Canned Urchin (On a Stick)

Editor's note: Google ceased new development for the Urchin Software product line and ended purchases or upgrades on March 28th, 2012. Read more about Urchin’s retirement here. We periodically need to deploy multiple Urchin installations to a single machine. Some pieces of that puzzle are obvious,…

How reliable is your Google Analytics data?

"Is my Google Analytics data accurate and reliable?" That's a question I hear almost daily.  And what I've found may be surprising, or perhaps may not be... most Google Analytics profiles have problems with reliability.  Why?  It isn't because of…

Tracking the number of unique keywords by month

A recent discussion with a client and between some Google Analytics Authorized Consultants I know inspired me to summarize a technique for tracking the number of unique keywords referring traffic to a site and analyzing the trends between keyword growth…

Workshop: using the "Dimensionator" Bookmarklet

On Friday, January 29th 2010 I hosted a free workshop reviewing tips for using our recently released Analytics Toolbar and the Dimensionator bookmarklet as well a general tips for utilizing the powerful dimension analysis capabilities of Google Analytics. This workshop…