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Using google analytics to track your digital marketing results accurately 16-09-2015 - mwug

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Using google analytics to track your digital marketing results accurately 16-09-2015 - mwug

  1. 1. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Using Google Analytics to Track Your Digital Marketing Results Accurately
  2. 2. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com My Background Michael Cropper, Managing Director
  3. 3. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Google Analytics Individual Qualification
  4. 4. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Google Analytics • Website visitor tracking platform • Free to use, enterprise version also available • # of Visits, Traffic Sources, Revenue Generated • Over 560 dimensions & metrics to track, measure and analyse
  5. 5. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Data Driven Approach “Make smarter data driven business decisions, focus on what’s working and ditch what isn’t”
  6. 6. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com £1 = £2
  7. 7. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Traffic Sources • Campaigns;
  8. 8. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Common Pitfalls & Underutilised Opportunities
  9. 9. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com UTM Tracking Parameters www.contradodigital.com?utm_source=ww w.bbc.co.uk&utm_medium=referral&utm_c ampaign=cool-tech-review Resource: http://search.contrado.digital/utm
  10. 10. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Social Media Resource: http://www.contradodigital.com/resources/social-media-tracking-tool/
  11. 11. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Event Tracking • Set this up, on everything ga('send', 'event', 'category', 'action', 'label'); <a class="footer-links" onclick="ga('send', 'event', 'Click-To-Call', 'Click', 'Footer-Phone-Number')" href="tel:01254 584592">01254 584592</a>
  12. 12. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Event Tracking • Report: Behaviour  Events
  13. 13. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Goal Tracking • Event • Page View • Time on Site • Contact us Form • PDF Download • Outbound Link
  14. 14. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Goal Funnels
  15. 15. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Ecommerce Tracking • Set this up! • Configure: Admin  Ecommerce Settings
  16. 16. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Site Search • Use this! • Configure: Admin  Site Search Settings
  17. 17. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com iOS VS Android Mobile App? • Let the data do the talking
  18. 18. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Website Visitors • Report: Audience  Technology  Network
  19. 19. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Conversion Rates on Mobile • Still not responsive?
  20. 20. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Tracking Offline Activities • Print Advertisement: www.example.com/offer • 301 to UTM’d URL • Magic – Report: Acquisition  Campaigns  All Campaigns
  21. 21. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Assisted Conversions
  22. 22. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Intelligence Events
  23. 23. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Real Time Data
  24. 24. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Advanced Segments
  25. 25. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Account Structure • Account (Linked to an email address) – Property (www.website.com) • View (Filtered profiles) • Best practice – Raw data – All traffic excluding internal office IP – All traffic including internal office IP – Any other filter you would like Account Profile View View Profile View View Profile View View
  26. 26. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Notes on Filters • Advanced segments VS filtered profiles • Advanced segments = filtering the data that is already stored • Filtered profiles = filter the data before it is stored, so effectively disappears
  27. 27. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Linking AdWords • Join data for accurate reporting
  28. 28. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Referral Spam Resource: http://search.contrado.digital/referral spam
  29. 29. @ContradoDigital www.contradodigital.com Questions? Michael Cropper Managing Director michael.cropper@contradodigital.com @ContradoDigital

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