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Newsletter #317 – Creator Economy

This week, I’ve been listening in on a few Clubhouse chats. When there is a good moderator, a clear topic and duration, the experience is pretty good. When there’s not, well, it feels like those panels you leave early. If you’re on there, give me a follow @bwagy, or if you need an invite, I think we have a couple more. One big thing There’s been a bit of discourse on the creator economy, what is it? Why is it… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 26, 2021
How to analyze content using scroll depth
How to analyze content using scroll depth

How to analyze content using scroll depth

Scroll depth is a content engagement metric, commonly used by marketers, to analyze what percentage of a page a user has scrolled to before leaving.   A few use cases for scroll analytics There are a number of reasons why scroll tracking is useful for content marketers. The biggest reason being, it’s important that your content is seen and consumed, otherwise – why waste time creating it in the first place? Knowing where people drop off on a page… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 24, 2021
benefits of multi channel analytics
benefits of multi channel analytics

3 big benefits of using multi-channel analytics

A multi-channel campaign refers to when a marketer uses several media channels to deliver their marketing message. For instance, one campaign could involve email, social media, mobile, display ads, television, OTT, and many other channels. By utilizing multiple channels, brands are able to interact with their audience across multiple touchpoints, which cuts through at a higher rate and leads to a more comprehensive campaign overall. Any marketer that decides to run a multi-channel campaign needs to be able to understand… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 24, 2021
how to use digital media analytics to improve roi
how to use digital media analytics to improve roi

Why Marketers Need Digital Media Analytics to Improve ROI

Digital media, otherwise known as ‘content’, can be created, seen, modified, and shared online. Examples of digital media formats include podcasts, video games, videos, websites, social media, and online advertising. By using digital media analysis software, you have the ability to observe, report, and improve your digital media campaigns. You obtain insight into what content performs well, where you’re reaching people, which channels have the best engagement, and what your audience’s conversion journey is. If you’re able to figure out… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 24, 2021
how to choose your digital marketing dashboard
how to choose your digital marketing dashboard

How to choose your digital marketing dashboard

Choosing a digital marketing dashboard can be difficult. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves – let’s start by defining what it is. A digital marketing dashboard is a collection of metrics, with the purpose of displaying important information in regards to your business. And just like a dashboard in your car, a digital dashboard is there to provide you with a top-level overview of your key data points, with the ability to dive deeper into the data, to provide… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 24, 2021
Content Marketing Metrics
Content Marketing Metrics

Content Marketing Metrics

Measuring content is hard, because often there isn’t an arbitrary answer. Content marketing is art & science AND business. This post dives in to metrics. What types of metrics should you use? People, how many real people are consuming your content.  Attention, seeing how much attention people pay to your content.  Bounce, whether people are engaging with your content or not. Avg Scroll, the average scroll on each piece of content. Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 23, 2021
2021 guide to content performance marketing
2021 guide to content performance marketing

The 2021 Guide to Content Performance Marketing

You’re not reading this post if you’re not trying to drive more performance from your content marketing. With all marketing teams thrust forward and into digital-first channels, performance is top of mind. As now it is even more important BUT also there is more competition. In the past, when we explored top performers, the consistent finding was that the top 25% invest more in data and insights than anyone else. Those that invest, find smarter ways to get ahead or… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 23, 2021
Reporting vs analytics, what's the difference?
Reporting vs analytics, what's the difference?

Reporting vs analytics, what’s the difference?

Reporting tells you what happened. Analytics gives context and depth as to why something has occurred. Let me give you an example. Reporting: Today, 100 people shopped at our store. That’s reporting. Analytics: Today, 100 people shopped at our store, 30 came from Stowe, 70 from York. Analytics finds patterns and analysis in the data, to enable better decision-making. If it doesn’t do that, it’s not analytics. It’s just more data. Analytics is helpful in describing or understanding how an… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 23, 2021
How to choose the right marketing analytics platform
How to choose the right marketing analytics platform

How to pick the right marketing analytics dashboard

Let’s unpack the term, analytics means data and analysis that enables decision, so a marketing analytics platform is a place that allows marketers to make better decisions from analysis of their marketing efforts.  In looking for a platform, as marketers, we tend to google it, open a website with a list and open a bunch of tabs, look at each website. Then maybe explore a couple.  This helps canvas the market (yes) – but it misses a crucial step. What… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 23, 2021
What's on your content marketing dashboard?
What's on your content marketing dashboard?

What’s on your Content Marketing Dashboard?

This year I’ve been asking folks, what’s on your content dashboard? Where are the gaps? What could be improved? It’s cheesy but the same as when you’re driving a car, having the right marketing dashboard, the right instruments, helps you get where you’re going (pun intended). With everyone online, digital is playing an ever more important role in the purchase cycle. Getting customers engaged is worth more now than before. This would be a great post… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 23, 2021