Be in the Know
- ICYMI: Spotify Wrapped 2021 is here
- A&W makes “Employee Meals” for their menu that double as hiring ads
- A UK regulatory ruling might force Facebook to sell their app acquisition Giphy
- Volkswagen teamed up with Amazon to make an AR game on their boxes that can win you some free Amazon Music Unlimited
Google Tag Manager vs. the Global Site Tag
Google Tag Manager and the Global Site Tag can seem interchangeable, but they are two different tools. Luckily, MeasureSchool has a full guide on the similarities and differences between them.
So, what are we talking about here?
- Google Tag Manager: is a tag management system that acts as a common tool for running all different tracking tags.
- The Global Site Tag (gtag.js): is a tracking code that tracks information to forward to other Google tools like Google Analytics. You install it in the header section of your website.
Okay…what’s the difference?
So both methods can deploy tracking points to a variety of Google tools. But let’s get into how they are different:
- Functionality – gtag.js is very straightforward as far as functioning with data, but the Google Tage Manager has more features, especially for testing or debugging.
- User Interface – Google Tag Manager requires very little coding knowledge with a more user-friendly interface (with features like those previously mentioned). With the gtag.js, you’ll need to do all your site’s tracking coding on your own, so it’s an invisible part of your site.
Cool. So which one do I use?
Both have benefits depending on your tagging purposes. For the most part, Google tag Manager is easier for marketers to navigate, especially without developer help. Global Site Tag is a mini segment of Google Tag Manager, so it’s just not as flexible as Google Tag Manager. If you have a need for manual tag set-up, though, gtag.js is the move.
To see more technical examples and how-to’s (and no-no’s), check out MeasureSchool’s full article with an accompanying video.
Q for You
Test Voodle’s Beta for Hiring
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Love is Wild
This star-studded ad is brought to you by Cartier as a “Celebration of Love.” It features the jewelry brand’s ambassadors blinged out and lipsynching in different scenes. As the song shifts, it quickly turns into a circus of topsy-turvey rooms and goofball antics. While the jewelry isn’t the star of the show, it is a fun enough ad to stick with you.
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