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About the Google Analytics client ID

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One of the core concepts of Google Analytics is the client ID. You can leverage its workings to get interesting insights, e.g. connecting offline revenue connected to online campaign sources. But it’s important to understand what it is. That’s what this post is for, to give you a better understanding of what it is by discussing three »

Pause your Adwords campaigns automatically when a site is down with an Adwords script

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When working in the field of SEA, one of your main goals is to get people to click on your ads. But what if the website is down, or not working properly because of a technical issue? That's a waste of that CPC, right? At Greenhouse Group we monitor all our clients' websites with uptime monitoring tools, like Uptime Robot »

How to check a GA account in less than 10 minutes

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When you get access to a new Google Analytics account, you want to know if it’s setup correctly. In the long run, you’ll want to do a thorough analysis, but for a quick indication of the status, you can look at 4 key features. This post focusses on checking existing Google Analytics accounts. The same features are important »

Stop blaming tech for Trump

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Last night, I was browsing TechCrunch for interesting reads on tech. I noticed something. Tech doesn't seem to be happy with Trump. There's an article about the influence social media had on the way we gauged Trump's chances of beating Hillary. Heck, there's even a post about Facebook admitting they need to address the spread of false information. Remember how »

Personalized offline ads - Part 1: Recognizing people

Online ads are getting more and more personalized. To a large degree, this is made possible because of the huge amounts of data gathered online. Using this data, smart algorithms are able to tailor ads to a specific person's interests and needs. What if we would be able to personalize ads on the same level in the offline world? The »

The Genie in the Bottle: How to Tame AI?

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While we're seeing some great progress in AI, there is increasing concern about the danger of it by people like Stephen Hawking. This 'possible existential threat to humanity' is the reason why people like Elon Musk and Sam Altman started OpenAI. The authority on the threat of AI is Nick Bostrom, Oxford professor, director of Future of Humanity Institute and »