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Using Google Analytics to Track Your Website Traffic

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If you are an internet marketer, then you must have heard of Google Analytics. This is one of the most popular website tracking tools that online marketers use.

Google Analytics allows you to keep track of your site and your traffic in real time. You can keep track of your number of visitors, the number of page views, the time that they spend on your site, how much time they spend on each page of your site and what other pages they visit. In this article I will try to give you an overview of all of these features and provide you with some good ways to save yourself some time by not having to deal with this.

Monitor your keyword

First you need to know how to monitor keywords. Most web sites allow you to input your keywords. Google Analytics allows you to type in your keywords. Your keyword data will be stored for a period of time, this will allow you to track your keyword trends.

Then you need to know how to access and view your report. This is where you will enter your URL so that you can see all of your reports. You should always have an idea of what you are doing when it comes to web tracking.

The next thing that you need to do is enable analytics. This is done through Google analytics, in Google sitemap you will find the option to enable analytics. At the end of the day, if you are just starting out, you may want to leave this checkbox unchecked.

If you are not an expert on Google Analytics, then don’t worry, there are plenty of sites available that will guide you step by step. On most of these sites, you will find a forum where you can ask questions and find some answers to them.

Track your site properly

When it comes to tracking your website, you should create a sitemap so that your visitors can find your web site easily. To do this, you will need to do a search for ‘Google search’Google search engine’. You will need to put in the URL of your web site in these places.

Once you have done this, it is important to make sure that you get your site listed with ‘Google’ in the url. This is very important so that people can find your site easily. If you get it wrong, you could risk losing traffic to your site!

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There is a wide usage of Google Analytics

There are also a number of other things that you can do with Google Analytics. There are a number of applications that you can use to help you create reports, such as Flash Reports, Social Media and other special reports.

You can also set up web analytics for your competition. This will let you see what the keywords that your competitors are using are and then you can copy them to help you improve your website.

Hopefully by the time you have finished reading this article, you will have learned a few useful tips that you can use with Google Analytics. I hope you found this useful.

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