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Anyone else seeing dramatic ranking shakeups lately? Thankfully, this client is the blue line, but that’s a serious drop and recovery. We don’t operate at all in the black hat world, so our links and content should be in good shape. ...Read more

Anyone else seeing dramatic ranking shakeups lately? Thankfully, this client is the blue line, but that’s a serious drop and recovery.

We don’t operate at all in the black hat world, so our links and content should be in good shape. Anyone else seeing this kind of traffic dance lately?

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  1. Yet another update?? Could be a refined version of the Feb 7 update that shook us up. Traffic went up and down and settled to near normal after about 10 days. But last seven days have not shown any change – if anything, traffic and page views have increased a little!

    Yet another update?? Could be a refined version of the Feb 7 update that shook us up. Traffic went up and down and settled to near normal after about 10 days. But last seven days have not shown any change – if anything, traffic and page views have increased a little!

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Recently heard about Heap which seems pretty cool, but I’m not sure if it would really be valuable, or simply another tool that I need to check. We are not at the point of using HubSpot/Marketo yet so Heap’s free ...Read more

Recently heard about Heap which seems pretty cool, but I’m not sure if it would really be valuable, or simply another tool that I need to check. We are not at the point of using HubSpot/Marketo yet so Heap’s free plan could be a useful stopgap tool.

Do you use Heap? If so, what do you think?

If not, what analytics tool do you use and what are the pros/cons?

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I will be studying full-time for a 1-year MS in Business Analytics. What advise would you give to a person in this situation so that he can make the most out of his time out from work and get the ...Read more

I will be studying full-time for a 1-year MS in Business Analytics. What advise would you give to a person in this situation so that he can make the most out of his time out from work and get the maximum benefit from such a program?

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  1. In my opinion, you should be thinking about looking for work. Try to network and see if there are employers were looking for analytics. This is different from analysts. They could be market research companies, companies are looking for pricing decisions, and even productivity. Look to companies wherRead more

    In my opinion, you should be thinking about looking for work. Try to network and see if there are employers were looking for analytics. This is different from analysts. They could be market research companies, companies are looking for pricing decisions, and even productivity.

    Look to companies where the culture and business processes are not instinctual. Rather look for companies that require analysis.

    Unfortunately, one becomes more Bible as one becomes more familiar with the tools of analysis. This may be SAS, business objects, or any other reporting environment.

    In conclusion, a massive degree in analytics should result in a job sooner or later.

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