Year: 2011

Time is running out: get your cookie policy right

Yet again I am sitting here writing another post about cookies, when I’d much prefer to be out eating some. I think that this will eventually get me down to the point where I will just flop on my keyboard

There is lots of data to analyse despite Google’s Secure Search update

A lot has been written recently about the introduction of Google secure search means for websites. In fact, I’ve been at the fore of writing about it myself on the Digital Transparency blog that I’ve been contributing to recently, so

How to do Conversion Funnel Analysis in Google Analytics

Last time I suggested that I should write a blog post about funnel analysis in Google Analytics, because all my conversion funnel analysis blog posts had been successful. So this week I am writing a blog post about conversion funnel analysis.

4th Birthday for whencanistop

Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy birthday dear whencanistop, happy birthday to me. Yes, four years ago the humble blog that you are reading at this precise moment was born (well it was born four years ago

Six Tasks for creating a new blog

A lot of my time in the last couple of weeks has been taken up with a new blog that I’m working on for work. In case you haven’t realised, I am going to be a regular contributor to the

An SEO review of the UK Government Websites

I’ve written about SEO in the past and I have written about the UK Government websites in the past (although, admittedly not on this blog!). So it seems sensible that I should write about the two of them together. The

The trouble with sampling data

Well it is that time of the month again. Yep, the UK has just released it’s official figures on the number of people who are employed. Apparently the jobless total is now at 2.5m for the first time as the

Tips for Building your Google Adwords to help Analysis

In a perfect world either all your prospective customers would know about you or they would be able to find you in a search engines because you’d rank for all those search terms that prospective customers (even those that don’t

The ICO has its Data Protection Priorities Wrong

It’s very difficult writing a ‘let’s get things in perspective’ blog post, when half your country has been rioting, hence I’ve waited a bit before putting this together. I’ve been quite vociferous on the cookie legislation that has been introduced

4 Tips to get more out of SiteCatalyst Marketing Channels

In the past couple of weeks I’ve had a couple of clients ask me about the Marketing channels report in SiteCatalyst.  I was part of the beta programme in my last job (do I get in trouble from Omniture for