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Set up Google Analytics for Email Campaigns

Google Analytics  are important tool to analyze user behavior. After integrating these instruments with your campaign, you’ll be able to better assess the efficiency of your marketing campaigns and improve your results.

Google Analytics  allow you to track the number of contacts collected from a particular campaign, how many of them continued surfing the website and proceeded to the cart, what the average purchase size is etc.

To integrate an analytics tracker system with your campaign, add UTM parameters to the links from your email. You can create a UTM tag yourself or configure it using Selzy tools applying the following parameters:

  1. Campaign Medium (a traffic type, use utm_medium) — identifies the channel that brought the user in. For campaigns, it is an email (default value).
  2. Campaign Source (the source for your campaign, use utm_source) — for example, it can be a newsletter, either a trigger or a transactional one. Default value - Selzy.
  3. Campaign Name (the name of your campaign, use utm_campaign) — for example, the name of your promotion or strategic campaign given in the Latin alphabet without spaces and special symbols. Default value - ID of your campaign.
  4. Campaign Content (additional information, use utm_content) — for example, if there are several blocks in your automated email series, you can tag each of them with a different UTM to compare their efficiency.
  5. Campaign Term (метка utm_term) — is used by marketing specialists for paid AdWords campaigns to note the keywords attracting traffic. In email campaigns, it can be used to give some additional info.

Here you can learn the main ways to add UTM parameters to your Selzy account.

Configuring the tracker from the Campaign Section

You can configure the tracker at the last step of your campaign creation while setting up its parameters for email delivery.

To proceed to the delivery step, create an email in the Campaigns-Emails Section.

How to create a campaign

If the campaign has already been created, click on the name of the campaign needed or the Continue button next to it in the Campaigns-Emails Section.

How to proceed to the delivery step of the campaign.

At this step, click on the Additional Settings option.

Additional Settings.

When in the Additional Settings Section, tick [v] Integration with Google Analytics / Yandex.Metrica.

Choose the Integration with Google Analytics / Yandex.Metrica option.

Then you will see a block with fields for your UTM parameters. Please, add your tags there.

Fill in the UTM parameters fields.

Your parameters can be personalized, for example, by giving a short and clear name to the campaign in the Campaign field rather than a digital ID, such as Promo_black-friday, as well as by giving a short description of the campaign or the name of the list in the Content field when you send several similar campaigns at once.

To see default personalized tags, click on the Personalize button next to a parameter field you need.

Personalize your tracker with default tags.

To finish configuring the parameters, click on the Save and Quit button or the Send Campaign button.


After doing this, you have the same UTM tags added to all the links in your email.

If you want to use your own UTM tags, create your tagged links in a URL Builder and add them to your campaign’s template. In this case, it is advisable to deactivate the default Selzy instrument for adding UTM parameters, because the system might overwrite your parameters.

Configuring the tracker from the Automation Section

You can add links tagged with UTM parameters in automated series as well.

This is how to add UTM tags for the whole series, and for separate nods.

Configuring UTM parameters for an email series

Go to the Automation Section and create a new email series by clicking on the Create Chain button, or by clicking on the name of the already existing email series.

How to set trigger-based email

Go to the Automation Section and click on the Create Chain button or the name of the series.

In the series, click on the gear sign on the right-hand side and choose the Set UTM Tags button.

Click on the gear sign and choose “Set UTM tags”.

Choose the tags you need and click on the Save button.

Give your own tags and click on the Save button.

Save the series after you have made your changes by clicking on the Save icon at the top of the page.

Save the series.

Configuring UTM parameters for separate blocks 

To set up the tags for the Send Email option, go to the series, move your cursor onto the block and click on the Edit sign above it.

Click on the Edit button above the block.

In the appeared window click on the Show button.

Click on the Show button in the appeared window.

Add your tags to the respective fields and click on the Save button. To track the efficiency of a particular letter, use the Content parameter.

Add your tags and click on the Save button.

Configuring the tracker from the Dashboard

You can also configure automated tagging for all the campaigns you send by adding them to your account settings. In this case, you won’t have to set up the tags for each particular email.

To add tags to all your campaigns, go to the Settings Section. To do this, click on your account’s Login on the top of the page on the right-hand side and choose Settings.

Click on your Login on the top right-hand side and choose Settings.

Choose the Integration and API tab.

Choose the Integration and API tab.

At the bottom of the page, click on the Enabled button in the Google Analytics  option.

Click on the Enabled button in the Google Analytics and Yandex.Metrica option.

Add your tags to the respective fields and click on the Save button.

Add your tags to the respective fields and click on the Save button.

You can personalize your tags. To see the available personalization parameters, click on the Customization button next to the tag fields.

Customize your tracker with ready-to-use tags.


The tags from your account settings will be used for all your campaigns.
However, if you add other tags to the settings for a particular campaign, they will be used instead of the general account ones.


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