Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Latest Google Analytics Changes

Sometimes I’m using Google Analytics and every time I reload the page… the interface changes. Google has now merged what was the “Home” dashboards (Real-Time, Intelligence Events, etc) into what was the “Standard Reports”… or is that vice versa? So everything is consolidated, which makes total sense now. Why should the Dashboards, Real-Time, and Intelligence… Read More »

Troubleshooting Inflated Visits & Bounce Rate in Google Analytics

Alright, I don’t intend on making this a regular column – but sometimes I run into an issue that takes a bit of troubleshooting. This is one of those issues. Seeing an unusual spike in traffic in Google Analytics? Bounce rate skyrocketing? It might not be a traffic quality issue! Check your implementation. Follow this… Read More »

Tracking Between Subdomains

Tracking between subdomains doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need to check that box in the Google Analytics admin section for cross-domain or cross-subdomain tracking to work. All it does is edit the snippet in the copy/paste box: All that does is add a line of code in the “Tracking Code” section. It should… Read More »

Hello, Personal Site!

Here we go again – personal site Mk. 2. Let’s see if we can do this again… so I’ll start off with a mission statement. I intend to write at least one article per week. They will be short and sweet. Why? Because I hate making long posts and I don’t think being long-winded is… Read More »