Imgur Analytics Let You Track The Viral Success Of Your Images

Imgur just announced the launch of a new analytics platform that will enable brands and marketers to track the viral life of the images they upload. Given that Imgur sees upwards of 100 million unique monthly visitors, this is a…

Google Talks Measurement Challenges In Analytics Presentation

Google is sharing a recent presentation about universal analytics on the Google Analytics YouTube channel. The talk from Analytics Advocate Daniel Waisberg took place last month at Foundry Dublin. It will take about a half hour of your time as…

Google Analytics Gets New Custom Dimensions

Google announced today that it has added “many” new dimensions to standard reports in Google Analytics. Included is Custom Dimensions, which Google says has been a highly requested feature. Here, you can see example custom dimensions “user tier,” “is logged…

Socialbakers Launches Mobile Analytics App, Adds Instagram And LinkedIn Support

Socialbakers announced today at the Engage 2013 conference in New York that it is launching a mobile analytics app and support for Instagram and LinkedIn. The app, the company says, provides an “executive dashboard of key metrics for monitored Facebook…

Google Analytics Adds New ‘Speed Suggestions’ Report

Google announced the launch of a new Speed Suggestions report in Google Analytics. This can be found under Site Speed along with Overview, Page Timings and User Timings. The report shows the average page load time for top visited pages…

Google Analytics Real Time Reports Get Even Better

The real-time feature is probably the best thing Google has done for Google Analytics in a long time, at least for publishers like us. Now the feature is getting even better. Google announced some improvements to its real-time reports, including…

YouTube Has New Analytics Features

YouTube is talking about some new analytics features it has rolled out recently, including “time watched” and “annotation” reporting. The “Views” report has been enhanced to show more time watched data .”Estimated minutes watched” can be seen from the Views…

Google Adds A New Kind Of Referrer For Ad Clicks

Google announced today that it’s making a change to how some clicks coming from Google appear in traffic logs and web analytics software, though Google Analytics itself will not be affected by the change. There are now three possible referrers.…

Yahoo Drops Analytics-Only Customers

Yahoo announced some changes to Yahoo Web Analytics. Specifically, it is discontinuing services for analytics-only customers and the Yahoo Web Analytics Consultant Network. “In 2008, Yahoo! acquired IndexTools to offer web analytics and deep insights for small-and-medium business customers leveraging…

Google’s BigQuery Means Analytics for all Businesses

Google is introducing an analytics solution for businesses of all sizes without the need for investments in additional hardware or software. BigQuery is a web service that lets you analyze information from huge datasets and have on-demand access to the…

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 Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced

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…

Yahoo Web Analytics Version 10.3.19 Gives Product A Facelift

Yahoo is giving Yahoo Web Analytics a refresh, and as a start, has launched version 10.3.19. “We want to make the YWA user experience better – we know that our customers love the product functionality but they would like to…

Urchin Founder Reflects On The Impact Of Urchin And Google Analytics

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 Gets Non-Interaction Event Tracking

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…

Google Analytics Gets Webmaster Tools Data, New Search Reports

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 Launches Important New Tools for Webmasters

Google made a couple relatively quiet announcements this week that have pretty big ramifications for webmasters who want to get more traffic to their sites. If you’re a Webmaster Tools user, you can thank Google for a new “Site Health”…

Google Analytics Real-Time Launches for Real Time Traffic Data

Google announced the launch of a new set of reports in Google Analytics today, which shows you what’s happening with your site as it happens. Pretty cool. It’s called Google Analytics Real-Time (fittingly). “One way that I like to use…

Google Gets Around Analytics Issues in Germany

Early this year, reports surfaced that the German government would possibly fine businesses for using Google Analytics, saying that the tool violates people’s privacy, but Google said at the time: “Google Analytics complies with European data protection laws and is…

Google Adds Multi-Channel Funnels to Google Analytics

Google announced a new set of five reports in Google Analytics today called Multi-Channel Funnels. In Analytics, conversions and ecommerce transactions are credited to the last campaign, search, or ad that referred the visitor when he or she converted,” Google…