In episode 118, Brie Anderson of BEAST Analytics joins the show to talk Google Analytics 4 (GA4) and its impact on SEO.
Brie shares thoughts on the issues with GA4 auto-migration and discusses how to rethink measuring your digital presence.
We also explore the fundamental differences between Universal Analytics (UA) and GA4 and discuss the most important aspects of GA4 that every SEO should be aware of.
[2:52] GA4 Auto-Migration
[5:25] Rethinking How You Measure Your Digital Presence
[9:35] GA4 Reporting for SEO
[12:42] Why SEOs Should Learn GA4
[15:04] Fundamental Differences Between UA and GA4
[18:09] Is GA4 for Everybody?
[21:28] How to Approach Attribution in 2023
[27:26] The Most Important Things SEOs Should Know About GA4
[29:51] Rapid Fire Rankings
Brie E Anderson
Company: BEAST Analytics
Bio: Brie E Anderson is an Analytical Nerd with a Soft Spot for Strategy. She’s spent the last 10 years helping businesses of all sizes execute data-driven strategies to increase ROI. Today Brie runs BEAST Analytics, a digital marketing analytics consultancy, and contributes to leading industry publications such as Moz and Search Engine Journal.
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Actually looking at SERPs .
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