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One of the the most annoying things about Google Tag Manager is the debugging process. When a tag doesn’t fire you can assume something is wrong with your trigger, but what was it? Time to refresh GTM preview, reload the page, and try again.

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June 5th, 2020

Posted In: Analytics

Google’s Tag Manager is a super useful tool, but, just like with Google Analytics and Ad Manager, it works best with types of things, not a set of specific things. For example, GA is great at finding the pageview count for every article that has custom dimension 2 = “true” but it’s not good at given the pageview count for a group of 10 random URLs are want to investigate.

This is particularly annoying when you are setting up very granular GTM triggers, but there is a simple work around. The same logic works in Google Analytics.

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May 20th, 2020

Posted In: Analytics

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Google Tag Manager (GTM) is a super useful tool for getting data into Google Analytics as well as a number of other tools. GTM is infinitely customizable and can fit almost anyone’s needs, if you have just a bit of knowledge of the toolset and Javascript. In this article we’ll walk through how to use GTM to grab data attributes from HTML and store that.

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February 22nd, 2020

Posted In: Analytics


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