Sharing analytics with Official Google Analytics Integration


Shareaholic automatically and seamlessly integrates with Google Analytics to provide sharing statistics within your Google Analytics dashboard. To learn more about UTM Parameters and how to find and interpret the data collected, please refer to this article.

  • Login to your account.
  • Select your site from the My Sites dropdown at the top of the page.
  • On the Apps page, click the 'Configure' button next to the Content Analytics section.


  • Click the Social Sharing tab. This will display all the settings you can find below.



With UTM campaign tracking enabled, you will be able to see how much traffic you receive from social sharing. Set your own UTM tracking parameters to match them to your marketing campaigns.


Available Variables:

  • ${service_name} - Shareaholic will automatically replace the variable with the service name ex. Whatsapp

  • ${service_type} - Shareaholic will automatically replace the variable with the service type that corresponds to the service ex. mobile. Possible values include bookmark, blog, tumblelog, email, socialnetwork, news, mobile, im, forum, tool, urlshortener. You won't need to do a thing.

Don't worry, you can update these settings at any time. Learn more about UTM campaign tracking here and here.

To find this data in your Google Analytics dashboard, check out this article.

If you're using the latest version of Google Analytics, you can take advantage of Google's new Social Interaction Analytics.  Social Interaction Analytics allows you to measure the number of times users click on social buttons. Just enter your Google Analytics Property ID, and you're ready to go:


To access Social Interaction stats for shares, saves, emails and more, start in Acquisition > Social > Plugins within Google Analytics.



Note: Google Analytics settings are shared by all your Shareaholic Share Buttons - Floated, In-Line, etc.

For more information, check out our article on Finding and Using Shareaholic Data in Google Analytics.


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    Would be helpful if you actually told us how to navigate to the screen in #1. Where do I enable UTM tracking?

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    Mary Anne

    Hi Douglas, thanks for pointing that out! We updated the document to help you navigate the setup. As always, if you have any questions about this feature e-mail us at Happy to help! -Mary Anne

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