17511Re: [webanalytics] Re: Analtyics voor mobile phones.
- May 31, 2008On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 7:58 PM, Craig Sullivan
>> > accurate (in the dictionary sense of accurate) than log analysis.
> This is simply not true - this is what I was attempting to point out.
that states that even using the same collection technology (page
tagging) from various vendors gave an *enormous* difference in the
If the same collection technology can't even be in the same ballpark?
Then statements that page tagging is more "accurate" (by whatever
definition) are IMHO highly suspect. :-)
> The limitations of both methods are known but the effects that cachingIs it?
> has on the accuracy of logfile analysis is far greater than those that
> afflict non cached tags.
Given how dynamic many pages are? Sure the images and css will get
cached, but page tagging won't see those anyway.
And given what your company does Craig, if this were true (caching),
wouldn't you have issues with users cross polluting shopping baskets?
A "cookie" is, in effect, part of a page (I'm being really simplistic
I'd also add that you're pre judging the user base of any given website.
I know for my personal site - which generates a moderate amount of
traffic - the user base is emphatically largely invisible to page
tagging methods. Appallingly so. But then they are also a highly
technical audience too... :-)
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