Digital Analytics

The Ultimate Google Tag Manager Glossary

The Ultimate Google Tag Manager Glossary

Using Google Tag Manager makes it easy to add tags to your website and even send custom data to Google Analytics (or any other platform), but it can quickly become daunting, especially when you’re trying to get up-and-running quickly. That’s why I’ve created this glossary. I’m going to help you understand the most important terminology you’ll find inside Google Tag Manager. Think of this as your Google Tag Manager dictionary.

What is the 'Required' step for goals in Google Analytics?

What is the 'Required' step for goals in Google Analytics?

Have you ever wondered what the required step option means when you are setting up a goal in Google Analytics? Personally, I think it is one of the most confusing configuration options available inside Google Analytics, so I’m going to try and keep things clear and simple. Here goes!

Tracking social media with Google Analytics – 9 things you need to know

Tracking social media with Google Analytics – 9 things you need to know

Being present on social media is pretty much mandatory for anybody wanting to make meaningful connections with their audience. It's a way to provide support, share stories and reach new customers, but how well is it really performing for you? What's working? And what's not working?

Reasons for inaccurate conversion data in Google Analytics

Reasons for inaccurate conversion data in Google Analytics

Have you ever noticed that the number of conversions reported in Google Analytics doesn’t match up? In most cases these differences can be explained by attribution. In this post we’ll explore different scenarios to understand what we might see (and not see) in our reports.

Google Tag Manager Button Click Tracking Guide

Google Tag Manager Button Click Tracking Guide

You can use Google Tag Manager to track button clicks into Google Analytics without needing to modify the code on your website. I’m going to walk you through tracking clicks on a button used in a form, but you can use the same technique for tracking buttons in your navigation, banners, content, and more.

Linking Google Ads to Google Analytics

Linking Google Ads to Google Analytics

If you are running Google Ads (previously AdWords) campaigns, then reporting on your campaigns in Google Analytics can provide valuable insights into people’s behavior after they’ve clicked your ads. The Google Ads reports allow you to evaluate the performance of your campaigns, ad groups, keywords and even get extra insights about your bid adjustments.