Remove Google Analytics Referral Spam Using .htaccess

Posted on Feb 4, 2016 in Analytics, Marketing Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Remove Google Analytics Referral Spam Using .htaccess

This is a continuation from part 1 of the Google Analytics referral spam removal walkthrough. If you haven’t read the foundational tactics for cleaning up referral spam, I encourage you to start there first as those tactics should be sufficient for most applications. For those of us that are OCD, you may be willing to spend… Read More »

Making Over $1,000 per Month With Udemy

Posted on Feb 2, 2016 in Advertising, Analytics, Business Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
Making Over $1,000 per Month With Udemy

As promised, I took some time to recap the performance of my Udemy course in January. Please take a look at my first month December recap if you haven’t yet seen that. It provides some additional context that will help you better understand the trajectory of what the course has generated.   The Goal My… Read More »

5 Reasons You Should be Using an Attribution Model

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in Analytics, Marketing Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
5 Reasons You Should be Using an Attribution Model

When I talk to other marketers about the concept of measuring channel performance with full-funnel visibility, the initial reaction I see most often is “Yes, why haven’t I been doing this sooner?” It makes sense, because we’ve been talking about leveraging attribution as a more effective way of measuring the performance across marketing channels for… Read More »

Stop Google Analytics Referral Spam For Good

Posted on Jan 19, 2016 in Analytics, Marketing Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
Stop Google Analytics Referral Spam For Good

Since I’ve launched my course on Udemy, I’ve received a lot of inquiries about the best ways to prevent referral spam from clogging up your metrics and skewing your data. There’s a lot of content circulating the web already on this topic so while I’m surprised to hear it remains a top issue, I also understand… Read More »

Top 5 Google Analytics Resources for 2016

Posted on Jan 7, 2016 in Analytics Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
Top 5 Google Analytics Resources for 2016

What better way to start off the new year with a comprehensive collection of free Google Analytics (GA) resources? The truth is, information about Google Analytics is more decentralized than ever. There’s a lot of free and paid content scattered across the web, which isn’t ideal when we’re in a pinch and lack the patience… Read More »

How to Make $300 per Week in Passive Income

Posted on Dec 31, 2015 in Advertising, Analytics, Business Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
How to Make $300 per Week in Passive Income

My Google Analytics Mastery Udemy course results for the month of December are (almost) in. With <1 day to go on New Year’s Eve I’m not expecting anything else to come in this month. Keep in mind that I ended the free promotion on 12/16 so all of my paid sales came in between 12/17-12/31. I’m… Read More »

Day 3 Update on Google Analytics Mastery

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in Analytics, Marketing Estimated reading time: 1 minutes
Day 3 Update on Google Analytics Mastery

I wanted to provide a brief update on how the first 2 days have gone since launching my Google Analytics training course. I woke up on the morning of day 3 and was surprised to see I had gained >100 new students overnight.   This result comes after 2 days of organic promotion solely with… Read More »

Learn Google Analytics With Google Analytics Mastery

Posted on Dec 15, 2015 in Analytics Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Learn Google Analytics With Google Analytics Mastery

Update: The first 200 signups are 100% free using the coupon code “FIRST200FREE.” Once all coupons have been claimed the price will go up to $300. That said, I want to share some background on how this course came about because what started off as a small side project very quickly became a 4-6 month… Read More »