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July 7


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Finally I found out the reason behind the “gender confusion” from my last journal entry and it’s embarrassing for me. Here it is: As I know now the graphics I showed you from my Google Analytics page was not a depiction of the actual results but only an example of how such a depiction might look like IF I were to make the right adjustment to my code so Google could actually track this.

I guess this shows that I’m too dumb to read the fine print. In my defense I can only say I was misled by the fact that they showed the graph in my “Reporting” section mixed with the actual results. My mistake was to not read to the bottom of the page where they clearly say “your Analytics tracking code does not include the necessary support to show them.” (But they still show a green check-mark next to it, see screenshot)
But reading through your comments was interesting anyway although I can’t answer all of them. A lot of people were wondering how many of the visitors answered the poll on dA. It was only 0.02% (I had 190’000 visitors in this period). This basically means that we were comparing a result that wasn't a result to a result that was highly unrepresentative. Very smart.
Of course I now tried the “Validate tracking code”-link you can see on the screenshot but so far without success. Even tough I still did not learn about the sex ratio of my visitors, I did learn something: “The man who doesn’t read has no advantage over the man who can’t read.” (Mark Twain)

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vikingjon Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
Errrr your photos are intense  and you clearly are a genius.  Does that make you feel better?
gamera68 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't worry.

I've been confused (and also called) as being a girl before.
Why? I have NO Idea, LOLs.
connecteduniverse Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
Haha yeah, it can get confusing. Basically, if you are using GA, then you have to modify it a little bit to see the demographics data such as age, gender, and Interest Categories.

I work with Google Analytics all day so feel free to message me if you need any help.
Whazizname Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014   General Artist
cristianorobertolino Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
Well, that quote is true, but, unnecessary confusing GUI is also true...
phydeau Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
That is one of Mark Twain's greatest quotes.  :)
dollcollector999 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
My gut instinct is that a gallery full of naked women would be most visited by men. If that helps.
matthew-lane Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Where as my gut instinct is that 90% of all deviant art that isn't about ponies or sonic sprites, some other tumblr bullshit is visited by a predominately white male audience.
drhugo Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Genius!  I love that you added the quote by Twain!
CONANCELTIC Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Student General Artist
mistakes is to learn
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