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Tracking Likes and Shares on a website without Events

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Hi,

 

we have recently added sharing buttons on our product pages on one of our sites. This includes Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. 

 

Theoretically we could implement a regular event tracking via GTM and automate it. However, since we have a free versions of analytics and a big product listing, I am afraid adding this much (potential) events will overload our credits...is there anyway around that?

 

Thanks,

 

Pauline.

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Hi Pauline,

Recommend reading this great article about tracking social interactions via GTM: http://www.simoahava.com/analytics/google-tag-manager-track-social-interactions/

Hope this helps a bit.
Taavi

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I dont think workaround is possible.

You can start with few social icons and see the traffic flow for events and further add to all.
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Hi Pauline,

Recommend reading this great article about tracking social interactions via GTM: http://www.simoahava.com/analytics/google-tag-manager-track-social-interactions/

Hope this helps a bit.
Taavi

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Thanks guys, this does help a bit Smiley Happy

Cheers,

Pauline.