Top 10 Blogs/News Sites for Analytics

Jen Cohen Crompton

As we continue to serve as a resource for business innovation information, we compiled a list of the Top 10 News/Blog sites featuring information about Analytics. This is a follow-up post to our Top 50 Analytics Twitter Influencers.

These sources were compiled using specific search terms, Alexa rankings, site information, and relevancy to the topic.

1. Google Analytics Blog
Overview: Official blog for Google Analytics tips, tricks and news. Also, check out the blogroll for a few additional recommendations.

2. Yahoo! Web Analytics Blog
Overview: The official product blog for Yahoo! Web Analytics (YWA) featuring the latest announcements, tips and information about the product. It’s a space where Yahoo! adds to the Web’s conversation about the field of web analytics.

3. Web Analytics World
Overview: Web Analytics World provides insights from all aspects of the digital industry and features blogs written by bloggers with a variety of skills and knowledge.
From the site – WAW is not just a Blog, it is a place where you can keep up to date with important internet and digital marketing issues, all explained in as friendly and jargon-free language as we can manage!

4. Webtrends Blog
Overview: The Webtrends blog focuses on providing open access to data, a meeting place for analytics professionals, and a forum for information exchange.
From the site – It [Webtrends blog] is a place to openly share ideas and expressions about our space [analytics] along with the challenges we face day to day in trying to improve our marketing performance.

5. Occam’s Razor by Avinash Kaushik
Overview: Anaytics blog written by Author, Digital Marketing Evangelist, and Google Co-founder, Avinash Kaushik.

6. HubSpot
Overview: HubSpot web analytics marketing hub features comprehensive web/marketing analytics resources and aggregates relevant blog posts.

7. Web Analytics Demystified
Overview: Web analytics blog written and maintained by industry thought leaders ( Eric T. Peterson, John Lovett, Adam Greco, and Brian Hawkins) who are also the founders of the company.

8. WebMetricsGuru
Overview: Blog of industry thought-leader, Marhsall Sponder, blogging about web Analytics, SEO/SEM and everything digital data related.

9. Digital Analytics Association
Overview: This site features news, articles and upcoming events in the digital analytics world.

10. Anil Batra Blog
Overview: Analytics blog written by Anil Batra, industry thought-leader.
From the site – Anil Batra’s Web Analytics Consulting, Behavioral Targeting, Web Site Optimization (A/B and Multivariate Testing) & Social Media blog. Anil is a web analytics and online advertising consultant based in Seattle.


About Jen Cohen Crompton

Jen Cohen Crompton is a SAP Blogging Correspondent reporting on big data, cloud computing, enterprise mobility, analytics, sports and tech, and anything else innovation-related. When she's not blogging, she can be caught marketing, using social media and/or presenting at conferences around the world. Disclosure: Jen is being compensated by SAP to produce a series of articles on the innovation topics covered on this site. The opinions reflected here are her own.