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First Steps with Google Analytics

First Steps with Google Analytics

The words, "You can't improve what you don't measure," are almost ubiquitous online when reading about web statistics. It’s clear that everyone should be watching what visitors are doing and where they’re coming from, but when there are so many bits of data, activities and behaviors to track it becomes overwhelming to those who are new to website analytics. However, when you focus on just a few of the most important aspects of user behavior, you can lay down a very good foundation for measuring visitors and acting wisely on their activities.

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How to embed a Google form into Joomla

How to insert a Google form into JoomlaWorking with forms in Joomla is probably one of the most popular requested topics. We've already covered one great solution, Wufoo forms, and now I will share another option, Google Forms.

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Joomla's greatest threat

Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities ThreatsIf you operate a business you may have run a SWOT analysis at some stage. This planning approach examines your organisation's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. When choosing a piece of software, or in our case a content management system, it's common to examine the first two – strengths and weaknesses. But what about the other two? Let's leave opportunities for another day and in this post ask the question "What is Joomla's greatest threat?"

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Google Webmasters Warning

Google is informing Joomla users of outdated versions of their sites.

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Mobile on the move

Mobile JoomlaTowards the end of 2011, we produced a course called "How to earn $4000 a month as a part-time Joomla developer". The main challenge for most people starting a business is making sales and this is especially difficult with web development. So many businesses already have a website and therefore don't see the need to build it again. However the proliferation of smartphones has changed everything. This post explains how to make money developing mobile-friendly Joomla websites.

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