In many cases, search is the first step in the customer buying process, when they're in research mode. But, at other times, search comes into play in response to an offline campaign. In today's Web Analytics and ROI column, "Measuring the Impact of Multichannel Marketing," Eric Enge describes the ways Web analytics tools can be one powerful component in measuring the impact and effectiveness of an offline marketing campaign.
Search and traffic sourcing are both crucial to luring shoppers to your website. In this article, "2 Successful Holiday Strategies for Online Retail", you'll learn how to use a two-pronged approach for your holiday search campaigns that combine top keywords with the best referral sites. Data in this article comes from SimilarWeb.