The SEO experts of a leading Web Designing Company in Delhi in this blog would like to help you understand how you can take cues from Google Analytics to kick-start your journey to more data-informed content.
If you are creating all the content in-house that goes on to your website as that of the website of your clients than it is consequential that the data directs your decision. Why? How you’ll be able to structure content that is not within the realms of what your consumer wants? Being devoid of the information of what consumers are after and the type of information they want to see can lead to a time and money-induced risk of developing content that doesn’t meet your audience’s needs. This might get you so far but it will not help capture your audience’s attention for long.
Google Analytics is a treasure of information for site owners, making it an effective and most valuable tool for content curators and creators to build their content strategy. Now, how will you contemplate which data points are valuable for your content marketing strategy and how can you use Google Analytics to your website’s advantage?
Determine what people would like to see: Going by the study carried out by Content Marketing Institute, only 20% of your website traffic caches the eye of the majority of the audience and these are the content pages that most likely rank higher on the Google SERP, are often shared, referenced by renowned writers and recommended by the audience. With the help of Google Analytics Behavior Report, you can assimilate what those topics are.
To determine your website’s most popular posts
- Go to the Behavior > Site Content > All Pages Tab
- Filter the results to show only blog posts
- Segregate visits by unique page views
Find out most popular content types: Determining the most popular content on your website is a great way to keep your audience engaged by publishing content of the similar type, but knowing the content types, categories, or tags that engaged the audience most will take you one step ahead.
Google Analytics in its special Content Grouping option enables you to fuse relevant categories based on format, category, and tag or on the basis of a particular campaign you are running, it then shows the aggregated data for the whole group and also the individual URLs it contains.
See which posts converts the best: Though most of the time the content on your website is used particularly to educate and provide information to the audience, there are often times when certain content also want them to take certain actions like signing up for a newsletter, download pdf, catalogs, clicking on the product link, playing a video and so on. Incorporating call to action buttons and links within can be definitely be useful but first, you need to know which of your content posts are optimally converting. In order to accomplish this, you need to set up certain specific goals in Google Analytics.
Navigate to the Conversions > Goals and check the performance of each page.