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Content Experiments in Google Analytics Replace Google Website Optimizer Content Experiments in Google Analytics Replace Google Website Optimizer
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Google announced the launch of Content Experiments in Google Analytics, as a way for webmasters to test different versions of pages to see which ones convert the best. It is replacing Google Website Optimizer, as it carries out much of …

Google Analytics Switching Over To Core Reporting API Next Week Google Analytics Switching Over To Core Reporting API Next Week

If you’re a user of Google Analytics, then no doubt you’re familiar with the Data Export API. You are also probably aware that Google replaced the Data Export API with the Core Reporting API in December of last year. Google …

Google Analytics Social Reports Move To Traffic Sources Google Analytics Social Reports Move To Traffic Sources

Google recently announced some new social reports, and now the company has announced that it’s consolidated the locations of social reports in general. Specifically, the Social Engagement, Social Actions, and Social Pages reports, which were previously listed in the Audience …

Google Analytics Gets A Google+ Page Google Analytics Gets A Google+ Page

Google announced that there is now a Google Analytics page on Google+ that users can follow for updates. I’m not sure what took them so long, but it’s here now. “We’ll be sharing the latest and greatest about Google Analytics …

Google Introduces Analytics Easy Dashboard Library Google Introduces Analytics Easy Dashboard Library

Google Analytics is a really useful tool, especially for site administrators. The only potential problem is that you might not know a lot about code to really take advantage of the Analytics API. To fix this, Google has joined forces …

Google: How to Find Other Sites Linked to Yours? Google: How to Find Other Sites Linked to Yours?

If you’ve ever wondered how to track which pages are linked to your own, Google has been working on a solution for you. It comes in the form of some refinements to their tools for analytics. They put it like …

Google Analytics Social Reports Get Backlink URLs, Post Titles Google Analytics Social Reports Get Backlink URLs, Post Titles
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In March, Google announced the release of new social reports in Google Analytics. These included an Overview Report, a Conversion Report, a Social Sources report, a Social Plusgins report, and an activity stream tab. Today, the company announced some further …

Google Analytics Gets New Site Speed Report, User Timings Google Analytics Gets New Site Speed Report, User Timings
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Google announced today that it has added a new site speed report to Google Analytics, called User Timings. The report lets users track custom timings, and shows the execution speed or load time of any hit, event or user interaction. …

Nine Analytics Tips to a Hassle-Free Site Migration Nine Analytics Tips to a Hassle-Free Site Migration

Many site owners and marketing managers experience data loss and lose visibility into their marketing activities and site performance which potentially could negatively impact the bottom line. This article examines practical steps to maintain and improve the quality of your …

Google Analytics Has Over 10 Million Users Google Analytics Has Over 10 Million Users
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One interesting detail that I’ve not heard or seen anywhere else, which emerged from Google’s earnings call today, is that Google Analytics has over ten million users. From large e-commerce sites to small blogs,” Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora …

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 …