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Google Analytics: What to feed back to clients?

We have several successful websites all of which have Google Analytics. A few clients like to see some of the stats on the website and kind of like to have a "feedback" session. I usually go through ...
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Handling Page View for Images Site

I want to know how sites like stackoverflow.com or imgur.com manage the page views of their article. i.e. once i view it and then no matter how many times i refresh it.. the page view count won't ...
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List of phones that support media queries? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Majority of mobile devices support media queries for screen width? Is there any resource that lists which phones support media queries? I'm optimizing my site. It ...
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How to correctly count pageviews?

I've been using a free 3rd party sitestats counter for years, and I would like to get rid of the external party. For this simple thing I'm only interested in pageviews (other stats I use google ...
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effect of page speed on ad revenue

I'm thinking of slowing my pageloads a bit, and want to know how much ad revenue will decrease due to the slowness. For ads on a revenue-per-impression (CPM) basis, I have to worry about decreased ...
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Is there any way to find out how often a certain query is sent to a search engine?

For example, let's assume a string 'green apple'. Is there at least one SE (or, maybe 3rd-party site) which provides its statistics on how often do users search this concrete string?
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What are you using for getting stats about your web app? G. Analytics or other solution? [closed]

if you are building your own web application, what are you using for monitoring of visitors. Are you getting this information from Google Analytics? Or do you prefer your own solution?
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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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Download as PDF - really worth implementing?

Many CMS systems (e.g. Joomla) offer the user an option to download the post content in PDF format. Is this really worth implementing? Are there any reliable stats showing how many users do use ...
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How do I keep track of multiple websites?

As an owner of multiple websites I sometimes find it difficult to remember when each site needs renewing. Another problem is that I have to log into every single site to check the site traffic ...
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How much percentage of total internet users are online at any given moment?

Also, how does this percentage change during the day? Is it different in developed countries than in developing countries?
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What is the best browser usage statistics source?

I wonder about what source of browser usage statistics is most reliable and updated. I've been using Google Analytics (with use of my analytics enabled pages) W3 Counter Stat Counter but they ...
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Extremely large spike in traffic on the 1st - 4th of every month from mobile browsers

I've noticed that on the 1st - 4th of the recent months (since January), several sites I maintain are getting thousands of requests from mobile browsers, whereas throughout the rest of the month, the ...
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Live status dashboard for multiple websites

Anyone know of a good online service or local software package that will give me a real-time (or almost real-time) status of how my websites are doing: uptime, ping, latency, DNS, etc. Any ...
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Accessing server stats using PHP

There are over 10 stats packages installed in my server (AWStat, Webalizer, etc) and cPanel has an interface to show them in terms of visitors, bandwidth, popular pages, etc. It is possible to access ...
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How to track where web page visitors are coming from?

My main web page is nmjava.com/index.html, I have posted "nmjava.com" in different places on the web, when visitors click on the link how do I know where they are from ? I've come up with the ...
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What is the easiest and fastest way to get statistics of a webservice response time?

I implemented a webservice with node.js and want to test its response time. I don't just want to do the test with one connection attempt, but I want statistics about multiple attempts, telling me the ...
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How do I measure which links get the most clicks?

I was wondering if anyone could tell me how I can measure which types of links (links to twitter [or other social network] profiles, links to videos, stack exchange flair, navigational menus, etc.) ...
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Global Statistics for Browser + Operating System

I'm trying to determine global statistics (similar to StatCounter's) for a combination of Browser + OS. For example, 35% (or whatever) of users are on XP and IE8. StatCounter only displays one or ...
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Best stats tool for cross-domain tracking

We build a webapp that allows users to run the app under their own subdomain. So we run the app under search.domainX.com, search.domainY.com and so on. They each have their own Google Analytics to ...
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Anyone know a way to find out the number of Twitter followers for a particular account on any given date?

I manage two corporate Twitter accounts and two personal Twitter accounts, and it would be really useful to know how many followers each account has at the end of each week. I'm using TweetStats.com ...
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Browser window size statistics?

I was wondering, are there any statistics available on what size users have their browser set to nowadays? I know the screen resolutions (we have analytics, which shows those as well) but I doubt a ...
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Google Analytics: Find external sites which referred most visitors to a Goal

I have a goal setup in Google Analytics, I would like to track the number of visits that come from external sources. e.g. I would like to see how many visits come from google.co.uk vs google.ie
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How do i show visitor count in my page?

I am using google analytics for tracking the visitors on my website. I can view all the stat reports from my google login. I am wondering if i could place the visitor summary stat in my home page of ...
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Does placing Google Analytics code in an external file affect statistics?

I'm working with an outside software vendor to add Google Analytics code to their web app, so that we can track its usage. Their developer suggested that we place the code in an external ".js" file, ...
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Do you know any independent keyword (phrase) statistics trend website?

Does anyone know an equally impressive service that shows the amount of times a specific keyword (phrase) has been searched, as well as a branch of other similar words? The one discussed in this ...
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Best in-depth analytics or stats tools? (preferrably server-side)

I know there's been questions about this before, but mine is a little more specific. I work for a high traffic website and we want to start tracking our visitors better. Unfortunately, Google ...
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Is there anything better than awstats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best Apache logs Analyzer? I am looking for something to do some basic apache log analysis server side, or remotely. awstats seems like it has all the info, ...
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Do Google's feed statistics include former users?

I'm currently not using any sort of fancy stat tracking software such as feedburner, but I occasionally look at Google's stats in their Webmaster Tools just to get a rough idea of whether the number ...
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Visitor statistics software per user account page

Hi I plan to have a web site that will have pages for local companies. The companies will have a backend to update their details. Essentially in the backend I want the company to be able to see their ...
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Is there a (free) reliable place to get statistics from sites, more reliable than Alexa, Quantcast, Compete? [closed]

I mean, seems there's no way. I am just asking in case someone knows of a recent new site being more accurate. I am aware of Alexa's, Compete and Quantcast inaccuracies and/or limited system/range of ...
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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Presenting very simple and minimalistic stats graph to final user, unique visitor or visits?

Often if you present too much stuff to normal audience (non geeky tech guys) they might go in confusion. If you had to present a simple minimalistic website's monthly statistics to someone, with one ...
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Analytics data from google.com?

While browsing around for browser statistics today I figured that it would be nice to see a dataset from www.google.com, it ought to be somewhat well balanced and should provide a pretty decent ...
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What are the most popular web statistic scripts?

What are the popular web statistic scripts/web log analyzers? I'm searching for popular web statistic scripts like wusage, WebStat or WebAlizer.
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Best Free Web Statistics and Analytics Packages For Sites Using PHP & MySQL

I'm looking for a list of the best free web statistics and analytics packages for my site using PHP & MySQL?
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Where can I get reliable information on website popularity?

I know there is a site out there that provides data and stats on websites' relative popularity, unique hits etc, but I can't remember what it's called. This isn't for my own site, I want to look up ...
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Is viewing a site's unpassword protected HTTP logs/stats illegal?

If not, why? If so, please provide US Federal code, or case law confirming this is the case.
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Facebook application: insights not updated [closed]

For publishing your facebook app offcially, you need 10 monthly users or 5 total users (check out the paradox :s), but the thing is, while quite a lot of people have visited my app, and about 30 liked ...
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How many keystrokes would be saved per day, if every site dropped the 'www.' part of their site?

Just curious... Not sure how many domains are actually visited directly like that - I'm guessing it would be impossible to know exactly - but what would be a rough estimate?
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How to Distribute File and get Download Statistics?

One of my Clients wan't to distribute there monthly print-magazine also as free PDF download. Similar to HackerMonthly. We are currently not using any CMS so we are open to every solution. I could be ...
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What is the best browser market share data source?

Browser market share is important to a webmaster, or at least it will be until IE6, 7 and 8 disappear (my guess is the year 2532, more or less). What is the most trustable, versatile and ultimately ...
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How much of the world's website traffic is attacks?

Does anyone have any statistics on how much of the total of the world's website traffic is malicious? Every day I am amazed by the number of requests for .dll and similar things which don't appear ...