Web Analytics

Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of web data for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage.Web analytics is not just a tool for measuring web traffic but can be used as a tool for business and market research, and to assess and improve the effectiveness of a web site. Web analytics applications can also help companies measure the results of traditional print or broadcast advertising campaigns. It helps one to estimate how traffic to a website changes after the launch of a new advertising campaign. Web analytics provides information about the number of visitors to a website and the number of page views.
Posts about Web Analytics
  • Five Key Elements For A Big Analytics Driven Business Impact

    …… At this point, it honestly does not matter which web analytics tool you use as long as it is a tool that is under active development by your vendor. Yes, some tools can dance on their left foot and others can only do so with their right foot. Not as important as you might think. My recommended five elements are much more primal, their presence powers…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 12 readers -
  • More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

    … Facebook released more new features for its Analytics for Apps: support for web analytics, improved cross-device analytics, user properties and updated sharing insights. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015, and updates have included the addition of custom audiences and lookalike audiences last October…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Spot Data Issues From the Start With Weekly Analysis

    … that, it will become easier for you to spot unusual patterns and learn what’s worth reporting on. So, although you might find yourself spending more time than you anticipated in the beginning, you will continuously get faster and the payoff will be worth the upfront time investment. 3. You should make a list of drastic percentage changes. The great thing…

    SEER Interactivein Affiliate- 12 readers -
  • Four Stories: A Decade of Writing Occam's Razor!

    … to remind me of the birthday. Her note read: "…. and it is pretty impressive that you've managed to stay relevant for a decade, it is a very long time in digital years…" It gave me a pause. I had to go check how long I've been at this. My very first post, audaciously, was titled Traditional Web Analytics is Dead (05/15/06). Given that title…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 12 readers -
  • Ad Block Tracking With Google Analytics: Code, Metrics, Reports

    … excited that we can track ad blocking behavior in Google Analytics, so easily. This post covers these key elements: Here's how this post unfolds… 1. Ad block: #wth 2. Technical how-to implement enhanced code guidance (Google Tag Manager or direct) 3. Setting Google Analytics front end elements (custom dimensions, advanced segments) 4. Five…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin Google- 29 readers -
  • How to fix discrepancies in your web analytics data

    … Google Analytics, like every web analytics tool, does not deliver accurate data. There are many reasons behind this including: Visitors don’t allow JavaScript Visitors block cookies Pages missing code Location of the code on the page There are certain actions though that can be exactly measured, as they are recorded in back end…

    Search Engine Watchin How To's- 14 readers -
  • A Great Analyst's Best Friends: Skepticism & Wisdom!

    … being skeptical and not being paralyzed helps you get to Wisdom faster. One last bonus before we close… If you would like to get a sense for specific salaries, four key choices you have to make to have a fabulous analytics career AND how to get there… Here's a post you'll find to be of value: Web Analytics Career Guide: From Zero To Hero In Five…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin EMail- 19 readers -
  • The Marketing < > Analytics Intersect: My Newsletter!

    … decide? People tend to use the terms metrics and KPIs interchangeably. I humbly believe this is a disservice as it results in a lack of focus on what really matters: Business impact. In my post Web Analytics 101: Goals, Metrics, KPIs, Dimensions, Targets, I'd defined metric as "a metric is a number." Simple. :) I'd defined a KPI as " a key…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin Affiliate- 19 readers -
  • Rock Analytics More: Obsess About Goals And Goal Values!

    … poor. : ( Starting today, let's renounce your citizenship in the land of nogloallandia! It sucks to be there. I can report on pageviews and bounce rates and sessions and all the other lovely metrics we normally obsess about. Or, the foundation of my analysis for this blog can be this: A much richer understanding about the eight things I'm solving…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 32 readers -
  • Excellent Analytics Tip #27: Chase Smart Calculated Metrics!

    … calculated metrics, I can fix this problem easily… We are using Formatting Type: Integer. Makes sense. You don't have to type in all that stuff you see in the Formula field. In my case, I just started typing the name of the book and GA does the rest for me. Brilliant. Here's the complete formula: {{Web Analytics 2.0 (Goal 8 Completions…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 33 readers -
  • Great Storytelling With Data: Visualize Simply And Focus Obsessively

    … at the last mile: Presenting their whys and the so whats, in the form of stories. In fact 86.4% of all Analyst careers fail due to a lack of this critical last mile skill! Ok, ok. I kid. I kid. It is really 88%. : ) Tom Fishburne's wonderful cartoon is here for another purpose. We send out our multi-tab spreadsheets, our best Google Analytics…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 29 readers -
  • Is the 10/90 Rule of Web Analytics a Practical Measure?

    … In 2006, a web analyst at Intuit wrote a blog post that really resonated with me. At the time I was just getting my feet wet in the world of Web Analytics, with the release of Google Analytics the year before finally making analysis affordable. Here I had this free tool, Google Analytics, and barely enough knowledge to be dangerous. So I…

    Jeff Sauer/ Depth of Knowledge- 25 readers -
  • Tracking Your Most Valuable Visitors with Google Analytics [AUDIO]

    … they behave. What is tripping them up? Where do they come from when they visit? Do they respond to email? Competing for Students Online A report card on how colleges and universities are attracting and converting college-bound students. Free Report: Competing for Students Online The post Tracking Your Most Valuable Visitors with Google Analytics [AUDIO] appeared first on The Conversion Scientist. …

    Brian Massey/ The Conversion Scientistin Google- 22 readers -
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