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Why are bots clicking on email links? And how to stop them?

I help run a fairly large email newsletter. Recently we have discovered that our click through rates have been artificially raised by some kind of bot activity. They are clicking on links in our ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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Google Analytics click event tracker not working in Google Tag Manager

I have implemented Google Analytics (GA) event tracking in Google Tag Manager (GTM) following these instructions: http://cutroni.com/blog/2013/10/07/auto-event-tracking-with-google-tag-manager/ My ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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Discrepancies between visits recorded in analytics and clicks reported in AdWords

According to analytics, there were only 730 visits on the page. According to AdWords, there were about 1200 clicks on the ad. How can I track what is going on? Shouldn't I have the same number of ...
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Is it true that quickly closing a webpage opened from a search engine result can hurt the site's ranking? [duplicate]

My web designer recently told me that I need to be careful not to Google for my business' website, click on its search result link, then quickly close the page (or click back) too many times. He says ...
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What is the meaning of 'displaying' in Google Webmaster's Search Queries page?

What is the meaning of displaying in Google Webmaster Search Queries page? I could not find the information in the documentation.
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In-Page Analytics for previous version of a page

We are using Google Analytics. We recently revised a title and URL for one of the main tabs on our site, and we'd like to compare the click rates for links to this page from our home-page, given the ...
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How do search engines treat out-tracked links

Some websites have out tracking / outgoing click tracking so that when you click on a link such as mysite.com on example.com you momentarily get taken to example.com/outgoing/mysite.com which then ...
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Track visitor use of “Ctrl + F” on a website?

Would it theoretically be possible to detect (e.g. via JavaScript) if a user queries a webpage with the Windows shortcut Ctrl + F, or the Mac-equivalent Command + F in their browser? The first step ...
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Disadvantage of creating tracking source

Is there disadvantages of creating your own link tracking source (Example: ?src=publication ) instead of using Google's utm_source? Two things that I see that it's an advantage using my own tracking ...
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Analytics - Where do my drop offs go?

I have a website set up with Google Analytics (through the Wordpress plugin "Google Analytics for WordPress" by Joos de Valk). When I check out the visitors flow in Google Analytics, it shows ...
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Google analytics event tracking doesn't show the related revenue

We're tracking clicks on certain banners on a site using synchroneous tracking: var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(\''+ ga_acc_code +'\'); pageTracker._trackEvent(\'click_1\', \'Home\', \'%title%\'); ...
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Possible click fraud?

So I'm getting hundreds of hits (per month) across multiple separate domains, all originating from one city with 100% bounce rate and 0:00 time spent on the site. I know hundreds of clicks per month ...
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Will internal tracking links (redirecting to outbound URLs) hurt my Google rankings?

On my site I have multiple internal tracking links (eg. /track/link/12) which direct the user to an internal tracking script which subsequently redirects the user to some outbound URL. Common ...
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Basic tracking of conversion from Adwords using referrer, is it possible? (both Ads in SERP and in Content Network)

Reading in AdWords Help it seems the only way to track clicks to my site from AdWords is to use the Google code snippet. If I don't want to use such snippet, and simply track the referrer, can we say ...
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Find out where the user has come from — previous page URL within the same site

Is it possible to use Google Analytics or a similar tool to track the users' inter-site click behaviour? I'd like to know how many users clicked on certain links on a particular page which lead them ...
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LinkedIn Advert stats not matching with my Google Analytics data

I received a voucher from LinkedIn which gives me $50 worth of Advertising, and as I've started out on my own as a web designer/developer I thought this would be a good opportunity to get some extra ...
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Paying for advertising on a cost per click basis - How to validate?

We use various pay per click advertising agencies and are able to tune the traffic to our mobile sites according to various things. The problem is, the number of clicks reported by the publisher ...
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Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics

Is there anyway I can use Google Analytics to track click conversions on a link? For example, if I have a link to www.a.com , is it possible for google to track the number of times that particular ...
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Tools for tracking clicks

Are there any tools availible for tracking users clicks on a website, both internal and external? Preferably one that is free and can track a series of clicks from a user (Example, user clicked 'blog' ...