Tip #208 – Internal Combustion

When using a stats system such as Google Analytics, it is important to make sure that visits from you and your staff / developers / SEO company etc don’t sway the results.

It’s no good showing 8,000 visits if 7,990 were you checking the site was still up, adding stock, finding details etc, is it?

With Google Analytics you can filter out IP addresses so traffic from them doesn’t show.

There’s a help center article on this at

http://www.google.com/support/googleanalytics/bin/answer.py?answer=55481

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Author of many 30 Day Blogging Challenges, Nikki spends her time helping small businesses with Internet Marketing and Social Media Marketing. With 17 years of experience, she hasn't yet found someone she couldn't help to get more business from their website.

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  1. Useful tip Nikki.

  2. Thanks Jeremy – much appreciated. Let us know if the tips help you out!

  3. Thanks Nikki – what do you do when your IPS is constantly changing – due to the fact you switch off your router at the end of the day? Just make allowances I suppose!
    Cheers
    B

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