Whether you are new to analytics or an experienced user, Google Analytics can help you turn customer insights into actionable solutions for your business. It brings together the information you need to improve performance across your sites, apps and other marketing channels. Sadly, people only seem to look at page views or the number of visitors they get.
In truth, Google Analytics lets you do a lot more than that. For example, you can use it to:
1. Measure sales and conversions
2. Get to know your audience
3. Get insights into how visitors find and use your site
4. And keep them coming back for more
The question is…How? In the spirit of helping you get the most out of Google Analytics, here are 8 ways you can use Google Analytics to make intelligent marketing and business decisions.
1. Link AdWords to Analytics
Linking your AdWords account and Google Analytics gives you a complete picture of customer behavior right within your AdWords account. This gives you an abundance of data that you can use to refine your AdWords campaigns and improve the overall performance of your business.
2. Optimize keywords
Ranking for the right keywords can make or break a website. This makes keyword research one of the most important activities in search marketing. One of the most useful resources to get knowledge about keyword demand and keyword referrals is Google Analytics. This includes targeting by location because you can see, geographically, where your visitors are coming from or where they are not coming from so you can optimize their experience and build your business. Read more