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Track Form Submissions as Events with Google Tag Manager (GTM)

Track Form Submissions as Events with Google Tag Manager (GTM)Google Tag Manager is wonderful. Along with a friendly UI replacement for all Google codes Google Tag Manager also works to replace third-party codes. You’re also easily able to track events in Google Tag Manager including the ability to track form submission as events with Google Tag Manager. Google’s resource for tracking form submits with Google Tag Manager can be found here. Mine hopefully elaborates on this process and provides supporting images.

Why Use Google Tag Manager to Track Form Submissions as Events?

  • Simplicity
  • No need to access/modify code
  • User management control without giving access to site source
  • Validation of
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Destination URLs Not Tagged Google Analytics Alert

The destination URLs not Tagged Google Analytics alert is often accompanied by the equally annoying Tracking Code Mismatch Google Analytics alert. Google Analytics has recently become very, we’ll say, good about alerting you of errors with your data. I’ve covered the redundant hostnames Google alert before. Many people have seen these alerts and are wondering what’s going on. So, what do the destination URLs not tagged Google Analytics alert as well as the Tracking Code Mismatch Google Analytics alert mean? First, this is what I’ve seen and you’re seeing:

Destination URLs not Tagged Google Analytics Alert:

Destination URLs Not Tagged Google Analytics Alert

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Which Social Media Links Does Google Like?

Which Social Media Links Does Google LikeLinks still benefit SEO. There are no better backlinks than those that have the potential of driving actual traffic such as social media links. Below are results reviewing many popular social channels for search engine, or SEO, signals and not visitor click-through value, sharing etc. Most of these social networks are new profiles, so the value at current is mainly limited to what SEO value the social media links Google and the other search engines follow to improve rankings. This infancy made for a test free of many variables. So, which social media links does Google like?

How I Tested

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Top 5 Google Analytics Browser Extensions

Troubleshooting and validating Google Analytics can be a pain. Google Analytics browser extensions are meant to help troubleshoot and debug Analtyics and can be a huge help. There are a number of useful Google Analytics browser extensions, but I wanted to outline what is in my opinion are the Top 5 Google Analytics Browser Extensions.

 

My Top 5 Google Analytics Browser Extensions

  1. Google Analtyics Debugger. Google Analytics Debugger browser extensions is available for Google Chrome. This Google Analytics extension will load the debugger version of the Google Analytics Javascript. Google Analytics DebuggerTo use simply download install and click so that the
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Redundant Hostnames Notification Google Analytics Fix

Effective October 14, 2014 Google Analytics started providing Webmasters with the Redundant Hostnames, Property http://www.domain.com is receiving data from redundant hostnames:

Redundant Hostnames Notification Google Analytics

 

The good news is that there is a quick fix to the redundant hostnames notification in Google Analytics. The better news is that the fix to the redundant hostnames will help your site perform in automated, bot, reviews including those of Google when determining your organic rankings.

Why Did I Receive the Redundant Hostnames Notification in Google Analytics?

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