Article Recap on the Google Analytics “Secure” Change

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Here are some articles we found after the big GA announcement about referral data from searches not being available from those logged in to Google. If you see any other articles this week please let us know and we will add them.

Announcement by Google

Making search more secure: Accessing search query data in Google Analytics – Google Analytics Blog

Thoughts on Announcement

Google Whores Out Users With False Privacy Claims – Yoost de Valk on SEOBook

Google To Begin Encrypting Searches & Outbound Clicks By Default With SSL Search – Danny Sullivan on Search Engine Land

SEO Under Attack – The Google Analytics Keyword Data Apocalypse – Alan Bleiweiss on SEJ

Now We Will Need To Pay To See Keyword Referrer Data? – Shaun Anderson

Google Turning the Lights Out on Organic Data – Opinion by Tony Verre – Tony Verre on SEJ

Dennis Goedegebuure’s Thoughts on Changes in Google Analytics – SEJ

Discussion: Impact of Google’s Encrypted Search? – Sphinn

Dear Google, This is War – Ian Lurie on Search News Central

SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data – Jonathan Allen, Search Engine Watch

Say goodbye to branded vs. non-branded SEO analysis? – Hugo Guzman

Melissa Fach

Melissa Fach

Melissa is the owner of SEO Aware, LLC. She is a consultant and trainer helping companies make the most of their content marketing and SEO. She specializes is the Psychology behind blogging and content marketing. Melissa is also an associate on the Community team at Moz, an associate and writer at CopyPress and an editor at Authority Labs. She is a self-proclaimed Star Wars and Internet geek and volunteers with big cats at
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    Google will be hiding these results for on main reason in my opinion, so that they can rank big advertisers like walmart, amazon and others higher with out any justification.