At Listnerd.com, we love Google. If we sometimes question why, it’s good to be reminded by the friendly Googlers themselves.
In Google Analytics, if you’re not an Admin of a site, but have given access to the site by an Admin, there is no way to remove this profile from your Dashboard. In other words, you’re stuck with the profile until the Admin decides to delete you. Problem is, sometimes you lose contact with the Admin, or he loses his own account credentials – effectively damning you to a co-existance with the Google Analytics profile forever. For any webmaster that has a lot of websites in his Analytics account – or just anyone with OCD – it’s a major grievance:
The Google Analytics group in Google Groups is brimming with people complaining about the issue, too.
We shot Lucas Pettinati, former UX Lead for Google Analytics, a quick mail to hear his thoughts on the issue. A true gentleman and a scholar, Lucas soon replied:
Good Guy Google.