From The Rock

Evaluating ROI on Your PR Efforts

By | April 08, 2014

For many years, the concepts and efforts behind public relations were underestimated due to the inability to determine exact return on investment. It was difficult to attribute specific increases in sales numbers or revenue generation as a result of intangible concepts like reputation building, brand management and community relations. Fortunately,... Read More »

The Analytical Side of PR

By | September 24, 2013

Like many communications professionals, math is not exactly my strong suit. I might have even chosen to major in public relations because the coursework only required two math classes. I mean…maybe. I love my job because I love to write. What I didn’t know (and didn’t learn) in college was... Read More »

Two Referral Sources Skewing Millions of Google Analytics Reports

By | May 21, 2015

Ghost referrals, referral spam and spam bots are Google Analytics headaches. Chances are that if you manage Google Analytics for a website, you’ll see what I mean when you go to the Referrals page and sort by source. These fake referrals have become exponentially more troublesome on Google Analytics over... Read More »

Why SEO Will Boost Sales and How to Get Started

By | July 01, 2016

Getting more sales from search engines boils down to three methods – and, it’s actually pretty easy to get started. But before we dig into how this all works, you’ve probably heard of “SEO” or search engine optimization. SEO is basically a set of methodologies and techniques that help your... Read More »