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Confetti, Analytics Tool Gets High Praise from Avinash

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confettiOn Occam’s Razor this week Avinash talked about some of his favorite supplemental analytic tools and covered Confetti by Crazy Egg. I’ve actually seen this tool before and now have a project where an overlay like this would be really helpful in understanding user behavior.

I actually spoke with the people at Crazy Egg and they say a new version is coming out next month whweb analytics an hour a dayich will be their first serious update in about 3 years. In its present form Confetti track x,y coordinates and then uses different colors to show referring segments. I’m a big fan of data visualization tools and it’s capabilities exceed typical analytics capabilities. The best part is that Confetti starts at $9 per month for up to 10 pages.

To learn more about web analytics check out Avinash’s blog, Occam’s Razor or pick up a copy of his book Web Analytics: An Hour a Day, at Amazon.com!

Written by Greg M

August 29, 2009 at 12:23 pm

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Book Review: ProBlogger – Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income

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pro bloggerI’ve been managing a blog for over 2 years and when I recently had the idea to start Performance Marketing Tips I thought it was time I sought out some authoritative advice.  The aim was to get my old blog – Bloop Single – to the next level and start this blog off on the right foot.  ProBlogger was the highest rated/most current book on Amazon.com.  While earning a six-figure income may not be feasible for most, I did pick up some interesting points.

• One way to make money is to get a blog up and running and then sell it on Flippa
• This is an oldie but goodie – type in link:domain name into Google to monitor the growth of your back links
• If you’re looking to start a blog think about your interests, you’ll write more effectively on topics you’re familiar with and find it easier to stick with
• Readers love scanable content so use lists and bullets frequently when writing your blog content
• I was hoping to get a lot more in the way of advertising and monetization options but here are some advertising platforms to check out:
○ AdGenta
○ Blogads
○ CrispAds
○ IntelliTXT
○ DoubleClick
○ Kanoodle
○ LinkShare
○ Commission Junction
○ ClickBank
• Try submitting you blog content to Digg.com, StumbleUpon and del.icio.us
• Sites to check out for additional resources – www.copyblogger.com and
www.problogger.net

Pick up a copy of ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income
today!

Happy blogging!

Written by Greg M

August 7, 2009 at 1:55 pm

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