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Analytics letting us track social signals now :)

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    Just got this from Google.

    I think this new feature will really show you how well you engage with visitors, but not only that,
    Google will now show us what it knows about social signals...

    Test and improve your website with Content Experiments With Content Experiments, site owners can create A/B/N experiments to measure how effectively different versions of a page get visitors to convert. Optimize towards the goals you have already defined in your Google Analytics account to learn which page design and content is most effective. Set up tests in your Google Analytics account under Experiments in the Content section. Learn more
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    [​IMG] Learn who's sharing your content with Social Reports Trackbacks You publish new content, we scour the web for pages that link to it, and we build automated reports for you right within Google Analytics Social Reports. Find it under the Social Sources report, and click on Activity Stream. Trackbacks help you learn which content gets shared, and keep track of conversations generated from those sites. Learn more
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