Google Analytics is a service which is offered by Google for blog owners and website owners to track anything in their blogs or websites. Most of bloggers and webmasters use this service. But they use only very limited features of Google Analytics because they don’t know other features.
You may also use Google Analytics just to check traffic stats. After reading this post you will use Google Analytics to do many tasks. 🙂
Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics
How to Add Google Analytics to Your Website : It is easy to add Google Analytics to your website. You need to do only creating Google Analytics account and adding given codes to your blog or website.
Beginner’s Guide: How to Use Google Analytics for Your WordPress Site : If you are a beginner for Google Analytics don’t miss this post.
A Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics : You can learn brief history of Google Analytics, use of Google Analytics, basic interfaces and more things in this posts.
How to Track Anything with Google Analytics Event Tracking
This video is created by Matthew Woodward and it is about tracking anything using Google Analytics event tracking feature.
You can learn how to use Google Analytics to track anything like affiliate clicks, email sign ups, RSS subscribers watching this video.
Google Analytics Tips and Tricks
20 Must-Know Tips & Tricks to Master Google Analytics Data : This post is published by Hongkiat blog. Jake Rocheleau was shared 20 Google Analytics tips and tricks you should know.
10 Actionable Google Analytics Tips : This post is written by Daniel Waisberg and he is an Analytics Advocate at Google.
6 Google Analytics Tips for Business Insight Way beyond Traffic : This is also good post which is shared by WordStream. They have explained everything with screenshots, so it is easy to understand.
Top 24 Google Analytics Tips, Hacks & Automations : The author of this post has given lots of post links about Google Analytics tips and hacks.
A Powerful Exercise inside Google Analytics to Set You Up for a Successful Year of Blogging : Darren Rowse wrote about Google Analytics recently. He is blogger with more than 10 years experiences.
Google Analytics WordPress Plugins
Here is a list of WordPress plugins which are related to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics by Yoast plugin has more than 8 million downloads, so it is a very popular WordPress plugin.
A few things you can do with Google Analytics by Yoast.
- You can enable demographics and interest reports.
- You can track outbound links, affiliate links and downloads.
- You can ignore any user level.
- You can track 404 error pages and search result pages.
Google Analyticator plugin also has almost every feature offered by above plugin(Google Analytics by Yoast).
It comes with a widget also. So you can add a visitor count widget which will display visitor count.
This plugin adds Google analytics tracking code to your blog. It is a very simple and lightweight plugin.
Google Analytics is a very powerful tool which must be used for your blog or website. Don’t use it for just track visitors count. There are many benefits you can get form Google Analytics.