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Google Data Studio Blog Series: Step 2 – Why Data Studio?
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Google Data Studio Blog Series: Step 2 – Why Data Studio?

In the first installment of our Google Data Studio series, we covered the importance of setting goals for your report and how to frame your narrative. Outlining this narrative through your reports is key. With the amount of data available to marketers, it’s easy to get lost in the details without finding clear, actionable insights….

Why our stated hourly rate is increasing - and why that's a good thing for our clients
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Why our stated hourly rate is increasing - and why that's a good thing for our clients

As of February 1, 2019, Perrill’s hourly rate increased.  As a company committed to transparency and honesty, we discuss below the rationale and benefits behind this decision. Why our rates have increased The decision to raise prices is never an easy one. It’s a delicate balance between profitability and client retention. After thorough analysis, we…

9 Website Updates You Must Make in 2019
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9 Website Updates You Must Make in 2019

With a new year comes new budgets and new business goals. Make 2019 the year you finally give your website and your business the attention it needs. Here are the 9 website updates you absolutely must make in 2019: 1. HTTPS Having a secure website is no longer a nice-to-have. It’s an absolute requirement. Your…

Google Data Studio Blog Series: Step 1 – Getting Started
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Google Data Studio Blog Series: Step 1 – Getting Started

Analytics reporting just got a whole lot easier thanks to Google’s release of Data Studio. The new platform’s seamless integration with Google Ads, Analytics, Search Console, and many other popular web tools through third-party integrations has made creating and analyzing powerful reports much less time-consuming and much more accessible for marketing teams. Trying to make…

How to read a basic Google Analytics report
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How to read a basic Google Analytics report

Analytics can be an extremely useful tool in improving your website’s performance and in determining where you’re connecting with your audience and where you might be missing out on growth opportunities. But to make proper use of this data, you first need to know what you’re looking at. All the analytics reports in the world are useless if…

A website redesign is not an easy process — but it is worth it
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A website redesign is not an easy process — but it is worth it

It takes a lot of time and effort to put your website through a redesign. Maybe that’s why you’ve been putting it off. The process can seem daunting and intimidating, but the benefits of a professional, well-done redesign far outweigh any of those concerns. If you’re sick of seeing your site living in the past,…

6 common web design pitfalls
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6 common web design pitfalls

Your website’s design is arguably its most important feature. But we’re not just talking about the way it looks. That’s only one aspect of effective design. A site’s appearance and the way it functions need to come together to deliver the greatest level of user experience. Your visitors’ first impressions are crucial, and no one wants to…

Why you need an agency to manage your social media strategy
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Why you need an agency to manage your social media strategy

Social media has become an essential part of every successful business. It offers a cost-effective way to target and engage with your audience on a level traditional advertising simply can’t touch. Good luck retweeting or commenting on a radio ad. In fact, 87 percent of marketers said social media had increased their brand’s exposure as of January…

7 signs your website is ready for a redesign
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7 signs your website is ready for a redesign

A website redesign is one of the most effective ways to give your entire business a measurable and lasting tune-up. But how do you know when it’s time for a redesign? Deciding to pre-schedule a redesign for every few years isn’t the best strategy, as it could cause you either to wait too long to update or…

A brief history of the meta description and how to write a good one
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A brief history of the meta description and how to write a good one

Meta descriptions play an important role in how your webpages appear and perform on search engine results pages. The meta description itself has undergone several major changes in recent years, but its importance is one aspect that has stayed the same, if not increased. Here’s a brief history of the meta description’s wild ride through the…

How to create a contact form that converts
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How to create a contact form that converts

The ultimate goal of every website is to get conversions. If your site doesn’t convert, it’s not doing its job. For ecommerce websites, that means selling products. For lead generation sites, your point of conversion is typically going to be a contact form. Getting users to see your contact form is one thing, but getting…

Ecommerce best practices every online seller should adopt
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Ecommerce best practices every online seller should adopt

For today’s online retailers, it’s essential to provide shoppers with the highest quality experience possible. Failing to do so often results in a loss of business and a damage to brand reputation. As ecommerce has continued to grow, its trends and uses have developed and continue to be shaped by some of the largest retailers…

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