Month: August 2011

  • Google Analytics Referrer Spam

    If you’ve launched a new website recently and were excited to see referrals from golbnet or forexmarket, you have been spammed. This is a tactic used by spammers to get webmasters, curious to research their referrers, to visit the desired website. Also referred to as log spam or referrer bombing. It’s not necessarily malicious, but […]

  • Is Google Analytics a Waste of Time?

    Yes, if you only look at the data and don’t act. Who cares if your bounce rate is 70% or 30%? Who cares if you have 5,000 visitors per month? Who cares if 30% of your visits come from California? None of that matters if you just look at it and say, “Yay! I have […]