If you have been reading my tweets recently you will see I have been linking out to a number of useful GreaseMonkey Scripts that help improve Google Analytics in various ways – improved social media metrics, improved keyword trends etc.
One of the first things I do in the morning while having breakfast is review my clients analytics data – From conversions to search traffic to goals and paid keywords effectiveness etc.
Over time I have discovered some essential Greasemonkey scripts for Google Analytics that have helped me “go deeper” into the data – listed below are my top five…
Simple plug-in that converts percent values to absolute values in tables. Helps makes your analytics data more human.
Great plug-in that allows you to export your analytics data to Google Docs. Once exported you can play around with Google’s visualisation API to see your data in more interesting ways (great for presentations).
3. Enhanced Google Analytics
This niftly little script from Juice Analytics works for keyword data. The script allows the user to see new referring sites/keywords or referring sites/keywords that have seen a significant boost in traffic sent to your website.
This script allows you to add Google Analytics Campaign tracking (Campaign Source, Campaign Medium and Campaign Name variables) for easy monitoring of the traffic generated by these links.
Services it is currently compatible with…
Hoping it can be integrated with http://bit.ly my favourite URL shortener in the future – (bit.ly already offers great stats on their links just add “info” to the URL e.g http://bit.ly/info/2189).
Awesome plug-in that allows you to see your websites content Social Media metrics. The plug-in currently supports…
Social Media Metrics in action…
Bonus Script: Google Analytics Advanced Date Selection
Great little script that allows you to compare year-over-year reports in Google Analytics at a click of the button.
Analytics Scripts Can Improve Your Life
That’s a wrap – 5 useful Greasemonkey scripts you can install today to help get more out of your Google Analytics Data – make better decisions, improve your keyword selection and monitor your social outreach effectiveness.
Would love to know: What are your favourite Greasemonkey Scripts for Analytics?