Transition from Adobe DTM to Adobe Launch with Tagtician

The transition to Adobe Launch from Adobe DTM promises to be simple and painless. You don’t have to update your header/footer code and it will preserve the fundamentals you grew to love in DTM in some way, shape, or form. There will undoubtedly be automated tools that help with that process making it completely seamless. Adobe DTM […]

Google Analytics Data Quality Checklist

Google Analytics is interesting. It has the lowest barrier to entry of any analytics tool (because it’s free) but is deceptively complex. As analysts, we should understand that no implementation is perfect. You can hire a team of consultants to audit and correct low-hanging fruit of your implementation, but your business isn’t stagnant. It’s fluid. Even […]

JavaScript Compatibility

The other day I was writing a function in JavaScript. Alright, before you say it – yes, it was broken in IE7/8. However, sometimes when you use common functions like trim and innerText you don’t really think about compatibility… especially if you’re an analyst. That’s what we call “knowing enough JavaScript to be dangerous.” Now normally […]

Troubleshooting Inflated Visits & Bounce Rate in Google Analytics

Alright, I don’t intend on making this a regular column – but sometimes I run into an issue that takes a bit of troubleshooting. This is one of those issues. Seeing an unusual spike in traffic in Google Analytics? Bounce rate skyrocketing? It might not be a traffic quality issue! Check your implementation. Follow this […]