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No, you won't get better results simply from using Google Analytics and Google doesn't favour sites with Google Analytics over sites without it installed. Google Analytics is of course a great analytic tool and when the data is studied correctly, it can influence on your SEO efforts and thus can indirectly affect your SEO. (As could any other types of ...


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No, unfortunately it's not literally 100,000 different people. More accurately, it's 100,000 different cookie values. A user can visit your site for the very first time and be counted with a first unique visit, but if they clear their cookies, or log in from a different computer, or do private browsing, then a subsequent visit would be "unique" again. So ...


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It can't be done in the Google Analytics admin panel, but it can be done programmatically by your server. You can put some extra JavaScript in your snippet to send Analytics the full campaign info based on your shortened form. Here is how it might look if you use PHP with Universal analytics: ...


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Using GTM, you could establish a link click listener that fires on all pages, and then create an "Outbound link" tag to fire whenever a link is clicked. You can collect the href attribute of the link to pass into your event as well. That's it in a nutshell, but there's more details here if you like: ...


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Another way of asking your question is: "How many users had at least one download during this time period?" You can use "segments" to answer this question. Create a segment only for users that have a "download" event. Select the "Audience Overview" report Change the main metric dropdown from "Sessions" to "Users" Click "+ Add Segment" Click "+ New ...


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I study this kind of traffic as part of my research. Simply put, these are bot visits. You know this because of the hit and run nature of most bots that are not scrapers. This is evident in the number of pages and the bounce rate. Bots, including scrapers, often result in a %100 bounce rate. But without further data, I cannot tell you much about your ...


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The validation conversion rate is just a "prediction", but when you see you actual conversion rate it is 0 because the goal hasn't taken effect yet. You will need to wait a day for conversion rates to be non-zero, assuming you get actual conversion until then. Goals are not retroactive either.


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I am not aware of any mainstream tracking platforms that will track minors. The only few solutions I could think of are: 1) Make users sign up for something and ask for their age. Something Like a user profile. 2) Do surveys on your site that ask that question. You can do a standard survey or you can do something like pop-up lightboxes with a question. Be ...


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You need to click "Edit" and then add a site to Webmaster tools. The Save button is just to save the Property settings.


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Analytics events can be found in your standard reports under Behavior > Events.


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You can track that through Google Analytics. You would need to "tag" all the URLs in your emails with tracking parameters using the Google Analytics URL Builder. Then Google Analytics would show you a campaign report similar to this: (image source) Here is an article that has best practices for email newsletter tracking with Google Analytics with ...


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As well as the GA Debug Chrome Extension, there is another extension by Google called Tag Assistant. This will check your installation of the GA code on your page and will let you know if there are any issues or errors with the current tag.


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There is a Chrome Extension called GA Debug which is useful for seeing what tags are being fired on your website. Install that extension, right click the page and 'Inspect element', go to the 'console' tab and then navigate to the pages you are interested in. If your tags are firing, they'll appear in the output below. As I mentioned in the comment, ...


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Create a filter on Google Analytics that will exclude this traffic: The regex is: https:\/\/.* However, it's always a best practice to keep the raw data (that is, in your case, both http and https) intact, and to apply the new filter on a new View.


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I study this stuff. Oddly, the answer is probably much simpler than you think. It would not surprise you to know that spammers are still spandexing search engines and using automated software to find content to use and sites to link to. Once a junk site is created, then bots begin to spider the junk sites and follow links. Get ready, this will happen a lot. ...


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Google's Content Experiments is meant for separate A/B URLs, but it can be hacked to use the same URL, as described in this article. The general idea is to: Use the usual Content Experiments wizard, Fill the 2 A/B URL fields with dummy URLs, Insert JavaScript code to modify page content on the client side. Thanks Eike for the link!


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Use segments to view this report for only the users that have viewed both sections of your site. Click "+ Add Segment" from the behavior flow report. Click the red "+ New Segment" button. Click "Advanced conditions". Where it says "Ad Content", change it to "Page". Enter an expression that matches the URLs for the first section of your site. Hit the "AND" ...


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I see that you use jQuery on your website. Despite being unable to write attributes onto the links, you can include this snippet of JavaScript which will log a Google Analytics event before sending the user to the link. function logeventga(category, action, label, value, callback, nonAction){ var event = { 'eventCategory': category, ...


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Sub-domain.example.com is a separate site from example.com. This means that any traffic for sub-domain.example.com will not be reflected in example.com. However, example.com/sub-domain would be part of example.com and therefore the traffic would be reflected in example.com This fact is dictated by the web server.


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You can use UTM query string parameters and assign each of them to a different campaign, which will mark the affiliate. On GA you will be able to analyze the traffic according to this specific campaign and see how many converted. For example, you can do: ...


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You can't backdate your goals, but you may be able try a "Search and replace" filter of the URL. More info on that can be found here. It would look something like: Search string: /goal\.html Replace string: /cart/goal\.html


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Funnels would be set up in the same page where you define your goal. In particular, you would need to define a destination goal, and then set the "Funnel option" on, and then define your funnel steps. More information can be found here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1032415?hl=en


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To get Google Custom Search terms to show up in Google Analytics, you need to have the custom search submit URL parameters to your site that Google Analytics can read. The code for the search box on my site looks something like this: <form action="/search" id=search-form> <input type=hidden name=cx value="partner-pub-123456789:987654321"> ...



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