Google Analytics 4 vs Universal Analytics

In the fall of 2020, Google rolled out Google Analytics 4 (GA4), the latest iteration of the Google Analytics platform. GA4 replaces Universal Analytics (UA) as the default for digital analytics measurement in GA. But there are a lot of questions yet to be answered. As we’re now fully into 2021, this guide answers some of those questions about Google Analytics 4 vs Universal Analytics.

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Events in GA4 vs UA

One of the most powerful features of GA4 is event tracking. Events are not tracked by default with Universal Analytics (Google Tag Manager is required), but they are the default tracking approach with GA4. This is a guided tour of event tracking and specifically, events in GA4 vs UA.

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How to Import Goals to Google Ads

You have options when it comes to setting up conversion tracking in Google Ads. One way is to establish the conversions (goals) within the Google Ads platform. Another – often simpler option – is to import goals to Google Ads from a platform like Google Analytics. This short guide details how to important goals to Google Ads from Google Analytics.

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How to Make Smart Bidding Work for Your PPC Campaign

PPC marketers are always wary of letting go of control of their campaigns and letting Google take over. Sure, we’ve tried the shiny new techniques Google rolls out, only to see performance get worse before we turn everything back to manual again. As Google’s algorithm gets better and better, so does its smart bidding techniques. By following a few best practices, you can relinquish some of the control and let Google smart bidding do the heavy lifting.

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Digital Marketing Building Blocks: The 3 That Have Been the Most Helpful For Me

Digital marketing is a dense and and complicated discipline. When done right, it can get your company leads, improve profits and drive brand awareness. Working as an intern this past summer has given me deeper insight into this world. So, I’m going to break down some of the building blocks that have been helpful on my own digital marketing journey.

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You’ve Got Mail: How To Integrate MailChimp for WordPress Sites

If you are reading this blog, you most likely have a WordPress website (or at least are considering one!). Within your daily website traffic, you have a captive audience ready to further engage with your brand. The question on your mind might be, “How do I engage with them?” One way to do so is through email.

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Squarespace Redirect | Set One Up in 5 Quick Steps

Are you trying to set up a Squarespace redirect? Great news. You’ve come to the right place. We should have you in and out and on your way in 5 – 10 minutes while maybe learning a new thing or along the way. Using redirects to manage URLs that have moved is one of the simplest and most important parts of maintaining SEO best practices for your site.

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How To: Set Up a New Wix Blog

This blog post is for our Wix users. If you use this highly customizable website platform, listen up! Are you eager to articulate the power of your products? Dying to divulge your particular set of skills? If so, its time to create a Wix blog. With this free feature, you can instantly share your knowledge with your website visitors and attract new traffic with superior content. Read our how-to guide to get your blogging journey started. (Note: Some site templates come with a blog already installed. If this applies to you, skip step 1. Lucky for you, you won’t have to make that first click.)

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Button Click Tracking | How to Set Up in Google Tag Manager

Are you just getting started with Google Manager and don’t know where to start? Button click tracking is a great place to get going, and it can yield deep digital analytics insights. Check out this step by step guide to set up button click tracking on your site.

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5 Things Paid Search Managers Do Each Month

There are many different tactics and optimizations that go into managing a successful paid search account. Understanding how to utilize the account’s data is also a crucial aspect in the management and generating a positive ROI. Here are some of the paid search management tactics that managers make sure to do at least once a month:

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