How to create a Google Analytics account

Here are the ways you can create a Google analytics account….




Google Analytics can be a lot of fun. I have talked about some of the benefits of having a Google Analytics account in my previous article. In this educative article, I want to take you through how you can sign up for a Google Analytics account and start having insight into the traffic pattern on your website. Follow me as we look at this together in this article.

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The first thing you need to do is to sign up for Google Analytics. This is so easy to do if you already have a Gmail account. If you now have a Gmail account. You can now sign up for Google Analytics to get started.


After you have completed the sign up process, you will be provided with a code that you need to add to your website so that analysis of your website can start in earnest.


One thing is that if you are using a self-hosted WordPress site, you will not need to place any code. I will recommend that you search for ‘Google Analyticator’ in your plugin library. What you will just need when using this medium is to get an API that you are going to enter in order to authenticate the Plugin to analyse your website.

Google Analytics record traffic

Google Analytics now record all traffic to your website. Each of the website of mobile app that you are analysing will be using a tracking code. That means you can have more than one website attached to a Google Analytics account.


The design of Google Analytics

With the way Google Analytics is been designed, there are many of us that will find it too complicated. To be sincere with you, most of the time I found it scary as well.  There are many analytics software that will give you all the basic information that you are looking for. I will just let you know this that, almost all the analytics can not update in real time. Google Analytics for example can take up to 24 hours before it shows you the next update on your site.

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