Unleash the Power of Google Analytics: Bringing it all together


Google Analytics - our complete 10 part guide

We recently completed our online guide to Google Analytics, and we thought it would be a good time to provide you with links to every single post in the series – that way you can bookmark this page and use it as an online contents sheet.

We hope you enjoyed the series. If you have any queries, please get in touch.

Part 1. Basic setup and account access

Opening a free Google Analytics account is the first step to tracking your website visitors. This postshows you how to do it.

Part 2. Goals & Funnel Visualisation

Once you’re measuring visits to your website, then it’s time to think about ‘goals’ – specific actions that users carry out on your site.

Part 3. Event Tracking

Once you’ve set up your goals, you can start tracking more advanced features on your website.

Part 4. Tracking External Sources & Tagging URLS

This post will show you how to bring precision to the way you measure online campaigns.

Part 5. Dashboards and Automatic Reporting

Dashboards and automatic reporting will both help you speed up basic reporting within Google Analytics, saving you time and – as a result – money.

Part 6. 404 Tracking

A 404 page indicates that your server could not find the resource requested by your visitor, but only tracking can tell you why.

Part 7. Advanced Setup Process & Filters

One of the great strengths of Google Analytics is its adaptability, allowing you to use it when you need to measure metrics in complex or unusual situations.

Part 8. Some Filter Examples

Now you know how filters work, it’s time to look at how they can be used to make Analytics much more powerful.

Part 9. Advanced Segmentation

Advanced segmentation is a relatively new feature of Google Analytics. It’s very powerful and can help you unearth some really specific information about your site’s visitors.

Part 10. Troubleshooting Analytics

Sometimes, a Google Analytics installation doesn’t behave quite how you expect it to – it might show inconsistent data or just behave strangely. This post will put you right.

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