Dumb SEO Questions

(Entry was posted by Dean Hua on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, February 21, 2019).

Google Analytics search queries

Does Google Analytics also show search queries from a GMB listing? Or is it only for Search Console?

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Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.

  • Tony McCreath: You can use utm parameters in your GMB listing to identify traffic from GMB in both accounts
  • Tony McCreath: Analytics does not show search queries outside of campaign that specifically add them, like Ads.
  • Perry Bernard: GMB will show its own search query list. GA doesn’t report any search queries other than those passed to it from other systems like Ads or Search Console.
  • Rob Woods: add a parameter like ?utm_source=GMBlisting & utm_medium=organic to your URL in GMB
  • Rob Woods: this will show clicks from your GMB at least

View original question in the Dumb SEO Questions community on G+, Thursday, February 21, 2019).

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