Analytics Google Analytics Google Analytics 360 When Does Sampling Happen? Sampling can happen when you apply segments, secondary dimensions, or filter your Google Analytics reports. Whenever we modify our standard reports or create custom reports, Google has to query our data, which can lead to sampling. Basically, Google estimates the data based on a percentage of sessions. Jonathan wrote an awesome post that gets into the nitty-gritty of how accurate sampling is in Google Analytics. … [Read more...] about Are My Google Analytics Reports Being Sampled?
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Key LearningsGoogle Analytics has a number of reports that cover everything that is happening on your website. If you are starting out now the best approach is to familiarize yourself with the basic reports outlined above. These reports will give you enough data to analyze to understand how much traffic you get to your website and from where. … [Read more...] about Best Google Analytics Reports for Beginners
Unfortunately, it wasn’t server-crushing traffic referring back to a blog post that someone had linked to. Instead, it was referral spam. How did I know? The website has two Views in Analytics. The spike was showing in the Raw Data View but not in the Filtered View — and when I visited the referring Reddit page, I could see from the comments that others had been hit by this fake traffic as well (Figure 2). … [Read more...] about 3 steps to creating accurate Google Analytics reports
Additionally, a new Ad Exchange linking option joins the Product Linking lineup in the Admin tab of Google Analytics. We hope that by consolidating these reports in the new Publisher Reporting section, it will help you better benefit from the intersection of ad serving, monetization and analytics data.I personally see this live now but Google said you might not all see it for a few weeks. … [Read more...] about New Google Analytics Reports For AdSense & Ad Exchange
The new connection is better than it was and it certainly alleviated some common pain-points. It makes it easier to compare queries/devices/locations/landing pages with the behavioral data that we get from Google Analytics. It does not go so far as to connect organic queries to sessions and subsequent conversions, but that’s a different story. … [Read more...] about Explaining the Other in Google Analytics Search Console Reports