I am constantly surprised annoyed about how short sighted many sales and marketing people are thinking about ecommerce and online performance. In many organisations, it’s not that big a surprise. People in sales and marketing are very often measured by short term goals. So they are naturally using their weekly or monthly sales reports.
But once in a while, it can be a real eye-opener to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Read more →
I often setup accurate browser viewport tracking in Google Analytics. Actually, I more or less stopped using the native Screen Resolution dimension in Google Analytics years ago, and I think it has become even less useful after it became possible to view the device category (mobile, tablet or desktop) of a user.
The main reason is that the dimension really does not provide a good actionable insight when deciding how to layout and design a web page, and what I would really like to know is to see the user’s actual viewport; i. Read more →