Chapter 2: Tracking Behavior with Web Analytics
In This Chapter
Measuring web site usability
Getting a handle on conversion tracking
Tracking the success of your SEO project
In order to properly do web analytics, you need to gather your data. But web analytics is not just about collecting data. It’s about collecting your data in such a way that you can read it, understand it, and use it to make the necessary changes to your web site. In this chapter, you discover several ways to gather analytics data.
You have to measure your web site’s usability in order to figure out whether your web design works for your users and brings you those conversions. Next we talk about conversion tracking. Is your site getting the number of conversions you want? Conversion tracking helps you measure not just the final number of conversions, but where people drop off before they make the final conversion.
To track the success of your SEO project, you need to monitor your keywords and your search engine rankings, whether they’re at the place they need to be, and whether your traffic ...