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Python For Loops Explained (Python for Data Science Basics #5)

Remember that I told you last time that Python if statements are similar to how our brain processes conditions in our everyday life? That’s true for for loops…

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Python If Statements Explained (Python for Data Science Basics #4)

We use if statements in our everyday life all the time – even if our everyday life is not written in Python. If the light is green then…

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Python Built-in Functions and Methods (Python for Data Science Basics #3)

It’s fair to say that using functions is the biggest advantage of Python. At least you will use them a lot during your Data Science projects! This is…

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Python 2 vs Python 3

“Should I learn Python 2 or Python 3?” For everyone who has just started to learn Python for Data Science, this is an important initial question to answer….

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Data Analytics Basics (introduction)

You might have heard that Data Scientist was ranked as the best job of 2017 in the USA (based on Glassdoor’s research). Recently many IT professionals have started…

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Python Data Structures (Python for Data Science Basics #2)

Where we did we leave off? Oh, right, we learned about how to use variables in Python. Here is the second essential topic that you have to learn…

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Learn Data Analytics in Bash – from scratch

Read these 7 free articles about Bash/Command Line and take your very first step to learn the basics of coding for Data Science!

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Python for Data Science – Tutorial for Beginners #1 – Python Basics

If you are learning Data Science, pretty soon you will meet Python. Why is that? Because it’s one of the most commonly used data languages. It’s popular for…

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How not to be biased?

In the last 2 weeks I’ve introduced 9 common statistical bias types. If you went through them, you have already done the first very important step to overcome…

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Statistical Bias Types explained – part 2 (with examples)

It’s time to continue our discourse about Statistical Bias Types. This is part 2 – if you missed part 1, read it here: Statistical Bias Types part 1….

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Statistical Bias Types explained (with examples) – part 1

Humans are stupid. We all are, because our brain has been made that way. The most obvious evidence of this built-in stupidity is the different biases that our…

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Data visualisation and discovery with Tableau

The usefulness of visualisations in data analysis is often questioned.  At the end of the day, the outcome of the analysis should be quantifiable, right? Well, maybe. But…

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SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial – ep6 (advanced stuff)

This is the final episode of the SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial for Beginners series. Today I’ll show you some more advanced SQL moves! Though junior data…

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How to Create UTM Codes and Track Your URLs

Wouldn’t it be good to know where most of your traffic is coming from? What about email sign ups or even revenue broken down by social channels? How…

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Data Science Fundamentals for Marketing and Business Professionals (video course demo)

This is kind of a special blogpost, because here I share 3 videos from my brand new O’Reilly Video course – called Data Science Fundamentals for Marketing and Business…

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Website Heatmaps – Tools, Features & Best Practices

Heatmapping is a simple and efficient way to analyze visitor interaction and user behavior on your website. If you are in a Conversion Rate Optimization (aka. CRO) project…

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SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial for Beginners – ep5

Combining tables is a key component of data analysis. And SQL is really good at it! Of course each case is different, but I’ve run into analytical tasks too…

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SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial for Beginners – ep4

You have already learned a lot about the basics of SQL for data analysis. I figured now would be a nice time to have an episode focusing only…

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SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial for Beginners – ep3

Today I’ll show you the most essential SQL functions that you will use for finding the maximums or the minimums (MAX, MIN) in a data set and to…

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How to Optimize Facebook Campaigns Based on Conversion Data

“How do I optimize Facebook campaigns?” This is the question that I hear all the time from clients to whom I teach Facebook marketing. Of course, it depends…