Quick article ratings using Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics
Interested in a way to capture quick article user ratings in your Google Analytics data? Well you are in the right place. In this post I’ll show how I was able to send user article (star) ratings to Google Analytics using Google Tag Manager.
Google Apps Script Patterns: Google Analytics in Google Add-ons and Apps Script projects
In this post I’ll show you some patterns you can use for using Google Analytics client side in HTMLService and server side with any Google Apps Script code you are running backend. As part of this I include GATrack, a Google Analytics tracking helper class for Google Apps Script
Talking about Internet of Things and Google Analytics at IOT//EDI 30 March @ 6.30pmBST – watch remotely
Update: Slides for this talk are available from bit.ly/IOT-EDI-GA On 30 March @6.30pm BST I’m delighted to be speaking at the Internet of Things Scotland Meetup in Edinburgh about Google Analytics and IoT. I’m just one of several speakers talking at the event and you can find out more on the IOT//EDI Meetup page. If […]
#IWMW16: The Google Analytics of Things (recording and slides)
I recently got to try out a new talk at IWMW16 in Liverpool on ‘The Google Analytics of Things’: The majority of websites are using Google Analytics for tracking and reporting (W3Techs report 82.9% of tracked sites are using Google Analytics). Since launching Google Analytics in November 2005 the Internet has radically changed moving away […]
TAGS Tricks: Find your website’s top Twitter influencers by combining TAGS with Google Analytics referral data
The basic concept is that if you are using Google Analytics to track your website usage you can see the volume of traffic from particular sources including Twitter as a referral source. As referral links from Twitter are unique we can identify who originally tweeted the link to your site and measure its impact (number of visits, purchase, etc.).
Automatically updating a Google Sheet with data from Google Analytics for regular reporting
There are regular reporting features built in to Google Analytics but what if you want to do customised reporting? One answer is Google Apps Script and this post walks you through access Google Analytics data in one line of code and setting up automated collection.