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Can "Direct Traffic" in Etsy stats be deciphered using Google Analytics?

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I've learned so much from your posts Cindy. I just wish I could retain the information!
Cindy from cindylouwho2 says

no, sources from other sites show as from the other site in GA; only in Shop Stats do they show as Etsy.com when people enter Etsy another way then find you here.
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That's what I said - we were talking about the shop stats page in Etsy.

The "Direct Traffic" is when someone comes directly to your shop from outside Etsy....I didn't say "all traffic from outside of Etsy"...
@Cindy -- Had my head spinning before I finally found something about 'landing pages'. Old vs New does not look a "little" different it looks TOTALLY different. LOL
So under direct traffic the landing page for over 3/4 of that extra traffic was my shop front.
which could mean someone was emailing your shop link around, or tweeted it, or IM'ing it around
I've had a bunch of views today from an IP address that starts with 127. Looked it up in google and it is called a backloop? Hasn't happened before. Has anyone else had this address or know about it?
Bringing back for any info ....
Don't know anything about that knitwhats. Maybe someone else will if we keep this going.

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