Track users across subdomains with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager (GTM)

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Google Analytics subdomain tracking

By default, Google Analytics treats subdomains as separate websites which means a user isn’t tracked across sites as the same user. Google Analytics will report two users/sessions instead of one, and you will see self-referrals in your acquisition reports i.e. users to your site from your own domain. With some additional configuration in Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, we … Read More

Six universal Principles of Persuasion

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Persuasion and influence

This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effective as reported in Dr. Cialdiniā€™s groundbreaking book, Influence. This video is narrated by Dr. Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin, CMCT (co-author of YES & The Small Big). About Robert Cialdini: Dr. Robert Cialdini, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing, Arizona … Read More

The Ultimate Sales Formula

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Ultimate sales formula

I’m going to guess the first thing you think with sales is the annoying car salesperson harassing you to buy. Good news is that type of sales is something you want to steer well clear. “People don’t like to be sold to buy they love to buy.” When you can understand why a person might be looking to buy, what … Read More

Start With Why – Simon Sinek’s groundbreaking Ted Talk

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Start With Why - Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek inspired the world with his Ted Talk about starting wth why and demonstrated how great leaders inspired action with it. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” Why do people buy drills? Noone actually wants a drill, they want the outcome the drill provides which is to help them build or fix something. … Read More

Google Analytics domain and subdomain filter

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By default, Google Analytics only shows URLs without the domain. If you are tracking multiple subdomains, it can be helpful to know how to show the domain or full URL as well. This can be done by adding an advanced filter to your Google Analytics view. Click admin icon in menu Go to Filter > Add Filter > Create New … Read More

Understanding traffic, conversions and economics

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Traffic and conversion

When people first get started online, they think traffic is the answer. Even in established bigger businesses, many think the answer to sales growth is more traffic. Perry Marshall wrote the Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords which is all about one of the best traffic sources you can spend money on. Perry also wrote another highly recommended read called 80/20 … Read More