Google Analytics vs. Piwik

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What is Google Analytics?

Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.

What is Piwik?

Piwik is a full featured PHP MySQL software program that you download and install on your own webserver. Piwik aims to be a Free software alternative to Google Analytics, and is already used on more than 1,000,000 websites. Privacy is built-in!

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Why do developers choose Google Analytics?
Why do you like Google Analytics?

Why do developers choose Piwik?
Why do you like Piwik?


What are the cons of using Google Analytics?
Downsides of Google Analytics?

What are the cons of using Piwik?
Downsides of Piwik?


How much does Google Analytics cost?
Google Analytics Pricing
How much does Piwik cost?


What companies use Google Analytics?
17453 companies on StackShare use Google Analytics
What companies use Piwik?
935 companies on StackShare use Piwik


What tools integrate with Google Analytics?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Analytics
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Google Analytics and Piwik?

  • Clicky - Real time web analytics
  • Autotrack - Open source lib for automatic and enhanced Google Analytics tracking for common user interactions on the web (by Google)
  • Maze - Beautiful & actionable analytics for InVision prototypes
  • Fathom Analytics - Simple, open source website analytics library

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