Google Analytics

Enterprise-class web analytics

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Google Analytics Overview

What is Google Analytics?

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google. It provides comprehensive reporting and analytics tools for websites of all sizes. Google Analytics enables users to monitor website traffic, understand user-interaction with their site and generate custom reports depending on the needs of their business.

Google Analytics collects, manages and consolidates website data, showing users how customers engage with their websites, ads, videos and social tools across all of their devices. Google Analytics analyzes visitor traffic and enables users to understand their end-user behavior.

Google Analytics activates website data. With the right insights, businesses can improve their marketing campaigns and experiment with their web content. It shows website managers what works well with audiences and what doesn't, allowing them to tailor their site content and marketing strategies.

Google Analytics Overview

Pricing

Starting from
N/A

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Analytics Standard: Free

Analytics for Mobile Apps: Free

Analytics Premium: Contact Google Analytics

If your site generates 10 million or fewer hits per month, then Google Analytics is free. If your site generates more than 10 million hits per month, then we offer increased limits as part of Google Analytics Premium.


Google Analytics Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 3 others, India, Japan, Germany
Supported Languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish and 22 others, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Media

Analyze daily visits, traffic types, & time on site by country
Google Analytics custom dashboard
Google Analytics audience demographics reporting
View website data in real time with Google Analytics
Connect sales, marketing and advertising data
Generate reports to see what's working and fix what's not
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Google Analytics Reviews

Google Analytics Reviews

Overall rating
4,7
/
5
Excellent
3682

Very good
1213

Average
146

Poor
10

Terrible
2

Value for Money
4,7
Features
4,6
Ease of Use
4,1
Customer Support
4,1
97% recommended this app
Tayyab S.

Identifies Whats Going On With Your Website

Google Analytics gives the maximum idea that what's going on with the website.
I am using Google Analytics for my websites and also my SEO team. Based on my experience, Google Analytics is the most professional and robust tool to analyze website stats and traffic efficiently. The tool allows my SEO team to track the multiple queries like which specific keywords and pages are performing well.


Sarah H.

Google Analytics for Rich Web Insights

Our advertising agency does custom website builds for our clients so it's imperative that we accurately track acquisitions, referrals and user interactions on a daily basis to improve our advertising campaigns. We analyze time on site, page views, sessions, and bounce rate and the analytics help us improve our overall website UX and UI. The rich analytics provided from Google (especially integrations with Google Tag Manager) enable us to make intelligent improvements to the website to increase conversions.


Joseph A.

Google Analytics, Standard for Inbound Site Metrics

We like it. Google Analytics is easy to use, up to date, and transparent. We are able to quickly review data and make actions upon it to make the site experience better for users along with generate sales.


Jamie P.

Maybe I'm Stupid

With someone with the proper skills to utilize Google Analytics--or even someone with the time to devote to learning all of the tricks of the Google Trade--this product can be the difference between sinking with a failing campaign, wasting a lot of your clients' money in the process, and being able to quickly and efficiently tailor digital advertising efforts to maximize returns.


Julianna R.

Google Analytics as a First Time User with No Experience

My overall experience with Google Analytics is pretty positive. They make it easy for various people in a company to access and use whether they are administrators or not. That is important to me because surprisingly a lot of programs have many restrictions on the amount of accounts or users that can access that kind of data, making it more difficult for a boutique company who may play more than one role.


Tayyab S.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Identifies Whats Going On With Your Website

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2020/07/11
Review Source: Capterra

Google Analytics gives the maximum idea that what's going on with the website.
I am using Google Analytics for my websites and also my SEO team. Based on my experience, Google Analytics is the most professional and robust tool to analyze website stats and traffic efficiently. The tool allows my SEO team to track the multiple queries like which specific keywords and pages are performing well.

Pros

Google Analytics tells us about the insights of our company or personal website.
It also tells us where you are receiving clicks, user's location, website visited history and many more.
It provides easy and efficient integration with third-party platforms such as Google Ads and Social Media.

Cons

It is very difficult to stay up with new & upcoming updates and features because sometimes I get lost in the new navigation or user interface.
There is a lack of end-user support and difficult to identify the middle part of insights.
It will be great if Google Analytics launches a built-in URL builder for the sake of campaign-tracking.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Sarah H.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Google Analytics for Rich Web Insights

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/07/20
Review Source: Capterra

Our advertising agency does custom website builds for our clients so it's imperative that we accurately track acquisitions, referrals and user interactions on a daily basis to improve our advertising campaigns. We analyze time on site, page views, sessions, and bounce rate and the analytics help us improve our overall website UX and UI. The rich analytics provided from Google (especially integrations with Google Tag Manager) enable us to make intelligent improvements to the website to increase conversions.

Pros

Google Analytics is one of the most powerful tools available and it's free. It's very simple to deploy as long as you have backend access to a website. I use Google Analytics on a daily basis to track website analytics, behavior flow, conversion, and goal tracking, and build custom marketing funnels. Google Data Studio is an excellent way to directly pull data from the tool and make a completely customized dashboard with the top metrics that you analyze on a consistent daily basis. The user management and ability to set permissions adds an extra layer of security and the integration with Google Ads and YouTube properties is seamless and makes real-time reporting very dynamic. What we can measure, we can ultimately improve.

Cons

Google Analytics sometimes reports Facebook analytics differently from the backend of Facebook Ads Manager. However, Google is getting a lot better with tracking user performance, not just cookies (especially for cross-device interactions). The courses for the Google Analytics certification and somewhat bulky - I wish there was a better way to track your coursework and more online video tutorial similar to how Facebook Blueprint has organized their free online courses. Google Analytics can seem very daunting to beginners but there are a lot of great resources available from Google for education and tutorials.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Joseph A.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 10 000+ Employees

Google Analytics, Standard for Inbound Site Metrics

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/09/27
Review Source: GetApp

We like it. Google Analytics is easy to use, up to date, and transparent. We are able to quickly review data and make actions upon it to make the site experience better for users along with generate sales.

Pros

We primarily use Google Analytics to track website activity such as sessions, page visits, time spent, and the bounce rate of our client’s website. We also use it to track online advertising campaign measurement based on the inbound traffic. It was relatively easy to set up overall, and did not take time.

Cons

It is mostly direct site traffic and does not really measure attribution that well when it comes to sales. A lot of it is last click, we prefer a multi-touch model.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Jamie P.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Maybe I'm Stupid

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/02/18
Review Source: Capterra

With someone with the proper skills to utilize Google Analytics--or even someone with the time to devote to learning all of the tricks of the Google Trade--this product can be the difference between sinking with a failing campaign, wasting a lot of your clients' money in the process, and being able to quickly and efficiently tailor digital advertising efforts to maximize returns.

Pros

If you know what you are looking for--and how to find it again after Google makes approximately 300 changes and updates--Google Analytics can be exceptionally useful. In our business, it is extremely important to not only know that a given media product is working for the client, but also to be able to PROVE the success (or failure) of a product to the client. Our clients--the business owners and their staff--want to be sure that they are spending their money on advertising products that work. It is very easy to claim that, yes, this product is working for you, but it is another matter entirely to be SURE and to be able to prove that success. Google Analytics allows us to track digital interactions with the customer's website. Typically, our clients have no idea if their websites are seeing increases in customer traffic following advertising campaigns (such as television and radio), or if the digital ads placed are doing exactly what they should be doing.

Cons

While the concept behind Google Analytics is great, the actual execution leaves much to be desired, at least for me. Maybe I'm completely stupid (a fair assessment) or too Gen X and not Millennial enough to find Google Analytics easy to use. It surely doesn't help that it seems that the user dashboard/interface changes every time I use it. Knowing how to navigate through the various levels and sections of the monstrosity that is Google Analytics to find exactly what metrics are needed in any given situation is an artform--and I feel like I've only just mastered stick figures and maybe a smidge of finger-painting. In short, I'm not an artist.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 3.0/10

Julianna R.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Google Analytics as a First Time User with No Experience

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/08/19
Review Source: Capterra

My overall experience with Google Analytics is pretty positive. They make it easy for various people in a company to access and use whether they are administrators or not. That is important to me because surprisingly a lot of programs have many restrictions on the amount of accounts or users that can access that kind of data, making it more difficult for a boutique company who may play more than one role.

Pros

The integration of Google Analytics was extremely simple and easy for tech novices to setup. As a user of wix for the company website, G.A. (google analytics) made it easier than wix on how to setup their tracking. However, I wish Google gave a simpler yet more comprehensive guide on how to read / understand the data. Sometimes I feel as if I'm missing part of the process as it takes me a long time to research each segment of services G.A. offers and then to apply that understanding to the data in front of me. I also want to know more on how to use this kind of data from Google to my advantage, especially when it comes to S.E.O and meta tags.

Cons

Again, the features that I feel are missing are more instructional tools than anything else. I wish there was a guide given by Google for beginners on how to break-down the data, understand the numbers and charts and how to use it for my advantage.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

User recommendation
9/10
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Google Analytics Pricing

Google Analytics Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Analytics Standard: Free

Analytics for Mobile Apps: Free

Analytics Premium: Contact Google Analytics

If your site generates 10 million or fewer hits per month, then Google Analytics is free. If your site generates more than 10 million hits per month, then we offer increased limits as part of Google Analytics Premium.

Analytics Standard: Free

Analytics for Mobile Apps: Free

Analytics Premium: Contact Google Analytics

If your site generates 10 million or fewer hits per month, then Google Analytics is free. If your site generates more than 10 million hits per month, then we offer increased limits as part of Google Analytics Premium.

Value for Money
4,7/5
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Google Analytics Features

Google Analytics Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Ad hoc Reporting
Business Intelligence
Charting
Collaboration Tools
Customizable Reporting
Dashboard Creation
Data Filtering
Data Import/Export
Data Visualization
Filtered Views
Monitoring
Multiple Data Sources
Predictive Analytics
Real Time Analytics
Real Time Data
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration
Visual Analytics
Features
4,6/5
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Categories

Additional information for Google Analytics

Additional information for Google Analytics

Key features of Google Analytics

  • Advertising analytics
  • Alerts & intelligence
  • App event funnels
  • App security
  • Audience demographics
  • Audience reporting
  • Calculated metrics
  • Collaboration tools
  • Configuration APIs
  • Content analytics
  • Conversion analytics
  • Conversion reporting
  • Cross-device data
  • Custom channel groupings
  • Custom content groupings
  • Custom dimensions
  • Custom funnels
  • Custom metrics
  • Custom reporting
  • Custom variables
  • Customer journey tracking
  • Customizable dashboards
  • Data activation
  • Data analysis
  • Data collection & management
  • Data filtering
  • Data import
  • Data manipulation
  • Data reporting
  • Data visualization
  • Email notifications
  • Event tracking
  • Flow visualization reporting
  • Funnel analysis
  • Graphical data presentation
  • Intelligence & anomaly detection
  • Javascript libraries
  • Machine learning
  • Marketing analytics
  • Mobile analytics
  • Mobile app reporting
  • Multi-channel funnels
  • Multi-touch attribution
  • Native data onboarding integrations
  • Native iOS & Android mobile apps
  • Native remarketing integrations
  • Performance reporting
  • Predictive analytics
  • Proactive alerts
  • Product integrations
  • Real time data
  • Real time reporting
  • Receiving
  • Search functionality
  • Segmentation
  • Shopping & checkout funnels
  • Social analytics
  • Tag management
  • Third party integration
  • User access controls
  • User explorer functionality
  • Widgets
  • eCommerce reporting

Benefits

  • Receive alerts when significant statistical variations occur in website traffic, with Google Analytics 'Intelligence Events'.

  • Use Google Analytics' data import functionality to join the data from CRM, CMS and other systems with a Google Analytics account and gain more sophisticated insights.

  • Measure activities like downloads, video views and mobile ad clicks across devices with Google Analytics Event Tracking.

  • Use Google Analytics' Site Speed reports to view load times across a site. Easily identify & fix slow-loading pages to increase conversions.

  • View and analyze visitor paths with Flow Visualization then see how they interact with each page using In-Page Analytics.

  • Identify best-selling products & promotions, trace transactions and gain an understanding of customer behaviors with Google Analytics eCommerce reporting.

  • Google Analytics FAQs

    Google Analytics FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Google Analytics.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Google Analytics offer?

    Google Analytics offers the following pricing plans:

    Pricing model: Free, Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Analytics Standard: Free Analytics for Mobile Apps: Free Analytics Premium: Contact Google Analytics If your site generates 10 million or fewer hits per month, then Google Analytics is free. If your site generates more than 10 million hits per month, then we offer increased limits as part of Google Analytics Premium.

    Q. What are the main features of Google Analytics?

    Google Analytics offers the following features:

    • Advertising analytics
    • Alerts & intelligence
    • App event funnels
    • App security
    • Audience demographics
    • Audience reporting
    • Calculated metrics
    • Collaboration tools
    • Configuration APIs
    • Content analytics
    • Conversion analytics
    • Conversion reporting
    • Cross-device data
    • Custom channel groupings
    • Custom content groupings
    • Custom dimensions
    • Custom funnels
    • Custom metrics
    • Custom reporting
    • Custom variables
    • Customer journey tracking
    • Customizable dashboards
    • Data activation
    • Data analysis
    • Data collection & management
    • Data filtering
    • Data import
    • Data manipulation
    • Data reporting
    • Data visualization
    • Email notifications
    • Event tracking
    • Flow visualization reporting
    • Funnel analysis
    • Graphical data presentation
    • Intelligence & anomaly detection
    • Javascript libraries
    • Machine learning
    • Marketing analytics
    • Mobile analytics
    • Mobile app reporting
    • Multi-channel funnels
    • Multi-touch attribution
    • Native data onboarding integrations
    • Native iOS & Android mobile apps
    • Native remarketing integrations
    • Performance reporting
    • Predictive analytics
    • Proactive alerts
    • Product integrations
    • Real time data
    • Real time reporting
    • Receiving
    • Search functionality
    • Segmentation
    • Shopping & checkout funnels
    • Social analytics
    • Tag management
    • Third party integration
    • User access controls
    • User explorer functionality
    • Widgets
    • eCommerce reporting

    Q. Who are the typical users of Google Analytics?

    Google Analytics has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Large Enterprises, Public Administrations, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

    Q. What languages does Google Analytics support?

    Google Analytics supports the following languages:

    Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Google Analytics offer?

    Google Analytics has the following pricing plans:

    Free, Subscription

    Q. Does Google Analytics support mobile devices?

    Google Analytics supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    Q. What other apps does Google Analytics integrate with?

    Google Analytics integrates with the following applications:

    Authoritas, Belladati, Cyfe, Impactia, Jimdo, PPC Keyword, Pinpointe On-Demand, Qwaya, VWO Testing, Zendesk

    Q. What level of support does Google Analytics offer?

    Google Analytics offers the following support options:

    Forum, Knowledge Base, Video Tutorials