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Fake traffic is Google Analytics spam traffic that creates sessions on your website that artificially increases traffic, creates traffic spikes and avalanches, that don’t represent what’s really happening with your customers at all. Ridding Google Analytics of Spam traffic is essential to ensuring the data you receive and act upon is real. So let’s look at how Spam affects your GA reports, and how to get rid of it.
Google Analytics multi-channel funnels help us to accurately attribute conversions to each channel and put values on them. From this, we can determine how long it took from the user’s first visit to their eventual conversion and what steps they took in between. It’s the most valuable information a conversion optimizer can have.
Without advanced customization, Google Analytics is useful, but very limited. To fully use its potential, you must dig a bit deeper than the default settings. This is especially true of events, and only once you implement some custom event tracking will Google Analytics be able to truly shine. We will cover multiple advanced Google Analytics posts in this series.
Segmentation allows us to understand the different types of people who come to an e-commerce site by key characteristics, like their location, age, and even interests. Those insights let you deliver targeted messaging that speaks specifically to the needs and wants of each segment, create personalized user experiences, design marketing and ads to be more effective and efficient, and so much more.
Out of any other type of website, e-commerce websites stand to benefit most from implementing digital analytics to understand conversion and measure their potential to increase revenue. Google Analytics makes this, and so much more, possible. Without any customization whatsoever, Google Analytics comes configured to track website visits by sessions, pages and visitors.
When it comes to building a sustainable, profitable e-commerce website, only one thing matters - sales. See a spike in sales of your brand new products and you’ll be happy all day long. Watch your total sales slump after your holiday promotion, and you can kiss the holiday spirit goodbye.