Why Google’s new in-page analytics sorta sucks: A video
I lie at the beginning of this video. I say that there are some things I love about Google Analytics’ new ‘in-page analytics’ feature. Truth is, I hate it. You know I’m a fan of all things Google Analytics, but man, this one stinks up the joint like a rotting pig carcass. Watch the video to see why, and learn an alternative:
In which I say “don’t use in-page analytics!”, explain why, and present alternatives.
PS: I don’t even mention the part where Google Analytics’ page overlay then burrows into your browser like a tick and refuses to go away, so every time you load your site after using it, you get the overlay. Waaaah.
- In web analytics, everything is relative
- My Google Analytics e-Book, the Fat Free Guide to Google Analytics
- Which, by the way, costs $17. You can get it for free if you sign up for my online training site, The Fat Free Guide to Internet Marketing, which costs $7/month. Hmmm.
- Google Analytics: Basic Stats