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500px Offers New $20 Premium Plan 500px Offers New $20 Premium Plan

Toronto-based image hosting site 500px, which calls itself ‘the best photography site in the world,’ has just unveiled a new level in its pay plans, simply called called ‘Plus.’ At first glance, one might suspect that 500px is to Flickr …

Google+ Pages In Google Analytics Soon To Be A Reality Google+ Pages In Google Analytics Soon To Be A Reality

It looks like Google may be gearing up to offer even more social data in Google Analytics than originally thought. Arvid Bux at DutchCowboys.nl (via State of Search) blogged about a presentation Google gave, indicating that you will soon be …

Google Analytics Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced Google Analytics Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced
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Google announced that Analytics reports in Google Analytics can be sent to users via email from within Google Analytics itself. They can be scheduled to be sent daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly. Reports can also now be exported to PDF …

New Site Speed Reports In Google Analytics New Site Speed Reports In Google Analytics
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Google announced today that it has released a new Site Speed report, with “all the key metrics” in an easy-to-read Overview report. “The Overview report provides an at-a-glance view of essential information for measuring your site’s page loading metrics: Avg. …

Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious

Last fall, Google launched encrypted search (via SSL) as the default setting for signed in users, expanding the feature to the worldwide level earlier this month. The amount of encrypted searches may soon go up . Webmasters, SEOs and marketers …

Google: Hits Are How Idiots Track Success Google: Hits Are How Idiots Track Success

Google posted an hour long video of a Google+ hangout about Google Analytics and how to get more out of it as one of a series fo “Help Desk Hangouts”. Here’s the official description for the video: You’re looking to …

Avinash Kaushik Keynote At SES NY Pushes Marketing Focus Avinash Kaushik Keynote At SES NY Pushes Marketing Focus

Google Digital Marketing Evangelist Avinash Kaushik opened Search Engine Strategies New York this morning with a keynote, which was largely advising digital marketers to get better and more focused in their marketing strategies. It just so happens that Google announced …

Google Analytics Social Reports Coming Soon Google Analytics Social Reports Coming Soon
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Today, Google announced the release of some new social reports in Google Analytics, aimed at “bridging the gap between social media and the business metrics you care about”. Well put, because measuring social media has been one of the biggest …

Google Analytics Gets Some UI Tweaks Google Analytics Gets Some UI Tweaks
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Google announced the launch of an updated user interface for Google Analytics. The company says the tweaks were in response to user feedback (they do listen sometimes). “We are particularly proud of the attention to detail that our user experience …

Google Analytics Updates To Custom, Organic Reports Google Analytics Updates To Custom, Organic Reports

Google Analytics is getting some updates. For one, there’s a new “Customize” button in the action bar on all tabular standard reports. When you click this, it loads the custom report builder. Google suggests using this for the following cases: …

Google Analytics Gets 9 New Languages Google Analytics Gets 9 New Languages

Google Analytics users know that the product just underwent a transformation to a new version, and now Google is adding even more accessibility features to the service. Today, Google has added functionality for nine new languages to Analytics. The new …

Urchin Founder Reflects On The Impact Of Urchin And Google Analytics Urchin Founder Reflects On The Impact Of Urchin And Google Analytics
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Google acquired Urchin all the way back in 2005. It seems like an eternity ago. “In 2005 we acquired Urchin, whose online web analytics product became the foundation for Google Analytics, helping businesses of all sizes measure their websites and …

Google Analytics Site Speed Metrics Expanded Google Analytics Site Speed Metrics Expanded
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Google announced the launch of some new metrics for the Site Speed report in Google Analytics. The metrics are aimed at giving webmaster a better understanding of how they can improve their website performance. Speed, we know, is a ranking …

Google Invites Social Networks To Push Activity Streams to Google Analytics Google Invites Social Networks To Push Activity Streams to Google Analytics
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Google is inviting social networks and platforms to integrate their activity streams with Google Analytics. “These activity streams will be surfaced in a set of social reports that our team is building to help marketers better measure engagement and impact …

Twitter, Mobile Ads & Reaching Google Analytics Goals Twitter, Mobile Ads & Reaching Google Analytics Goals

Today’s video round-up features a webinar about reaching your goals in Google Analytics, the top Internet memes, and a conversation between Eric Schmidt and Loic Le Meur (among other things). Enjoy. Here’s today’s viral videos. View more daily video round-ups …

Google’s “Not Provided” Referrals Growing In Percentage? Google’s “Not Provided” Referrals Growing In Percentage?
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Last month, Google announced that it would begin encrypting search queries with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) as the default experience at Google.com for users who are logged in to their Google accounts. As a result, there is a lot data …

Google Analytics Gets Non-Interaction Event Tracking Google Analytics Gets Non-Interaction Event Tracking
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Google announced the addition of non-interaction events to its set of event tracking metrics. “”But wait!’ you ask, ‘How can an event-which measures user interaction-be non-interactive? And why would I want that anyway?,” says Patricia Boswell of the Google Analytics …

Flow Visualization Comes to Google Analytics Flow Visualization Comes to Google Analytics
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Google announced the launch of Flow Visualization in Google Analytics. This is described as a tool that lets you analyze site insights graphically, and instantly understand how visitors flow across pages on your site. There are actually two flow visualizations …

Google Encrypted Search Means No Info For Individual Queries Google Encrypted Search Means No Info For Individual Queries
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Google announced that it is going to begin encrypting search queries with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) as the default experience at Google.com when you search logged into your Google account. http://www.google.com will become https://www.google.com. “This is especially important when you’re …

Google Analytics Gets Webmaster Tools Data, New Search Reports Google Analytics Gets Webmaster Tools Data, New Search Reports
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Google is letting Google Analytics users get Webmaster Tools data in their GA accounts, so they can surface Google search data in GA. Several months ago, Google launched a pilot program, but now, the new set of reports is available …

Google Panda Update: Could Inaccurate Google Data Be Costing Sites Traffic? Google Panda Update: Could Inaccurate Google Data Be Costing Sites Traffic?
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Late last week, it was discovered that Google had rolled out another version of the Panda update earlier in the week. Industry voices have dubbed the update “2.5″. Google dubbed it “one of the roughly 500 changes we make to …