homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.198.8.124
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: Receptional & mademetop

Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging Forum

    
Tracking traffic sources for multi-visit e-commerce conversions
... how do I find the keywords used when a visitor returns to buy something
Jack_Hughes




msg:4014940
 2:27 pm on Oct 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

One of the big holes in our web analytics (Google Analytics BTW) is that we can't track multiple visit purchases properly. Fortunately most of our transactions are single visit but many are not. A lot of customers type in our company name on Google and buy. Great, problem is I don't know what they originally searched for and where. I would love to find out. Any ideas how I can do this?

 

JesperFJ




msg:4017163
 8:37 pm on Nov 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hi

If you are good at javascript you can mainatin your own customized cookies with this information, and add the information when you execute the order-code.

Bedatos




msg:4017522
 2:51 pm on Nov 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

You could check the http header which come to your site from google.

you could find section like below:
Refererhttp://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=webmaster&aq=f&oq=&aqi=g10

then you can analisys the url and find the keyword which was searched.in this example,"q=webmaster", so "webmaster" is the keyword

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved