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Analytics

Analytics

UTM Tag

UTM tags are the individual query parameters used to make up a campaign tagged URL. The UTM tags include utm_name, utm_source, utm_medium, utm_term, utm_content and

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User Flow

The Users Flow report is a visual representation of how users navigate and interact with your website. For example, you can see the paths people

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Unique Visitor

This statistic is a little more discerning than page views (PV). It calculates how many of those page visits are by the same person. If

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Tracking ID

In order to send hits to the appropriate property inside Google Analytics, a tracking ID is included in the tracking code (or Google Tag Manager

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Source

Source is one of the four main dimensions (along with medium, campaign and channel) for reporting and analyzing how people found your website. Source tells

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Social

Social appears as a marketing channel (in the default channel grouping) in the Acquisition reports which automatically includes traffic coming from social media, including Twitter

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Session

A single visit to your website, consisting of one or more pageviews, along with events, ecommerce transactions and other interactions. The default session timeout is

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Search Query

The actual term somebody used in a search engine before clicking through to your website. Depending on the report, the terms can be from paid

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Return On Investment

This is the percentage of profitability from a digital marketing venture. For example, if your nonprofit updates its donation form, any spike in donations (less

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Referral

A referral is reported when a user clicks through to your website from another third-party website. The referrals report allows you to see all of

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Page Rank

Page rank is an algorithm used to measure the strength and relevancy of a webpage to list Google’s search results for a given keyword phrase.

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Page View

Often used in measurement and analytics, a page view is a visit to a specific page on your website.

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Page Value

Allows you to understand the impact of your website’s pages in driving value based on ecommerce transactions and goal conversions (where a goal value has

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Organic

Organic refers to people clicking on a free link from a search results page. For example, people clicking through to your website from a free

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Medium

Medium is one of the four main dimensions (along with source, campaign and channel) for reporting and analyzing how people found your website. Medium tells

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Keyword

Google Analytics provide details about the keywords people use to find your website. The organic keywords report shows you the terms people used to find

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Key Performance Indicator

These are measurable activities that progress? goals on your website or in your nonprofit’s digital marketing. Some examples could be clicks, page views or social

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Interests

You can view your audience’s areas of interest by enabling ‘Advertising Features’ (navigate to ‘Admin’, then ‘Tracking Info’ and selecting ‘Data Collection’). The categories within

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Google Tag Manager

A system for managing the deployment of tracking and other tags on your website. Google Tag Manager allows tags to be tested on your website

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Google Optimize

Google’s platform for A/B testing, multivariate testing and personalization. Google Optimize allows you to present different variations of content on your website to increase conversions

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Google Data Studio

Google’s reporting and dashboarding tool allows you to present and visualize data from Google Analytics, Google Sheets and other data sources.

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Goal Completion Location

This dimension reports the particular page where a conversion occurred for a destination (or page-based) goal. This is especially useful if you’re including multiple conversion

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Goal Completion

When a user converts for a particular goal during a session they’ll be counted as a goal completion. If a goal is completed multiple times

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Goal

Goals are used to track desired actions on your website. For example, subscribing to your email newsletter, submitting an inquiry or registering as a member.

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Global Site Tag

The global site tag (or gtag.js) is the current version of the stand-alone Google Analytics tracking code. Generally, you will want to use Google Tag

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First Interaction

First interaction gives credit for a conversion to the first method that somebody used to find your website. The ‘Model Comparison Tool’ allows you to

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Event

A custom interaction (or attribute) that is tracked from your website into Google Analytics, for example, tracking plays of an embedded video. Each event can

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Entrance

The first page that someone views during a session is known as an entrance. You can see the number of times a page was viewed

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Enhanced Measurement

Google Analytics 4 lets you track certain actions taking place on your website automatically using the ‘Enhanced Measurement’ feature. Apart from pageviews, you can automatically

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E-Commerce Conversion

An ecommerce conversion occurs when someone successfully purchases during a session. Google Analytics has a range of ecommerce dimensions and metrics to report on your

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