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Google analytics is a piece of crap..

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Bross, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. Bross

    Bross Senior Member

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    I installed GA on a site yesterday after something like 2 years with Piwik..

    Guys.. If you are using GA instead of piwik you are missing out! it beats Google analytics big time.

    +1 for Piwik here.
     
  2. Autumn

    Autumn Elite Member

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    Agreed... And that's apart from giving away the farm by using GA. I just don't really understand why anyone would use GA, when Google is the enemy we're all trying to beat.
     
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  3. Bross

    Bross Senior Member

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    And PPC campaigns... I find it absolutely impossible to use Google Analytics. No IP address and no real time stats. Apart from Google intelligence you mentioned.


     
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    Personally I use statcounter...
     
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    harlekinboss Newbie

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    yeah piwik is the best solution for analytics. I use it for all my site.
     
  6. critman

    critman Regular Member

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    +1 for piwik.
    The best part about it is that it's free :)
     
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    xgnux Regular Member

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    have you ever installed piwick on a high traffic website?

    You need a dedicated server for this. It is extremly resource hungry.
     
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    jvinci Newbie

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    does having Google Analytics on your website really hurt you? do you really think they are spying on you or something?
     
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    critman Regular Member

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    What analytics platform do you use yourself?
     
  10. Kid B

    Kid B Newbie

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    Thanks for the tip!
     
  11. david wright

    david wright Regular Member

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    spying and privacy concerns are synonymous with the big g how can you ask such a silly question ;)

    but then again you shouldn't be on the internet if you're worried about being spied on. Facebook is run by the C|A also can't forget that that's why i stay away from personal pages and stick to marketing there.