How to View the Custom Dashboard in Real-Time
- Login to your Google Analytics Account
- Click on the appopriate website
- Click on "Dashboards" in the top left corner
- Click on "Private"
- Then select "PaperStreet Custom Dashboard"
Custom Dashboard Module Explanations
- Overall Website Visits: The number of unique visitors who have visited your site.
- Avg. Time on Website: The average amount of time a visitor spends on your website.
- Most Viewed Pages: The most popular content on your website. The webpage address is listed under Page, the number of visits to the page is listed under Sessions and the average time the user spent on the page is also included.
- Entrance Pages: The most popular entrance pages on your website. An entrance page is the first webpage that a user lands on when he or she enters your site.
- Page Views Per Visit: The number of different webpages visitors view on your website during each visit.
- Website Traffic Timeline: The graph illustrates how many visitors are coming to your website each day.
- Bounce Rate Timeline: The graph illustrates the overall bounce rate for the website. A bounce occurs when a visitors views one webpage on the site and leaves the site without viewing other pages.
- Website Traffic Sources: The graph outlines how users are finding your website. Organic traffic occurs when a user visits your website from a search engine. Direct traffic is when the user directly types your website URL into a web browser. Referral traffic is when a user clicked a link to your website on an external website. Paid traffic is when a user clicked on a paid search advertisement.
- Traffic by City: This graph shows what cities your users are coming from and how many visits per city along with the average amount of time they spent on your website.
- Mobile vs. Desktop Traffic: This graph illustrates the number of desktop and tablet visitors vs. visitors using a mobile device.
- Website Conversions: The amount of goal conversions that are completed. This is typically setup to track contact form completions by your visitors.
- Traffic from Social Networks: The number of visitors coming to your website from social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. This shows what social networks are driving the most traffic.
Beginner's Guide to Using Google Analytics
Be sure to review our Beginners Guide to Using Google Analytics for specific information about understanding the data in Google Analytics.