|Forum: Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging|
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|41:|| 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|
|42:|| Referrals - what's a healthy ratio ?|
What should the ratio be, are there any healthy minimums, for example?
|Nov 29, 2001|
|43:|| 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|
|44:|| 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|
|45:|| 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|
|46:|| 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|
|47:|| 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|
|48:|| Three Fresh Worms Hit Windows||Feb 3, 2005|
|49:|| 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|
|50:|| Tracking Keyword Ranking Position with Google Analytics|
"How to implement the keyword ranking position, referring URL in Google Analytics."
|May 13, 2009|
|51:|| 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|
|52:|| 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|
|53:|| 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|
|54:|| 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|
|55:|| 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|
|56:|| Web Census Shows Top Trackers are Google, Facebook, and Twitter|
"All of the top 5 third parties, as well as 12 of the top 20, are Google-owned domains."
|May 23, 2016|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| 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|
|59:|| 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|
|60:|| 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|
|61:|| 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|
|62:|| 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|
|63:|| 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|