We recently got some love from Simo Ahava for our contributions to conversations around Google Tag Manager. We're all big fans of Simo at Analytics Pros. He's a prolific member of the analytics community and makes significant contributions to our industry via his blog and myriad speaking engagements. He's smart,...
Calculated Metrics have been a long requested feature for Google Analytics. In this post, I will provide 25 use cases for calculated metrics, in addition to showing you how to use them.
What Are Calculated Metrics?
How Many Calculated Metrics Can I Make?Calculated metrics in Google Analytics are derived metrics from standard...
If you’re still trying to get a better grasp of digital analytics—mobile app analytics specifically—this blog post is for you!
I recently joined the team at Analytics Pros after four years in the digital marketing world, and I've been rapidly expanding my knowledge of digital analytics in my new role as...
In this blogpost I will show you step by step how to get your GA data into R and do some basic manipulation with that data. The final product will be a heatmap of sessions across 2 dimensions (day of week and hour of day).
Step 1: Requirements
To follow this tutorial...
Last May Google announced that they’re giving Google Analytics Premium users ability to access raw session and hit level data. The access to that data is done through Google’s BigQuery tool which enables you to query through massive data sets to answer business questions. With the right approach, having huge...
As we gear up for a nice, long holiday weekend here at Analytics Pros, we can't help but think about how thankful we are. We've got a talented, growing team and great customers that enable us to keep the lights and the heat on.
Light and heat keeper-oners, we appreciate you. We're thankful...
One of the newest features to be released for Universal Analytics version of Google Analytics this year is cross device tracking. As the name suggests, this tool dares to think differently about how users engage with you brand via desktop, mobile, tablet, non-traditional devices like Xbox and Google Glass, and...
As Analytics Pros’ main mobile guy, I had the privilege of attending this year’s Google I/O Conference 2014. Google released many exciting new features for Android, so here’s what you need to know about Google Android’s latest features, and how you can use them to better understand your customers.
Hello, my name is Tim, and I'm a recovering wall starer.
No doubt you have heard the story of Plato’s Cave. The ancient allegory that depicts imprisoned men chained with their backs to a fire, unable to see anything but the shadows of reality that dance on the walls of the...
On the Seventh Day of Data my true love gave to me. . . Seven Tags A’Firing
6 Golden Goose Eggs
4 Advanced Segments
3 French Fans (Viewed in GA Real Time)
2 Profile Settings
And an Unsampled GA Data Set
I get real fired up when I think about all the possibilities we have...