OK, now that I’ve got that out of the way… I’ve been using Google Analytics for a couple of days now and am, so far, very happy with what I’m getting for the low, low price of free. Tom turned me on to a cool little plugin for my WordPress blog called Google Analyticator which requires that you just type in your Google Analytics user ID into a field and it does the rest automagically. Very slick and painless, just the way I like it.
If you’re interested in setting up Google Analytics (formerly known as Urchin Reports) all you need is a Google account (GMail or whatever) to get signed up and started with getting stats for your site. Don’t have a GMail account? Leave a comment requesting one and I’ll shoot you an invite, just leave your email address in the comment field.