So you have a website which have the Google Analytics code embeded and in that way locks and tracks all visits on your website. Now you may find it just a litle difficult or too complicated to
- open a browser
- goto the root of Google Analytics
- log in to goto the dashboard of the Google Analytics start page.
just to gain access to the statistics information from your website. Anyway there are easier ways to gain access to (at least some of) the statistic information about stored at Google Analytics.
Meet Polaris – a free desktop gadget/widget!
As you probertly allready have realized the net is filled with nice gadgets/widgets which does nice everyday tasks for you. Well, if not perhaps it is about time!
Polaris can be installed on your computer and after having entered the needed login and password for your Google Analytics account, you will have access from your desktop to the basic statistics stored at Google Analytics. Try it! I like to have it installed on my desktop and here are some screenshoots from my Polaris gadget.