Currently, referrals to non-SSL websites from the Pinterest mobile app are showing as “Direct” in Google Analytics—this means your Google Analytics reports for “Social” attribution are taking a nose dive. Your social marketing and content teams will not like this one bit! Missing Document Referrer Causes “Direct” Traffic We started noticing around mid-March that Pinterest referrals were dipping. Meanwhile, direct
We have had quite a few inquiries about duplicated or redirected Google Analytics hits when observed in the network tab of browser’s developer tools. Here is a brief explanation on why this happens. The Issue Anyone who visits a website that uses Google Analytics will trigger pageviews and events that are sent to Google Analytics.
Nearly 11 years ago (March 29, 2005) news dropped that Google had acquired web analytics software company Urchin. Since then we’ve seen the launch of Google Analytics as a free tool, its innovation to include an enterprise premium offering, the evolution of the digital analytics and technology landscape with Tag Management, and the release of
Historically, reporting in Google Analytics has been limited to either the native reports, custom reports in the user interface, or extracting the data and using an external tool. While we’ve all become accustom to these options, none of them were particularly ideal. Data Studio 360 is the reporting tool from Google we’ve all been waiting for.
“Introducing Google Analytics 360!” Today, Google Analytics announced its new suite of services: Google Analytics 360. The suite of tools will allow users to see the complete customer journey, create useful insights, enable better sharing within an organization, and deliver engaging experiences to the right people. The suite includes Google Audience Center 360, Google Data
Google Analytics is generally viewed as a tool that is, after the initial implementation, controlled and read from the web user interface. An average user can definitely be satisfied with all the reports and configuration options inside the web user interface, but Google Analytics has a lot more to offer through its API. What is
Last week we published a short blog post, proudly announcing the release of our SDK for Google Analytics tracking of the new Apple tvOS on GitHub. This Swift library (and soon-to-be Objective-C library) connects any app written for Apple tvOS to Google Analytics, allowing insights into user behavior and UX usage and measure cross-device behavior.
We are proud to release support for Google Analytics on the new Apple TV and tvOS. The new Apple TV and its brand new tvOS operating system for the first time include an App Store that allow developers to build and release apps easily. The existing Google Analytics SDK for iOS does not work for tvOS leaving no publicly available
I’m at the 2015 Digital Analytics Association’s Seattle Chapter Symposium with many from the team here at Analytics Pros. The event is hosted by Microsoft at their Conference Center in Redmond (great hosts, great venue – thanks Microsoft!). The day is packed with a great agenda and speakers, so stay tuned for insights into the
Calculated Metrics have been a long requested feature for Google Analytics. In this post, I will provide 25 use cases for calculated metrics, in addition to showing you how to use them. What Are Calculated Metrics?