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Google FeedBurner, Analytics and Webmaster Tools should be combined

Google is now the proud, relatively new owners of FeedBurner. If subscriptions are the measurement of trust and web traffic is the measurement of popularity, what happens when the two are combined? I’ve been using Google Analytics for a couple of years now, but not without the odd issue or two, as you’ll see from […]

Google Analytics: Account and Profile issues

I manage over a dozen Google Analytics Profiles for my clients. Some like to be able to go into their Profiles and generate their own report, while others prefer me to simply summarize things for them in simpler terms. For me, either option is fine, because either way, the client gets exactly what they want. […]

Yet more Google Analytics feedback

I did actually forget an idea I had for Google Analytics the first time around. Which is just as well, really, given the torrent of ideas I’m bombarded Google with so far. “I’d also like to be able to add flags (or way points) to the Visits / Page Views graph in the Dashboard. These […]

A message to Google Analytics

I really do like the update to Google Analytics. But there’s just so much more that can be done… It looks like I’m not the only one not 100% satisfied with Google Analytics, either, as Jon Brodkin of Network World explains: “Google Analytics tool is ‘not yet enterprise-ready,’ because it lacks formal support and can’t […]

Google put the anal into Analytics

My prayers appear to have been answered. The new version of Google Analytics is here and it’s a huge improvement. For a start, Google Analytics is now task-based, rather than the raw, almost visceral collection of filters we had before, which often scared the pants off my clients when I signed them up as Users […]