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

    …. And, most importantly, everything I'll provide to my boss helps her deeply internalizes I am focused 100% on business priorities – rather than random big data sojourns. That is what you want. If you don't have this, ideally signed in blood by your leadership team and you, then you are just messing around with data. If you are a government analytics…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 8 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- 15 readers -
  • Spot Data Issues From the Start With Weekly Analysis

    … When marketers think of weekly analysis, the focus is almost always on understanding how a campaign performed. This could be the number of leads generated, the CPA (cost per acquisition) metric, or anything that measures the different aspects of a marketing effort. While this kind of analysis is important and meaningful, it should…

    SEER Interactivein Affiliate- 11 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- 10 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- 24 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- 12 readers -
  • A Great Analyst's Best Friends: Skepticism & Wisdom!

    … newsletter called The Marketing – Analytics Intersect. You can (should!) sign-up for it. I often find that most people who have the title Analyst are essentially data collectors and data sharers with most of the value being added by them in the process is a tablefied or chartfied summary. My newsletter on 29th March, shared a fantastic cartoon…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin EMail- 15 readers -
  • The Marketing < > Analytics Intersect: My Newsletter!

    … I want you to sign up for something very, very special I'm doing: Writing short stories from the intersection of marketing and analytics. My goal is to get you promoted, you are going to love it. So. Please do sign up. But, first, as you've come to expect from this blog… Context… Should you own or rent? The logic we are taught from when we…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razorin Affiliate- 15 readers -
  • Rock Analytics More: Obsess About Goals And Goal Values!

    …. "Micro-Outcome Goal": Key Events 5. "Macro-Outcome Goal": Outbound Clicks Benefits of Identifying Goals and Economic Value In each case we'll learn in detail how to set up the goal, what type of data might we get from it that will be of value and get tips on what actions we can take. Ready? Higher-Order Bits: Location, Pan-Commerce, Re…

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

    … To Use The Google Analytics Calculated Metrics Feature #1. Real Conversion Rate Per User #2. "Gross" Calculated Profit #3. Average Time Per User #4. Combine Results / Metrics Performance #5. Product Views Per Transaction Closing Thoughts. I hope you are really excited about what you are going to learn. I am so very excited about…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 29 readers -
  • Great Storytelling With Data: Visualize Simply And Focus Obsessively

    … the conversation away from the data to what should be done. Here are the ten lessons, in case you want to jump ahead (but why!): 1. Don't suck twice, stop creating handouts. 2. Take everything away except the absolute essential. 3. Avoid complex visualizations – they get in the way! 4. Make performance comparisons easier! 5. Convert words…

    Avinash Kaushik/ Occam's Razor- 26 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- 23 readers -
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