Articles in the Google Analytics Category

January 31 2014

Sampling 102: Controlling Sampling Size in Google Analytics

by

In a previous post, we talked about the use of report sampling in Google Analytics.  In this post, we’ll tell you how you can control sampling in order to get a more accurate picture of your site traffic.

In our first post on this subject, we talked about some situations in which you are likely to see sampling within Google Analytics. Most often, this occurs when you’ve requested a report in which there are over 500,000 visits to report. In order to speed the processing of your report, GA will base its report data on a sample size of your total visits. When this occurs, you will see a notice at the top of your report that says, this report is based on X visits:GA-Report-SamplingSometimes, though, you will want to get a more accurate picture of your data. To do this, you will have to run reports based on a larger sample size. Simply follow the steps below to increase the report sampling size in Google Analytics.

Read More

January 15 2014

Sampling 101: What It Is and Why It Makes Such a Difference

by

Have you ever experienced data not matching in your custom or segmented reports within Google Analytics? It may be because of sampling. In this two-part series, we help you understand what sampling is, when it happens, and share some things you can do to control sampling within Google Analytics.

Read More

December 20 2013

Neat Google Analytics Features You May Not Have Known About

by

When you go into the Google Analytics interface and press Shift ? together, you will see a list of keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate in the Google Analytics interface a lot quicker and no matter what changes or updates the Google Analytics interface goes through, these shortcuts will come in very handy.

Read More

© 2017 MoreVisibility. All rights reserved