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No CAPTCHA reCaptcha challenge

No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA solvingSooner or later a new generation of spam protection methods will emerge to block all unwanted site visitors. The recently launched Google No CAPTHCA reCaptcha could just be such a method. This new “behaviour analysis” tool is getting more and more attention both from the site owners and from scraping engines who are trying to break it. Since Google does not reveal any secrets of its operation, we want to share with you the techniques used in this new smart analysis CAPTCHA that determines between bot and human. Let’s look inside. more…

Google Correlate for web traffic analysis

Both my partner and I were asking: what factors influence website traffic? How does one find any correlations in business intelligence related to organic searches? This post was born out of my attempt to join together both traffic data from the business blog (data source being Google Analytics) and real organic queries done in Google, in order to get some insight into which items my traffic correlates with, in specific how these items ( i.e. those which people are searching for) might have influenced website traffic.   more…

4 Usable Tools for Business Intelligence with Google Analytics

Analytics. Google. Social networks. Marketing campaign. Business Intelligence. It takes strong nerves to deal with all this in the vibrant, growing web business. The first thing necessary is to be real-time aware of what happens within an enterprise. Here I have chosen as notable some of the most usable tools for helping to monitor, visualize and compare analytics’ data. more…

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