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Mac Browser Usage Share from my little site

Very easy with the new Google Analytics

   
1:38 am on May 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Every now and then I see a thread asking about browser usage share specifically for Macs. The new version of Google Analytics made grabbing that data really easy, so here they are.

These stats are for my fairly low volume site, your mileage may vary. Most of the traffic is organic first time visits, the majority from Google.

Share of the Macintosh Market for one particular tiny little website:
65.37% Safari / Macintosh
28.08% Firefox / Macintosh
1.77% Internet Explorer / Macintosh
1.51% Camino / Macintosh
1.51% Mozilla / Macintosh
1.33% Netscape / Macintosh
0.44% Opera / Macintosh

Rats, when will MSIE for Mac just go away and never come back?

3:38 pm on May 18, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Thats interesting - what topic does the site cover? (is it a mac-centric kind of site?)
8:36 pm on May 21, 2007 (gmt 0)

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what topic does the site cover?

It's a very general interest site, slanted towards women. Not computer related at all.

8:21 am on May 22, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Ok then, in the spirit of sharing :)

Safari / Macintosh
1,164 53.52%
Firefox / Macintosh
976 44.87%
Internet Explorer / Macintosh
27 1.24%
Camino / Macintosh
3 0.14%
Opera / Macintosh
2 0.09%
Mozilla / Macintosh
2 0.09%
Netscape / Macintosh
1 0.05%

From a car-related website

1:43 pm on May 24, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Have you configured Google Analytics to filter out your own internal traffic [google.com]? I've found that a web developer can cause a significant effect on stats -- worse if you have employees.
2:05 pm on May 24, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Macintosh Browser Statistics
April 23, 2007 - May 23, 2007

Safari 71.73%
Firefox 23.05%
IE 2.86%
Netscape 1.17&
Camino 0.37%
Opera 0.07%
Mozilla Compatible Agent 0.07%

4:48 pm on May 24, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Good point Greg, and I would add that, in this Web 2.0 age, if your site has a handful of everyday visitors, you might want to filter them as well.

BTW, yes, my stats are filtered.