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Building a social web workflow

By far the biggest problem associated with social networking and social media is their capacity for being a major temporal sink hole, whereby we can pour our time and effort in and get very little back in return. That’s certainly what a lot of newbie socneters tell me — but it needn’t be that way, not with a little effort, because in the end it’s the difference between aimless and effortless…

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Google Analytics is good, but…

Google Analytics is a good, but even with the recent slew of new features, it lacks proper Social Media smarts. Here are two lingering absentee features I think Google Analytics really needs…

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Google put the anal into Analytics

My prayers appear to have been answered. The new version of Google Analytics is here and it’s a huge improvement. For a start, Google Analytics is now task-based, rather than the raw, almost visceral collection of filters we had before, which often scared the pants off my clients when I signed them up as Users […]

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Better ‘blogging, part 1

I keep getting asked about ‘blogging by people and what does it take to be a good ‘blogger. First of all, I try to clarify one thing: being a good ‘blogger is not always equal to being a successful ‘blogger. OK, with that out of the way, I’m going to serialize my thoughts on ‘blogging for anyone, not just beginners…

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Clicky gets simpler

By way of an update my previous, broadly positive review of Clicky web analytics, here’s a run-down of what’s new. The guys at Clicky have since added out-bound link tracking, which now shows up under the Actions tab button, formerly called Clicks. This is excellent, certainly enough for me to keep using Clicky on a […]