Great, so you’ve launched a new website to help your business grow. You might be curious to check website traffic to know how people access, where they’re coming from and and what actions they’re taking on the site.
An easy way to track and check website traffic of your site
While this information may seem difficult to find, it really isn’t secret. In fact it’s easy to discover with the help of web analytics. Surprisingly, 1/3 of all websites do not use analytics at all. In order to check website traffic, you can use a number of different providers, but one of the favorite for small and midsized businesses is Google Analytics.
Implementing Google Analytics to check website traffic is a cinch. Just go to google.com/analytics and create an account. Their site will walk you through the steps to take, and what information is needed like URL and time zone. Depending on how your site is build you many need to answer more specific questions like if your website spans multiple domains. After following the steps, you will be given a piece of code to paste into the header of the pages on your site. If you use HTML, place the code into every page you want to track of the site.