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A briefing on the new Google Analytics update: 16th January 2013. Google Analytics have rolled out a series of fairly big changes to their User Interface.

A briefing on the new Google Analytics update: 16th January 2013

They do this every so often, either to incorporate extra functionality, or simply to clean up the user interface & improve user experience. (See the tweaks they made last time, for example). This time around most of the changes are purely around the interface, though there are some large, useful functionality tweaks too. Editor’s note: At the time of writing there isn’t a new post on the Google Analytics blog to point you to for more detail, but we’ll add that once available.

This post covers the 9 main changes made to Google Analytics: 1. The top navigation (and the overall information architecture) has changed quite considerably. Here was the old top nav: Here’s the new top nav: The main changes there (including the bits you can’t see) are: The ‘Home’ tab has gone. 2. A small change, but useful. 3.

As mentioned, the ‘accounts’ dropdown is significantly wider. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Summary Editors note. 5 Ways to Fulfill Your Traffic Goals in 2013 Using Data from Google Analytics. Most businesses start the year by creating goals and objectives.

5 Ways to Fulfill Your Traffic Goals in 2013 Using Data from Google Analytics

What many businesses don’t know is that Google Analytics can greatly assist them in achieving those goals. The first step is to start asking yourself questions that you’d like answers to. This is the crux of good analysis. The Marketer's Guide to Pinterest SEO. Once viewed as a niche player in the social space, Pinterest has become one of the fastest growing social networks ever, harnessing both an increased user base and its exponential growth as a referring site to become a considerable force in the marketing world.

The Marketer's Guide to Pinterest SEO

Equally important for businesses to consider is the buying power behind Pinterest: Pinterest users purchase items more often and in greater quantities, spend more money, and shop more frequently than any other social network. So if your initial trial of using Pinterest for business has yielded positive results and you think Pinterest is a viable social media marketing platform for your business, you know what the next step is, right? Optimization! To get you started, below we’ll outline 10 great tips to optimize your business' Pinterest presence for search. 1) Choose an Optimized Company Username Furthermore, be sure to verify your website.

Introduction au référencement naturel. Avec une part d’audience représentant 40 à 60 % en moyenne du trafic total d’un site Web, le référencement naturel — que l’on nomme aussi SEO (pour search engine optimisation) — s’est imposé comme la première source d’audience des sites Web.En France, Google possède 90 % des parts de marché de la recherche en ligne : quand on parle de référencement naturel, implicitement on parle de référencement naturel Google.Bien que tout le monde ait entendu parler au moins une fois de ce fameux « référencement naturel », rares sont ceux qui arrivent à se faire une idée claire de ce qu’est réellement le SEO et de ce qu’il peut apporter.

Introduction au référencement naturel

Avant de rentrer dans le détail , il est nécessaire de définir quelques expressions du jargon SEO : Les principes fondamentaux du SEO. Ressource : le "Google SEO starter guide" - le guide de démarrage pour le référencement. Quelle autre voix devriez-vous écouter lorsque vous travaillez sur le classement de votre site dans Google que… Google lui-même?

Ressource : le "Google SEO starter guide" - le guide de démarrage pour le référencement

Eh bien notre moteur de recherche préféré propose, dans sa section « Outils pour webmasters », un PDF gratuit de 32 pages couvrant tout ce que vous devez savoir sur le référencement naturel pour Google… Définition et histoire du Web analytics. Cet article a été mis à jour le 07/01/2013.

Définition et histoire du Web analytics

Le Web analytics en France et plus largement en Europe est en développement. The Top SEO Platforms: Forrester Wave Report. Forrester, the large marketing technology analysis organization, has released two of three of its Forrester Wave reports related to search marketing.

The Top SEO Platforms: Forrester Wave Report

I wrote about the first one yesterday in Forrester Rates The Top Large Search Marketing Agencies, which offered an assessment of large, full service (meaning agencies that offer both organic SEO and PPC) and agencies who serve large clients of $1 billion or more in revenue. Today, a look at the second report, covering what Forrester describes as SEO “platforms” – the relatively new set of tools that has emerged over the past few years to help SEOs automate and bring more efficiency to a broad range of search optimization tasks that previously were a manual chore.

Forrester’s overall assessment is that SEO platforms are useful, but don’t provide the breadth offered by PPC automation tools. That’s why SEO tools, or “platforms” as Forrester calls them, have emerged. Passing the Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ) Test. A little while ago, I studied for, took and passed the Google Analytics Certification test from Google Partners.

Passing the Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ) Test

I did this in order to cover it for the ClickMinded search engine optimization training class. It’s also the test that we modeled for the ClickMinded SEO Certification.

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On-Page Keyword Optimization. What's New in Google Analytics? In October 2012 Google officially retired the old version of Google Analytics meaning that everyone will now use the new version 5 which has been in beta test for around a year.

What's New in Google Analytics?

This coincided with a flurry of activity with new features introduced. So it’s a good to time to think about how you’re using Google Analytics to improve the results from your digital marketing. Most businesses will have been using the new version, but users will likely need education or training to understand how to use the new features. It’s also a prompt to check that Google Analytics is set up to tailor analysis and reports specific for your business, more on the details of this in my article next month.

In this post, I will summarise the main changes introduced over the last year, so you can check you’re “up-to-speed” on these. Google Website Optimizer now integrated as Content Experiments. I hope you find this round-up useful. How to Optimize a Landing Page. How to Optimize a Blog Post.