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Note

Universal Analytics is now the operating standard and all properties in Google have been upgraded to Universal Analytics.

This article shows how to use the old Google Standard Analytics, but we recommend that you switch over to Universal Analytics.

If you’re not already using the analytics.js tracking code, Google strongly recommends you retag your site to use it. The following are being deprecated by Google:

  • ga.js
  • urchin.js
  • WAP/server-side snippets
  • YT / MO
  • Custom variables
  • User defined variables

See how to integrate Web Personalization with Universal Analytics

 

Introduction

Analyze your web analytics from a new angle using direct data flow from Marketo Real-Time Personalization (RTP) to your Google Analytics (GA) account. Measure your web visits in GA according to organizations, industries and RTP campaigns. View metrics such as the types of industries or RTP segments in GA and how they perform and generate leads according to different traffic sources (social, paid, organic), analyzing click through rates on campaigns, and measuring the impact personalization campaigns have on your website. Leverage this ability to gain the maximum benefit from your RTP account


RTP Audience Analytics

With the integration, you have a new dimension in your GA account. RTP automatically enhances your dashboards with:

  1. Organizations and industries
  2. Customized segments in RTP
  3. Account-Based Marketing lists 


Focus on your key B2B prospects. Analyze channels by targeted industries and segments. 

Channel Report

The RTP B2B Dashboard helps you understand the breakdown of your visitors according to verticals and RTP segmentation. You can see your visitor performance according to the finance industry and according to different marketing campaigns (paid, organic, social). The dashboard also provides a high-level overview of how your RTP segments are performing and drills down to show the top organizations visiting your site. 

Behavioral Flow

The Behavior flow report (see image) visualizes the path visitors travel from one Page or Event to the next. The image example shows the path of all visitors from the financial sector. This report can help you discover what content keeps visitors engaged with your site.

RTP Performance

Measure your RTP campaigns and correlate them with your overall site average. Learn how these campaigns affect your website metrics and use this data to focus your personalization efforts on the right targets. Generate customized reports to better understand how your personalization campaigns are performing.

Setting up RTP with Google Analytics

  1. Add the email [email protected], as a Read & Analyze user to your GA account. For more details, see here.

  2. In your RTP account. Go to Account Settings

  3. Under Account Settings, Domain and Analytics

  4. Click on Google Analytics.

  5. Turn on the relevant Custom Variables and Events to append this data from RTP to Google Analytics.

  6. Enter the Slot number to send custom variable data (default is 1,2).

Click SAVE.
 

Note

In order to send segment data to GA, under the Edit Segment page in the RTP platform, select the checkbox Send Event to Google Analytics on Segment Match.

Setting up Google Analytics Reports with RTP Data

In Google Analytics you can use dashboards, GA segmentation, and reporting to view your RTP data:

  • Dashboards provide an overview of the website performance.
  • A GA Segment is intended to filter visitors in the GA interface and view the traffic per segment. See how to build a segment here.
  • Creating customized reports to view and/or setup scheduled emails. See under Customization > New Custom Report.