targeted traffic to your website for $10

Do you know how to verify <b>organic search engine traffic</b>?<p>Only visitors in the "Search" menu under the "Resource" directory are organic search engine …

What we use on WPLift for Social Sharing: Easy Social Share Buttons Plugin Review

Last week we published a list of the best Social Sharing plugins for WordPress, which generated quite a bit of discussion ( and social shares! ). At …

How to Create the Ultimate Customer Acquisition Plan for Your Startup

To run a successful startup you need customers.<p>Without customers you don’t make money, and without money…well you won’t last very long.<p>While it’s …

A Data Strategy for Google Analytics, for Ecommerce

In my last article, I wrote about four ways that Google Analytics data can be confusing to users. The method Google used to develop Analytics ...

Virtual Pageviews via Tag Manager and conversion funnels in Google Analytics without ThankYou Page!

Reading time: 5 mins.<p>Difficulty:<p>In the previous chapter of our tutorial we learnt how to implement Google AdWords conversion tracking without Thank …

A List of the Most Misunderstood Google Analytics Terms

If you’re new to the world of digital analytics (and, by the way, welcome to the ride of your life!) and are just getting to grips with Google …

Does Google Analytics Undercount Your Blog Traffic?

I recently started using WPEngine to host my WordPress blog, and I noticed something weird: My traffic according to WPEngine is about 3 times higher …

Analytics

An absolute beginner's guide to setting up Google Analytics for your website

<b>Our beginner’s guide to Google Analytics teaches you how to set up an account that is linked to your site and recommends a few basic metrics to look</b> …

The Ultimate Guide to Using Google Analytics for Cross Device Optimisation

Optimisation is what I do for a living.<p>I’m always hunting for actionable, easy, quick and high revenue things I can test or just push live.<p>This …

Google Analytics

My Digital ToolBox – Over 150 of my Best Tools, Apps & Gear

I can’t tell you how many hours and days I’ve spent researching the kit, tools and systems I’ve got in place to run my businesses effectively. It’s a …

4 Great Ways to Use Google Analytics to Track Performance

Performance tracking is critical to the success of any marketing campaign. Additionally, without performance tracking, you don’t know whether or not …

How Ignoring Inactive Time Is Skewing Your Analytics Data

When was the last time you opened a website in a background tab and totally forgot about it, or switched to it checking out some other similar …

Analytics

Google News Doesn't Help Rank Your Site (But It Drives Traffic) - Small Business Trends

Have you ever thought about applying to have your site show up in Google News (the news search engine of Google)?<p>If you think being in Google News is …

Google News

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Undermine Their Personal Brands

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your personal brand will help you improve your reputation, build relationships, share your values and grow your business. However, personal branding can also work against you if you aren’t careful. As Warren Buffet famously …

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Why Small Businesses Need Strong Logos

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard the saying about how we get only one chance to make a good first impression. For a small business, branding is that opportunity. And more often than not, it’s a missed opportunity.<p>In my opinion, roughly 95 percent …

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7 Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Boost Motivation Every Day

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my years as an entrepreneur, author and business advisor, I have seen others fail and had countless failures of my own. I have stayed up endless late nights working on a new project, only to rip it apart and start all over …

Motivation