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Where digital marketing professionals find advice on how to collect and analyze data in a privacy-friendly way

Piwik PRO vs. Matomo (Piwik): The most important differences explained [Updated]

April 3, 2020

Piwik PRO vs. Matomo (Piwik): The most important differences explained [Updated]

Piwik PRO and Matomo (formerly Piwik) have a shared history. Some of our employees contributed code for the open-source Piwik project. Early on Piwik PRO provided enterprise-level support and premium features on top of those open source foundations. However, in 2016 our paths diverged. We’re now two separate organizations, each with its own plans and […]

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Keep tabs on your reports, better group content with new Piwik PRO Analytics Suite 12.0

March 31, 2020

Keep tabs on your reports, better group content with new Piwik PRO Analytics Suite 12.0

With the new release on March 31, 2020, we’re excited to share the juicy bits of the Piwik PRO 12.0 upgrade. We’ll walk you through changes both big and small. Some of them are in response to our clients’ requests, while others are the outcome of brainstorming sessions, tests and our diligent work to deliver […]

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Web analytics vendors review & comparison sheet: which solution will be right for you? [UPDATE]

March 26, 2020

Web analytics vendors review & comparison sheet: which solution will be right for you? [UPDATE]

Are you racking your brain to find analytics software that will match your business needs? Then we’ve got great news for you. In our freshly updated comparison, you’ll find 5 of the most popular analytics solutions side-by-side for you to see the key differences between them and decide what’s your best pick.

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What are the causes of data discrepancies between Piwik PRO and other analytics platforms?

March 24, 2020

What are the causes of data discrepancies between Piwik PRO and other analytics platforms?

Your Piwik PRO reports state that you had 35,292 visits last month, whereas your other analytics software says that you had 27,540 visits. Why the big difference? Where do these data discrepancies come from? If you are using Piwik PRO and another analytics platform to source your stats, at some point you may notice slight […]

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Why you don't need huge sample sizes for meaningful insights

March 12, 2020

Why you don't need huge sample sizes for meaningful insights

In a world where data is king, businesses are dealing with a lot of information. Indeed, the Piwik PRO suite helps companies in data-sensitive industries handle customer data responsibly. You can build accurate profiles of your customers, research granular user behaviour patterns, track the customer journey, and integrate first-party data from various online and offline […]

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How to run web & app analytics projects across banking groups

March 10, 2020

How to run web & app analytics projects across banking groups

Collecting behavioral data about app and website visitors and using it in marketing and advertising context has always been a challenge for the financial industry. We’ve tackled this issue in numerous posts on our blog. The problem is even greater for institutions with a worldwide presence. Because of strict privacy and security regulations – both […]

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What Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) means for web analytics & marketing [Updated]

March 5, 2020

What Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) means for web analytics & marketing [Updated]

Apple released its first version of Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP 1.0) in 2017. The following iterations, especially ITP 2.2 and 2.3, complicate an already challenging set of rules for how to hamper online tracking on Mac and iOS Safari browsers.

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Piwik PRO vs Adobe Analytics: Make the best choice for your company

March 2, 2020

Piwik PRO vs Adobe Analytics: Make the best choice for your company

Selecting the right analytics software boils down to your company’s individual needs. The industry you work in and the type of data you collect determines your requirements. If you prioritize privacy, security, or reliable support you may find your web analytics options limited. With those needs and many more in mind we’ll compare various features […]

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Google Chrome will wipe out third-party cookies. What’s next?

February 14, 2020

Google Chrome will wipe out third-party cookies. What’s next?

At the beginning of 2020, Google caused quite a stir with its initiative to stop supporting third-party cookies. Justin Schuh, director of Chrome engineering, explains that move should make it possible to “sustain a healthy, ad-supported web.” Third-party cookies are a powerhouse of digital advertising as they let marketers track site visitors across cyberspace. The […]

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User management in Piwik PRO

February 6, 2020

User management in Piwik PRO

Whether it’s your website, your analytics tool, or your marketing platform, they all hold valuable information – your data. And that data demands special treatment, namely security. But protecting data is about more than just secure storage and safeguarded servers. It also means managing access, making decisions about who can see or edit certain reports […]

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