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Tracking Keyword Ranking Position with Google Analytics

How "(not provided)" has some unitended use...



4:44 pm on Dec 5, 2011 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member

Following up on Travelin Cat's post with the same title from 2009: http://www.webmasterworld.com/analytics/3912193.htm [webmasterworld.com]

I'm noticing an interesting side effect of Google's hiding of query strings. Using the method described in the linked post, you can now use the "not provided" keyword to easily get aggregate information on the distribution of clicks on the results page...


(Rank: 1)50%
(Rank: 2)20%
(Rank: 3)12%
(Rank: 4)9%
(Rank: 5)5%
(Rank: 6)5%

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