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How to Add Analytics Tracking Scripts to Genesis 2.1

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In this session we talk about where the best place is to add analytics tracking scripts to a Genesis 2.1 site. The site has the Yoast SEO plugin installed. We talk about why we recommend adding the scripts inside the head of Genesis itself as long as Yoast is not doing it because it shouldn't

Troubleshooting Google Analytics Tracking Code in Genesis 2

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In this session we troubleshoot the Google Analytics tracking code in Genesis 2 that is not working correctly. We compare the tracking scripts that look different from our own. There is the old way and the new universal way of scripts from Google. Rick: So you have a question about Analytics Tracking Code. Member: Yeah,

Lesson 13 – Part 4 – Tour Google Analytics

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I’m going to take you over to my Analytics account and we’ll take a look at thesiscss.com. I haven’t looked at those metrics for a while. Here’s what you see when you are touring Google Analytics. This is your main overview page. There’s a summary page under Home. So if you click Home, you can

Lesson 13 – Part 3 – Configure Google Analytics

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Now that we’ve created that Google account, we’re going to configure Google Analytics. And this is a place in which Thesis 2 is different than Thesis 1.85 and from Genesis. So once we’ve got our Gmail account set up, we’re going to come over and do that now. Okay, my email that I have set

Lesson 13 – Part 3 – Configure Google Analytics

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The next step then once you either logged in to your Gmail account or you've created this Gmail account is to create a Google Analytics account and to integrate your website with that. Let's just search for analytics, we'll go to Sign Up and it knows I'm already logged in. What Google Analytics is for,

Webmaster Tools Reports My Homepage is Blocked by robots.txt

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In this session we discuss why Webmaster Tools reports the homepage being blocked by robots.txt. Then we troubleshoot why the disallow statement is showing up in the robot.txt file. Member:  My first question is that my webpage is not showing up the homepage where it looks like it is but Webmaster Tools, you told me,

How to Add Google Analytics Tracking Code to Genesis

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In this session, we take a look at a member’s Google Analytics and WebMaster Tools to see why it’s not working and then we show how to set up Google Analytics properly for a site and add the tracking code to Genesis. Member: Well, I knew something was wrong because I get leads everyday, the

Lesson 13 – Integrating your Site with Google

Lesson 13 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Genesis theme and WordPress shows you how to integrate your small business/professional website with Google. We begin by showing how to create a sitemap using Google XML Sitemaps and we discuss why that is so important. Then we show how to create a Google

Lesson 13 – Part 6 – Configure Google Analytics

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Now we need to set up Google Analytics and while we're here, we'll just go ahead and search for Google Analytics. Once you get this set up, it'll go into your dashboard but at the moment, the next thing we have to set up is to sign up for Google Analytics. The first thing to

Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking – Part 3 – Viewing the Results

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Last week we set up the goals for tracking in Google Analytics. In this session, we view the results and analyze the performance of the traffic and conversion source. Rick: Good morning Susan, how are you doing? Susan: Good morning. Rick: We are going to take a look at what we've been doing here for

Google Analytics Conversion – Part 1 – Track Free Aweber Opt-ins

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In this session, we discuss what you can track in Google Analytics and how to track conversions from AWeber Opt-ins. To do this a destination URL is created and given to Google, so it can track the success rate. Then we show how to set up the Google Analytics goals. Video Transcript Rick: Right, so

Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking – Part 2 – What Google Tracks

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In this session, we discuss what Google can track in Google Analytics Ecommerce. You can set up Google Analytics to track all your sales for each of your products, the source of your sales, type of visitor, duration of transaction and lots of other things. This gives you an understanding of when people get to