How to Add Google Analytics to Posterous

Posterous is an integrated-blogging or life-streaming platform that allows you to post text, images, audio, and video through email and other social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. The service also offers custom themes and integrated Google Analytics. This article will walk you through the process of adding Google Analytics to your Posterous account.


  1. 1
    Go to the Google Analytics page and click the “Access Analytics” button to log in to your account or create an account if you haven’t already.
  2. 2
    Click the “Edit account settings” link next to your URL located at the top of your Google Analytics overview page for any site you’ve added to the service.
  3. 3
    Retrieve your Google Analytics domain ID from.
  4. 4
    Go to the Posterous login page and log in using the email address and password associated with your account.
  5. 5
    Click your Posterous site from under the “Your sites” heading in the left side pane.
  6. 6
    Click the “Settings” button in the upper right corner.
  7. 7
    Click “Edit” next to “Analytics” on the Settings page.
  8. 8
    Click “Add Google Analytics…”.
  9. 9
    Enter your Google Analytics Domain ID in the provided input field.
  10. 10
    Click the “Save Settings” button to complete the process.


  • You can use Posterous from your mobile phone by getting the Posterous for iPhone app or Posterous for Android app.


  • Formatting differences may occur when posting on Posterous through email. Avoid this by composing your post directly in your email client rather than in a third-party word processor.

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