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hahahaha great ad NoIP...great ad :)
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For anyone interested in Google Data Studio, I recently published a post looking at some of the more advanced features like multiple pages, page-level filters and calculated fields: http://www.benlcollins.com/dashboard/google-data-studio-tips/
A close look at the Google Data Studio business dashboard reporting tool. In this post I look at 6 techniques to master for creating dashboard reports using this tool, including filtering and calcu…
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Can anyone shed some light on the purpose of the tracker name in GA - universal analytics tags. Is this something to do with ajax sites and what will happen if I untick it? (I didn't create the GA tag initially and have read that its use is highly discouraged)
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Are you Focused on Your Site's Page Speed?

Here's how Michael King sped up his site by 68.35% with just one line of code! Learn more about the rel-prerender directive here: http://raven.im/1SMrnto #SEO
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Tableau makes it simple to connect directly to Google Analytics through their native GA connector and Google Sheets Web Connector.
Tableau makes it simple to connect directly to Google Analytics through their native GA connector and Google Sheets Web Connector.
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Just sharing a tip for accessing meta elements via GTM. This is very useful for contentGrouping...
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Here's a code snippet for your collection: detect incognito mode.
Here's a great addition to your bag of tricks: a custom HTML / Javascript Tag to detect if a visitor is browsing your site in anonymous or incognito mode.
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Re-Introducing the Periodic Table of Google Analytics (2016 Edition)


Greetings friends! I’ve got some real exciting news for you.
The 2016 edition of the Periodic Table of Google Analytics is now alive on Jeffalytics. This interactive table features 189 elements that describe the power of everything we can do with Google Analytics.

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https://www.jeffalytics.com/periodic-table-of-google-analytics-2016/?utm_source=Google%2B&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SNAP_Jeff+Sauer+G%2B&utm_content=Re-Introducing+the+Periodic+Table+of+Google+Analytics+%282016+Edition%29
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Don't use dataLayer in Data Layer Variables
 
SOLVED: dataLayer formatting off?

So the "on page load" dataLayer looks approximately like this

dataLayer = [{
'stuff':'and things',
'otherStuff': {'nested':'items', 'whatNots':'and such'},
'amIDoin':'this right?'
}]

and I can run console commands like
dataLayer[0].otherStuff.nested which will output items but in GTM when using "dot notation" for a dataLayer variable like dataLayer.0.otherStuff.nested is undefined...what'd I screw up?
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Digital Analytics
Skills
nunchuku skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills
Employment
  • Perficient
    Senior Digital Analytics Consultant, 2011 - present
  • Llywelyn's Pub
    Food Runner, 2010 - present
  • Network Solutions
    Corporate SEO Developer, 2006 - 2011
Basic Information
Gender
Male
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Friends, Networking
Relationship
Married
Story
Tagline
Digital Analytics Guy
Introduction
I've made computer "things" my life ever since I was 13. I love technology and how it helps us in everything we do today.  I work for Perficient as a business consultant that specializes in Digital Analytics and I work nights and weekends at Llywelyn's Pub St. Charles.  

Self imposed title
: Professional Internet Sponge

Words of wisdom
"Be smart enough to surround yourself with smarter people."

"Never be the smartest person in the room"

"It never hurts to ask, unless of course you're asking for a beating..."

"If you know something I don't, congrats...you belong to a exclusive club that has 6.8 Billion members."

"Why reinvent the wheel when you can rip off the rocket?"

"I'm 25% funny and 85% bad at math"

"Even a stopped clock is right two times a day"

Circles I might fit in?
  • By day: SEO/OLM/Web Analytics
  • By night: Gamer, Tech Consumer, Electronic Music Lover
Bragging rights
Solved a Rubik's cube while driving in the rain one handed...wouldn't recommend it.
Education
  • Hard Knocks University
    Failing at everything, present
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
    Computer Science
  • St Charles County Community College
    Multi Media and Web Design
  • Elsberry High School
    1996 - 1999