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UTM codes and Bitly

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If I create a UTM code and then put this through Bitly, will the data still come through on my analytics?

 

I am seeing a lot of direct traffic, this is why I ask.

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November 2015

Re: UTM codes and Bitly

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Hi Ryan
Yes, this should work fine. When bitly redirects, you should still see the parameters in the URL. It should not remove them. As long as the parameters are in the URL, it won't be marked as direct in GA.

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Thanks, Dave.