Peter Drucker famously said, “What gets measured gets managed.” But what if your data is wrong? What if you’re not measuring correctly or completely? What if there’s a whole pile of things you think you’re measuring when really…you’re not?
A lot of the people relying on Google Analytics are relying on bad data. No, not because Google Analytics is awful. Because their configurations are broken. That’s why you need to conduct a Google Analytics audit.
Conversion optimization for mobile apps is getting more sophisticated. At first, click-through rate was key. Then we became more performance-oriented and measured click-to-install conversion rate. But that’s just not enough today.
The first step toward plugging the leaks is identifying where the leaks are. Which funnel steps, which layers of your site, which specific pages are leaking money? Google Analytics can provide answers.
Where should you start with your mobile app analytics?
If you’re launching a mobile app, you’ve likely considered the differences between optimizing a simple site and a mobile app or game. But have you considered how the measurement and data analysis process will be different?
Without a definitive plan and deep understanding of the fundamentals, your mobile app data will get complicated quickly. There are new tools, new terminology, new reports, new rules for efficiency, and so on.
According to Econsultancy, up to 30% of ecommerce visitors use internal site search. Due to the increased level of purchase intent from searchers, they’re known to convert up to 5–6x higher than the average non–site search visitor.
Site searchers account for up to 14% of all revenue, and case studies have shown increased conversion rates of 43% from site search optimization.
Yet how many sites pay attention to site search? Too often, it gets ignored. This post walks you through opportunities to improve your internal site search.