Count Me Out: GA.JS Version

The user defined report in Google Analytics.

A while back I wrote a post called Count Me Out! that explained how to exclude Google Analytics data based on the custom segment value. My previous post was based on the old, urchin.js tracking code, and a lot of people have been waiting for an update. It’s taken a while, but here it is. […]

Google Analytics E-Commerce Tracking Pt. 3: Why EVERYONE Should Use It

Google Analytics Visits to Transaction Report

The Google Analytics e-commerce reports contain two specific reports that I believe are critical to understanding the behavior of site visitors: Days to Purchase and Visits to Purchase. These reports are the only way to measure the online sales cycle using Google Analytics. But, as their names imply, these reports are focused on commerce. But […]

Tracking Clicks with GA Pt. 3: Advanced Implementation

Welcome to Part 3 of Tracking Clicks with Google Analytics! Last time I discussed the process and theory behind tracking visitor click data in GA. This technique is primarily used to track non-HTML files and outbound links. In this post we’ll discuss a quicker, easier way to implement the click tracking. Please make sure you’ve […]

Tracking Clicks with GA Pt. 2: Basic Implementation


In Part 1 of this series I discussed urchinTracker: how it works and what it does. Today we’re going to put that knowledge to use and learn about tracking visitor clicks. The concept behind tracking clicks with Google Analytics is simple. We capture the visitor’s click by modifying the page HTML and then send the […]