Google Analytics Video Tutorial 5: Search Analytics
Ian Lurie Mar 12 2007
While we wait for my goal tracking data to percolate a bit, I’ve reviewed some of the practical ways you can use Google Analytics to measure search engine optimization & paid search efforts.
This lesson includes:
- Interpreting keyword data.
- Judging the value of keywords against each other.
- Placing keyword and search traffic in the context of individual pages.
Plus, I learned something new: My blog ranks #1 on Google for ‘internet marketing QA‘, and that generates traffic. Who knew…
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Note: I apologize for the bad sound. You’ll need to turn your volume up. I’m still getting the hang of the iMic adapter, and for some reason my trusty Powerbook lowers the input volume automatically.
Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He is co-author of the 2nd edition of the Web Marketing All-In-One for Dummies and wrote the sections on SEO, blogging, social media and web analytics. He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch. And, Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Read More