About this Course
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Successfully marketing brands today requires a well-balanced blend of art and science. This course introduces students to the science of web analytics while casting a keen eye toward the artful use of numbers found in the digital space. The goal is to provide the foundation needed to apply data analytics to real-world challenges marketers confront daily. Digital Analytics for Marketing Professionals: Marketing Analytics in Practice is the second in a two-part series of complementary courses and focuses on the skills and practical abilities analysts need to be successful in today’s digital business world.
You will be able to: – Identify the web analytic tool right for your specific needs – Understand valid and reliable ways to collect, analyze, and visualize data from the web – Utilize data in decision making for agencies, organizations, or clients This course is part of Gies College of Business’ suite of online programs, including the iMBA and iMSM. Learn more about admission into these programs and explore how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into a degree program at https://degrees.giesbusiness.illinois.edu/idegrees/.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Gain hands-on, working knowledge of a step-by-step approach to planning, collecting, analyzing, and reporting data
- Learn to evaluate and choose appropriate web analytics tools and techniques
- Utilize tools to collect data using today’s most important online techniques: performing bulk downloads, tapping APIs, and scraping webpages
- Understand approaches to visualizing data effectively