Recently I created a tech blog using google blogger platform but I had some problem connecting my blog to use Google analytics and if you are having the same issue then be rest assured that after reading this article you will get through it the easy way.
I assumed you have created google analytics account for your website if not then create one and get ready to link your blogger to the analytics account.
I first followed the normal instruction on how to connect or link blogger to analytics which is to login to blogger dashboard, then settings, others, then navigate down to the page to see where to add Analytics Web Property ID
as you can see on the image below.
After adding my google analytics ID as instructed I waited to see statistics of my blogger for more than 2 days and yet I can't see anything until I decided to play around and I discovered that connecting or linking blogger to analytics is more simple than I thought.Why do you need to connect or link your blogger to Google analytics
Before I proceed I will like to tell you how important it is to connect your blogger to analytics, first analytics helps you to understand your audience, where they came from, what they are doing and what they are interested in.
Understanding your audience will help you to know their interest, how to retain them and how to make them come back for more, once you know all this information you will know where to channel your effort based on your audience interest.
Knowing there interest will as well help you to make more money on your website since you know their area of interest, apart from knowing your audience behavior and interest, google analytics helps you to monitor your website health and performance to know when you are doing well and when you need to add more effort to your work.How to Connect your Blogger to Google Analytics
Back to business, connecting your blogger to Google Analytics is simple, you can follow the first instruction " login to blogger dashboard, then settings, others, then navigate down to the page to see where to add Analytics Web Property ID
" after adding the code go back to analytics and see if it works
But if it fails like mine then simply go to analytics and get the whole analytics code and add it as widgets on your blogger template and it will definitely work.
If you are still having any problem linking your blogger to Google analytics then don't hesitate to let me know I will be ready to help you more.