Originally posted on August 18, 2020 @8:12 am
Google Analytics: Tips for New Users
Professional and start-up digital markets rely on Google and search engines to boost their website traffic and visitors. Google is an important search engine for digital business owners and ranking on their front-page results is a dream they all share, making them all competitors. It will not be easy for them to navigate their websites without the help of any strategies or methods, this is why they often use tools such as Google Analytics to help them. It may seem unfamiliar to some people but it is a web analytic tool from Google which help track and report website traffic.
Here are some Google Analytics tips for you if you’re unfamiliar with the tool or a new user.
- Audience data
When you generate visitors and audiences, classifying the demographic data comes next and is an important part. This is where you will determine the target audience’s age, sex, location. It is important to know these because this is how you will be able to know how wide you’re reaching out to your target audience and if they are at the appropriate age you are targeting.
- Put monetary value to every goal
The goal is also called the goal flow report where you will be able to monitor the amount of money you are losing and the goals or achievements you are gaining.
- Know your conversion rate
Conversion happens when a visitor successfully turns into a customer. The higher the conversion rates you have, the more successful your website is. To be able to know how you are successfully turning visitors into customers, examine the methods you are using to drive in traffic to your website whether it is through advertisements, social media platforms, email advertising, etc. Find out which of among these strategies work the best.
- Traffic data
It is important to know which among the methods provide traffic on the website. You can use the filters offered by the Google Analytics tool where they provide yearly, weekly, monthly, and daily results of the insights you’re checking.
- Remained focus on your goals
Always keep focused on achieving your goals. Never let them out of your sight and remember to prioritize them. The Google tool helps you achieve those goals by providing you insights you need and there are a lot more tools out there that you can use to be able to determine whether you are nearing your goal or not. If you think you’re straying far from your goal then think of replacing ineffective strategies with new ones that can help you.
Google Analytics can only help you in your goal by helping you gather data and assess things. The work will still come from you so it is important to motivate yourself and keep yourself focused. Don’t let distractions bring you down and snatch you away from reaching your goal. Make the most out of the Google tool and check the other features it has so you can use them as well.