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Google Analytics or Statcounter?

Discussion in 'Google Analytics' started by Hoster1, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. #1
    Personally, I use Statcounter. I like it because it updates in real-time (Google Analytics does not update in real-time!).

    But what do you guys use for your Websites?
     
    Hoster1, Sep 1, 2009 IP
  2. i.inspiredme

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    I use Google Analytics because it gives me a lot of data and it easily manages all my sites. Analytics actually gathers data in real time but doesn't display til the end of the day.

    You can just select the current day and it will show your stats.
     
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    #3
    you can use both if you want..:)
     
    online_eye, Sep 2, 2009 IP
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    I like statcounter because its a "neutral" company and does not belong to the search engines. Otherwise they are pretty similar i think.
     
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    #5
    Stat counter because google analytics code sometime can't be verified and that sucks.
     
    lee456, Sep 2, 2009 IP
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    #6
    I use analytics because of all the extra info they give me.
     
    rgaum1, Sep 3, 2009 IP
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    #7
    StatCounter, for exactly the same reason as yours. Real time is actually stats, otherwise won't we just see our website on alexa?
    But Analytics is fun, it shows a lot of information, might be bloated for some, but it's actually good. Now only if it was real time.
     
    NiTS.In, Sep 3, 2009 IP
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    #8
    Best solution is to use both of them.

    I think analytics should have an option to make public statistics from website and ask a fee for it.
     
    nadgob, Sep 4, 2009 IP
  9. Alex777

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    #9
    I like Google Analytics because it's very full analytics site and it suffices me
     
    Alex777, Sep 4, 2009 IP
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    #10
    I like analytics because it gives you good stats on your adsense.
     
    sjr4x4, Sep 4, 2009 IP
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    #11
    i like analytics for it's ads integration.
     
    whitefire, Sep 4, 2009 IP
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    #12
    it's slowness to update is annoying though
     
    whitefire, Sep 4, 2009 IP
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    #13
    I use both...but more relavant and user friendly i think is google analytics
     
    Someone213, Sep 4, 2009 IP
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    Google Analytic is best because it have a lot of thing that you can know from where you get traffic from from which you get search engine traffic every thing
     
    cynthiavictor, Sep 4, 2009 IP
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    i feel google is more comprehensive and reliable !!
     
    lookingforabloggie, Sep 5, 2009 IP
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    #16
    Google analytics obviously, it will gives you a lot of option to filter you data and set a goal, funnel and many more apart from that statcounter is also very nice but for very little website data only.
     
    dhirajch, Sep 7, 2009 IP
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    well i'd recommend google analytics, coz it implicitly sends website stats report to adsense, by using this tool of google, u can secure ur adsense account. (about 50%)
     
    shaibibutt, Sep 7, 2009 IP
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    #18
    I use Google Analytics and I think its the best one... even if you see the results tomorrow, its fine for me :)
     
    extraspecial, Sep 7, 2009 IP
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    Thanks for all the feedback! I do appreciate it. :)
     
    Hoster1, Sep 7, 2009 IP
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    #20
    I prefer statcounter because of its real time stats information. The only drawback is the log limit, around 500. I use analytics too but rarely check in on it.
     
    rockyg, Sep 7, 2009 IP