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My Top Blog Landing Pages of 2015

Friday, January 1st, 2016

I never intended to spend so much time blogging at the end of 2015, but since I did spend so many hours, I should at least do a token post about what is actually getting read on this blog versus what was an exercise in typing. Avinash Kaushik is a smart guy but man is his name hard to spell…

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My Google Analytics Dashboard

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

I’ve been using Google Analytics for about as long as you can use Google Analytics, longer because I used Urchin…

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Web Analytics 2.0

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Continuing my summer reading list, I finally finished “Web Analytics 2.0” by Avinash Kaushik. I think the book suffers a little from being too long, from repeating stuff he already blogged about, and trying to appeal to the widest audience possible…

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My Top 10 Landing Pages

Friday, August 1st, 2014

I’ve finally gotten around to reading “Web Analytics 2.0” by Avinash Kaushik and part way through Chapter 3 I decided to check my Top 10 Landing Pages…

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Tracking social media button clicks in Google Analytics

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

The best way to track social media button clicks is to use a plugin in your CMS, I use Professional Share on this blog. It has most every feature I want except support for Twitter Cards. I’m hoping the author will add Twitter Card Support as he already supports Facebook Open Graph meta data. Sometimes you don’t have the luxury of a plugin or content management system, I took one of my oldest webpages, a webpage I’ve been maintaing for over a dozen years and I added structured meta data and social media buttons which track in Google Analytics…

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The Last Strange Keyword Referral Post

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Based on Google’s recent announcement, webmasters are going to have to do without keyword referrals, so the act of collecting strange ones and blogging about it may well also come to a close. Other search engines will probably continue to send referral data, but Google knows the value of this information…

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8 Years of Google Analytics

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

I’ve used Google Analytics for a long time. I first installed it on Muschamp.ca in November of 2005. I had installed Urchin during one of my co-op work terms while at Shell Canada. One day I got the bright idea to look at all the traffic Google has recorded…

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