Is your business using marketing automation to help drive business to your website? If so, then you understand the value it plays in your overall success. If not, then maybe you just haven’t been sold on the benefits it has to offer. Marketing automation is an easy way to take an inside look at what’s going on with your company and what’s working vs what’s not working.According to Marketo, “Compaines using marketing automation source 45% more pipeline than those who don’t use marketing automation.” Still not sure it’s worth it?
Marketing automation is a huge part of many successful businesses. If your business isn’t currently using a marketing automation platform to gain insight into your business practices, then you should review the reasons mentioned in this post. Learn how marketing automation can help improve your business.
All of your traffic in Google Analytics may not be real. Take time to to dig in and see if you are getting referral spam.
Are you enjoying surprising spikes in your traffic? Have you giddily logged into Google Analytics to see what’s causing it? I hope you didn’t simply stop at the Default Channels Report. If you see it’s your referral traffic driving up those numbers, you’ve got to dig deeper to see what sites are referring traffic. However, you should NOT VISIT any sites that look like odd referrers just in case there is malware there.
Referral and ghost spam is making some site owners go crazy. Their data is totally skewed. To help you address this bad traffic, I’ve compiled a list of referral spam resources. Check them out, and add your recommendations to my List.ly list!