Compare Google Analytics to Urchin Software

The following chart compares Google Analytics to Urchin 6. If you’d like to compare Google Analytics or Urchin to Angelfish, WebTrends, Adobe Analytics, CoreMetrics, or any other analytics package, ask us!

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Features Google Analytics Urchin 6 Software Description
Hosted Solution X - Software is hosted by Google
Standalone Software - X Software is installed, configured, and managed in-house.
Track Unique Visitors X X Accurate visitor count
Import Historical Data - X Process historical log files
Multiple Visitor Tracking Methods - X JavaScript-based, IP + UA, etc
Number of Goals 20 4 Conversion activities per profile
OS Support N/A Some Urchin supports Windows and Linux
Date Range Comparison X X Compare data between 2 date ranges
View Full Visitor Clickpaths - X See how individual visitors navigate your site.
AdWords Integration X X Google Analytics automatically imports AdWords cost data
Import Cost Data from other Engines - X Yahoo, MSN, etc. cost data import
GeoLocation Reporting X X Learn where site visitors are physically located
Funnel Navigational Analysis X X Define a series of pages for visitors to follow
Visitor Segmentation X X Drill down into data on-the-fly
Track E-Mail, PPC, Other Marketing X X All online marketing can be tracked
Status & Error Code Reporting - X Track which pages failed to open
Track Robots and Spiders - X Track when your site is crawled
3rd Party Authentication Integration - X Integrate Urchin 6 with your pre-existing authentication system
Benchmark Analysis X - See how your site compares to others in your industry
Email Reports X X Schedule custom report emails (Urchin requires add’l development to accomplish)
E-Commerce Tracking X X Track your e-commerce sales
Advanced Segmentation X - Create and analyze segments on the fly
Custom Reports X X Create customized reports (Urchin requires add’l development to accomplish)
Price Free * $2,995 *Google Analytics Premium starts at $150K per year
Pageview Fees None * None *The free version of Google Analytics has data collection limits.