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GA4 and BigQuery: Linking Google Analytics 4 with BigQuery

Google Analytics 4 has a number of drawbacks, especially for those who really liked Universal Analytics. But the linking of GA4 with Google BigQuery is objectively one of the benefits. After all, this was a paid feature with Universal Analytics while the GA4 BigQuery linking is free. Let’s check it out in this blog.

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GA4 Path Exploration: How to Use Path Analysis

GA4 path exploration is a big time upgrade over Universal Analytics. With this new feature you can conduct a path analysis from a starting point OR from an ending point. This latter feature is brand new functionality and is a reason to be excited about GA4.

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UTM Parameters in Google Analytics (GA4)

UTM parameters are simply little bits of tracking information appended to the end of a URL in a link. They communicate with Google Analytics and can provide a great deal of helpful information for digital marketers that use them properly. Whether you’re switching from from Universal Analytics to GA4, or entirely new to Google Analytics UTM parameters this guide has you covered.

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Acquisition Reports in Google Analytics 4 vs. Universal Analytics

So you’re learning about the new Google Analytics 4 (GA4) property and how it compares to Universal Analytics.

Congratulations, you’re on the right track! Many of us (like this author) will miss Universal Analytics, but Google has told us that GA4 will be the future.

One of the most important areas to understand is how traffic comes to our site, and how those various traffic channels perform. So let’s take a look at 3 things we need to know about traffic acquisition reports in GA4 and how they compare to UA.

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