Google Analytics Visits Metric: Change. Implications. Opportunities.

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Recently the Google Analytics team changed the way sessionization algorithm. In lay terms… how the start, duration and end of a Visit is computed. A minor version of the butterfly effect occurred, one small change in a part of the system caused a few other smaller changes in other parts of the system. Some people […]

Actively Avoid Insights: 4 Useful KPI Measurement Techniques

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Yes. I noticed the slightest hint of sarcasm in the title of this post. This post covers four commonly used measurement techniques that 9 times out of 10 work against the evolution of Reporting Squirrels into Analysis Ninjas. I'll also admit that most of the times when I encounter them I might think slightly less […]