20
Mar

Lead Forensics data security

Posted on:  20th March 2015 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Lead Forensics  0 comments

Any business operating in the area of ‘data’ needs to have rigid processes in place so that they are always viewed as being totally professional and secure. A1WebStats, Lead Forensics, and anyone else in this sector, record website visitors data that is very ‘personal’ to the client company and so there is a clear expectation…

18
Mar

Lack of resources to follow up on visiting companies

Posted on:  18th March 2015 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Analytics Mindset, Visiting Companies  0 comments

One of the features most popular with subscribers to A1WebStats is the ability to identify companies who visited the website, including insights into the pages they visited and for how long on each page. While most subscribers capitalise on that information, we do sometimes get feedback with words to the effect of: “We can see…

09
Mar

Only 9 months to Christmas – something to think about

Posted on:  9th March 2015 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Traffic Levels  0 comments

Christmas – for most of us, a time to down tools and enjoy life, knowing that millions of others are doing the same. Here at A1WebStats, we gain good insights into seasons, including Christmas.  Here’s some of what we see … Significant reductions in data Having an overall insight into total levels of data going…

10
Feb

A1WebStats vs Lead Forensics

Posted on:  10th February 2015 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Lead Forensics  0 comments

If you’ve found this page then it’s likely that you’ve been approached by Lead Forensics, or are an existing subscriber to their service, and may be looking for alternatives.  If you’re current trialling Lead Forensics then you may be interested in our guide to Lead Forensics pricing, and then return to this page. If you’re…

18
Dec

Lead Forensics Price Increase 2015

Posted on:  18th December 2014 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Lead Forensics  0 comments

It’s December 2014 and Lead Forensics continue to use sales tactics that are, putting it kindly, ‘interesting’. We’ve had people on the phone telling us that Lead Forensics sales people have been telling them that they’re raising their prices in 2015 and so now is the time to buy. We’ve also seen tweets such as…

18
Oct

Equity Red Star Complaints

Posted on:  18th October 2014 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, SEO, Website Strength  0 comments

Update 2015 – due to the popular Google positioning for this blog, and to save you time, if you are looking to complain about Equity Red Star, then this blog doesn’t contain their contact details.  However, if you are interested in them from the viewpoint of the pitfalls when considering using them, then please feel…

07
Oct

The longevity of your business

Posted on:  7th October 2014 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Website Strength  2 comments

If your business has been established for only a few years then this blog may not interest you much.  However, if your business is 20+ years old then the usage of longevity as a sales tool on your website could be of interest to you. Who would you rather do business with? A company that’s…

18
Sep

PPC vs organic SEO/Social – Fee vs Free

Posted on:  18th September 2014 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, PPC, SEO  0 comments

PPC advertising (Google Adwords) costs money, whereas organic SEO/social media visibility can effectively be ‘free’. But there’s a challenge in that ‘free’ because achieving the organic visibility (primarily, in Google), or enough visitors via social media is going to take time and resources. Unless you have budgets to call in the experts (and even then…

11
Sep

Strengthen the website before getting the visibility

Posted on:  11th September 2014 In Category: A1WebStats Blog, Website Strength  0 comments

On the BBC website recently there was a story that should have been a total money-spinner for the person/company mentioned in it.   That story focused on a 3 foot wasp nest found on a bed, the details of which are here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-28949601. It’s not exactly easy to get a story on the BBC website, not…

10
Sep

Attention to detail in PR activity

Posted on:  10th September 2014 In Category: A1WebStats Blog  0 comments

We had a midweek chuckle today when we saw this PR release focusing on how The Kipsen Company had partnered with Lead Forensics … The chuckle came when we looked up the contact details at the bottom … … and then went to the Kipsen website, which displays (10th September 2014) like this: Far from…