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January 15th, 2007, 08:02 PM #1Ok I am confused
I just launched a brand new site, and today I had my first 2 visitors arrive through AdWords, and according to Google Analytics one person viewed 4 pages and the other 9 pages.
Now when I checked my SAS account for that merchant it showed 11 hits for today and I was just confused as to why there would be 11 hits if there were only 2 unique visitors
Did one person go back and forth between my site and the merchants? Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Did something else happen? I was just hoping someone could shed some light on this for me.
January 15th, 2007, 09:14 PM #2Originally Posted by BigEmpire
January 15th, 2007, 10:07 PM #3
So then it is possible that the visitor went to the merchant and then came back to my site?
I am just trying to figure out if they did that because they were confused on why they were going to a different site, or they kept coming back because they liked my site
January 16th, 2007, 11:03 AM #4
That's likely what happened. It happens all the time with my sites.
I don't think SAS has a better reporting feature, or any other traffic stats beyond one day. It's one thing I'd wish they'd improve on.
January 16th, 2007, 12:58 PM #5
Also keep in mind that all reporting is an un-exact science. When you are dealing with one or two visitors and a few clicks here and there, you should leave some margin for error.Jason Rosenbaum
January 16th, 2007, 01:07 PM #6
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SAS reports many clicks from bots, too. So, it could be 2 visitors, 9 bots.
January 16th, 2007, 06:01 PM #7
You guys are great thanks for the help everybody!
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