Google Analytics Set Up – Step by Step Guide to Audit it.


Google Analytics Set Up – Step by Step Guide to Audit it.

Step by Step Guide to validate your Google Analytics Setup and Tune it to get the correct data that you can trust.

What Will I Learn?

  • Properly setup Google Analytics from get go
  • Audit their Google Analytics setup to make sure they are collecting the right data
  • Audit their Google Analytics user permissions
  • Get a template that they can use to audit Google Analytics setup

Basic Understanding of Google Analytics


A large number of Google Analytics setups we have come across are either broken or are not setup properly. If the setup is not right then why even look at the data since it is not going to be correct.

In this course I will teach you how to ensure that your Google Analytics configuration is correct so that you can be confident about the data it collects.

In this course I will walk you through the steps of validating your Google Analytics setup and Configuration.

Don’t waste your time analyzing Google Analytics data before you have gone through this course.

This is a must have course for anybody who uses Google Analytics.

There are too many people wasting time and resources on reporting and optimization before having fixed the measurement part.

However, the issue with this out of the box setup is that accounts often contain spam sessions, internal sessions, no or little goal tracking and inaccurate e-commerce tracking. As a result, this can mean inaccurate measurement and can make it harder to identify and debug website issues.

To help you through this I have put together a Google Analytics audit checklist which I will continue to keep up to date as Google Analytics rolls out new features and functionality.

This is the same checklist we use to audit our clients’ setup and charge our clients thousands of dollars. You can use the template and save that money. That is called great ROI.

If you are already familiar with Google Analytics and know why something is required or not required then you can just jump to the Audit template, which by itself, is worth the value of this course. If you do want to go through the reason then you can watch videos to figure why something should be checked and audited.

Why you should learn from me?

I have been in Digital Marketing and Analytics for over 15 years. I have trained people from diverse backgrounds and have converted them into high performing Digital Marketers and Analysts. I understand both the technology and marketing side of business. I have dealt with many analytics technologies way before Google Tag manager existed and know the inner working of Digital Analytics.

In addition, I have developed various course and taught students from all over the world. I am online instructor for University of British Columbia (Canada), University of Washington (USA), Bellevue College (USA) and Digital Analytics Association.

I have an engineering degrees and an MBA.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anybody who wants to ensure that Google Analytics is setup properly
  • Anybody who does not believe their data in Google Analytics is correct
  • Anybody who has a very low bounce rate

Created by Anil Batra
Last updated 8/2018

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