|Forum: Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging|
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|1:|| Using Excel to Analyse Bots|
"With Google analytics so prevalent these days, we forget that GA misses huge swathes of data about our sites. I recently had need to ascertain the relative amount of crawling each bot was doing."
|Aug 22, 2014|
|2:|| Canvas Fingerprinting User Tracking Is A Better Alternative to Cookies, and Very Difficult To Block|
"...the company has only used the data collected from canvas fingerprints for internal research and development."
|July 23, 2014|
|3:|| Google Announces Smart Lists For Analytics To "Simplify Remarketing"|
Google announces remarketing managed automatically.
|Apr 10, 2014|
|4:|| Google Universal Analytics Out Of Beta And Available For All|
"Universal Analytics is out of beta and everyone can use it..."
|Apr 4, 2014|
|5:|| How Accurate Are Keywords Listed In Google Analytics|
How accurate - if at all - are the keywords listed in google analytics when you have the secondary dimension set to "keyword"?
|Aug 22, 2013|
|6:|| Google Enhances Analytics Real Time-Reports|
With the real-time events report, you can now not only see the top events as they occur but also filter on particular event categories (and actions). Additionally, you can see whether particular segments of visitors trigger different events and debug your events deployment in real time.
|Mar 28, 2013|
|7:|| Google Expands Universal Analytics Trial To All Analytics Users|
Today, we're excited to welcome and invite all Google Analytics customers to try Universal Analytics.
|Mar 23, 2013|
|8:|| Google Analytics Retires Old Version|
"...we are now fully transitioning and leaving the old version behind."
|July 18, 2012|
|9:|| Google Analytics Adds Social Reports, And Tracks Links To Your Content|
These reports provide another layer of social insight showing which of your content attracts links, and enables you to keep track of conversations across other sites that link to your content. Most website and blog owners had no easy mechanism to do this in the past, but we see it as another important feature for holistic social media reports. When you know what your most linked content is, it is then also much easier to replicate the success and ensure that you are building relationships with those users who actively link to you the most.
|May 4, 2012|
|10:|| Mozilla Firefox 'Collusion' Add-On Tracks Who's Tracking You|
Collusion looks to offer more transparency to users by creating a visualization of how your data is being spread to different companies as you navigate the web.
|Feb 29, 2012|
|11:|| Site Logs Show Traffic Surge: Human or Zombie|
When a site jumps from 10,000 to 40,000 visits in a day, how best to establish whether this is real human traffic, or zombie robots.
|Feb 22, 2012|
|12:|| Google Announces Analytics Enhancements For Mobile Apps|
Google mobile App tracking analytics enhancements announced.
|Dec 14, 2011|
|13:|| YouTube Analytics Launched, Replacing Insight|
You've been able to discover who is watching your videos and where they're coming from for awhile now on YouTube, through Insight. Now we want to make it even easier to learn about your audience, so we've replaced Insight with YouTube Analytics.[br][br]Analytics will be released to everyone on a modern browser over the course of the day.
|Nov 30, 2011|
|14:|| Study: Online User Tracking Escalating|
A new study from a Stanford University researcher has found that a lot of the little bits and pieces of supposedly anonymous data being deposited by your web browser are actually being gathered and reassembled by dozens of companies and sold. And stopping that from happening takes more than a little bit of effort, helped by a growing movement for 'do not track' legislation.
|Oct 12, 2011|
|15:|| Google Analytics Real-Time|
Today we're very excited to bring real time data to Google Analytics with the launch of Google Analytics Real-Time: a set of new reports that show what's happening on your site as it happens.
|Sept 30, 2011|
|16:|| 'Flash Cookies' Anti Hacking Lawsuit Is Thrown Out, But Questions Remain Over Deceptive Tactics|
The judge threw out the anti-hacking claim entirely, saying that Bose didn't suffer any real damage to her computer because of Flash cookies. The claim over deceptive business acts was left in against interclick but thrown out against the corporations that did business with it; the tresspass claim against interclick was left in.
|Aug 19, 2011|
|17:|| Google Analytics Reporting Bug|
"WebmasterWorld Members are seeing zeros on their Google Analytics stats: A reporting bug or data loss?"
|Nov 3, 2010|
|18:|| Google Analytics - a return to the "hits" metric|
"Forget that business about absolute unique visitors, goal completion rate, or even bounce rate. If you want to achieve success, you need to focus on hits." - Google Analytics Blog, 1 April, 2010
|Apr 2, 2010|
|19:|| Comscore: Global Search Market Up 46pct In 2009||Jan 22, 2010|
|20:|| Adobe to Acquire Omniture|
"Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) and Omniture, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMTR) today announced the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Adobe to acquire Omniture in a transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion..."
|Sept 15, 2009|
|21:|| Tracking Keyword Ranking Position with Google Analytics|
"How to implement the keyword ranking position, referring URL in Google Analytics."
|May 13, 2009|
|22:|| Google Analytics: Is That a Bot or Real Visitors|
"how can I tell if the traffic that is shown on Analytics is real or just traffic caused by bots crawling?"
|Jan 14, 2009|
|23:|| Identifying The Mozilla Browser In Your Logs|
"The Mozilla Browser comes in many flavours. WebmasterWorld Members discuss the detail in correctly identifying all these differing browsers and UAs.
|Nov 12, 2008|
|24:|| Web Site Analytics: Bounce Rate. And What it Means|
"WebmasterWorld Members talk about bounce rates, and discuss what it means if the rate is going up or going down."
|Aug 19, 2008|
|25:|| Why Your Server Log Files are Complete Fiction|
Many online services hide as browsers to gain access to your server. As a side effect, they are added to the visitor count in your analytics - scrapers, spam harvesters, spambots, botnets and all sorts of other illicit activities add to the problem.
|July 15, 2008|
|26:|| Alexa Changes Measurement Methodology|
"We've been working hard behind the scenes for several months and are excited to announce that our new Alexa Rankings system is available."
|Apr 17, 2008|
|27:|| Registry Proposed For "Do Not Track" List|
"The Consumer Federation of America and the Consumers Union also urged the FTC to bar collection of health information and other sensitive data by companies that do business on the Internet unless a consumer consents."
|Apr 16, 2008|
|28:|| YouTube Analytics Tool: YouTube Insight|
"YouTube Insight, a free tool that enables anyone with a YouTube account to view detailed statistics about the videos that they upload to the site."
|Mar 27, 2008|
|29:|| Tracking Web Surfer Clicks Comes Under Greater Scrutiny|
"So he drafted a bill, now gathering support in Albany, that would make it a crime, punishable by a fine to be determined, for certain Web companies to use personal information about consumers for advertising without their consent."
|Mar 20, 2008|
|30:|| The Breadcrumbs You Leave: Should You Be Concerned|
"Consumers have not complained to any great extent about data collection online. But privacy experts say that is because the collection is invisible to them."
|Mar 10, 2008|
|31:|| Google Adds Analytics Data Sharing (beta)||Mar 6, 2008|
|32:|| Google's Urchin 6 Software Beta Now Public|
"It's a 90 day Beta download, and when it comes out of Beta it'll be a commercial product priced at $2,995."
|Feb 2, 2008|
|33:|| Google Analytics Introduces New Features|
"Google Analytics has some smart new features, such as outbound link tracking, being introduced over the coming weeks.
|Oct 17, 2007|
|34:|| Google Analytics Has a Reporting Delay|
Google reports a temporary reporting delay for Analytics accounts. They assure us that no data will be lost, and reporting for most users is current through Saturday July 28.
|July 30, 2007|
|35:|| Google Releases New Analytics Interface|
Google says "The new version of Google Analytics is easy enough for a layperson to understand, but also offers the sophistication experienced users need."
|May 8, 2007|
|36:|| Experian Acquires Hitwise|
"Experian, the global information solutions company, announces that it has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources."
|Apr 19, 2007|
|37:|| ClickTracks Acquired By J. H. Halsey Corp.|
"J.L. Halsey Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the preparation and filing of a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a $20 million common stock rights offering. The purpose of the rights offering is to raise capital to repay a $10 million promissory note issued to fund the recent acquisition of ClickTracks Analytics, a Santa Cruz, California-based provider of web analytics services, and to provide Halsey with additional capital to support its future growth and possible additional acquisitions. "
|Aug 21, 2006|
|38:|| How accurate/reliable is your web analytic tool?||July 3, 2006|
|39:|| Unica to Acquire Sane Solutions Makers of NetTracker|
"The deal consists of $22.8 million in cash, and the remainder in Unica common stock, assumed liabilities and transaction-related costs. Sane Solutions, based in North Kingstown, R.I., had 2005 revenue of approximately $6 million, according to company officials. Its lead product, NetTracker, is features an open-architecture, flexible data collection and reporting, and on-premise as well as hosted deployment models."
|Mar 9, 2006|
|40:|| Protecting Email Addresses From Harvesters|
"...I am now wondering about the best way to protect email addresses..."
|Dec 21, 2005|