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Jordan Burleson

Great Google Analytics Dashboard Shortcuts

If you are like most people who are new to Google Analytics, you have not yet broken the surface of possibilities that Google’s dashboards can provide. Google Analytics can help shine light on your website’s traffic sources, seasonality, Google AdWords spend and revenue, social media impact and user behavior. The most difficult art about Google [...] read more »

Brad Henry

Google Analytics for Colleges and Universities

How would you like to be able to tell exactly how many prospects you have at your defined admissions cycle steps? How about seeing your abandonment rates between steps in the admissions funnel? How about what sources or efforts are actually driving applications? How about sources that are actually driving actual enrollments? What patterns of [...] read more »

Richard Rossi

Recording & Monitoring Call Center Transactions

If your business sells its products or services through a call center, then you know the importance of recording and monitoring Call Center transactions. Firstly, it can be a requirement to ensure regulatory compliance, depending on the space in which the business operates. Even if it isn’t required for compliance, it is necessary if you [...] read more »

Brad Henry

The reality of Universal Analytics Tracking Offline Conversions:

By now you’ve heard the hype that Universal Analytics was designed to track users and all their interaction including offline conversions. While Universal Analytics does provide additional measurement capabilities, it is important to understand what those are and what the challenges are with implementing these. Universal Analytics essentially assigns a visitor with a unique ID [...] read more »

Beacon News

GAFUSION – Tie Enrollment To Digital Marketing Efforts

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Brad Henry

Measuring Offline Transactions in Google Analytics

Many businesses with revenue channels other than just their website struggle to attribute the value of their online marketing efforts to the revenue produced through these other channels. Tying your offline transactions or conversions such as transactions through a call center or through a brick and mortar retail location back to digital marketing efforts has [...] read more »

Beacon News

Beacon Technologies’ new GAFUSION product centralizes analytics for both online and offline transactions

  Greensboro, NC. – Beacon Technologies officially announces the production release of its GAFUSIONTM product – the only turnkey offline/online integrator of its kind for Google Analytics. After nearly a year in development and beta testing, Beacon’s CEO, Mark Dirks, was excited to announce the launch of GAFUSION, seeing it as the synthesis of all [...] read more »

Brad Henry

17 Year Stock Market Cycle Theory

In my job I wear many hats and understanding data and information is a key part of what I do. My interest in understanding data doesn’t always get confined to website and marketing activity. I’ve written post in the past about data analysis on cycling training activity to stock predictions with Google Trend data. It’s [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Things To Be Thankful For In Web Design & Digital Marketing

On this, the eve of the fourth Thursday in November, many are gathering with family and friends to reflect on those things we hold near and dear, and to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Here at Beacon we are no different, and as we all begin to depart for our holiday excursions [...] read more »

Brad Henry

2013 Google Analytics Summit in Pictures

I’ve finally had a chance to upload some images from the 2013 Google Analytics Summit. I flew out there on Sunday this year and got the chance to go hiking before the summit started so the first half of the album are shots from the summit at the computer history museum and the second half [...] read more »