Understanding your Website’s Success using Google Analytics

Understanding your Website’s Success using Google Analytics

Is making a website and uploading a blog post on it, enough to make it successful? What factors will tell us whether a website is achieving its target or not? Here, Google Analytics come into play to determine the success rate of your website. These are responsible for tracking the website and generating reports on page views. To start the tracking of page views, a code has to be placed on the page. This setting up of the Google Analytics is vital because it collects data according to the date.

The Google Analytics application will facilitate you in determining your development towards your goal which will later help you in making decisions to improve your business.  The steps involved in understanding a website’s success by Google Analytics are as follows:


The first step that Google Analytics puts your website through is evaluation. In this step, any available data on the website is reviewed by Google Analytics and the Google Webmaster Tools to determine the traffic on the website, the number of users and sessions.


Initially, it was name as metric; this can also be named as sessions which will tell you how many times your site was viewed by someone. A session is recorded whenever the users interact with the site. The greater the number of sessions, the better will be your website’s success which will have a positive impact on your business. It will inform you about the number of people who have visited your website in a specific time interval, which is different from the number of people who have seen the site.

Unpopular sites have smaller and lesser sessions as compared to the sites which are nationally and internationally known.