Not sure if you knew this or not, but when you add Google Analytics to your website, you are vulnerable to tons of fake analytics data coming in.

For years I was looking at Google Analytics data for my websites thinking, "Wow! I am doing pretty good!" Turns out, a quarter of my data was spam.

Thanks to this blog post referred to me from a friend of mine, I was able to remove the spam for my websites in Google Analytics.

Below is a video I created to condense this blog post into a video walking you through it all step by step. Enjoy!

Copy/paste text referred to in video:

Below are for when creating filters:

Crawler spam - filter pattern


Crawler spam 2 - filter pattern


Fake languages - filter pattern


Below is for when creating a new segment in reporting dashboard:

Source matches regex


Language matches regex


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