I know some of you have been curious about all the changes you’ve been seeing on the blog! Well, we have made a decision to completely rebrand. The process was amazing with Salt Design Co. and I cant thank them enough. I’ve been blogging under my maiden name Leanna Ranieri, but we’ve completely rebranded the name to Change With Us and to be honest, I couldn’t be happier. We are all about changing not only the world around us, but ourselves and it seemed like the perfect time to do, once we got married. Why the Rebrand? The rebrand just felt right and by adding Kit, my husband to the blog I believe there is an opportunity for our readers to see our different personalities. Don’t worry we will still have lifestyle posts including some style, DIY, and design – but they will also have a more raw feel to it. Let’s be REAL Ya know why? Because we are over fluffing it up, we are over trying to have this perfect social media presence – ya know the pressure stay relevant because it’s harder in today’s society to feel like you are enough. We are focusing on being authentic and real with readers about life. Life is a hot, stressful mess and this will be a place to connect with people going through the…

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Every month when I go to check how my blog is doing, I continually get confused with what each item on the Google Analytics means. For most blogs, it is crucial to focus on these numbers in Google Analytics because they truly tell you how your blog is progressing, if your readers continue to return to your blog,  and so much more. I recently began using it about a year ago and it has completely changed my life. Here is a look at when I first began focusing on my blog and how to interpret Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a great way to learn more about what my readers like to see and things they do not. When I change things up, I can see if they reacted in a good way or if it was a bad move and that I should rethink.  Interpret Google Analytics Sessions– This is the number of visits you have to your website. From the moment a user clicks to your site until they leave that is one session Users– This is your number of unique visitors, which includes new and returning users. If you want to see a breakdown of the number of new and returning visitors, you need to go to the left sidebar: Click “Audience”  Click “Behavior” Click “New vs Returning” Pageviews- This is the number of clicks…

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