Include Google Analytics integration for campaigns

Sadly we learned that you just removed the Google Analytics option from the new generation application. This was a great way for us to track how each of our email marketing campaigns are performing and impacting traffic acquisition in our Google Analytics account. Please bring it back!

54 Comments
PMILakeshore
Regular Participant
Hi, it all looks great. I just can't figure out how to set Google Analytics with this template? Please advise. Otherwise, overall I really like the design. Thanks!
CC_PaulW
Employee
Status changed to: New

Thanks for the feedback @PMILakeshore! We don't currently have a solution for Google Analytics in the new editor. I'll make sure your vote is counted for this feature!

ESCA
Regular Participant
I like being able to assign Google Analytics codes to the links, please do not lose this feature. I must be able to unschedule email campaigns after I have scheduled them. Too often I get some last minute change or see a problem after I have hit send.
MindyS715
Occasional Participant
I was sad to see that I couldn't link my email to a google analytics campaign. I'll go back to using the old version until this is fixed.
alrightstart
Occasional Participant

I've been using the new beta email campaign builder and I've really been enjoying it. Unfortunately, I've recently realized that there's no way to connect the email to my Google Analytics and as everyone probably agrees, being able to see in analytics which people are coming to my website from my email is super important. Google Analytics is widely used and I'm surprised this hasn't been integrated with the new campaign builder. Any plans to add it soon?

CleveJN
Member

Hi, When, if ever, do you plan on allowing us to track our email campaigns in Google Analytics. I was able to easily do this by linking my Google Analytics account to and I could see in the analytics reports how my emails did in comparison with other traffic sources. Thanks!

Hannah_M
Moderator

Thanks for posting!

JonathanB60
Participant
Will you be added the option for "Google Analytics" to emails in the new campaign builder? I noticed this was left out of the new builder. This is a feature we use right now so I would like it to be included in the new one if possible. Thanks!
ArvinP8
Occasional Participant
Google Analytics is missing - used to be option in lower right
CleveJN
Member
Hi, We are on the newer editing platform and there is no option to track email clicks through Google Analytics. This is disappointing as it's available in the older email editor. Please make this feature available in the new editor. I especially use this to justify our use of Constant Contact emails so it's important for you too! Thanks,
Brandilyn
Occasional Participant
You should have a notice saying ALL features aren't supported. I'm having to re-do work because Google Analytics are not available with your advertised "Next-generation Editor."
ATW
Participant
I am considering eliminating constant contact because we cannot track in google analytics. How are we supposed to determine the conversion rates of our email efforts? How do we track what people do when the goto the website if we do not see an originating source? How do we know what the actual traffic is on our website of 1 entire channel is eliminated?
TimF87
Participant
Please return the GA tracking options to the editor. I like the new editor, but I also like the tracking. We could source more business back to these campaigns more easily if we got back that functionality. We would do it manually, but the old system was more efficient.
MyraW49
Regular Participant

FIX THIS!

Hannah_M
Moderator
Status changed to: Voting Open
 
Sharbari99
Regular Participant

I can't link my emails to my google analytics account anymore? Is this coming back?

AlyssaS49
Regular Participant
We are extremely disappointed that CC has launched a new generation editor and has stripped 50% of the features. I have now had 3 calls to customer service within a week and have yet to receive answer or dates as to when I can expect these features to be back. Examples include: Background color, forward this email, Google Analytics tracking. CC has put our company in a position to reevaluate the service and possibly consider a new vendor.
ThomasB85
Occasional Participant
I LOVE the feature of being about to connect each email to Google Analytics. However, the newer templates using the new editing system do not have this option. I talked to Customer Support and they said that there are currently no plans to add back the GA feature. I use this feature every time I send an email and love it because it allows me to see which emails are generating more sessions, pageviews, conversions, etc. It's a fast way to see which emails are getting me REAL results--not just opens and clicks, but revenue. I have not switched to the new templates for this reason, but I know that eventually the old templates will be phased out and we will all have to switch to the new system. So I ask that the development team PLEASE add the option to connect the new emails to GA. The information in the reporting section of Constant Contact has lots of great information but it can't tell me how many sales an email generated. GA can.
SusanA36
Participant

PLEASE BRING GOOGLE ANALYTICS BACK!!! 

VincentM6
Regular Participant

After spending time browsing new templates and developing a new template using the new editor, I learned that there is no Analytics tracking in the new editor. As instructed by support, I laboriously added UTMs manually to every single link in my email and after sending saw that ALL of them were stripped.I hate wasting my time, (and you should hate that you cause me to waste my time) so having already spent much of it on that - I decided to keep working on it so I can get it out and use the UTMs instead.

 

Now, thanks to CC, all of my traffic coming from CC will be distorted and misrepresented in Google Analytics as direct and with no insight. If you're going to release something that you are trying to catch up to the competition with, at least make sure it is ready for prime time. People expect to gain features with a new release or iteration, not take steps back. So we have a choice - use the same tired editor from 10 years ago and be able to track our web site traffic or use the new more modern editor with no insight.  

 

The amount of time spent could have been used to get up and running with a competitor with an actualy valuable/modern feature set who knows what they are doing and who does it well. Get it together CC.  

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