GA Skills For Creating A Data Driven Culture: Secondary Dimensions

One of the most popular sections of the data driven culture session I co-presented at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference was how to modify a HiPPO culture. If you aren’t already familiar with the acronym, HiPPO stands for: Highest Paid Person’s Opinion A common challenge for those entrusted with gathering, analyzing, and reporting data is creating trust and buy-in among those in executive leadership positions. Fortunately, there are some super easy tools you can use inside Google Analytics to begin building that trust by confirming or refuting “conventional wisdom.” One such tool … Read more

The Latest List Of Google Analytics Must Have Settings And Configurations

I’m attending #19NTC (the Nonprofit Technology Conference) in Portland, OR this week and in addition to a presenting a session on creating data driven culture along with fellow ArtsHacker, Ceci Dadisman, I’ll be hosting one of NTC’s new tactical sessions. Tactical sessions are shorter sessions, 30-minutes each, are designed to be deep dives into practical, immediately actionable tips and tricks. If that sounds like a lot like what ArtsHacker.com is all about, you’d be on the right track which is why I am all kinds of stoked about being part of the program for … Read more

Activate Google Signals And Slurp Up Even More Of That Sweet Google Juice

Google Signals provides the framework for tracking signed in users across devices, such as multiple browsers, mobile apps, mobile devices, and more. In short, the new reporting features in Signals will let you take advantage of enhanced advertising and reporting features. While all the cross-device capabilities are still in Beta mode, they’ve been up and running for several months. Consequently, if you were waiting to see how these new features would shake out, you should be fine to jump in and start exploring. Activating Signals While you can always go to the … Read more

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