Don’t Forget To Filter Out Your Remote Work IP Addresses From Google Analytics

Thanks to fellow ArtsHacker Ceci Dadisman for putting a bug in my ear about reminding everyone who manages a Google Analytics (GA) account to add all of the remote and work from home IP addresses to your GA filters. Regular readers know how important it is to filter out your own visits from GA’s data (details), but the onset of remote working means you have a bunch of new IP Addresses to collect from colleagues scattered across one or more internet connections each. To keep thing manageable, you should only be concerned … Read more

Free #20NTC Webinars

While the decision to cancel #20NTC was disappointing, it’s been equally heartening to see the community members and the organization step up to help fill the void. To that end, NTEN has been aggregating a list of free webinars developed from what would have been conference sessions. Two of those webinars are from ArtsHackers Drew McManus and Ceci Dadisman: Click. Done. Must-Have Google Analytics Settings Webinar Description Without a doubt, Google Analytics does all sorts of great things, but that doesn’t mean you are getting a complete picture. To get every benefit … Read more

How To Temporarily Block A Page From Google Search Results

There are all sorts of reasons why you may need to block a page from appearing in Google search results and fortunately, Google provides a tool you can use to make this happen. Having said that, there is one important prerequisite you’ll need to take advantage of the tool in the form of a Google Search Console (GSC) account connected to the website where the page lives. If you don’t have a GSC account connected to your site, start with that process then circle back to this article. Step 1: Select The … Read more

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