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Decoding Google Analytics

For our clients that are investing in a paid analytics platform, there’s a great return on investment since they fully leverage the features and integration that those platforms offer above and beyond Google Analytics.

That said, we don’t have anyone that’s NOT running Google Analytics as well, though. Why? Because Google Analytics has the unfair advantage of integration to Google+, Webmaster and Adwords data. Of course, it has the unfair advantage of not having access to Facebook data – the largest social interaction site in the world.

From the American Express Open Forum article, Decoding Google Analytics: If you are Web savvy enough to register your business site with Google Analytics, pat yourself on the back. But how much do you really know about the data you’re receiving? What improvements can you make based on that feedback? Here’s an introduction to key metrics to help you get more clicks and get customers to buy.

Decoding Google Analytics

About Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of The Marketing Technology Blog. Doug is the CMO of CircuPress and CEO of DK New Media, an agency specializing in assisting marketing technology companies with their inbound marketing - leveraging social media, blogging, search engine optimization, pay per click and public relations. Their clients include Angie's List, GoDaddy, Mindjet and many more. Douglas is also the author of Corporate Blogging for Dummies.

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  1. Your points are presented inside a unique way and also the submissions are well-written. I truly loved this reading through.

  2. you have got created this task to a small degree easier together with your article. Thanks.

  3. Good article. I have used Google analytics for years but year ago I switch to Piwik. Today I use it for all sites. It is perfect tool for site statistics and in many ways better then Google analytics. In my opinion!
    I am in no way associated whit Piwik, only as a user.

  4. This is a really nice infographic, but I think that all of these are the basics for every blog and website owner. Everyone in the “internet sphere” should understand these and be able to draw some conclusions from them. But anyways, thanks for sharing it with us, Douglas.

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