The WordPress Beginner's Guide To Google Analytics (with a side of Google Webmaster Tools)

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<ol><li> 1. The WordPress Beginner's Guide To Google Analytics (with a side of Google Webmaster Tools) The Austin WordPress Meetup Group Presented By: Rich Plakas </li><li> 2. A Little Bit About Me IT Background going back to the days of DOS &amp; Novell Began messing with WordPress in 2007. Switched my focus from IT to WordPress in 2011 I was tired of doing Windoze Updates &amp; changing Printer Toners :-) Joined the Austin WordPress Meetup Group In 2012. I love BBQ &amp; Craft Beer. I run a beer blog: www.CraftBeerAustin.com </li><li> 3. The WordPress Beginner's Guide To Google Analytics WHY USE GOOGLE ANALYTICS? Its FREE! Gain insights about visitor traffic on your website. Who is visiting your site (Demographics)? What devices are they using(Mobile vs Desktop)? Where did they come from(Organic, Social Media &amp; Referrals)? Where are they from(Geographic)? What pages did they visit(Site Behavior)? How long did they stay on your site? How many pages did they view? Real Time Analytics(Great for parties!) </li><li> 4. Visit: https://www.google.com/analytics/web/provision?et=&amp;authus er=#provision/SignUp/ Use your main Google Account to sign up (if you have one) How do I setup Google Analytics? </li><li> 5. How do I setup Google Analytics? </li><li> 6. How do I setup Google Analytics? 1. Account Name is Top Level and can contain many Website Tracking IDs 2. Website Name is Second Level and contains the Tracking ID for a particular website. 3. View Name is the Third Level. One website URL can have up to 25 views. </li><li> 7. How do I setup Google Analytics? </li><li> 8. How do I enable Google Analytics on my WordPress site? Install a Plugin! </li><li> 9. Live Demo of Analytics Account Setup + Install on WordPress. http://www.wemustbegeeks.com/ How do I install Google Analytics? </li><li> 10. Google Analytics Dashboard </li><li> 11. Google Analytics Dashboard You can share Dashboard Templates! Here is a link to Import the Dashboard in the previous slide: https://www.google.com/analytics/gallery/#posts/search/%3F_.term%3Drichp%26_.start%3D0%26_.vi ewId%3Dcosie_X-Q_C1yLRtZLZF8w/ </li><li> 12. Google Analytics Dashboard Dashboard, Real Time &amp; Reports Live Demo Lets Explore Google Analytics </li><li> 13. Event/Goal Tracking with Google Analytics Why use Event/Goal Tracking? Track signups to a newsletter. Track button clicks or link clicks on a page. Track downloads of PDFs or other files. Events/Goals are viewable as Conversions in Real Time Analytics view. </li><li> 14. Event/Goal Tracking with Google Analytics </li><li> 15. Event/Goal Tracking with Google Analytics </li><li> 16. Event/Goal Tracking with Google Analytics onClick="ga('send', 'event', 'SignUp Clicked', 'Click', 'SignUp Validation');" Click Here to Sign Up Now! </li><li> 17. Event/Goal Tracking with Google Analytics onClick="ga('send', 'event', 'SignUp Clicked', 'Click', 'SignUp Validation');" Click Here to Sign Up Now! Handy Dandy Google Analytics Event Tracking Code Generator http://www.seoweather.com/google-analytics-event-tracking-code-generator/ </li><li> 18. Event/Goal Tracking with Google Analytics Event Tracking Live Demos goto www.OBEDIA.com </li><li> 19. Custom Reports - Google Analytics ISP Source Report* Show the ISP Name of visitors to your site such as AT&amp;T or Time Warner. Important because larger corporations &amp; entities such as HEB, Apple, City of Austin have their own ISP Service Provider name ;-) Link to Report Template: https://www.google.com/analytics/web/template?uid=JLbjaZTiSCacRcb- rT3kcA *Thanks David Vogelpohl for showing me this report template a few years ago. </li><li> 20. Custom Reports - Google Analytics ISP Source Report* Live Demo </li><li> 21. Chrome Extensions - Google Analytics </li><li> 22. Chrome Extensions - Google Analytics </li><li> 23. Chrome Extensions - Google Analytics Live Demo of Chrome Extensions </li><li> 24. Google Webmaster Tools https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/ </li><li> 25. Google Webmaster Tools </li><li> 26. Google Webmaster Tools </li><li> 27. Google Webmaster Tools </li><li> 28. Google Webmaster Tools Webmaster Tools Setup + Live DEMO </li><li> 29. Google Webmaster Tools Link Webmaster tools to your Google Analytics account for more detailed reporting! </li><li> 30. Beyond Analytics with Heat Maps </li><li> 31. SumoMe by AppSumo www.SumoMe.com </li><li> 32. Questions? Rich Plakas Connected Systems @RichP on Twitter Rich@ConnectedSystems.US </li></ol>