For those of you who know the power of the Google Analytics dashboard, you can skip to the next paragraph. For the rest of you, Google Analytics has the ability to create customized dashboards which provide a fast detailed look at any set of data you want. While it can be a bit “wonky” to create them they are well worth the effort if you’re trying to get a quick look at any subset of information and invaluable in understanding your audience.
Or if you don’t want to create your own, there are places on the webernet that you can also find pre-packaged dashboards which can be directly imported to your GA.
We have found a few of these to be especially effective and use them frequently…
Site Performance – Go get it
This is a great option for showing how your site is actually performing from a time-to-load standpoint. It also shows metrics for performance in each browser.