Measuring SocialJohn JersinProduct Manager, Google
Agenda1 What is Social Plugin Analytics?2 Tracking code setup3 Case study4 What else is going on with social?5 Take action...
What is Social PluginAnalytics?                   Background•    The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in t...
Measure use of social plugins on your website
What is social plugin tracking?Social plugin tracking in Analyticsshows you: •  How social plugins are used •  Behavior of...
How to setup tracking                   Background•    The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time     sp...
Setup for +1 buttonSetup for the         button: NoneThe +1 button on your website is already tracked.
Setup for other networksOther social buttons require a small javascript change to yourwebsite.When a social plugin is used...
Setup for other networks(Example: Facebook Like)<!-- The Facebook Like button itself: --><script src="http://connect.faceb...
Case Study: MilkADeal.com                   Background•    The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time   ...
MilkADeal.com•  Daily deals site.•  Social interactions spread the word, bring in more   visitors, and allow for larger gr...
Tracking Social Interactions                     Google Confidential and Proprietary
What value do socially-engaged visitors hold forus?                    Google Confidential and Proprietary
Overview of Socially-Engaged Traffic                     Google Confidential and Proprietary
Where are the conversions?                   Google Confidential and Proprietary
Encourage more email sharing                   Google Confidential and Proprietary
What else?                   Background•    The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time     spent online....
What else is going on with Social?•  Social Plugin Analytics•  Google Plus•  PostRank acquisition
What can you do right now?                   Background•    The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time  ...
What can you do right now?[1] Get the +1 button from google.com/+1[2] Get the tracking code for other social plugins from ...
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John Jersin, Google Analytics Product Manager, walks through Google Analytics' new social plugin tracking capabilities and success stories. These slides were presented at the "GoMeasure with Google Analytics" events held in Singapore (Sep 6 2011) and Kuala Lumpur (Sep 8 2011).

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  1. 1. Measuring SocialJohn JersinProduct Manager, Google
  2. 2. Agenda1 What is Social Plugin Analytics?2 Tracking code setup3 Case study4 What else is going on with social?5 Take action now!
  3. 3. What is Social PluginAnalytics? Background•  The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time spent online.•  Its rapid adaptation by consumers will offer opportunities to establish significant revenue streams.•  Gaining deep insight into usage patterns provides the base and starting point of offering products, services as well as information satisfying true customer demands.
  4. 4. Measure use of social plugins on your website
  5. 5. What is social plugin tracking?Social plugin tracking in Analyticsshows you: •  How social plugins are used •  Behavior of socially engaged users •  Comparative performance of different social plugins •  What content is socially engaging
  6. 6. How to setup tracking Background•  The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time spent online.•  Its rapid adaptation by consumers will offer opportunities to establish significant revenue streams.•  Gaining deep insight into usage patterns provides the base and starting point of offering products, services as well as information satisfying true customer demands.
  7. 7. Setup for +1 buttonSetup for the button: NoneThe +1 button on your website is already tracked.
  8. 8. Setup for other networksOther social buttons require a small javascript change to yourwebsite.When a social plugin is used call this method: _trackSocial(network, action, target_url);
  9. 9. Setup for other networks(Example: Facebook Like)<!-- The Facebook Like button itself: --><script src="http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"></script><fb:like></fb:like><!-- Using the Facebook button API to call Analytics: --><script> FB.Event.subscribe(edge.create, function(href, widget) { _gaq.push([_trackSocial, Facebook, Like, http://fun.com]); });</script>
  10. 10. Case Study: MilkADeal.com Background•  The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time spent online.•  Its rapid adaptation by consumers will offer opportunities to establish significant revenue streams.•  Gaining deep insight into usage patterns provides the base and starting point of offering products, services as well as information satisfying true customer demands.
  11. 11. MilkADeal.com•  Daily deals site.•  Social interactions spread the word, bring in more visitors, and allow for larger group buys.•  Implemented GA social plugin tracking in just a few minutes
  12. 12. Tracking Social Interactions Google Confidential and Proprietary
  13. 13. What value do socially-engaged visitors hold forus? Google Confidential and Proprietary
  14. 14. Overview of Socially-Engaged Traffic Google Confidential and Proprietary
  15. 15. Where are the conversions? Google Confidential and Proprietary
  16. 16. Encourage more email sharing Google Confidential and Proprietary
  17. 17. What else? Background•  The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time spent online.•  Its rapid adaptation by consumers will offer opportunities to establish significant revenue streams.•  Gaining deep insight into usage patterns provides the base and starting point of offering products, services as well as information satisfying true customer demands.
  18. 18. What else is going on with Social?•  Social Plugin Analytics•  Google Plus•  PostRank acquisition
  19. 19. What can you do right now? Background•  The mobile internet is today’s main driver of growth in time spent online.•  Its rapid adaptation by consumers will offer opportunities to establish significant revenue streams.•  Gaining deep insight into usage patterns provides the base and starting point of offering products, services as well as information satisfying true customer demands.
  20. 20. What can you do right now?[1] Get the +1 button from google.com/+1[2] Get the tracking code for other social plugins from code.google.com/apis/analytics[3] Look at the social reports in Analytics and optimize your social experience.
  21. 21. THANK YOU
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