".the book is [a] manual, albeit an excellent constructed manual, for anyone looking to learn about Google Analytics. The book in turn will help you learn how to use Web Analytics data. All in all a good book to have, especially if you are a freelancer looking to expand his/her service portfolio."--Actual Insights blog, October 26, 2013 "User experience designer Beasley explains to fellow practitioners how they can add web analytics to their tool kit and have an additional source of data about users."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013
From the Back Cover
Practical Web Analytics for User Experience teaches you how to use web analytics to help answer the complicated questions UX professionals are faced with. Within this book you'll find a quantitative approach for measuring a website's effectiveness and the methods for posing and answering specific questions about how users use a website. The book is organized according to the concerns UX practitioners face: analyzing how users move through a website, measuring the effectiveness of design changes, gathering information about users' information needs from what they search for, supporting usability testing findings and so on. This is the must-have resource you need to empower you to start capitalizing on web analytics and analyze websites effectively.