Mobile App Watch (Analytics)
Each month within the print edition of Website Magazine, our staff of editors feature some of the most interesting and valuable mobile and tablet applications for Internet professionals. This month, we're focusing on apps for those keeping track of their digital performance (analytics). To recommend an application or suggest a category, get in touch with our editors!
The Chartbeat analytics dashboard provides real-time data to business professionals (the ones who really get things done) with simplified insights into the performances of their Web, social and mobile presences, including metrics for top traffic sources, traffic benchmarks, user page and server load times.
Add some color to Google Analytics data with the Analytiks application for iOS devices, which converts stats into colorful graphs to make it easy for users to keep an eye on traffic metrics from social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Reddit and Tumblr. Managers have on-the-go access to search data, top country and browser stats, insights on desktop vs. mobile users, bounce-rate data and more.
New Relic (iOS)
New Relic offers useful insights for developers, including real-time and historical visibility into application performance, as well as end-user satisfaction ratings. New Relic’s sleek interface and ability to set up push notifications regarding app performance make it an essential all-in-one tool for DevOps teams with existing New Relic credentials.
Google Analytics users can download Quicklytics to check their sites’ most important performance metrics in a simple dashboard for iOS devices. They can also invite their colleagues, as Quicklytics connects to an unlimited number of Google Analytics accounts and websites. In addition, the app provides access to more than 80 different reports on visitor, source, content, goal and e-commerce metrics.
A favorite among Website Magazine editors, gAnalytics makes it easy to explore key performance metrics. Users can also discover the number of visitors, page views, bounce rates and new visits their sites have received during pre-defined time periods. gAnalytics also supports multiple profiles, accounts and languages.
Simple Analytics Widget (Andriod)
One glance is all users of the Simple Analytics Widget need to review their Google Analytics data directly on their devices' home screen. The widget displays real-time visitor counts, unique visitors, page views and other stats for each registered website. Plus, these metrics are compared to the same data of the previous week to show changing rates. Users can install as many different widgets and configurations as they want or need.
The Viralheat platform has gone mobile, enabling users to manage multiple Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts from their smartphones. Aside from social media updates and interactions, Viralheat also includes analytics and follower data for connected social media accounts. The app provides access to a variety of the platform’s most popular features, including cross-channel publishing, posts scheduling and ability to engage with communities in real time.
Based on the Alerti search engine that constantly scans a variety of sources, including blogs, forums, press, social networks and videos to monitor online reputation, the app now gives account holders these insights while on the go. Alerts are based on keywords and the results are displayed on a single interface, which can be shared and filtered by date, source, tone and more.