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LiberMan
02-04-2008, 03:53 PM
The awstats in my CPANEL shows I have lots more traffic than google analytics. Which do I beleive??
Also I have implemented a banner impression counter on my site and the impressions. When checked against adsense the impressions counted for adsense are no where near as many as my other banners have between them. (there is an adsense box on every page where there is banner rotation)
Thanks god google isn't a cpm based ad scheme thats all I can say.

admarket
02-21-2008, 06:53 PM
The awstats in my CPANEL shows I have lots more traffic than google analytics. Which do I beleive??
Also I have implemented a banner impression counter on my site and the impressions. When checked against adsense the impressions counted for adsense are no where near as many as my other banners have between them. (there is an adsense box on every page where there is banner rotation)
Thanks god google isn't a cpm based ad scheme thats all I can say.

The AWSTATS from Cpanel and the Google Analytics stats are not updated at the same time, so there will always be a slightly difference on the actual numbers.

Also...the 2 systems are built differently, but the unique visitor counts are really identical.

trashwire
01-13-2009, 12:41 AM
The awstats in my CPANEL shows I have lots more traffic than google analytics. Which do I beleive??
Also I have implemented a banner impression counter on my site and the impressions. When checked against adsense the impressions counted for adsense are no where near as many as my other banners have between them. (there is an adsense box on every page where there is banner rotation)
Thanks god google isn't a cpm based ad scheme thats all I can say.

I'm having this same issue. When I check my Google Analytics, it shows about half as many unique visitors and hits as on my Awstats. I'm tempted to believe the Awstats (wishful thinking perhaps) because it's not from an outside system, but I still don't understand why they would show such vastly different numbers.

Anyone have any ideas, suggestions, info?

Karen Mac
01-13-2009, 10:56 AM
Without seeing the differences specifically its kind of hard to answer you. You have to compare *****s with *****s. Theres quite a difference between one visitor viewing 50 pages, and one visitor.. so it depends which number you are looking at.

Karen