Calculate Your Website Traffic With Google Analytics
In this short video, you’ll see exactly how to setup a Google Analytics account which will allow you to know how many people are visiting your website.
You can install Google Analytics in WordPress or a standalone website. It is free to install once you have an account, and offers lots of features for business owners.
What If I Don’t See Any Traffic In Google Analytics
Sometimes it takes a few hours for the traffic to register, but in most cases it is probably an installation error. Try rewatching this video again to make sure everything is setup correctly. You can also email to helpful Google Analytics Answers community to get more assistance.
Hi welcome to our new how to my name is Roberta and in this tutorial we’ll talk about how to set up google analytics the first step is to create a primary google account an account is your access point for analytics so having a google account means that you have access to services like Gmail Google+ or Google Calendar among others if you already have one great you are already a step ahead if for any reasons you need to create another google account your data will be lost and you will have to start over so we recommend ensuring that this will be your account for a long time the second step go to google analytics service and sign up you will be asked to enter some basic information this includes specify your account property a property is a website or mobile application or device a point-of-sale device so this will be up to you and your business needs an account can contain one or more properties click get tracking ID at the bottom of the page to complete the signup you will receive this tracking code to paste onto your google pages so google thing new when your site its visit this must be installed on every page of your website the installation will depend on what type of website and plugins you have so you should be able to find easy instructions for any type by doing a web search for your platform + how to install Google Analytics tracking code now in a few hours you will begin to see data about your site we recommend giving at least 24 hours if after 24 hours is still not getting any sessions try checking on the real times report this monitors activity as it happens so anyone browsing the web site should show up here if that doesn’t work look for your coat on the website and make sure it is correctly implemented now it’s time to set up views for each property the use our filter depending on the data you want to be recorded the Google Analytics sets you up with an automatic default view that it’s on filter from there you can add views according to your business needs just a quick tip we recommend keeping the original on filter default view so you can always see all the data coming in now you can organize your count properties and views there’s no right or wrong way to do this this is just a matter what works best for your business for example you can add users with restricted or unrestricted access to the account like your Google Analytics and Google AdWords accounts or filter your views to take out specific parts of the site or not desire traffic at this point you can add features such as goals and Site Search that provide you with more insight about your visitor interactions with your website so knowing this you can make appropriate changes that better fit their needs now that you know everything about setting up your google analytics account go ahead and use your newfound data to sue picture your website and if there’s anything else you need to know about Bing ads or Google AdWords go ahead and subscribe to our YouTube channel or read our blog posts at white shark Mediacom