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Web Analytics Explained – Understanding Your Website’s Effectiveness

With each website that Element Engage provides hosting for, we provide an email report detailing your current website’s traffic statistics using the StatCounter service. This is generally sent each week, but can be sent daily or monthly as well. These reports are critical for website owners and managers to know what their websites traffic is, and the visitors it consists of. Although we cannot know who specifically is visiting our site from these stats, we can still learn a lot about them. Heres a breakdown of what everything means. The examples are from an older version of the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fames website. Continue reading Web Analytics Explained – Understanding Your Website’s Effectiveness

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If You Build It, Will They Come?

Search Engine OptimizationYour snazzy new website is all done and now you’re ready for that inevitable flood of traffic to come knock down your door. It’s an awesome website, sporting a modern look, fancy features and lots of great information. People are sure to be impressed. After all, for what you paid to have it built, it better, right? Right! But nobody will be impressed until they see it. And that’s the real hard part when it comes to a new online presence. Continue reading If You Build It, Will They Come?