Portland company Webtrends took an early lead in the professional Web analytics model back in the dotcom days. And they’ve managed to keep a successful—although sometimes rocky—business going over the years. And remained a fixture in the Portland tech scene. Read More
Portland’s Vizify—an alum of Portland Seed Fund and TechStars Seattle—already made your online profile a lot more compelling with their first release. (I mean, look, even I appear to be somewhat interesting.) But they’re not stopping there. They’re bound and determined to make you look as awesome as possible—with very little effort on your part. Read More
Knowing how much money you make on a sale is great. But what about those more granular points? How did folks get there in the first place? And what effect did social media have on their decision to enter your online store in the first place. I mean, a guy don’t walk onto the lot lest he wants to buy. But what gets him or her there? Your company? Or people who love your company? Read More
It’s Thursday. Oh yes it is. And It’s a post Ignite Portland Thursday at that. So you’re probably dragging a little. Looking for something to make you “appear busy.” Well, if watching people talk about the hottest tech stories in Portland and beyond will help you look that way, you’re in luck.
This week on memePDX, Cami Kaos and I cover Platial calling it quits, upcoming Portland Lunch 2.0 with Oregon Film, ShopIgniter’s funding, Webtrends Facebook analytics, and then a whole bunch of patent stuff. Read More
[HTML2]Fresh off the news of the Widemile acquisition, Portland-based Webtrends rolled out the latest version of their Web analytics software, Webtrends Analytics 9.
Now in a day and age when folks can get Web analytics for free—or at a very low cost—you might think that an upgrade to the Webtrends offering might fall a little flat.
Well, think again, my friend. The feedback on Webtrends 9 has been overwhelmingly positive. Thanks to their opening up the platform to other data streams—and in so doing, helping folks do a better job of understanding what’s happening on their sites. Read More
[HTML3]Like many bloggers, I’m wee bit addicted to tracking and stats and whatnot. Who’s reading what? When are they reading it? What’s popular? What’s not? Does anyone really care?
So imagine my surprise when the interface suddenly changed on me today—for the better. Read More
No, it’s something deeper than that. Twitter works for Portland’s dynamic. It meshes with our culture and our geekiness and our whatever.
And so it should come as absolutely no surprise that, when it comes to understanding Twitter, Silicon Forest startups come up with some interesting solutions. Like Portland-based Twitalyzer. And like the latest feature from Clicky, the lightweight yet extremely feature-heavy Web analytics tool. The new feature with which I’m so impressed? It’s called Twitter brand monitor. (Calm down, Dawn.) Read More