32 Resources to Help You Become an Expert at Enhanced Ecommerce

pabloEnhanced Ecommerce came out of beta in Nov  2014 and since then we have had educative encounters in the form of tons of awesome content from some of the best web analytics industry veterans.

What follows is a guide aimed at educating  the reader about best Enhanced Ecommerce resources in one single place.

We have divided the post into 7 Categories. Feel free to jump into any relevant category to get started:

Section 1: Resources to Get Started with Enhanced Ecommerce (For marketers)

Section 2: Technical Resources on how to Implement Enhanced Ecommerce (For developers)

Section 3: Generating insights using Enhanced Ecommerce

Section 4: Videos on Enhanced Ecommerce

Section 5: FAQ

Section 6: Case Study

Section 7: Plugins:

  1. WooCommerce

  2. Magento

  3. Shopify

  4. Prestashop

  5. Open Cart

Section 1: Getting Started with Enhanced Ecommerce (For marketers)

Why you Need Enhanced eCommerce Reporting

The article from lyonscg covers “what’s new” in Enhanced Ecommerce & why you should go ahead and implement it.

Is Your Website Ready for Enhanced Ecommerce? (Includes Gated Checklist)

Following is a fantastic guide from Robert, which explains the current adoption of Enhanced Ecommerce, % of Ecommerce store still using classic Google Analytics & why you should upgrade to Universal Analytics & Implement EE right away. The post also offers a gated-checklist for Enhanced Ecommerce implementation.

3 Steps to Get Started with Enhanced Ecommerce & 10 New Powerful Reports

Following article is an in-house article from Bhoomika Joshi. The guide covers what is Enhanced Ecommerce, steps to get started and overview of all the 10 Reports therein.

Why And How To Use Enhanced Ecommerce Feature In Google Analytics

The following article from Catalin Zorzin gives you a quick overview of Enhanced Ecommerce, comparison between old Ecommerce reporting and New Enhanced Ecommerce.

Google Analytics: Using New Enhanced Ecommerce

In this article, Kunle Campel gives us a fantastic overview of “Check out” behavior report and explains lucidly about a topic called: How Enhanced Ecommerce provides us with granular product performance data?

Section 2: Getting Started with Enhanced Ecommerce Implementation

Implementing Enhanced Ecommerce tracking in Universal Analytics – Nerd Guide

Following is a brilliant guide from Himanshu Sharma, where the author dives deep into explaining each and every facets of Enhanced Ecommerce code.

Enhanced Ecommerce Tracking via Google Tag Manager

If you are planning to implement Enhanced Ecommerce using GTM, you should check out this post. It gives you the framework for getting started with implementing Enhanced Ecommerce via GTM.

Enhanced Ecommerce Demo Store

The Enhanced Ecommerce Demo Store is a sample ecommerce application with a complete implementation of Enhanced Ecommerce. You use this demo to understand how the Enhanced Ecommerce code works, and what is required to implement it on your own store.

Enhanced Ecommerce: Measure Promotions and Search Results

In this guide, Nicholas Blexrud demonstrates you on how to measure and implement Internal Promotions & Internal Search Results using Enhanced Ecommerce.

How to setup Enhanced Ecommerce Using Scroll Tracking

The following article from Infotrust published on Google Analytics, elucidates on how to measure and send the product impression of only “viewed” product(s) for a set of users.

By default, GA sends the product impression of all the products on a page but since a user views only a fraction of product, Nate proposes a solution where in (using scroll tracking); you can send the product impressions of only viewed product(s).

How to Measure Cart Value In Enhanced Ecommerce?

Another fantastic post from Simo Ahava, explains how to calculate the cart value in Enhanced Ecommerce. The post includes step by step instructions with all the codes you need to implement it.

Section 3: Generate Insights using Enhanced Ecommerce

Business benefits of Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce reporting

In this article, Russell shares with us the insights one can generate from Enhanced Ecommerce which can in-turn help you in boosting online sales.

 5 Enhanced Ecommerce Reports That Need to Understand Now

Another in-house article from Tatvic, where our Business Analyst gives you an in-depth explanation of 5 important reports of Enhanced eCommerce. The guide reveals us about the insights you can generate from those report.

Optimize Your Site With Enhanced Ecommerce: Product Impressions

Following article from Kristoffer explains how to leverage the product impression along with secondary dimensions to generate insights. For example; product performance analysis by geography, shelf spacing concepts. Additionally, the blog post explains the importance of buy to detail rate & the insights we can generate form  from it.

Track Content With Enhanced Ecommerce

In this exclusive guide, Simo Ahava, inspire us to think out of the box by implementing Enhanced Ecommerce on his blog.  The idea is to generate insights for his blog using Enhanced Ecommerce.

Using Cohort Analysis & Enhanced ecommerce to understand users behavior

Another fantastic article from Himanshu – following article keeps you engaged as the author explains on how you can apply Enhanced Ecommerce & Cohort Analysis to learn if the user who has abandoned your cart; re-engages with your store.

In the example given in the blog post, author explains that he has less than 24 hours to re-engage his user with a new offer & generate sales.

How to measure the performance of your online store’s internal promotion using Enhanced Ecommerce?

The following blog post helps you understand how to implement Internal Promotion Tracking in Enhanced Ecommerce and insights you can generate from the reports.

Using Custom Dimensions & Enhanced Ecommerce to identify Popular Product Color & Size

In this blog post, Nilang Patel walks you through how to implement Custom Dimensions and Metrics and the insights you can  generate using the reports.

How to Use Enhanced Ecommerce Google Analytics to Measure Product Demand?

This one is fascinating article from Nilang Patel, where he explains you how to use Enhanced Ecommerce to measure the product demand. By measuring the product demand you can take actions to optimize  your sales.

Section 4: Enhanced Ecommerce Videos

Enhanced Ecommerce Overview with Justin Cutroni

Enhanced Ecommerce Overview with Google’s Marcia Jung

Detail Walkthrough of Enhanced Ecommerce with Justin Cutroni

In depth Technical Walkthrough of Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce Reports – Yehoshua Coren

How Online Retailers can benefit from Enhanced Ecommerce with Snehal Thakkar, Mike Kwong and Ravi Pathak

Section 5: FAQ

FAQ About Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce

The following post from Samantha Barnes address the FAQ on Enhanced Ecommerce.  The post address most strategic questions such as why you need Enhanced Ecommerce, the difference between Ecommerce and Enhanced Ecommerce, can it be used with older version and many more informative stuff.

Section 6: Case Study

Brian Gavin Diamonds Sees 60% Increase in Customer Checkout with Enhanced Ecommerce

 Following is a fantastic detailed case study on how Enhanced Ecommerce helped a diamond business named – Brian Gavin Diamond to augment their sales. After implementing Enhanced Ecommerce, they learned  discovered that there was a potential loss of sales amounting to USD 500 thousand due to “cart abandonment” rate sensitivity. After analysis, they re-directed their marketing efforts to re-engage the potential customers which could have been tapped earlier.

Section 7: Plugins

There are few plugins in the market that will help you get started with Enhanced Ecommerce quickly. Almost all the plugins eliminate the steps of manually adding the Enhanced Ecommerce.

WooCommerce:

  1. Enhanced Ecommerce Google Analytics Plugin (Tatvic)

Price: Free

Features:

  • Supports Six Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

    • Overview Report

    • Shopping Behavior Report

    • Checkout Behavior Report

    • Product Performance Report

    • Sales Performance Report

    • Product List Performance Report

Active Installs: 4000+

Rating: 4.3/5

  1. Actionable Google Analytics (Tatvic)

Price: $55

Features:

  • Access to all the 10 Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

  • User ID Tracking

  • 15+ Custom Dimensions & Metrics

  • Content Grouping

  • Form Field Tracking

  • Ability to use GTM

Downloads: 145

Rating: 4.6/5

Magento:

  1. Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce Extension for Magento (Tatvic)

Price: Free

Features:

  • Supports Six Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

    • Overview Report

    • Shopping Behavior Report

    • Checkout Behavior Report

    • Product Performance Report

    • Sales Performance Report

    • Product List Performance Report

Downloads: 350

Rating: 3.5/5

  1. Google Enhanced Ecommerce for Magento

Price: Free

Features:

We understand that is supports all the features of Enhanced Ecommerce.

Downloads: 248

Rating: 2.5/5

  1. Actionable Google Analytics for Magento (Tatvic)

Price: $55

Features:

  • Access to all the 10 Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

  • User ID Tracking

  • 15+ Custom Dimensions & Metrics

  • Content Grouping

  • Form Field Tracking

  • Ability to use GTM

Downloads: 24

Rating: 4.0/5

  1. Magento Google Tag Manager Enhanced Ecommerce (UA) Tracking

Price: Euro 119.90

Features:

  • Access to all the 10 Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce + GTM

  • Support for Adwords Dynamic Remarketing and Adwords Conversion Tracking using GTM

  • Support for Facebook Custom Audience Pixel

  • Support for Social Interaction Tracking

Rating: 4.2/5

[Review Post] Best enhanced ecommerce plugins for Magento

Our friends at Littledata, reviewed all the EE magento extension and shared their pros and cons. Check out the post, if you are planning to use an Extension to set up Enhanced Ecommerce on your store.

Shopify:

  1. Native Enhanced Ecommerce Support

Price: Free

Features:

  • Access to all the Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

2.Actionable Google Analytics (Tatvic)

Price: $39/ month

Features:

  • Access to all the 9 Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

  • User ID Tracking

  • 15+ Custom Dimensions & Metrics

  • Content Grouping

  • Form Field Tracking

Rating: 8/10

Prestashop:

  1. Premium Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce

Price: Euro 69.99

Features:

  • Access to all the Reports of Enhanced Ecommerce

  • User ID Tracking

  • Dynamic Remarketing

Downloads: 100+

Rating: 5/5

 Open Cart:

  1. Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce

Price: $39

Features:

  • Access to few Enhanced Ecommerce Reports

Downloads: 19

Rating: 5/5

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Boni Satani

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Boni Satani is an Inbound Marketer at Tatvic. His interest lies in PR & SEO. Follow him on Twitter & Google+.

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