Blog Articles relating to Google Analytics

Handle High-Volume Downloads by Saving to a File

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To handle high-volume downloads, NEXT Analytics saves to a file. Having data in a file lets you easily work in other applications or import the data into a database for use in a business intelligence data warehouse. This sample video shows how to download Twitter Followers of any Twitter user, [...]

How To Avoid Google Data Sampling — For Free

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Has your analytics run aground because you've started seeing Google Data Sampling appear? GOOGLE DATA SAMPLING - WHAT IS IT? When a web site experiences more than 500,000 sessions that covers the same time range as what you’re querying, then GA ignores some of your data. Google refers to this [...]

Dimensional Aggregation and Rollup Made Easy

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To get the answers we want, sometimes it's desirable to rolled up or aggregate a overly detailed dimension. This can apply to any data source including Google Analytics, PIWIK, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, SQL Queries and more. To demonstrate the value of rolling up detailed dimensions, a good example would [...]

Unlocking Cohorts in Web and Social Media Analytics

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You don’t need to be Houdini to escape the limitations of your Analytics Service. You just need NEXT Analytics Free or PRO Excel Addin. Although this works equally well for PIWIK , consider this example using Google Analytics. NEXT Analytics can create a cohort much more powerful than Google [...]

Google Analytics Goals Scorecard

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Web analysts must create and maintain reports which show the how well a web site or app is achieving the business' objectives. This sample Google Analytics Goals Report shows goals data for current period, previous period and same period a year ago. This Google Analytics Goals report makes it easy to [...]