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Google FeedBurner: monetize and measure

And before you know it, Google buy FeedBurner. Now what? Well, as metrics go, FeedBurner is up there with Technorati. It’s a way of measuring the girth of your web presence. For the likes of the bigger players, they tend to weigh in heavily. Right now, I’m more nimble. But I aspire to be equally […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Better ‘blogging, part 1

I keep getting asked about ‘blogging by people and what does it take to be a good ‘blogger. First of all, I try to clarify one thing: being a good ‘blogger is not always equal to being a successful ‘blogger. OK, with that out of the way, I’m going to serialize my thoughts on ‘blogging for anyone, not just beginners…