octoboard the engagement platform for a smart blogger

Online Engagement Platform for Smart Bloggers

We are bloggers. Anything you consistently write online basically makes you a blogger. We get people to read and react to whatever it is we have to say. We aspire to be the Smart Blogger. So, we set up a blog via WordPress. We use Social Media to create visibility and buzz. We conquer Google Analytics to learn more about our audience. We discover Disqus to help us curate and manage our interactions. We rigorously search through Google and Twitter to see what our competitors are doing and what’s trending. We use Mention to see whether someone is talking about us. And the cycle continues.

You have set everything up and think that now the magic will happen. Everything is automated and you have your precious time for writing great content. Instead, you waste your resources tracking, monitoring, setting up dashboards, measurements and goals. Only to find out that once you feel like you’ve automated all the processes, the same amount of time and energy is being spent keeping track of all the data. Exhausting. Contemporary smart blogging has more to do with data science than writing. So what do you do?

There are two main components of running a successful blog: great content, of course, and timely engagement. Content and engagement should be what you spend most of your time and efforts on. Thus, we’ve challenged ourselves with an ambitious project of creating the utmost Engagement Platform for every smart blogger. Are we magicians? No! Is it completed yet? Yes!

Blogger’s Vicious Cycle

Remember: analytics are very important! But you never set up a blog because you want to monitor stuff. People also do not visit your blog due to numerical reasons. They come for valuable content and engagement. People want to learn something, discuss that in the comments and maybe send it to a friend for a quick read. That’s what blogging is all about.

But how do you create great content without data on your posts, audience and overall performance? You need raw data that will be available at all times and in real-time. Vicious cycle, you’d think: I can’t waste time monitoring and analysing data or my content writing will be put to sacrifice, but at the same time, I cannot write relevant content without the data. Not really! Once you have all the analytics within one place, it’ll save you that precious time to do the important things. And with that Octoboard will help!

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Email Marketing Dashboards Octoboard - MailChimp, ActiveCampaign, Constant Contact, AWeber, GetResponse, Campaign Monitor, SendGrid

Email Marketing Dashboards Released

Ok, this time we are releasing not 1 but 7 integrations in one go! We have carefully studied, reviewed and analyzed top email marketing suits and have selected the biggest and best email marketing and automation platforms to bring you all the data you need on a daily basis! Now you can combine your Social Marketing data with Finance (Stripe and others), Brand Monitoring, Blogging AND Email Marketing – all in one dashboard!

Here is the current list of Email Marketing products. We are sure you are using one of them after all, email marketing still ranks highly among digital marketing channels:

 

Campaign Monitor Performance Octoboard

You have an email marketing automation tool. Certainly, you feel that you are all set up to nurture your leads and win customers. You are sending campaigns out. Great! The next step is to keep track of your efforts and results, learn and improve.

Managing multiple campaigns and lists is a challenging job. Thus, we took that challenge and turned email marketing performance monitoring into an effortless activity for you. So, why do you need a dashboard to display you the data the platforms already provide? Read more

Google AdWords Dashboard Octoboard

Google AdWords Dashboard Released

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Google AdWords Dashboard! We are here to make Paid Advertising monitoring transparent and easy for you!

Your journey to Google AdWords success doesn’t stop once you master the art of creating a compelling Google ad. Are you getting any return on your investment? Are you setting up the right advertising budget? What’s the weakest link of your AdWords campaign? To find answers, we suggest that you set up our Google AdWords Dashboard.

Why use Octoboard for Google AdWords?

The main issue at hand is your ads performance. It’s easy to get overloaded with various metrics Google itself offers you. We at Octoboard decided to simplify things by collecting the most important, interesting, relevant data and show it to you without unnecessary clutter. These are some of the areas that we have covered:

Google AdWords Cost per Click Octoboard

  • Octoboard offers a concise way to track your individual ads/campaigns. You can keep track of all the relevant metrics from one dashboard. No more scrolling and tab opening.
  • We visualise your Google ads Cost, Reach, Performance, ROI with minimum effort on your part. Just keep tracking changes over a time period and watch out to spot trends!
  • If you are new to Google advertising, our templates will help you get the right metrics for your individual goals. If you are a confident advertiser, it is still handy to set up a template – use it as the basis for your dashboard and tailor it to your needs!

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Google Analytics Dashboard Released Octobaord

Google Analytics Dashboard Released

We are excited to introduce you to our new and shiny Google Analytics Dashboard! No more frustration or hours of Google Analytics courses. If you are involved in digital activities, this Dashboard will be of great help!

In the world of digital, accessibility of data is one of the most important things for your online success. If Google is your search engine, then Google Analytics plays a huge role in your life. Most digital folks have a love-hate relationship with Google Analytics. On the one hand, GA provides you with the biggest functionality for measuring the efficiency of your online efforts. On the other hand, it is a platform that requires a lot of learning and in-depth knowledge to truly leverage it. So why spend 12 hours on GA basics webinar, or waste precious time figuring out how to operate GA? Google Analytics Dashboard may offer an easier way to get to data!

Why use our Google Analytics Dashboard?

  • GA itself offers 300+ metrics for you to keep track of. Very few of us use the entire GA suite. In Octoboard we have carefully selected the most important metrics for you to monitor your digital performance without any confusion
  • We save your time! Setting up our dashboard is really easy and it is free. Add metrics one-by-one or use ready-made templates that already includes all the necessary metrics.
Dashboards for Bloggers Octoboard - WordPress, Disqus, Twitter Search, Google News, RSS

Dashboards for Bloggers Released

Dear bloggers, it’s time that we made your job easier with the release of our Dashboards for Bloggers. This time we are integrating with WordPress, Disqus, Twitter Search, Google News and RSS feed to bring you all the analytics for fruitful blogging!

WordPress is the leading blogging platform across the web. And we are thrilled to announce that now you can measure your WP blog’s Performance with Octoboard. We support both those who host their blogs on WordPress.com and those who have their own server with WordPress.org.

Contemporary blogging is not for simply posting and sharing experiences anymore. There’s a whole science behind it. Science requires numbers. Having all the numbers within one dashboard makes your blogging consistent, strategic and results-oriented. An aspiring or an experienced blogger, you certainly need analytics to see whether what you’re doing is the way to go. However, the range of data is quite extensive, so what you really need is to have all the numbers accessible from within one place. So, our dashboards for bloggers is your answer!

Why use Octoboard for Successful Blogging?

  • We value your time! Being a blogger requires constant writing, managing and staying-on-top-of-things skills. Our dashboard will help you track your blog’s performance and monitor relevant industry news/updates from one place.
  • We provide you with real-time data and measurement of your efficiency. Being timely is the key factor of your blogging success. Answer your comments on time, spot a buzzing topic before it turns into a trivia, and check where your competitors are going before they get there. The dashboard is your “right hand”!
  • It’s easy to get lost among all those metrics and measurements of your success. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel! Just take one of our templates, we have included all key metrics there. But if you feel like adding or changing anything – you can do that with minimal effort.

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