Cre8tive Way Newsletter September 2016

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Ad Blockers and Analytics

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“Analytics blocking is real, and should be on everyone’s radar. Germany had 20% analytics blocking in August (pause and let that sink in a bit….), and other central/western European countries are not far behind. Depending on your visitors, you may already have a huge problem (or not) but you just can’t know it. Forbes calls it a silent problem (as with any data loss).” – Pierre Far

Featured Discussion
Pierre Far’s New Venture – Blockmetry
“Blockmetry is definitely a must have for third party ad network publishers and a should have for every web site analytics package.” — iamlost

“It actually shows some content being blocked by background color and/or by the width of the content block like 468 pixels.” — Bobb

Welcome to the September Cre8tive Way newsletter. Stop by if you haven’t been to visit lately.
– Kim Krause Berg, Founder and Administrator

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Cre8tive Finds

Web Programming
Talk to Me About Automated Tools
“Next, let’s look at the complexity of things when programming. I like to use the “Changing a Light Bulb” example since we can all understand it. Let’s say we have a person with a computer brain rather than a human brain and we’re trying to teach him how to do this. For a human, when we think of changing a light bulb, it’s a pretty simple process. We just say, “Well, you just unscrew the old one and put the new one in. For a computer, we have to actually break down every single step.”
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Usability and Human Factors
SEO Killing UX
“I’m glad Google is making a stronger effort to be advocates for users.  It sucks for digital marketing and generating revenue however. I get that. I have to walk the line of UX and SEO/M with every client.  But in the end, even it takes me YEARS to get through to them, sooner or later they realize that humans want something from their site and for God’s sake, let them have it!” Read More →

Rookie Room
Template Report in Word Docx – Best Option?
“Is word still the best software out there to use and produce detailed reports?” Read More →

Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog
Three Tools to Turn Your Brand Story into an Interactive Visual
The story of your business is one of your most valuable assets. People remember stories and eagerly connect to them. Stories spread and get cited. Stories build loyalty and trust. Make sure you make your business story known to the world. One of the most memorable ways to tell your business story is the visual one because media make content easy to understand and remember. Here are three tools to… Read More →

Resources
Ebooks and Tools

pump-it-up-learn-how-to-increase-website-conversions-with-free-ebookHow to Pump Up Your Web Site for Increased Conversions
– Kim Krause Berg
Learn More and Download

beginners-guide-to-seoNew: Basic 101
Beginner’s Guide to SEO

(Search Engine Optimization)
Learn More and Download

natural-website-conversionsThe Secret to Natural Website Conversions
– Kim Krause Berg
Learn More and Download

Tools
Cre8asiteforums now has over 70 awesome tools to help you increase your position in the SERPs and make the most out of your online business. These tools cover every aspect of web design including utilities for social media, usability, PPC, and much more. And to make things even sweeter, we’ll be updating the tools in the near future as we continue to add goodies to your tool-belt.

[About Cre8asiteforums]

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Our motto has always been, “There is no such thing as a dumb question.”

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