Google Analytics Multi-View Analysis

Main Reason to do Multi-View Analysis It's very common to hit the maximum number of goals that a View supports.  Web analysts will create additional Views as new Goals are introduced. They do this because they don't want to delete or re-use old goals because they are still historically relevant. Many people therefore would like [...]

Google Analytics Multi-View Analysis2017-05-08T09:35:15-04:00

Handle High-Volume Downloads by Saving to a File

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, even ones with millions of [...]

Handle High-Volume Downloads by Saving to a File2017-04-07T10:22:31-04:00

How To Customize a Google Analytics Script

Explanation You can edit NEXT Analytics script directly. Many people find this faster, easier and even a bit fun. To get started, we will explain the following popular requirements: dimensions metrics change the numeric filters change the text filters change the numeric sort The advantage of doing this with NEXT Scripting is that it gets [...]

How To Customize a Google Analytics Script2017-03-11T08:09:13-04:00

How To Avoid Google Data Sampling — For Free

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 “sampled data”. The elimination of [...]

How To Avoid Google Data Sampling — For Free2017-03-16T12:53:06-04:00

Dimensional Aggregation and Rollup Made Easy

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 be web site referers. Referers [...]

Dimensional Aggregation and Rollup Made Easy2017-03-16T12:53:14-04:00

Unlocking Cohorts in Web and Social Media Analytics

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 Analytics, even using Google Analytics’ [...]

Unlocking Cohorts in Web and Social Media Analytics2017-03-16T12:53:28-04:00

Google Analytics Goals Scorecard

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 see if things are improving [...]

Google Analytics Goals Scorecard2017-02-12T13:04:51-04:00

Manage your Google Analytics Filters in Excel

Spam referrals are a problem for everyone.  You use hundreds of filters across hundreds of views to give you a better view of your business. Changing each one of your hundreds of filters to remove spam could take you all day to accomplish!  With a little bit of setup, NEXT Analytics can help you manage [...]

Manage your Google Analytics Filters in Excel2017-02-12T13:05:53-04:00

Analyze how Referrals are driving your Goal Completions

Analyze how Referrals are driving your Goal Completions If you’ve been active in promoting your web site, you will have accrued a number of external sources who drive traffic to your web site. These could be A-List bloggers, industry analysts, critics and fans, and members of your partner or affiliate network. Reaching out to these [...]

Analyze how Referrals are driving your Goal Completions2017-02-12T13:05:55-04:00

Google Analytics Custom Events Dashboard and Reporting

Google allows you to store information about what a web visitor does while they are using your web site. By default, it gives you a wealth of information, but often you want to track things that are unique to your organization. They provide a couple of ways for you to store your own specific data [...]

Google Analytics Custom Events Dashboard and Reporting2017-02-12T13:05:55-04:00