how to create a Google Analytics account and setup a profile


Prior to using Trends for Google Analytics, you will need to setup a Google Analytics account. It's free to setup.

1. Choose the account to use
Choose an account that you already use for accessing Google services (e.g., Gmail, Blogger, Google Drive). Make sure it's OK to add Google Analytics to this account.  If you typically use a personal Google account, you may wish to create a separate Gmail account specifically for accessing Google Analytics.

2. Log in to a Google service such as Gmail using your chosen account.

and click "Create an account" at the top right of the page. Follow the instructions to setup your Google Analytics account.

4. Now you will need to add your new Google Analytics tracking code to the website pages that you wish to track.

You may also add your Google Analytics tracking code to other page such as a landing page or online form even if these pages aren't located on your main website (e.g., www.mysite.com).

5. You're done! It can take up to 24 hours for Google Analytics to start registering your web traffic.