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Yahoo is launching a new search portal today that will make searches more “personally relevant.” According to the Yahoo Search Blog, “the page is designed to help you easily find and explore the things that matter most to you. This delivers a dynamic, compelling, and integrated experience that better understands what you are looking for so you can get things done quickly on the Web.” Many users are just glad to finally see some life out of Yahoo, [...]
Adobe said on Tuesday that it has reached a deal to acquire Web analytics firm Omniture for $1.8 billion, or $21.50 per share. This is the company’s biggest acquisition since its purchase of Macromedia in 2005. The deal is scheduled to close around Adobe’s fourth quarter, but still has to face government approvals.
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Ran Nir, founder of Conversion Counts – a London based online marketing agency specializing in Google Analytics training and consultancy – wrote an interesting post about the top 10 must track Google Analytics goals.
Read More Here: 10 Must Track Google Analytics Goals – Web Analytics World Blog
Google Analytics filters give users the opportunity to exclude, improve, and segment their data. Filters an be created to exclude internal traffic (e.g. IP exclusion), improve URL capture (Force URI), segment specific keyword traffic / referrers, and much more!
Here is a list of the top 10 recommended filters:
Detailed PPC Keyword Filter – http://www.e-nor.com/blog/index.php/web-analytics/update-to-an-old-favorite-detailed-ppc-keyword-data-in-google-analytics/
Track SEO Rankings with GA – http://yoast.com/track-seo-rankings-google-analytics/
Tracking Social Networks Using Google Analytics – http://www.advanced-web-metrics.com/blog/2008/11/03/tracking-social-networks-with-google-analytics-using-filters/
Custom GA Filters – http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2007/04/28/custom-filters-for-ga-part-3d/
IP Range Exclusion – http://www.google.com/support/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=55572
Other Google Analytics Filters – http://doteduguru.com/id629-google-analytics-filters.html
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