How Do I Know If My Reports Are Being Sampled? Google is constantly updating and improving the Google Analytics interface, and that includes sampling warnings. In the past, you may have noticed a warning banner in your reports that your data is based on a sampled number of sessions that are a percentage of total sessions. … [Read more...] about Are My Google Analytics Reports Being Sampled?
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4. Which pages do people see first (landing pages) when they visit my site?The landing pages report shows which pages are first seen when people visit the web site. You can combine this report with Source / Medium (select Source / Medium from secondary dimension dropdown) and get an accurate picture on which pages are first visited from each traffic source. … [Read more...] about Best Google Analytics Reports for Beginners
What exactly is referral spam? It’s fake traffic, or what some people call ghost traffic, that comes to your website in the guise of referral links from websites. Sometimes the website is legitimate, as in the case of my Reddit example; most often, it’s not. The goal of referral spam is to get you to click the links that appear in your Analytics reports. … [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
When they introduced Search Console reports in Google Analytics, they actually chose to show how many queries were being filtered out. Originally called “(Not set)” – they just call that “Other” now. Here’s the official wording: “To protect user privacy, Search Analytics doesn’t show all data. For example, we might not track some queries that are made a very small number of times or those that contain personal or sensitive information.” … [Read more...] about Explaining the Other in Google Analytics Search Console Reports