A few months ago, in July, we did a blog on the wealth of information that is available in Google Analytics. Even professionals whose job it is to analyze data, have more information available from Google Analytics than is possible to digest. The problem with data is knowing what to do with it.
It’s no myth that the internet has had a significant impact on business. If you want proof, go to your favorite once-bustling mall and see how many stores have vanished. In the last two years alone, here’s a list that shows a fraction of the retailers who have filed for bankruptcy in the last three years and have either gone out of business or have closed a majority of their stores:
Don’t you love statistics? Everyday things that we never even think about can suddenly seem amazing when given as a statistic. For example, you may not think you talk on the phone much, but the average American spends six months of their life talking on the phone. And the next time someone tells you to be more active, tell them the average person will walk 75,000 miles in their lifetime. Statistics can put things in perspective.