Google Analytics is going real time.

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Have just received an email advising that GA will show real time interaction with my sites. This is great. I currently use Clicky or that very reason and the benefit of seeing the traffic as it happens vs the traffic that happened yesterday is great. It allows you to see the current interest particularly from referrals or links from social pages and keep on top of the interest.
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I saw that also...Google Analytics is a great tool to show us trends but still is notorious for under reporting how many visits we actually get
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I agree Kan Thai very much. I also find it inaccurate with their markings of "bounced" but know that their definition is incorporated into their index ranking. It gives the wrong impression of what is of interest and what is not.

Clicky seems much more realistic and wonder if you may have a preferred analytics provider?

PS How do I take off this rosette thing from my posts?
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I am fine with Google as sometimes close is good enough. I think the trick is learning how to process the information given and how best to act upon it.
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Yes. That makes sense. I guess it is an "analysis" and the solutions are for the owner to work on.
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You might want to check out WebProNews . . .These guys have been a great source of information and well worth subscribing to their news letter http://www.webpronews.com/
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That is quite sophisticated. I would expect it's beyond the commitment for most users to do and difficult with widgets etc. I agree with your implied call that it could be a server side addition or at least some of it.

Of course we never know the authority of a lot of this stuff and wonder if the effort is worth the outcome. You may have a better understanding of this than I have.