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Re: Google Analytics - Time on Page Metrics

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  • fredeilam
    For existing data, I don t think you re going to get anything better than the existing Avg. time on page metric in the content report. If your exit rate is
    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 7, 2010
      For existing data, I don't think you're going to get anything better than the existing Avg. time on page metric in the content report.

      If your exit rate is low, then it should be fairly accurate, but if it's high keep in mind those visits are not being counted.

      - Ophir

      --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com, "Mohit Jain" <mohit@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Ed & Jim,
      >
      >
      >
      > I agree that we should be using Google Event Tracking but that is a solution
      > we are implementing now but at the moment I am trying to analyze the old
      > data. Any other suggestions as per my previous message?
      >
      >
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Mohit
      >
      >
      >
      > From: webanalytics@yahoogroups.com [mailto:webanalytics@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of ju2ltd
      > Sent: Monday, September 06, 2010 3:10 PM
      > To: webanalytics@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [webanalytics] Re: Google Analytics - Time on Page Metrics
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      >
      > Mohit,
      >
      > I agree with Ed, use Google Analytics Event tracking to track interactions
      > with the video by executing events at key stages in the video (25%, 50%,
      > 75%, 100%) and interactions such as pause, volume adjustment, play etc.
      > gives really interesting data.
      >
      > Jim.
      >
      > I would agree with
      >
      > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <mailto:webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>
      > , Edward Kay <edward.kay@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Mohit,
      > >
      > > Taking a step back and thinking more broadly about the value of the
      > > information gained, you may want to consider analysing the video
      > interaction
      > > using events.
      > >
      > > You could then not only count video views, but also see how many people
      > > watched up to various points in the video. I'd argue this would be a more
      > > useful metric than just time on page.
      > >
      > > More info here:
      > > http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/tracking/eventTrackerGuide.html
      > >
      > > Ed
      > >
      > > On 5 September 2010 13:26, mohitjain01 <mohit@> wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi,
      > > >
      > > > I want to know in Google Analytics that how much total time people have
      > > > spent on my website viewing a 30 second video which on average takes 20
      > > > seconds to load.
      > > >
      > > > I created a custom segment "time on page >= 60 seconds" and I filtered
      > my
      > > > 'Top Content' report to video page and I applied above segment. Is this
      > > > correct way to know what I am trying to achieve?
      > > >
      > > > I created another segment "Time on page >= 600 seconds" and when I apply
      > > > the segment to same report like above I see that 95% visitors have spent
      > > > that much time which I doubt is the right answer.
      > > >
      > > > I am confused - can anyone help?
      > > >
      > > > thanks,
      > > > Mohit
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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