Friday, March 20, 2009

Google Adds Analytics For Email And Gmail Preview

Google move out improvements to Gmail two days back. It is having the capability to preview few Web links within messages. Also it has the feature to see Google Apps administrator’s usage statistics of their Gmail users in Analytics service.

Due to the preview feature, Gmail users can glimpse photos from yahoo’s Flickr and Google's Picasa photo management services. Also play back YouTube video clips and view ratings and other listing information from the help business review site and that too without having to navigate away from the message window.

The number of elements that can be previewed in its email messages is also the objective of Google. Google is also keen for collecting feedback on which other sites and services it should add.

It has also been possible now for Premier and Education administrators to see the statistics that how their associations are using Gmail in Google Analytics. Like what are the users’ locations, languages, length of visit etc. In this way the Analytics statistics presently vacant for the control panel, Google Docs and Google Sites can be expanded.

To know how it works firstly you have to Login in administrative control panel, than go to the Advanced Tools tab in that, after that click Setup Google Analytics and enter the Web Property ID number from your Google Analytics account to begin collecting usage data. Sign in to Google Analytics to view and analyze the data.

For viewing your reports in Google Analytics. Click View reports next to your profile name when you sign in to Analytics. Analytics tracks your content by URL, you'll automatically see different Docs and Sites URLs on your 'Content Overview' dashboard.