Monday, October 22, 2007

Site Usage: General but Important Terms of Analytics

Let's go to know about some of important terms generally we need to see in web analytics. These terms describe about whole site position in brief summary.

Visits: When a user request from www server then it is called Visit. Therefore we can say Visits represent the total number of times people have visited your web site. There is an important point to note that When a user is not active over 30 minutes on the server, another request is recognized as an another visit.

Page Views: The total number of distinct pages seen by users with in a time frame after visiting on site. For example, if a Web site contains 100 pages and an estimated 1000 visitors per month, the site receives approximately 100000 monthly page views (100X1000=100000). Page Views is also known as page impressions.

% Pages/Visit: The average of pages seen per visit. It tells that how many pages seen by a user or per visit.

% Bounce Rate: The percentage of users or visitors who arrive at a web site entry page, then leave without visiting or seen other pages of website. Means to say user leaves the site without going into deep page of site.

Avg. Time on Site: Counted estimated time of presence of visitor on site. Approx for 30 minutes only. After idle 30 minutes it is counted new visit.

% New Visits: It shows the percentage of actual new visits of visitors on website.

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Meenakshi said...

A just want to say thanks, because you have shared a very important information here. I was searching a perfect guide for google analytic. And my search ended here.Thanks a lot!