Here’s my subjectively chosen list of cherries I picked from all the worthwhile stuff people were sharing in and around June 2016. Enjoy!
Be quick, back this great Kickstarter project: Analytics Cards – created by Jonathan Briggs.
Quote: “A deck of cards to help you explore Google Analytics in a very different way; either alone or in a workshop with others. If you work at a digital advertising agency or for a client these cards will help you discuss the “metrics that matter” and link the actions you take directly to the goals of the site or marketing activity.”
Podcasts! I love listening to analytics related audio. Call me a geek. Here’s a show I recently discovered: The Measured Direction Podcast – created by Tom Miller and Jason Rose.
We all use the console and network screens of our browser more than we would like. Here’s a great tip that’ll help you save time when using HTML data attributes for use in e.g. Google Tag Manager. – made by David Vallejo.
So, there’s this great Open Source Statistics software called R. You probably heard of it. It is becoming *huge* lately. E.g. it has overtaken SAS in the academic world, and its next target is SPSS. Check out the graphs and more details in this post.
Talking about R.. via the excellent RGA package, you can extract Google Analytics data in an easy way. This post on Lunametrics will help get you started. Unfortunately, they use the rga package. Sounds similar, but note the capitalisation.
My former collegue Paul Koks published a great artice on How to turn data into Actionable Insights. Yes.. the great question that rules them all. Paul got 49 experts to answer this question.
(and he also asked me, but I didn’t reply to him. Shame on me! – Sorry Paul).
So, this was it for this month. I’m planning to do a more-or-less monthly episode of this series. If you enjoyed it, please let me know via a comment, a tweet or re-share, thank you!
Paul Koks says
Thanks for including me Jules! Apologies accepted :-)