About the Book
What is this book about?
This book has been written to help you implement attribution modelling in your organization. It will teach you to leverage the knowledge of attribution modelling while allocating your marketing budget and help you to understand your user’s buying behaviour. In this book there is a strong focus on using Google Analytics and other Google tools and technologies, such as Google AdWords. I have explained various attribution models mainly in the context of Google Analytics.
What is not included in this book?
This book is not about traditional marketing mix modelling (MMM) or understanding and finding the optimal mix of the 4Ps of marketing (product, price, place and promotion). There are no chapters on regression analysis and predictive modelling. Consequently, there is little to no use of statistics in this book. This book is not about getting started with Google Analytics or how to master Google Analytics.
What do you need to know in advance in order to benefit from this book?
In order to get the maximum benefit from this book, you will need a working knowledge of Google Analytics and e-commerce. No knowledge of statistics or traditional marketing mix modelling is required.
Who should read this book?
Any person who wants to improve the online performance of their business and marketing campaigns should read this book. Online marketers, web analysts and data scientists will benefit the most from this book. If you have a strong background in traditional marketing mix modelling (MMM) you will benefit tremendously from this book because it will enable you to integrate attribution modelling data with your MMM data.
Himanshu Sharma is the founder of OptimizeSmart.com, a UK based digital marketing consultancy that specialises in analytics consultation. Himanshu has more than 15 years' experience in digital analytics and marketing. He helps business owners and marketing professionals generate more sales and ROI by fixing their website tracking issues, helping them understand their customers' true purchase journey, and helping them determine the most effective marketing channels for investment through one-on-one consultation and/or online training programs. Himanshu is also the author of four best-selling books on analytics and conversion optimisation: #1 Maths and Stats for Web Analytics and Conversion Optimization #2 Attribution Modelling in Google Analytics and Beyond #3 Attribution Modelling in Google Ads and Facebook #4 Master the Essentials of Email Marketing Analytics In addition to these books, he has published more than half a dozen ebooks on Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.