Google continues to roll out new features contained in its latest addition of Google Analytics. To help users understand their page load time better, they have introduced a new “Performance” tab. This gives a far better overview of page load time, rather than a skewed view you may get from looking at Average Load Time.
A personal site I started working on in June (along with my partner in crime – my little brother) is starting to gather a little bit of traffic (8k a month). Usually when working on a new site, we get some heavy hitting keywords, do some siloing and get a lot of content on the go (unique and quality is key). If the site has potential, it’s worth building out a little more. With it being a market both of us are interested in, I am in the process of writing a functional brief to get a whole new design and some key features developed.
I wanted to follow up on my post (Google “Understanding the Consumer Buying Cycle“) around Google’s new Adwords Search Funnels by sharing another quick tip on Google Analytics advanced segments.
Continue reading Google Analytics – Segment Your Users by Vists
Google Analytics is without doubt one of the sexiest tools on the planet. Of course I know how sad that sounds and would you believe I left the world of I.T because I didn’t feel geeky enough. Still, when you have access to this much data, it really does give you great insights into the sort of traffic your website is getting. The following are 5 filters / hacks / reports that I have found really useful, so maybe you will too ….
Continue reading Google Analytics the FAB FIVE
If you are working with a large ecommerce site that is selling products in a number of countries, you need to give some consideration to how this is tracked in Google Analytics.
Continue reading Advances Segments in Google Analytics to Track Multiple Currencies
There are a couple of filters that are worth applying to your installation of Google Analytics. In this post we will look at 3 that I have found extremely useful.
Continue reading Filtered Traffic provides great information :: Google Analytics :: Google Analytics Filters
In my last post strategically called sub domain tracking part 1, I went through some pointers to go through when setting up Google Analytics across sub domains. This is really just a follow up post to mention the remaining aspects around sub domain tracking and tracking between domains. Analytics is key if you are to implement a solid SEO strategy.
Continue reading Track SubDomains Part 2 :: Google Analytics :: link(), linkByPost()
So I have recently been setting up a rather large implementation of Google Analytics as part of a holistic SEO strategy and had the joy of doing this over a site with a large number of sub domains. There are a number of things to keep in mind when implementing Google Analytics tracking for sub domains:
Continue reading Google Analytics SubDomains Tracking Part One