Google Analytics Gets an Update with Motion Charts & More

Written on October 28, 2008 – 3:08 pm | by bigoak |

Google already had the most user-friendly analytics program (you are using it, right?), and now they have added even more features to this wonderful and free tool. Yes, Google Analytics is free and it is invaluable in helping you understand your website’s traffic. You can find more videos showing off these new features, but I have included my favorite below which shows off the new motion charts in Google Analytics.

  1. 16 Responses to “Google Analytics Gets an Update with Motion Charts & More”

  2. By Will on Oct 28, 2008 | Reply

    Has anyone tried Yahoo’s web analytics yet?

    I’ve heard good things.

  3. By Myron Tay on Oct 29, 2008 | Reply

    Wow. I didn’t even know until now that Yahoo has any kinds of analytics software.

  4. By Jason on Oct 30, 2008 | Reply

    To be honest I check Google Analytics nearly every day and I didn’t notice this.. thanks for keeping me informed. I’ve still yet to figure out all of the features included with Google Analytics.

    One thing I do wish they would add is IP address tracking since they already have geotargeting. I’d like to be able to sync google analytics with my MMS to see what keyword they were searching during signup.

    Thanks, – Jason

  5. By on Nov 2, 2008 | Reply

    Great post. I enjoyed the read. Google Analytics is getting more on par with some of the more expensive analytics programs.

  6. By Seb on Nov 3, 2008 | Reply

    @ Will. Thanks a lot I didn´t know that tool. Both tools (google and yahoo) are great.

  7. By Seb on Nov 3, 2008 | Reply

    It would be nice to have such a tool to compare with the concurrence by keyword.

  8. By Anonymous on Nov 4, 2008 | Reply

    I use google analytics and check it daily, however it always shows different numbers than awstats (apache webstats) which I find is odd. Google is always roughly 10% lower in hits/uniques than awstats. It is a very intuitive program however, so I do use it in conjunction with many other log analyzers as it is very powerful!

  9. By sonali on Nov 5, 2008 | Reply

    Google Analytics is a great tool for sure that helps me understand traffic to my website, which keywords are bringing people, which referring sites are playing a role, how long people are staying etc. All these has helped me to fine tune my site.

  10. By bluegrecoffeez on Nov 6, 2008 | Reply

    yes in fairnes it’s very innovative and cool Google already had the most user-friendly analytics program which is great too.

  11. By George Wynn on Nov 6, 2008 | Reply

    Wow. That is so cool! More and more, Google is finding ways to make essential and constructive tools that we can use. Actually, I am already using Google Analytics. It is very helpful and user-friendly, indeed!

  12. By Baugeld on Nov 11, 2008 | Reply

    Well I have heard that google analytics are not really adapted for the european internetmarket, because of the strict new law about personal data protections.

  13. By Haustüren on Nov 12, 2008 | Reply

    All european webmasters should be very carefully with google analytics. Our recent laws for the protection of personal data have being more and more strict!

  14. By mukulh2 on Nov 17, 2008 | Reply

    The menu for Motion Charts is not showing up on my Anayltics. Has the service started?

  15. By Detektei on Nov 19, 2008 | Reply

    I don´t know if the service has started. Like “Baugeld” I can just warn european webmasters for google analytics. We had some problems because we are collecting for it the IP addresses. In Europe its forbidden!

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