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How should you invest in distribution? And what is a person anyway?

It’s a cliche to say quality over quantity. But with content, you need to unpack it a bit. First let’s explore quantity, because it really does matter. If you have invested in the content, you need to get it out there. As a guideline, you should invest (time or money equivalent) of 5 to 1. That is for every hour you invest in content production, you should invest 5 hours distributing it. Or simply allocate budgets that way. Measuring reach… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 16, 2021

Why Attention is important

If someone walks in to a shop and leaves straight away, were they a customer? The analogy we like to give is, in a shoe store, the more time you spend with an attendant, the more likely you are to buy something. And that’s how you should think about your content measurement, it takes time and consumption to deliver value. Measure attention rather than ‘time on page’ Time on page, which looks at the time gaps between link… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 16, 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 helps… 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
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
how to measure
how to measure

How to track marketing metrics

This is a little bit of an oxymoron, your provider of marketing metrics should do the tracking for you too. But how you track your marketing metrics is often by installing some additional code snippet, that enables the metrics provider to do the measurement. They will use this code, to record the measurements, then process it and show it in your dashboard. That is the simplistic explanation. Some systems are aggregators, and they pull in metrics that others have measured… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 17, 2020
how to measure influencer marketing ROI
how to measure influencer marketing ROI

How to measure influencer marketing ROI

The holy grail – how can I measure the return on investment of my influencer marketing. Do start by taking a look at our guide to influencer marketing: https://giveitanudge.com/influencer-content-marketing/ This is helpful for establishing the basics. For influencer marketing the big problem is getting accurate measurement, which is where platforms like Nudge come in, they enable influencers to safely share their data with you, and for you to view all your influencer executions in one dashboard. For example, if you… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 17, 2020
The Nudge Dashboard
The Nudge Dashboard

Nudge, a content marketing analytics & attribution dashboard

Nudge at its core is a marketing analytics platform to give you more visibility into what is performing. Because content has become the cornerstones or backbone of marketing today, that is where we have focused. And each year it continues to change. As we do too. As company or culture, we are very pragmatic, work within the constraints we as marketers have, to help deliver the best clarity. Then leverage technology to generate smarter insights. An example is our Insights… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 11, 2019
positive graph
positive graph

Guide to Content Measurement

Most marketers are measuring content wrong. Instead of challenging the team and putting a measurement in place, often teams just take what they’ve got. Rather than spending the time to get what they need. To create effective content day in, day out, teams need the fidelity to see really what’s working. With content, you can have the right idea, but the wrong write up. You can have the right write up but the wrong headline. That’s what separates the top… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
July 19, 2019