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How to Use the New Google Analytics Advanced Segments

Advanced Segments allows you to isolate specific types of traffic within your Google Analytics reporting. For example, you can see your Google Analytics standard reporting data for visitors from only the United States if that’s what you want to do. In…

The 2013 Google+ Marketing Guide

Since its launch in 2011, Google+ has been growing non-stop and now has 359 million active users according to Business Insider. There also have been a lot of changes made in their platform during that time. In this post,…

The 2013 LinkedIn Marketing Guide

In the last year, LinkedIn has made a lot of exciting changes to their platform for both professional profiles and company pages. LinkedIn is a great network for businesses looking to increase traffic and leads, as well as individuals looking to…

The 2013 Twitter Marketing Guide

Are you ready to immerse yourself and your business in Twitter this year? Are you a Twitter user who hasn’t caught up with the latest updates and tools for Twitter? This guide is for you! It will take you through the…

How to Market Your Mobile App

After doing some research in your industry, you discover that you need more than just a mobile website for your business. You are going to have to really grab the attention of the smartphone generation and get them to use your…

The Top 50 KISSmetrics Posts of 2012

It’s a new year! And I would wager that it’s probably stacked with new and exciting goals, filled to the brim with marketing ideas to try out. Before you jump into this year’s awesome marketing plan, we want to take a…

How to Track Offline Marketing Campaigns with Analytics

If you have been following the KISSmetrics blog for a while, you know there is plenty of valuable information you can discover about your online marketing campaign from both KISSmetrics and Google Analytics by using conversion funnels and various other features. But…

Beyond the Basics: 30 Fresh Social Media Tips for 2012

In the ever changing landscape of social networking, you might be wondering if you are getting the most out of your business’s social media campaign. A few weeks ago, Sujan Patel published a great list of 75 Tips to…

79 Link Building Resources for 2012

It’s amazing to realize that another year has passed since the 2011 edition of 79 Link Building Resources where we listed various blogs, their top link building posts, and some great link building tools to add to your toolkit. Those…

An In-Depth Look at the Science of Twitter Timing

If you’ve been following KISSmetrics for the last week or two, you have probably enjoyed our in-depth look at the science of blog timing and Facebook timing. Today, we’re going to take a deeper look into the ins and…

An In-Depth Look at The Science of Blog Timing

When it comes to the science of blog timing, the main thing people think about is when to publish a blog post. That is, of course, very important when it comes to blogging, but it’s not the only timing consideration…

How to Identify and Control Blog Comment Spam

If you own a blog, chances are you have encountered a little – or a lot – of spam. The more popular your blog becomes, the more spam it is likely to get. And there is nothing more frustrating…

A Simple Step by Step Guide to SEO

When it comes to search engine optimization for a new website, some businesses can be intimidated due to the amount of information out there. And often, if they don’t have the help of an experienced in-house SEO or consultant, they…

6 Tools Social Media Experts Use to Update Facebook Pages

One of the things that the new Facebook pages design makes obvious above all others is the lack of updates on a Facebook page. While updating your Facebook page on Facebook itself is recommended, many businesses will still prefer…

6 Indispensable Free & Freemium SEO Tools

When you are working on search engine optimization for your own business or for a client’s website, you will need some great SEO tools. If you have the budget, you can certainly pay for the best SEO tools the Internet has…

28 Things You Need To Know About The New Facebook Pages

The new Facebook pages design with Timeline have arrived. Regardless of whether you like it or not, the changes are coming – it is best to prepare for them as soon as possible so your Timeline will be ready to shine….

The Marketer’s Guide to LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the top social network for professionals. With over 150 million members worldwide and 280 million visitors per month, it is one that deserves your attention. LinkedIn offers several ways to build your personal brand and business reputation throughout…

How to Turn Your RSS Reader Into a Topic Generation Machine

Whenever people ask me how to generate topic ideas for a blog, I always suggest a few different resources. These resources generally include question and answer sites like Quora, top blogs in your niche or industry, forums, and so…

The Ultimate Guide to Guest Blogging

Here at KISSmetrics, we’ve discussed how you can build authority in your industry through blogging. If you’re a fan of Social Media Examiner, you might have read about major brands that have benefited from guest blogging. So today,…

The Marketer’s Guide to Quora

If you are looking to build up your professional brand as an authority in your niche or industry, one great way to do so is to simply answer people’s questions. Even if you’re not the top expert on a particular…

45 Resources on Google Search Plus Your World

If you thought that Google+ would eventually fail like other attempts by Google to enter the social media world, think again. Google has integrated Google+ into their environment in many ways, changing the way marketers must think about search and…

40 Advanced and Alternative Search Engines

Have you ever been looking for something but didn’t know where to find it? If that something is online, then your search is over (or just about to begin). The following are 40 advanced and alternative search engines that…

6 Tools to Learn More About Your Twitter Engagement

Are you ready to learn more about your Twitter strategy? Do you want to keep a gauge on how it’s doing? There are Twitter tools that will show all the important engagement information you need to know, including things like: Your follower…

How to Get Actionable Data Out of Google Analytics

You’ve read a lot about Google Analytics by now, especially here on KISSmetrics. But if you’re not applying what you’ve read, then you’re not going to get what you really want out of Google Analytics. If you are ready…

12 Great Ways to Use Your Business Blog’s RSS Feed

If you have a blog on your website, then you probably have an RSS feed which gives you lots of options when it comes to distributing your content with your audience and beyond. Let’s look at the various ways you…

The Top 50 Posts from KISSmetrics of 2011

It’s almost time to ring in the New Year, but before we do, we want to take a moment to shine light on the amazing content published here on the KISSmetrics blog in 2011. This way, you can catch up…