What is Referral Spam and How to Recognize it in Google Analytics

A few weeks ago, one of my clients started seeing a spike in referral traffic in Google Analytics. Of course, he got excited, thinking that his website is getting popular, people are linking and visitors are coming. Unfortunately, that wasn’t true. You don’t need to be a Google Analytics expert to see that all the […]

What’s the difference between conversions and converted clicks in Google Analytics?

—NOTE: In September 2018, Google officially depreciated the “converted clicks” metric in all accounts. All advertisers who were using the metric for bidding and reporting were automatically migrated to the new conversion metric. —- If you have an extensive AdWords experience, you probably already have an understanding of the differences between Converted Clicks and Conversions, when you […]

What’s the Difference Between a Page View and a Unique Page View in Google Analytics

Some people who are not very experienced with Google Analytics may get confused between two similar metrics displayed in Site Statistics: a Page View and a Unique page view. The confusion is even bigger when you build custom reports with these metrics. I hope that this short post will clarify the definitions and the main […]

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