The Digital Marketing Analytics Checklist

Parallel PathBlog, Web Analytics

A Digital Marketing Checklist to Make Your Data Work for You   Digital marketing analytics can provide a wealth of information regarding consumers’ preferences, behaviors, and desires. It can also help marketers measure the effectiveness of their marketing practices and strategies. There are hundreds of ways for brands to use data to grow their business.   Unfortunately, many businesses don’t know … Read More

Mental Health Training for Coaches a New (and Welcome) Requirement across Colorado Athletics

Megan JoosteHealth and Wellness, MatrixLeave a Comment

Mental health in children is at the forefront of the national health conversation. Per the latest data via the National Survey of Children’s Health, depression, anxiety, and behavioral or conduct problems remain prevalent among children and adolescents across the United States. This fall, the Colorado High School Activities Association is making a bold move to help improve the mental health … Read More

Facebook News Feed Update

Hardy KalisherMatrix, Social MediaLeave a Comment

  10 Strategy Adjustments for Businesses By now, you may have heard the big news about the Facebook News Feed Update that Facebook released at the end of this past week. Facebook will be prioritizing posts from friends and families over those posted by Pages (businesses, brands, and publishers).  Here is our take on the bottom line for our clients. … Read More

Top 10 SEO Problems with Legacy Websites

Matt StoneMatrix, SEOLeave a Comment

Looking into the workings of your old website can be a lot like looking in your attic – you don’t get up there very much and when you do, you find lots of stuff that isn’t any good. And, you occasionally locate items that you should probably get rid of or fix. Since your site was built and deployed, many … Read More

Marketing Messaging – Leading or Following?

Lora BakerMarketing, MatrixLeave a Comment

  As I was listening to the radio yesterday, I heard (yet another) health insurance company commercial. In this particular commercial, Jim’s “couch” is bemoaning the fact that he is lonely because Jim is out doing things like hiking or mountain climbing rather than sitting home with the couch.  This commercial sounded almost exactly like commercials that Kaiser Permanente have … Read More

Organic Keyword Data: 100% Dead (not provided)

Matt NeSmithMatrix, SEO, Web AnalyticsLeave a Comment

  Recently we published an article on our blog about the increase of organic visits being attributed to (not provided). In that post, Chris Thompson uncovers data that shows how (not provided) has infectiously spread across our clients’ sites and, at the time of Chris’ post  in early August, 51% of visits to our clients sites were being attributed to … Read More

Web Analytics is a Valuable Agency Offering

Lora BakerMatrix, Web AnalyticsLeave a Comment

  Understanding complex website data is becoming increasingly important for companies. How do visitors find your website? Once they arrive, how do the visitors interact with your site? What content do they consume? What pages on the site most often lead to a desired action? Are your visitors converting? Companies tackle these questions daily, and many choose to hire internet … Read More

Marketers First, Data Analysts Second

John SchoofsMatrix, Web AnalyticsLeave a Comment

  Marketers have gone from being experts on who purchases their product and how to communicate with them to people who study data and implement software.  Meanwhile, an underutilized group of web analysts pulls reports and isn’t truly engaged in the marketing process.  These two groups are complementary, yin and yang, two peas in a pod.  How do we utilize … Read More

Delivering Growth: From Account Management to Strategic Consulting

Hardy KalisherInbound, MatrixLeave a Comment

    CMOs and VPs of Marketing at sophisticated enterprise and SMB companies are looking for successful partnerships with their online marketing agencies, and agencies who deliver strategic consulting are best positioned to become partners with their clients.  However, it is rare to find an agency that has evolved to the a strategic consulting service model, as most agencies stagnate … Read More

SEO Strategy vs. Tactics

Chris ThompsonMatrix, SEOLeave a Comment

by Chris Thompson with Hardy Kalisher Do you have an SEO strategy? That question might be the most important question you can ask your SEO agency. Yes, “SEO strategy” has become something of a trendy term and as a result is it is used by many, yet understood by few, and developed by even fewer. Google Trends Report on SEO … Read More

Why Your Company Needs a Marketing Developer

John SchoofsInbound, MatrixLeave a Comment

How many times have marketers been pushed down the IT priority list when they need to have something done to your website?  Maybe they need a new paid search landing page, or site speed has slipped causing your company to lose valuable spots in the organic listings, or maybe they’re launching a test.  At the end of the day, the … Read More

Using Both PPC Advertising & SEO

Lora BakerMatrix, PPC, SEOLeave a Comment

Lora Baker Internet Marketing Specialist For a Technical Writing class back in 1996, one of my homework assignments involved looking up eight different well-known phrases on six different search engines. This was before the days when students all had laptops, so I trudged over to the library to start my assignment. I wasn’t even 100% certain what the internet was, … Read More