Custom alerts in Google Analytics are great for helping you keep track of your website traffic wherever and whenever you need to. You can choose to receive alerts whenever traffic dips, spikes, sales drop off, referral traffic increases, Adwords sales decrease, and more. Learn more about setting up custom alerts.
Google Analytics annotations are an easy way to keep notes on traffic changes that affect your website and sales goals. Annotations can be made private or visible to all users, allowing everyone who works on an account to see when a promotion went live, an Adwords campaign was paused, an affiliate campaign was launched, when the last web design change happened, and more.
Setting up a custom filter in Google Analytics allows you to view and analyze your subdomain traffic separately from your main website. This type of custom filter is very useful for websites with a blog, landing page, or wholesale site that is part of an existing domain. Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to set up a filter in Google Analytics to track subdomains.
For anyone advertising online, we are very familiar with both Google Adwords and Google Analytics. Looking closely, we see that there are discrepancies between the numbers in these two accounts that raises the questions of how do they differ and which one is better to use?