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When I add google analytics code it slow down my website a bit.... Is google analytics advantageous for SEO or not? I am not interested in users activity.
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Actually it should not matter, if you are not using Google analytics. Many people claim that Google favors sites which are using their service but there is no concrete proof for both.
hmm ok.......
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Google analytic code is free & used to track the information about the visitors of your website. Google Analytics is the World’s Most Popular Web Analytics Tool and the small piece of Javascript code. Yes, it is beneficial for SEO because of:-

1.) You will able to know how many hits on your website through the users

2.) Able to identify which pages and links your visitors click the most

3.) You will be able to know how many new visitors come to your site

4.) You will also be able to find out what keywords your visitors type in to find your website.
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Google Analytics is tool to measure the effectivity of SEO.

There are other alternative analytic code such as Statcounter and Clicky.
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Yes, adding Google Analytics code to your website can be quite advantageous for SEO.

  • Tracking Website Performance: Google Analytics provides insights into how well your website is performing in terms of user engagement and traffic.
  • Visitor Data Collection: It collects data on who is visiting your site, how they got there, and their behavior on your site.
  • Assessing Marketing Activities: You can assess the success of your marketing activities and adjust strategies accordingly.
  • Monitoring Goal Completions: It allows you to monitor goal completions and conversions, which is essential for understanding the ROI of your SEO efforts.
  • Spotting User Engagement Patterns: By spotting patterns in user engagement, you can optimize your content to better meet the needs of your audience.
  • Target Audience Insights: Google Analytics provides demographic information, helping you to understand and reach your target audience more effectively.