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Noob Analytics question

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Dibbler, May 16, 2013.

  1. Dibbler

    Dibbler Newbie

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    Forgive me if this is a stupid question but I've been trying to use Google Analytics and am struggling to derive much useful info from it.

    Essentially, for a client, I wish to know

    a) which keywords/phrase a visitor typed into Google to find my site
    b) which pages did they visit and which one did they leave from

    So, I'd like to follow how a user used our site (knowing which keywords they typed).

    Is this possible with Google Analytics or do I need to think about alternative tools?

    Many thanks for your replies.
     
  2. Pohmeliy

    Pohmeliy Regular Member

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    This statistic is in Google webmasters tools.
     
  3. Logician

    Logician BANNED BANNED

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    Google webmaster tools then click on "search queries"
     
  4. Lazlo1967

    Lazlo1967 Junior Member

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    Once you link Google's Webmaster tools with your analytics site you'll see this data in Analytics under the Traffic Sources -> SEO area.
     
  5. kryler

    kryler Junior Member Premium Member

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    You don't need to link Webmaster Tool with Analytics, you don't even need Webmaster Tools to see this.

    In Google Analytics you can click "Traffic Sources > Sources > Search > Organic" and it will show you all your traffic for organic keywords.
     
  6. Dibbler

    Dibbler Newbie

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    Thanks for all the replies and for answering part a). I'm still not understanding how I can see which path a particular user took and know how they got to my site in the first place though. Unless I'm missing something.

    My confusion might stem from this problem I keep getting in Analytics:

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    Nothing I've tried, or read on Google Help forums has resolved this. Any ideas?

    Many thanks for your help so far once again.
     
  7. kryler

    kryler Junior Member Premium Member

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    You seem to be going to the wrong place.

    Don't go to Traffic Sources > Sources > SEO.

    Go to Traffic Sources > Sources > Search > Organic

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  8. Dibbler

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    Yup that tells me how many people typed in a particular phrase but I want to know which pages those people visited. Can I find out how a particular user who typed 'bananas', say, navigated through my client's site?
     
  9. senty4love

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    content=>site content=>landing pages=>entrance path

    this will show you what keywords bring visitors to your page and how they navigate from that page to other pages
     
  10. Dibbler

    Dibbler Newbie

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    Hey, thanks senty and others. I'll have a go at that. And sorry for late reply.