Digital Marketing Manager at GS1
27 February 2009 07:55am
Until last month we used Google Analytics to track web visits and Urchin to keep track of downloads of documents from our website (PDF, Word etc.).
Our ISP now no longer supports Urchin (because Google no longer supports Urchin).
What is the best tool to track document downloads in a simple way - essentially number of times each document has been downloaded over a given timeframe?
Technical Project Manager (MBA, MBCS, CITP, CEng) at Naxtech.com
27 February 2009 08:11am
Have you considered a manual web log analysis on a regular basis?
E-Business Consultant at Dan Barker
27 February 2009 10:21am
hi, Joe, how are you?
I have wonderful news: You can set this up in google analytics with very little effort!
Have a look here
Hope that helps!
27 February 2009 12:35pm
@ denis - thanks... any link to a "how to" for manual analysis?
@ dj barker - thanks also... problem is that this only means we can track downloads from links on our web pages. We're also interested in downloads from links on documents and other sites... any ideas?
27 February 2009 15:12pm
From what you are saying it sounds to me that manual analysis (aither automated or not) is probably the best way to do it.
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