Maybe you just launched a website and now you are having a marketing or SEO company start to take over some aspects of your website. They ask you to add them to your Google Analytics account and you pause in fear, “how do I do that?” No need to worry, adding someone else to your Google Analytics account is relatively easy, just follow along with these 8 simple steps:
Step 1 – Go To Google Analytics
Go to google.com/analytics and click the “Sign In” link at the top right of the page. You will always be asked to sign into Google Analytics, even if you are already signed in to your Google Account.
Step 2 – Log Into Your Google Account
You will now be taken to the Google log in page. Fill in your account name and your password to log into Google Analytics.
Step 3 – Choose Your Account
Choose your account by first selecting the group you want (indicated by a folder icon on the left side) which will drop down a list of specific sites, from here choose the appropriate one.
Step 4 – Get To The Admin Settings
You should now see the default analytics page with stats for the site you selected. Click on the “Admn” button in the upper right hand corner.
Step 5 – Choose Your Profile
You will now see a list of your grouped sites, select the one you want again.
Step 6 – Go To The User Settings
There should now be a tab named “Users,” go ahead and click on that tab.
Step 7 – Add A New User
Just underneath where you clicked the “Users” tab, you should now see a button that says “+New User,” click that button.
Step 8 – Fill Out Their Information
You should now be on the page where you get to actually add your new user. Type in their email address, choose whether you want them to be an Admin or just a User, then click the “notify this user by email” checkbox to make sure that they get notified that they have been added. Simply click that “Add User” button at the bottom and you are good to go!
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