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The Missing Google Analytics Manual

Posted By Bryan Eisenberg On February 16, 2009 @ 10:09 am In google analytics | 381 Comments

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Get the most out of your Google Analytics with this collection of links to implement, configure and get insights from Google Analytics. * Last updated 6/10/09.

Initial Setup of Google Analytics

Google Analytics Setup Checklist [2]

* Google Analytics IQ Lessons from Google’s Conversion University with videos [3]

A Video Tutorial to Google Analytics Setup [4]

Google’s Support Installation Guide [5]

How to speed up your website when using Google Analytics [6]

8 Stupid Things Webmasters Do To Mess Up Their Analytics [7]

How to Link Google Analytics to your AdWords Account [8]

YouTube Preview Image [9]

Video: How to Setup Google Analytics with Flash [10]

Google Analytics within Flex/Flash Applications [11]

Tools to Be Sure Your Website Is Tagged Properly

SiteScan for Google Analytics [12]

Web Analytics Solution Profiler [13]

Firebug Plugin for Firefox [14]

Create and Configure Multiple Profiles

Exclude Internal Traffic the Easy Way [15]

How to Use Google Analytics Filters to Create Profiles [16]

To Meet and Exceed Your Goals, You Must Have Them Set Up

How to setup Goal Tracking [17]

Why It Is Important to Monetize Your Goals [18]

How to Setup Ecommerce & Lead Tracking

Video: Tracking Ecommerce with Google Analytics
YouTube Preview Image [19]

How Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking Works [20]

Installation & Setup of Ecommerce Tracking [21]

Tracking Lead Gen Forms [22]

Google Analytics Variable List [23]

Tracking Conversion across Multiple Domains [24]

Call Tracking in Google Analytics White Paper [25]

* How To Track WordPress Signups and Comments With Google Analytics [26]

Working With Filters

Matching Specific Transactions to Specific Keywords [27]

Intro to GA Regular Expressions [28]

Video: How to Setup Google Analytics Filters for Better Traffic Reports

YouTube Preview Image [29]

Make Internal Search Work For You

YouTube Preview Image [30]

5 Easy Steps to Enable Google Analytics Site Search Tracking [31]

Google’s How do I set up Site Search for my profile? [32]

Track How Often a Link on Your Website is Clicked

How To Track Internal Links in Google Analytics [33]

Tracking UI Level Links: An Open Source Script [34]

How to Setup Google Analytics Campaign Tracking

A 4 Step Approach to Google Analytics Campaign Tracking [35]

Twitter and Google Analytics: What to Track [36]

Adding Twitter Search to Google Analytics [37]

Tracking Universal Search results [38]

How to Make Reports More Accurate

How to Maximize Google Analytics Site Overlay Tool [31]

Decrease Bounce Rate by Using target=”_blank” on External Links [39]

Google Analytics Reports

Video: Google Analytics Dashboard: Measure Your Web Site’s Success

YouTube Preview Image [40]

How to view Google Analytics Funnels for Segmented Data

Find Poor Performing Campaigns and Keywords

YouTube Preview Image [41]

Google Analytics Benchmarking: How do you Compare? [42]

Have Your Reports Emailed to You [43]

Google Analytics Motion Charts Overview with a PPC Example [44]

Setup Advanced Segments [45]

Video: Creating Custom Reports [46]

*Find Out When Your Campaigns Suck with GA Custom Reports [47]

*Video Tutorial: Hacking Google Analytics for Keyword Research [48]

Get More Out of Google Analytics With Plugins & Hacks

The Ultimate Google Analytics Plugins, Hacks & Tricks Collection [49]

The Complete Google Analytics Power User Guide [50]

And if you still can’t make sense of your data, or don’t know what to do to fix things, learn how OnTarget gives you that direction [51].  Contact us to ask what size is right [52] for you.


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[1] Image: http://www.grokdotcom.com/2009/02/16/the-missing-google-analytics-manual/avinash-kaushik-analytics-dashboard/

[2] Google Analytics Setup Checklist: http://blog.vkistudios.com/index.cfm/2008/12/5/Google-Analytics-Power-User--Tutorials-and-Screencasts--Part-2--Account-setup

[3] Google Analytics IQ Lessons from Google’s Conversion University with videos: http://www.google.com/support/conversionuniversity/

[4] A Video Tutorial to Google Analytics Setup: http://www.conversationmarketing.com/2007/02/google_analytics_video_tutoria_1.htm

[5] Google’s Support Installation Guide: http://www.google.com/support/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=66983

[6] How to speed up your website when using Google Analytics: http://www.barryhand.ie/blog/speeding-up-your-website-when-using-google-analytics/

[7] 8 Stupid Things Webmasters Do To Mess Up Their Analytics: http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2008/05/8-stupid-things-webmasters-do-to-mess-up-their-analytics.html

[8] How to Link Google Analytics to your AdWords Account: http://www.roirevolution.com/blog/2006/01/how_to_link_google_analytics_t.html

[9] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fQCWoJ0fm8

[10] Video: How to Setup Google Analytics with Flash: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXdV4LnF3v8&feature=channel

[11] Google Analytics within Flex/Flash Applications: http://www.insideria.com/2009/02/using-google-analytics-within.html

[12] SiteScan for Google Analytics: http://www.sitescanga.com/

[13] Web Analytics Solution Profiler: http://webanalyticssolutionprofiler.com/

[14] Firebug Plugin for Firefox: http://getfirebug.com/

[15] Exclude Internal Traffic the Easy Way: http://www.roirevolution.com/blog/2007/11/excluding_all_internal_traffic_the_easy_way.html

[16] How to Use Google Analytics Filters to Create Profiles: http://analytics.blogspot.com/2008/09/you-cut-quite-profile.html

[17] How to setup Goal Tracking: http://www.zencartoptimization.com/2007/08/16/google-analytics-demystified-part-5-goal-tracking-and-funnels/

[18] Why It Is Important to Monetize Your Goals: http://www.roirevolution.com/blog/2006/05/getting_the_full_value_of_google_analytics_the_imp.html

[19] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lOlbtkTY2Y

[20] How Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking Works: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2008/01/13/google-analytics-e-commerce-tracking-pt-1-how-it-works/

[21] Installation & Setup of Ecommerce Tracking: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2008/01/22/google-analytics-e-commerce-tracking-pt-2-installation-setup/

[22] Tracking Lead Gen Forms: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2008/07/02/google-analytics-e-commerce-tracking-pt-4-tacking-lead-gen-forms/

[23] Google Analytics Variable List: http://webanalyticsindia.net/blog/2009/02/google-analytics-variable-list/

[24] Tracking Conversion across Multiple Domains: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2006/09/26/google-analytics-configuration-mistake-3-third-party-domains/

[25] Call Tracking in Google Analytics White Paper: http://blog.freshegg.com/call-tracking-google-analytics-white-paper_1174/

[26] How To Track WordPress Signups and Comments With Google Analytics: http://www.tdcreative.net/blog/how-to-track-wordpress-signups-and-comments-with-google-analytics/

[27] Matching Specific Transactions to Specific Keywords: http://www.roirevolution.com/blog/2007/05/matching_specific_transactions_to_specific_keyword.html

[28] Intro to GA Regular Expressions: http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2007/01/28/intro-to-ga-regular-expressions-part-xiv-of-xiv/

[29] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsx50UFMaXI

[30] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMjqn3Z8wp8

[31] 5 Easy Steps to Enable Google Analytics Site Search Tracking: http://www.zencartoptimization.com/2007/12/04/google-analytics-site-overlay-trick/

[32] Google’s How do I set up Site Search for my profile?: http://www.google.com/support/googleanalytics/bin/answer.py?answer=75817

[33] How To Track Internal Links in Google Analytics: http://www.viget.com/engage/how-to-track-internal-links-in-google-analytics/

[34] Tracking UI Level Links: An Open Source Script: http://alwaysbetesting.com/abtest/index.cfm/2008/4/22/Tracking-UI-Level-Links-An-Open-Source-Script

[35] A 4 Step Approach to Google Analytics Campaign Tracking: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2006/11/10/google-analytics-campaign-tracking-pt-0-an-overview/

[36] Twitter and Google Analytics: What to Track: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2008/09/02/tracking-twitter/

[37] Adding Twitter Search to Google Analytics: http://webanalysis.blogspot.com/2009/02/adding-twitter-search-to-google.html

[38] Tracking Universal Search results: http://www.martijnbeijk.com/how-to-track-universal-search-traffic-with-google-analytics/

[39] Decrease Bounce Rate by Using target=”_blank” on External Links: http://blog.vkistudios.com/index.cfm/2008/12/2/Decrease-Bounce-Rate-by-Using-targetblank-on-External-Links

[40] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3_MWqQy9Qc

[41] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H09pcpchglk

[42] Google Analytics Benchmarking: How do you Compare?: http://www.conversationmarketing.com/2008/03/google_analytics_benchmarking.htm

[43] Have Your Reports Emailed to You: http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_get_google_analytics_reports_email.html

[44] Google Analytics Motion Charts Overview with a PPC Example: http://webanalysis.blogspot.com/2009/02/google-analytics-motion-charts-overview.html

[45] Setup Advanced Segments: http://www.kaushik.net/avinash/2008/10/google-analytics-releases-advanced-segmentation.html

[46] Video: Creating Custom Reports: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGgl137x3Yw

[47] Find Out When Your Campaigns Suck with GA Custom Reports: http://www.epikone.com/blog/2009/03/12/find-out-when-your-campaigns-suck-with-ga-custom-reports/

[48] *Video Tutorial: Hacking Google Analytics for Keyword Research: http://www.getelastic.com/video-tutorial-hacking-google-analytics-for-keyword-research/

[49] The Ultimate Google Analytics Plugins, Hacks & Tricks Collection: http://www.grokdotcom.com../2008/10/16/google_analytics_hacks/

[50] The Complete Google Analytics Power User Guide: http://blog.vkistudios.com/index.cfm/2009/6/5/The-Google-Analytics-Power-User-Guide

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