Category Archives: AnalyticsEdge

Easily Manage Spam Filters

If you are responsible for a number of Google Analytics properties, you know all too well the challenge of referral spam and the need to maintain your view filters. Now Analytics Edge makes the the process simple with an update to the Google Analytics Pro Connector.

The connector lets you easily extract your existing filter definitions so you can create a “master” set of Spam Filters. Then run the Account Summary report to get all of your Google Analytics Accounts, Properties and Views from which you can keep a series of views that you want to filter.

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Weekly Spam Rankings – 20150714

If you think the spam seems to change a lot recently, you are absolutely correct. There are also a lot of people finally looking back at their metrics starting to wonder what all those weird referrals were a few months ago. I have been tracking specific spam references in Google Search results for the past several months, and the “Top 10″ list changes weekly; here’s an update of who’s bugging us lately.

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This week’s top 10 peaks with the seemingly ever-present semalt crawler. The floating-share-buttons variant has climbed to #2, displacing event-tracking. Big annoyance 4webmaster seems to pop up and down, just like the referrals that appear in your analytics. That trend is mirrored by get-free-traffic-now and trafficmonetize.

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Creating Many Google Analytics Queries With Ease

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Creating Many Google Analytics Queries With Ease

Need to quickly create a lot of Google Analytics queries? Not afraid of getting a little technical, but don’t want to become a programmer? The updated Google Analytics Pro Connector has what you need! You can build and edit queries with the same simple wizards, but you can also copy and modify every parameter right in Excel.

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And There’s More…

Even better, you can now easily add multiple Google Analytics Views to the query! You also get all of the Pro Connector’s advanced features, like the ability to pivot by a selected dimension, unlimited downloads, and floating date ranges.

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Creating Many Google Analytics Queries With Ease

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Creating Many Google Analytics Queries With Ease

Need to quickly create a lot of Google Analytics queries? Not afraid of getting a little technical, but don’t want to become a programmer? The updated Google Analytics Pro Connector has what you need! You can build and edit queries with the same simple wizards, but you can also copy and modify every parameter right in Excel.

ga-bulk-views

And There’s More…

Even better, you can now easily add multiple Google Analytics Views to the query! You also get all of the Pro Connector’s advanced features, like the ability to pivot by a selected dimension, unlimited downloads, and floating date ranges.

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New Google Analytics Bulk Query

The latest release of Analytics Edge Google Analytics Pro Connector makes it easy for analysts to manually edit and configure multiple Google Analytics queries from a simple spreadsheet interface. This is the connector you’ve been waiting for!

ga-bulk-query-configurationSimilar to the free Google Sheets Add-on, the Bulk Query function lets you build your queries with Excel formulas, or use Excel search-and-replace to change dates or view id’s. You can even enter hand-crafted filter and segment definitions.

Individual queries can be created manually or using the simple wizard interface, and provides all the same capabilities you expect from Analytics Edge, like no account or query limits, no row download limit, a minimize sampling feature, and converting dates and percentages into Excel-friendly formats.

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