Like the October 8, 2011 announcement that Google would begin to stop the practice of passing a user’s organic search term to Google Analytics; the deprecation of the Service Provider dimension on February 4th, 2020 may live on with similar disdain. While we mourned the loss of the search keywords data that helped value our SEO efforts; at least there was a reason – better security and privacy.
Google Tag Manager can be difficult to understand but is a beneficial tool for Digital Marketers to easily track the success of their campaign efforts. However, it easy to make mistakes when first setting up Google Tag Manager.
Event Tracking with Google Analytics (GA) is essential for measuring actions on your website that aren’t just page loads. This can include tracking downloads, clicks on external links and more. Events can be tracked as goals in GA if they are valuable to your business. In the tutorial below, learn how to add event tracking code using Google Tag Manager step-by-step and avoid adding extra code to your links.