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1: new post   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
2: new post   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
3: new post   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
4: new post   Which web Site Stats Package is right for you?
We asked webmasterworld members to list the key points of the most common web site stats packages, so that you can at least look at the ones that suit your needs and save a bundle of time.

The thread does not try to rank or recommend, but does give a good comparison of functionality and price ranges.

Aug 28, 2005
5: new post   Which Stats Package is right for you?
An overview of the entire field of tracking and logging analysis packages -- what types of website statistics products are out there, and who does each one serve best.
Aug 30, 2005
6: new post   WebTrends in Friendly Take Over - Splits Off New Company
"Francisco Partners...today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the WebTrends business unit...of NetIQ Corporation. The transaction is being undertaken with the full participation and support of the WebTrends management team, members of which will be investing in the new business together with Francisco Partners."
Mar 29, 2005
7: new post   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
8: new post   Visitor path anlysis - any value in this ?
"I've looked at lots of stats (using WebTrends and other packages) for all kinds of websites, and I've yet to find anything useful in the Visitor Path section."
Nov 29, 2001
9: new post   Using Alexa Public Rankings to Calc Traffic Numbers
Is there a way to equate the public Alexa internet traffic rankings into actual page views? ..."For a rough estimate- I multiply the reach (per million) of a site by 500- guessing that are 500M internet users."
Jan 28, 2003
10: new post   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
11: new post   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
12: new post   Tracking Keyword Ranking Position with Google Analytics
"How to implement the keyword ranking position, referring URL in Google Analytics."
May 13, 2009
13: new post   Tracking E-A-Friend Email Forwarding
"...40% of the people who opened the email passed it on to a friend. How can that be measured?"
Jan 14, 2003
14: new post   Three Fresh Worms Hit Windows
Feb 3, 2005
15: new post   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
16: new post   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
17: new post   Stat Recognition - Study Those Numbers Baby!
"There is a fair bit of number crunching to do for a site, and a whole lot of assumptions when it comes to viewing your webstats."
Apr 8, 2002
18: new post   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
19: new post   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
20: new post   Referrals - what's a healthy ratio ?
What should the ratio be, are there any healthy minimums, for example?
Nov 29, 2001
21: new post   Referral Strings - the Most Suspect Data on the Net
Referral data is often off by large percentages on many sites. Here is a long discussion detailing many of the problems with trying to read tea leaves (erm - referral data).
Nov 22, 2002
22: new post   Real World Referral Numbers
The topics seems to keep coming up. Here´s the orginal thread with the search engine referral numbers survey.
Apr 6, 2002
23: new post   Protecting Email Addresses From Harvesters
"...I am now wondering about the best way to protect email addresses..."
Dec 21, 2005
24: new post   NetIQ to buy First Place Software
NetIQ - owners of WebTrends - have announced intentions to purchase First Place Software - owners of WebPosition SEO Software.
Apr 7, 2004
25: new post   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
26: new post   Log Analysis on the Desktop
"I've a need to analyze extended log files (2 years worth) and would like to do it on my local machine. "
Feb 8, 2003
27: new post   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
28: new post   How to track visitors - an intermediate guide
The strengths and limits of different technical approaches to user tracking.
Dec 3, 2003
29: new post   How accurate/reliable is your web analytic tool?
July 3, 2006
30: new post   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
31: new post   Hitbox Starting To Use Exit Windows
Tracker site to begin using interstitial advertisments.
June 12, 2002
32: new post   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: new post   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
34: new post   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
35: new post   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
36: new post   Google Enables FireFox PreFetching
"Prefetching may impact your site because the prefetch request will happen whether or not the user clicks on the result, so it may result in additional traffic to your web server."
Mar 31, 2005
37: new post   Google Announces Analytics Enhancements For Mobile Apps
Google mobile App tracking analytics enhancements announced.
Dec 14, 2011
38: new post   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
39: new post   Google Analytics Retires Old Version
"...we are now fully transitioning and leaving the old version behind."
July 18, 2012
40: new post   Google Analytics Reporting Bug
"WebmasterWorld Members are seeing zeros on their Google Analytics stats: A reporting bug or data loss?"
Nov 3, 2010
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