3 Top Metrics in Google Analytics

3 Top Metrics in Google Analytics

Google Analytics can be an overwhelming tool to use and get familiar with. One of the main reasons behind this is because there are simply so many features geared towards various teams.

These are a couple of key metrics to focus on:

1) Bounce Rate – A bounce rate is the percentage of times people leave your
site after seeing only one page. Remember, the lower the bounce rate the better you’re performing.

2) Avg. Session Duration – The average session duration helps identify how
long a user is actively on your site.
This duration is helpful for learning if your message is getting across to your customers clearly.

3) Pages/Session – The pages/session will inform you if people find your site
interesting enough to go through several pages.
Whatever you do, just make sure that you remember that numbers are
dependent on the type of website you have as well as the goals of your

Chris N. West is certified as a Google Analytics speaker. He has since worked
with many companies as a trainer and speaker, helping them identify
deficiencies in their current programs.

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Chris N. West
Chris N. Cheetham-West is an international speaker, marketing expert, and President of LR Training. Formerly, he served in a position at Google where he worked in the area of marketing key products. Chris helps teams save time and focus on what matters by using the latest tools online. His career has taken him to 45 US states.