26495Re: Massive Variance between HBX and GA
- Aug 6, 2010Hi Josh
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Best regards, Brian
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jkatinger2002" <jkatinger@...> wrote:
> Hey folks...
> I just worked a major transition from HBX to GA. Some 35 different sites or so. Most of the variances between HBX and GA where within an acceptable tolerance of between 2% and 8%. One of the sites however is tracking GA 20% below HBX in visits, page views, etc.
> Can all you experts rattle off a quick list of implementation issues that could cause this? I've looked at what I think is the obvious stuff and I'm racking my brain to figure out where the heck this discrepancy could be coming from.
> Obvious stuff:
> - Verified GA tags are on all the same pages as HBX code
> - Verified that all GA tags are feeding the same GA account
> - Verified that all GA tags are sending data on all same page that HBX tags are (meaning there are no JS errors or something else fouling the GA code)
> ....what could I be missing?
> Really appreciate your valued input.
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