You’ve worked so hard — blog post finished, newsletter prepped, social media updates corralled in Buffer. The “big campaign” is finally ready. You’re stomach is full of butterflies and anticipation for the influx of traffic following launch. This is your moment of triumph. Time to press the shiny green button… go go go go … WAIT!!
You’ve launched campaigns before… there’s usually an uptick in traffic but the amount varies. Why does it vary? Questions peck at your mind: Is the newsletter more effective or the blog? Which Facebook post or Tweet is driving more traffic? What is most effective? Least? Why? There’s a simple way to measure the efficacy of your campaigns and get answers: UTM Parameters.