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Easier Search Console access for Analytics owners

August 22nd, 2018

Verifying websites in Search Console can be useful for site owners, giving you access to information about how your site is performing in Google Search. You can also get notified of issues, such as accidental blocking of Googlebot or getting hacked. Over the next few months, if you’re a verified owner of a Google Analytics…

New Analytics Academy course: Google Analytics for Power Users

August 22nd, 2018

Today, we’re introducing a new course in Analytics Academy: Google Analytics for Power Users. In this course with instructor Krista Seiden, you will have the opportunity to practice advanced Analytics techniques to  improve website content, optimize your checkout flow, and focus your marketing strategy. By participating in the course, you’ll learn how to: Analyze converting and…

Five insights on voice technology

August 21st, 2018

Over the last couple of years something interesting happened—millions of people began having conversations with their speakers, cars, computers, and phones. Voice technology is fundamentally changing the way we use we our devices, often in ways we didn’t expect.  We’ve learned a lot about how we can better serve people’s needs with voice, helping them…

Selling inventory is easier with Google Ad Manager

August 21st, 2018

The digital landscape is evolving, and savvy publishers are evolving with it. There are more opportunities than ever for advertisers to reach their desired audience, no matter what platform, channel, or device consumers are using. That’s why we launched Google Ad Manager—to help you grow revenue wherever people are watching TV, playing mobile games, noodling…

Between two interns: the scoop on a summer at Google

August 21st, 2018

Editor’s note: Riley Shanahan is computer science major at UC Berkeley, an explorer of the world’s hiking trails, and a trailblazer for other young women delving into the unfamiliar terrain of STEM. She and I both had internships at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View this summer—I was a part of the BOLD internship program, and Riley was…

Google Images data in Google Analytics

August 21st, 2018

A few weeks ago we told you a change is coming to Google Images referral URLs, and that this would have an impact on how this data is surfaced in Google Analytics. Here’s more detail on those changes and how you’ll be able to use the new level of granularity to improve your marketing efforts….

Hey Google, tell me something good

August 21st, 2018

The news has always played an essential role in our lives, keeping us informed about the world and the issues we care about. These days we’re consuming more news than ever, and sometimes, it can feel like there are only problems out there. But the fact is, there is a plethora of “good news” happening,…

Introducing the new Google Fit

August 21st, 2018

There’s a lot of talks out there about how to stay active and healthy: “get your steps in,” “sitting is the new smoking,” “no pain, no gain.” It can feel overwhelming. So we’ve worked with the American Heart Association (AHA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to understand the science behind physical activity and help…

First Public Working Draft: Geolocation Sensor

August 21st, 2018

The Devices and Sensors Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Geolocation Sensor. This specification defines the GeolocationSensor interface for obtaining geolocation of the hosting device.

The High Five: Put some R-E-S-P-E-C-T on it

August 17th, 2018

Daydreaming and I’m thinking of Trends. This week, with a little help from the Google News Lab we honor the Queen of Soul, celebrate birthdays, shine some light on the left-handed among us and much more. Here’s a look at this week’s top trends. Paying respect to a legend On Thursday, we said goodbye to…