|November 27, 2013|
|Monitoring Transactions and Revenue with Google Analytics' E-Commerce Tracking|
|By Dario Ruff Sr.|
| If you’re an online retailer who doesn’t track sales and revenue, then you’re missing out on a wealth of data. Not just any data, but data that can help you make informed marketing decisions about where to spend display ad dollars, which keywords generate the most revenue, and which websites or search engines send you the most revenue, not just traffic (although these may be the same).
Tracking sales from your website should be one of your first priorities when you set up a shopping cart. Google Analytics e-commerce tracking works with almost all CMS systems, including Magento, Shopify, and even WordPress. Setup is a breeze, and monitoring and reporting are straightforward. Some of the metrics you’ll be able to gather from the tracking software include purchase quantity, items ordered, product category, and sale-referring sources. To which metrics within Google Analytics and e-commerce tracking should you pay the most attention? [...]
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|Pinterest has won an injunction against a known cybersquatter who will be forced to give up the rights to over 100 domains that utilize pinterest.com typos to direct users away from Pinterest.com, and to his own locations filled with ads and spammy [...]||I have been writing a lot lately about features in Google Analytics and Google Adwords that can benefit eCommerce websites (you can check those out here, here, and here), and this post is no different (don’t stop ’til you get enough!). [...]||Google recently held a Google+ hangout discussing how to utilize ecommerce and goal tracking. it’s actually the second part in a series of hangouts about Analytics, if you’re selling online, this one might be for you. The next [...]|
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