This article shows how to approach an implementation of Google Universal Analytics to track offline behavior. While the focus is on the Google Analytics account design, rather than the codes necessary to make it happen, you will find links to relevant code explanations whenever necessary.
Google Analytics offers 3 main ways to segment your data: custom variables, advanced segments and profile filters. This article aims to uncover the exciting world of profile filters, from what it means to a top 10 list of useful filter profiles.
Over the years I have met countless analysts around the globe, be it in conferences, training programs, client meetings or online. Some were true analytics geeks and others were just starting their careers, but one thing that I have always felt was missing, especially for the beginners, is a place centralizing the top resources and programs available. This article is my attempt to provide a good resource list.
When it comes to analytics, I am a big fan of pan-session analysis. Pan-session analysis provides insights across multiple visits by the same person. For almost every website it is an incredibly, powerful way to understand your visitors better. By applying the insights you derive from this analysis, you can further optimize your visitor's experience and conversion rate.
Learn how systems like Google Analytics Multichannel Funnels, and attribution modeling allows us to reclaim control over our ROI, and our ability to effectively use these new measurement tools results in a competitive advantage, and greater efficiencies in marketing spending.
Learn more about user-centric analytics, an extremely valuable approach. It can tell you a lot about your visitors. But, it can go beyond that to tell you more in-depth information about their visits and their habits. It essentially gives you an overview of their behavior, which in turn, provides you with a better understanding of your customers.
Accepted business practice dictates that website performance is measured in some way, usually through Digital Analytics data. But the metrics commonly used are essentially vanity metrics, not actionable insights. Using the techniques described in this article you will be able to analyse your data as Amazon does - using value as a KPI.
When you think about redesigning a website, you need to have a plan. To come up with a plan, you need to know what's going on. Web Analytics is an invaluable tool to help you decide what to do with your website, and to do it better. Learn how to redesign your website using a data-driven approach.
This article is a comprehensive account of how Google Analytics samples particularly large amounts of data. Jordan Louis explains the meaning and situations in which sampling is applied as well as how to deal with it.
Joe Christopher, Analytics Director and Partner at Blast Advanced Media, speaks on tracking e-commerce on Google Analytics. His talk focuses on the business requirements, tracking recommendations, tracking e-commerce transactions, and powerful e-commerce custom variables.