Good data is important. How important? Studies show that inaccurate data has a direct impact on the bottom line of 88% of companies. In fact, the average company loses 12% of its revenue due to bad data. As you know, Google Analytics is a powerful product with a wealth of features to help you optimize your results online. However, to unleash the power of Google Analytics’ marketing tools, you must ensure the data collected is complete and of the highest quality. The insights that fuel action in Analytics depend on good data, especially for some of our advanced algorithmic marketing functionalities like data driven attribution.
Since its release two months ago, our popular new diagnostics tool is working hard to ensure you’re getting the best results. Today, we’d like to share insights into some of the most common account errors along with likely causes and suggested solutions. In particular, we’ll look at some solutions for when our diagnostics tool is telling you the following: “Bad Default URL,” “Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy,” and “No Goal Conversions.” Read on to understand the impact of these issues as well as their common causes.
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