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Scott Borowy replied to McGee's discussion Meaningful google analytics reports in the group Google Analytics Users
"This thread seems like what I've been looking for all day. I just reposted on the SEO group boards, but I'd like to share my frustrations in this forum, too, as it seems most appropriate. Some of my premonitions about site analytics, at…"
Jul 6, 2012
McGee replied to McGee's discussion Meaningful google analytics reports in the group Google Analytics Users
"Thanks for suggestions. All have been helpful. I am trying to work with leadership on setting goals for site but right now we don't have a set of business goals so it is hard to set up goals/funnels if no one can decide what they would like…"
Apr 13, 2012
Tim Schneider replied to McGee's discussion Meaningful google analytics reports in the group Google Analytics Users
"I find much of the useful reporting comes out of custom reports. However, there are still some standard reports in GA that can give you valuable insight: Landing pages (as per Michael): where do users enter your site. Drill down into sources and…"
Apr 12, 2012
Michael J. Powers replied to McGee's discussion Meaningful google analytics reports in the group Google Analytics Users
"If you are tracking campaigns, from e-mail or ads for instance, the campaign report is very useful, especially when combined with the size of the campaign.  As in, we sent out 300 e-mails and received 30 site visits.  If you also track…"
Apr 12, 2012
Justin Gatewood replied to McGee's discussion Meaningful google analytics reports in the group Google Analytics Users
"two reports that have greatly helped me are event tracking (which you have to set up, but it is very helpful) and goal funnel visualizations - which can give you tremendous insight as to where site visitors might be dropping out of a pre-defined,…"
Apr 12, 2012
McGee added a discussion to the group Google Analytics Users
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Meaningful google analytics reports

I am curious what other reports have been presented to stakeholders within an institution. I have provided reports on the twelve metrics but this seems less than meaningful to make strategic decisions. Any best practices for google analytics reports that anyone can suggest?See More
Apr 12, 2012
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Website:
http://csom.umn.edu
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Usability, content, strategy
What CMS are you using?
Home Grown
What department or office are you in?
Web/Interactive
Primary Job Responsibility
web architect
Number of students at your institution
5000

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At 10:12am on September 5, 2008, Susan said…
Sorry...I mistook this for a social networking site. Guess I took the social part too seriously. :-)

I posted them b/c THAT is what was on my mind this week. Not web, not Chrome, not CMS. Many of those on this site share experiences with each other outside the realm of web development.

However, I have removed all offending blog posts.
At 5:25pm on July 18, 2008, Sveta said…
Do you use Stellent for your website?
 
 
 

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I recently got a notice from Google that in October 2017 Chrome V62 with show the warning "NOT SECURE" on all our web pages we have a input field for search. Since on most of our pages there is nothing that would require secure information I've never felt the need for HTTPS. Our class registration pages are secure but not the general information pages. The warning is going to scare people though. Are others upgrading their websites?See More
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