By Robert Rose published October 21, 2020

How to Measure the Value of Your Subscribers

Great marketing adds value that customers are willing to invest in and that can create wealth for the business. But not all customer investments involve a purchase. Learn and reflect on how you can develop an audience-as-customer business model. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published October 1, 2020

Top 17+ Metrics to Evaluate Content Marketing Success

Once upon a time, measuring content marketing success relied on assumptions and fuzzy conclusions. In a digital world, that was supposed to changed. But now the numbers overwhelm. CMWorld presenters pick the metrics that matter most. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published June 30, 2020

The 5 Most Popular Content Analytics Articles on CMI

You “voted” and we’re reporting. Discover our five most popular articles about content analytics. They cover performance metrics that matter, Google reports you need, plus social media and influencer evaluation. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 27, 2020

Metrics Matter More During COVID-19 Than They Ever Did

If you analyze your metrics like you usually do – within the framework of mostly controllable factors – you’re setting up your content marketing program for failure. It’s time to rewrite the rules of your measurement program.
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By Jodi Harris published March 9, 2020

Should Engagement Really Matter to Marketers Anymore?

On the surface, engagement seems like an ideal goal. But take a deeper look at how difficult it is to determine its value. You may want to rethink engagement’s role in your content marketing strategy. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published February 19, 2020

Stop Wasting Time: Review Your Website Analytics

Are you too busy to check your web analytics? CMWorld presenter Andy Crestodina reviews the analytics because he’s busy. Learn what he says your users are telling you about site navigation, conversions, social icons, and videos. Continue reading

By Daniel Hochuli published February 10, 2020

The Right and Wrong Ways to Use Vanity Metrics

Vanity metrics look great on paper. But the sheen fades when used to explain important business outcomes. And yet, they can shine nicely when used to measure marketing goals. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published February 6, 2020

4 Content Marketing Goals That Really Matter to the Business

Here’s the truth. Brand awareness ­– everybody’s favorite­ content marketing goal – isn’t going to cut it. If content marketing is to be an integral component of your company, you better set goals that speak to the business. Continue reading

By Carol Hill published January 16, 2020

How to Create 5 Custom Metrics in Google Analytics [Infographic]

Settling for the default analytic metrics deprives you of extremely helpful data. Set up these five custom metrics in Google Analytics to better understand what works best for your readers, viewers, sharers, commenters, and more. Continue reading

By Lindy Roux published October 1, 2019

How to Score Your Content Assets for Long-Term Success

Want a balanced and actionable way to know if your content is doing what it’s supposed to do? Create a content scorecard. Here’s an easy-to-use format to evaluate your content quantitatively and qualitatively. Continue reading

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