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  1. Organic Search Noticeably Absent From Google Analytics 2013 Summit

    The expectation was that there may be at least some mention of the removal of this data – or perhaps some consolation to those who rely upon Google Analytics to measure behavior of visitors that came by way of organic means (such as search and...

  2. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    Despite initial claims by Google that it would only affect a small percentage of overall analytics data for organic search, the reality is some sites were seeing well over 50 percent "(not provided)", particularly in sectors like technology where...

  3. Google '(Not Provided)' Traffic Highest for Tech Industry Brands at 56% [Study]

    BrightEdge recently released findings that confirmed what many marketers are dealing with today: Google's "(not provided)" designation in Google Analytics is up. After that, many site owners began seeing "(not provided)" in Google Analytics in...

  4. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    Make sure Google Analytics or the analytics package you’re using, and Google and Bing Webmaster Tools are set up and ready to go. Title Tags/Meta Data Download Google Chrome You can read more about it at Google.

  5. Google to Pay $8.5 Million to Settle Search Query Privacy Case

    Hence the surge of “not provided” data many site owners now see in Google Analytics. What that meant for search data was this: websites visited from Google's organic search results still knew the user came from Google, but they didn't receive...

  6. PR & SEOs Listen Up! HitTail is Back to Make You Panda Proof

    Like many keyword and analytics companies founded at the time, HitTail had to contend with Google Analytics being made freely available to everyone who would have previously bought analytics. As Cnet called it back then, in a time when blogs were...

  7. 7 Stages of “Do Not Track” Grief: A Survival Guide for Analysts & Online Marketers

    Do the most to protect your ability to collect anonymous user data by enabling first-party cookies for web analytics software (where available). Let’s be honest, web analytics data was never perfect. We will all feel the pain of losing a percentage...

  8. Google’s Encrypted Search Data: A Cure for Vision Loss?

    While it remains to be seen whether this secure data will make a comeback (perhaps in Google Webmaster Central or in the enterprise edition of Google Analytics), in the short run the brands that are able to wean themselves off this data will be...

  9. Biggest Search Events of 2011 & Predictions for 2012

    Users began to see "(not provided)" appearing in their Google Analytics data, indicating that the search had been encrypted and the keyword data was therefore not available. Google made this the "default experience" for signed-in users on Google...