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Reliable method for google analytics tracking for print advertising campaign?

A client is looking to track advertising clicks through a newspaper ad to measure success. They have rigid business requirements that it will be a unique domain... e.g. foowidgetsnews.net instead of ...
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Bounce Rate skewed by Conversion

We've got a landing page with a list of games and users generally either click the "Play Now" button (which goes to an external site) or they just leave. Currently, our bounce rate is 30%, but we ...
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Traffic from a specific site considered as direct traffic

Let's say a site adds a link to my site. After that, I noticed an increase in visits to my site (and I'm sure that at least some people came to my site via this link). The problem is, when I look at ...
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Huge difference between Facebook Ad Click figures and Apache log requests

We're running a facebook ad campaign for our business but there seems to be a huge discrepancy between the number of clicks registered and the number of requests made with "facebook.com" in the HTTP ...
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Setting up funnel URLs with regular expressions

I'm trying to set up Google Analytics to track my e-commerce checkout page. The URLs in the process are as follows: /checkout/[order number] /checkout/[order number]/your_details /checkout/[order ...
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Analytics and AdWords setup for agency

How would you recommend to setup Google Analytics and (or) AdWords for an marketing agency managing multiple websites, assuming that: I need access to all of the sites I'd like to manage all of the ...
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Analytics not showing Adsense data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem integrating Adsense with Google Analytics I already posted on the analytics help forum but nobody replied, so I thought I would ask here. Basically, I have an ...
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Google Analytics show zero for “Search Engine Optimizations” graph

In Google Analytics new design, there is an area related to the queries and impressions related to your site. You can get there by following Traffic Sources => Search Engine Optimization => Queries. ...
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SEO friendly way of linking/redirecting 2 domains to 1 - shoes example ;)

Suppose I have a shoe shop with website: example.com. I generate some traffic, but only 10 visitors per week. I then realize that green shoes are very popular and what everybody searches for. Of ...
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How do we get our sites' sections displayed under the description in a Google search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most important things I need to do to encourage Google Sitelinks? For Example, if I Google "Stack Overflow" the site comes up but also links to the main ...
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Google analytics referral path

I run a website at the domain http://www.turkishbasics.com . Google Analytics is however showing the referral path of some of my traffic to be the domain itself (turkishbasics.com). How is this even ...
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Tracking a single page on another domain in Google Analytics

I have access to edit a 'mini-site' hosted on our organisation's parent site. I'd like to track this page using Google Analytics, however I don't have access to the front page so I can't verify this ...
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Google Analytics goal funnel does not recognize virtual page views

I have a setup wizard with 3 steps. Since I'm using AJAX each step uses a virtual pageview with an appropriate URL for each step (see below). The pageviews are being recorded in the Content section ...
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Low “time on site” and high bounce-rate in Japan

I'm seeing a substantially low "time on site" and high bounce rate from visitors coming from Japan. Comparing to other states, even in languages I don't speak, the stats are still dramatically worse. ...
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Any other web Analytics tool other than Google Analytics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a better analytics package than Google Analytics? Is there any other more advanced web analytics tool than Google Analytics? Even though Google Analytics ...
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What is easy to integrate statistics script?

I develop a website on that people can create their own subpages with some tools i provide. And i would like to add the ability for users to see statistics without setting them on their own (like with ...
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Google Analytics API data for goals (funnels) doesn't match - how do they reconcile?

I have a Google Analytics account with a well-functioning funnel made up of 4 goals. I can query the API and get the data out, but it does not match the funnel report in Analytics. Without getting ...
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Google Analytics Goals with AJAX Functionality?

I have some nice ajax contact/enquiry forms etc on a website I'm working on which are working great (and degrade gracefully). I'd like to make use of Google Analytic's 'Goals' feature. The trouble ...
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Google Analytics - Goal not being logged

I have a URL on my site where a user is re-directed to once an order is completed. I can see the URL showing up the the Analytics logs, but the goal is not being logged. My the complete URL is ...
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Google Analytics just start tracking Windows Phone as an OS?

Just wondering if anyone else has dug into the Windows Phone traffic they have in Google Analytics? The graph below describes it better than I can. The timeline is showing the last year, and we ...
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How can I get stats for what 3rd-party sites have embedded our iframe widget?

Say we've produced a widget for other sites to use, like so: <iframe src="http://example.com/whatever.php" frameBorder="0" width="200px" height="300px" scrolling="no"></iframe> The ...
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Google Analytics In-Page Tracking For <input> Clicks

The in-page view in Google Analytics shows the website in an IFrame and overlays the statistics of link clicks. How is this done to track and show clicks (or entered data) for textbox ( elements)?
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Google Analytics-like product with the ability to push my own data

we are looking for a google analytics-like product but we would like to have the ability to push our own data and analyze them. For instance, we work a lot with affiliates where a visitors visit our ...
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Google analytics new version has no summary? [closed]

I'm trying to understand this new version of Google analytics and I'm really puzzled. One of biggest assets (to me at least) was that I was able to see with a glance how my sites are doing. In the old ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking page time on site

Does anyone know how Google Analytics tracks how long a user has been on the site? When the user leaves the page that has analytic tracking code, won't the sending/receiving link be broken? How are ...
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How can I tell how many iOS 3 users are accessing my website?

I would like to know how many iOS 3.2 (and presumably below) users are accessing my website. The reason is because iOS 3.2 had a maximum cache limit of around 25.6k, and files larger than this size ...
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Huge increase in direct load homepage traffic and bounce rate, causes?

Over the holiday shopping period our website saw a huge increase in direct load traffic directly on the homepage (from 2mil to 8-9mil hits) and the bounce rate went through the roof on that page ...
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How to stop analytics tracking GET variables?

Google tracks every GET variable as a single page. 1 visit - example.com/register.php?ref=6 1 visit - example.com/register.php?ref=12 1 visit - example.com/register.php?ref=2 Is it possible to ...
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Google analytics referals with multiple sites on one domain

I have two sites, both on the same domain name. I.E. www.example.com www.example.com/blog I have an analytics account set up for both which works well; I can see that traffic for the sites in their ...
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Google Analytics: Enabled 'Track site search results' , where do I see list with search queries

I enabled 'Track site search results' on Google Analytics and put also the queryparameter. Now my question is, where can I simply look at the list that is gathered with all the searches that are done ...
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Google Analytics campaign tracking via the utm_campaign query parameter

I've placed URLs in my newsletter like this: www.mydomain.com/?utm_campaign=summer Now in Google Analytics I want to see when and how many visitors came to my site via this 'summer' campaign. I ...
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Any way to compare multiple Google analytic Accounts

I have a Google analytic's account on my website that makes use of 10 properties. Each property has its own tracking code. In few words, my website displays 10 different Google analytic tag scripts. ...
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Google Analytics: Why is Avg Time on Site lower than Avg time on Page?

I have the following Custom Report set up in Google Analytics: Metrics: Avg Time on Page Avg Time on Site Dimensions: Page So a report looks like this: Page Avg Time on ...
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Using one graph I want to see browser usage per browser over time in GA

When I view the Browser graph in Google Analytics I'm shown the total number of visits over time in the graph. Below I see the aggregate breakdown of browsers over the entire period. What I want to ...
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How can I track “user returns after X days” as a goal in Google Analytics?

I would like to set up goals that track specific cases of user behavior that we have decided are interest to us, such as when a user returns after having not been on the site for a week, or a month. ...
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Why don't my Google Analytics traffic statistics match my webserver logs?

For a couple of months I've got a Wordpress website (http://www.tricky-design.com) online. I was curious how many visitor do visit my website therefore I'd setup a statistics counter Statpress (plugin ...
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Google Analytics - two visitors between August 13th and September 12th

So I was recently given access to our Google Analytics, and it appears like we only had TWO visitors between August 13th and September 12th... this is for a site that typically has between several ...
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Google analytics and multiple domains

I need some urgent advice please with regard to Google analytics and multiple domains, and how best to handle them. Got a very sensitive customer who has a number of domains: EG ...
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Why isn't Google Analytics Goal Tracking working?

I want to use Google Analytics to track registrations on my site. I don't see anything in my Google Analytics reports. Here is my markup: <input type="submit" value="Register" ...
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jwplayer: fire google adword or analytic conversion?

how would you track someone playing a flash video on your website using google adwords/analytics conversion? The purpose is to be notified when a visitor views the flash video, and when the visitor ...
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Tracking image clicks with google analytics?

I'm trying to set up conversions using Google Analytics. What I want to define as a conversion is when a person clicks on certain images in my blog (product adverts). How can I do this in google ...
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Google Analytics Export API - nextPagePath data

I am probably missing something obvious, but I do not understand when I query: start.date = DATE_START, end.date = DATE_END, dimensions = ...
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Creating a Google Analytics report on how many pageviews for a page came via another page

Our site runs Google Analytics and we want to find the pageviews of a set of content pages - identifiable with a page title regex visitors that came through a certain section listing page - ...
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Analysing Bounce Rate and Time on Page

I'm working on an eCommerce site and there's a perceived problem with the bounce rates on product pages. The best performing page (in terms of views), tends to have a very high bounce rate, at about ...
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Customer Report Google Analytics

Is it possible to have a custom report per minute for Google Analytics? So far I have found that it is possible to have a report per hour.
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Google Analytics w3wp.exe?

In this link Google defines a Visit. The key part that interests me now, is this: "If a user is inactive on your site for 30 minutes or more, any future activity will be attributed to a new ...
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Is it possible to filter analytics to particular visits like you can filter to particular dates?

Is it possible to find out more information about particular visits in analytics? For example, say I'm looking at new versus returning users. I then add a secondary column of "city". Ok, now I know ...
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How to track Google Analytics of Adobe Air app?

I have written an Adobe Air desktop application that tracks a bunch of websites and displays images from the websites in the app. I'd like to make it so that the webmasters can see that page views are ...
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Does adding google analytics improve google ranking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google Analytics data affect SEO? Does adding the google analytics .js file to a page improve it's google ranking?
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Google analytics - drop in traffic

Bit of a general question here. We are in the process of converting a number of our clients from older web sites to new ones. The problem we are getting, and sorry for being so general here, is we ...