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Re: [webanalytics] Re: day of week

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  • Ravi Pathak
    Yes ,It is possible in Google Analytics. You can configure ,user defined variable setvar (make sure u expire this cookie at midnight). You need to do some sort
    Message 1 of 10 , Nov 3, 2008
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      Yes ,It is possible in Google Analytics.

      You can configure ,user defined variable setvar (make sure u expire this
      cookie at midnight). You need to do some sort of server side scripting to
      get the day of the week value ,but I presume that shouldn't be a challenge.

      HTH !

      Thanks,
      Ravi

      On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 11:18 PM, schlienman <richreader@...> wrote:

      > I want to optimize blog releases by day of week and by time of day.
      > My casual observation is that Tuesday morning releases get more visits
      > in the first few days than Thursday morning releases, though I believe
      > that lead-in placements, organic search results, and keywords are also
      > very important. Thus, a better analysis would aggregate many posts'
      > results over a six month period. Can I do this in Google Analytics?
      >
      > - Rich
      >
      > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "Fred Kuu" <fkuu325@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > From an IT standpoint, the time of day and day of week metrics are
      > > useful when planning releases (changes to the website or web server
      > > infrastructure). Do you want to make a change to the website or
      > > replace a web server when there is the greatest amount of traffic or
      > > least amount of traffic?
      > >
      > > -Fred
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "smilbandit" <smilbandit@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > hi, long time listener, first time caller.
      > > >
      > > > I work for a large company that sells enterprise software and
      > > > services. We don't have an online store, just a website with info
      > > > about the products.
      > > >
      > > > Could you help me understand what the fasination is with what time of
      > > > day and what day of the week has the most hits?
      > > >
      > > > We have the ability to run scenario reports and I built a system to
      > > > track paid keyword usage trends that rarely gets used, but
      > everytime a
      > > > discussion about web analytics starts people want to report on the
      > > > time of day and day of the week.
      > > >
      > > > So maybe there's something i'm missing being just the IT guy and not
      > > > part of marketing but I just don't understand why these are being
      > > > treated as KPI's.
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >


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