- Google Analytics reported 9,692 visits on September 4, 2008
- LiveStats reported 13,376 visits on September 4, 2008
I learned this is the case because Google Analytics user sessions expire in 30 minutes and LiveStats expire in 15 minutes. I suspect I'll run into a lot of differences like this.
I've started documenting my findings on our staff Intranet for posterity's sake.