I’m in Paris this week at Le Web, which is just like North American conferences but with better food, better wifi, better clothing, and more obnoxious door guards. I’ll be presenting a lightning-fast talk on web analytics for startups tomorrow morning; here’s the deck.
This will mean a slide every 15 seconds — basically four Ignites, back to back — but it should be fun. If anyone makes it back in all this snow, and recovers from the party tonight, that is.
I got to Velocity this morning, and Jesse asked me if I wanted to get on stage for five minutes to talk before lunch. Given that I’m doing a session in the afternoon called What The Rest Of Your Company Knows About Your Website, I figured I should make something new.
One of the things that’s abundantly clear — echoed in presentations from Shopzilla, Google, and many other excellent speakers — is that performance matters. It affects your conversion rates; it even changes your Search Engine Marketing ranking (which was news to me.)
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Just finished a one-hour dash through web monitoring from a community manager’s point of view. The slides are available as a PDF; while this deck deals somewhat with the business of monitoring communities, it also looks at how to tie those communities back to business outcomes in analytics and how to take a more holistic approach.
Plus, it has my new favorite image of a community gardener in it. It’ll get me yelled at. Here’s the deck.
We’ll have more stuff like this over at www.watchingwebsites.com.