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Thom Craver

Thom Craver

Vice President, Development and IT

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Articles by Thom Craver

  1. Google Analytics Admin Panel Gets a Redesign

    Google Analytics announced a redesign of the administration panel. Not only does the new design have a more consistent look and feel, but it should also go a long way to helping users visualize the settings for an account, property and profile.

  2. New Bing Integrated Search App Coming With Windows 8.1

    New features are coming in Windows 8.1. Once such feature is a new global search, powered by Bing that provides a "view of many content sources (the web, apps, files, SkyDrive, actions you can take) to provide the best 'answer' for your query."

  3. Google Analytics Streamlines Goals

    The Google Analytics team announced a new, more streamlined way to measure your goals. From the visual layout of the interface, to setting up new goals and all the way through to reporting, working with your analytics goals has changed.

  4. Google Checkout Going Out of Business in 6 Months

    Google Checkout will be retired in six months, Google has announced. The service, which has been used by many web merchants as an alternative to PayPal and has been the default payment option for Google Play developers, is going away Nov. 20, 2013.

  5. 19 New Filter Fields Available in Google Analytics

    You can now filter your traffic data more granularly in Google Analytics. Google has introduced several new filters to help you take a deeper dive into analytics in the areas of mobile, social, content and traffic, audience/users, and ecommerce.

  6. New in Google Analytics: Real-Time Conversion Report

    Google has added goal conversions to its real-time reports. The Conversions report shows a list of the most recent goals, sorted by the number of conversions (highest to lowest). The report shows the goal number, then the name you gave your goal.

  7. Bing Search Now Delivers Anywhere From 4 to 14 Results

    Have you noticed as few as 4 or 8 search results on Bing? That's because more than 50 percent of searchers click on Bing's first organic result. If you don't find what you're looking for, Bing may show 12 or 14 results after an unsuccessful search.

  8. Google Site Speed Study Says the Web is Getting Faster

    The average size of web pages has increased by 56 percent. Desktop page load times have decreased slightly. However, mobile page load speeds have decreased by 30 percent. Nearly every county is trending toward faster page load times on mobile.

  9. Bing Adds "Pin it" Button in Image Search

    Separate from Bing's social sidebar efforts, the folks at Bing have added a "Pin it" button to the Bing image search results. No more copy-and-paste. No more extra plugins. Now you can Pin images you find directly from Bing to your Pinterest boards.