Web Analytics Education: The Importance of Segmentation

Today we start talking about segmentation. Is segmentation important? Watch the video for the answer.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. Lately we covered goals and funnels, the meat and potatoes of Web Analytic. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Training at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2010 – Part 1

First installment of a nine part series we will post on Saturdays.

Taught by Massimo Paolini at the October 2010 Silicon Valley Code Camp, we begin with an overview of the entire seminar and start with understanding what web analytics is and does.
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Web Analytics Education: Goal Conversions and Funnels – Part 3

More instructions on how to create goals and their associated funnels. The different goal types, with examples.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Goal Conversions and Funnels – Part 2

Here are the detailed instructions on how to create goals and their associated funnels. Image driving your car without a destination. While it may be fun, there is very little purpose or productivity. In business using Web Analytics without goals is kind of driving blindfolded without a destination. Useless and dangerous.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Goal Conversions and Funnels – Part 1

This is the holly grail. This is what makes those stats sing. Setting goals puts everything in perspective. It allows the numbers to tell you how well your are doing, or how much your marketing plan sucks. You can use the information to make real business decisions that affect your bottom line or you can just look at how many visitors you had last week, your choice.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Customizing Async – Part 3

Our next video gives completes the details about Asynchronous code customizing for various domains. Capturing subdomains and shopping, customizing the cookies

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Customizing Async – Part 2

Our next video gives more details about Asynchronous code customizing for various domains. How to know if you’re changes are successful, add code to your forms for cross domain tracking, and the wizard in Google Analytics.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Customizing Async

This video would show you how to customize the Async tracking code for various domain scenarios.  While most websites will just use the code as it is provided from the Profile Settings section of your account, this video will show you how to track across domains you own.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Setting Up Event Tracking – Part 2

Part two on event tracking with this entry. This video completed the definition of event tracking, shows you the parameter syntax and some examples. Tracking events is another customizable feature that if implemented well can create powerful insights.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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Web Analytics Education: Setting Up Event Tracking – Part 1

We start a short series on event tracking with this entry. This video defines event tracking, shows you the standard format of the tag, and the limits on event tracking. Tracking events is another customizable feature that if implemented well can create powerful insights.

The Google Analytics series thus far has covered the basics on reports from understanding the difference between Dimensions and Metrics, through selecting a date range, a chart option, or a secondary dimension. We then covered in detail how to setup an account, create profiles, add the Async code, and lately we explored eCommerce. See the full list below and at the bottom of every educational post.

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