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Analytics

Web analytics provide bloggers and businesses important insights about online audiences. This guide, with a heavy emphasis on Google Analytics,  offers best tips and practices on how to read analytic reports and make useful website changes.

Content management systems

Launch New Content Management System with Extreme Caution

Launching a new content management system in place of another one is a path to greater online glory or a path to online obscurity.

The decision to change a CMS brings with it a high risk of major problems that could result in a large decline in site audience and revenue. (more…)

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Bounce rate

Tackle Analytics Bounce Rate 1 Page at a Time

The analytics bounce rate is an excellent way to measure the quality of a website from a product and user point of view.

It measures the number of times someone comes to the site from an external source, views one page and leaves again without clicking on any other pages. A better bounce rate means more page views and potentially more revenue. (more…)

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New versus returning visitors

New Versus Returning Visitors Reflect Brand Strength

Website publishers who track new versus returning visitors will find new ways to increase site audience and revenue.

Analytics software such as the dominant Google Analytics will track these two groups of visitors on a daily basis as well as any other time period. The most important time period is monthly for the sake of comparing a month with the previous month and the same month of the previous year. (more…)

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Website analytics

Website Frequency and Recency Climb with the Right Drivers

Google Analytics provides a report on website frequency and recency that reveals insights about the stickiness of a site’s traffic.

Frequency is the number of times a visitor comes to the site over a specific period of time. It is common to use a full month for the measurement. (more…)

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What is a Page View and Why Does It Matter?

What is a page view? A page view is a metric in website analytics. It measures a website visitor who views one page on that site.

The term is clear, but why it matters is much more complex. Understanding all of the factors that impact a page view can lead to more audience, more revenue and higher rankings in search engines. (more…)

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User registration and subscription

User Registration Strategy Builds Audience Insight for Advertisers

User registration is an opportunity to capture specific and useful information about visitors that will lead to a better product and more revenue.

Registration serves two purposes:

  1. Provide an extra revenue stream from people who pay for access.
  2. Acquire demographic, geographic and psychographic profiles of the users to create targeted advertising.

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Analytics

Analytics Location Report Builds Geo Targeting Strategy

The Google Analytics location report is a useful tool in building conversions through geo targeting. It is especially useful in local search engine optimization.

What is local search engine optimization? It is a strategy whereby a business recognizes that it has customers only from a defined area. In the case of Google Analytics, the “local” areas are nation, state and city. (more…)

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