Google Analytics: Real Time Stats Preview

The web is getting faster, and not just the speed of the pages, but also the speed of change. Before, it was fine to build a website and modify it only when new products were launched. All of us avid Analytics users know that’s just not good enough. We need to be constantly on the lookout for problems and opportunities.

We have heard in the past few weeks from the Google Analytics blog that Real Time stats are working. Campaign measurement
Another way people are  using Real-Time is to make sure campaign tracking is correctly implemented before launching a campaign. When getting ready to launch a new campaign it’s critical to make sure your measurement plan is working before you start driving visitors to the page. With the Real-Time reports you can find out in seconds whether you’re getting the data you want in Google Analytics.

If you are a web developer make sure google analytics are set up for your clients AND give them access to see the stats.

Check out this video of how Real Time stats work with Google Analytics.

info via google analytics blog