Use Google Analytics with Server-Side Tracking to Make it Compliant

Google Analytics has been under a lot of criticism in recent months. Several data protection authorities such as the Austrian, French, Dutch, Italian and Danish have now classified Google Analytics as non-compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We explain what this means and whether Google Analytics can …

Google Analytics 4: Status Update

Since our latest news on Google Analytics 4 and Data Retention in GA4 there has been a lot of developments in the world of Google Analytics. Below, you will find the most important updates and announcements by Google about their analytics tool. Google Analytics 4 can now be linked to …

Google BigQuery benefits for Google Analytics

BigQuery

What is Google BigQuery? BigQuery is Google’s data warehouse. As part of the Google Cloud Platform tool suite, BigQuery allows you to host – and exploit – large databases for a very reasonable price and with very good results. In fact, BigQuery can be used for many other things, such …

Monitor your Google Analytics data with alerts

So setzen Sie Ihre Google Analytics-Ansichten richtig auf

With everything going on in your company it is important to stay up to date with trends in your data. However, it is impossible to check your analytics tool manually 24/7. That’s why it is essential to have an automatic alert system set up. Let’s imagine you are relaunching your …

Google Analytics 4: What we’ve learnt in the last year

Google Analytics

It has now been a little over a year since Google Analytics officially unveiled Google Analytics 4. In late 2020, Google renamed the App + Web properties to Google Analytics 4. Officially it is not in beta anymore. In this post we will share the top five lessons we have …

Third Party Data in Google Analytics

ThirdPartyDataGA

It is obvious that digital analytics is a means to obtain data-driven answers to digital questions. This is because every page load, impression, click and video view is tracked and analyzed. But what about the relationship between digital platforms and the environment outside the world of digital? For example, what …

8 reasons why Google Analytics does not show all website data

You’ve gone to the trouble of creating a good Analytics setup, but Google Analytics isn’t showing you all the data. You are sure that you should have more page views, but you don’t know why they are not displayed? It’s also quite possible that you’re not even aware that not …

Five commonly misunderstood Google Analytics metrics

Misunderstood GA Metrics

Some Google Analytics metrics confuse the world of online marketing and are often misinterpreted. This article clarifies these and explains precisely how the individual values are calculated and how they should be interpreted. 1. Average time on page / Average Session Duration Google Analytics calculates the time spent on a …