Google Analytics 4 audiences can now be used with third-party segments in Ad Manager.
By accepting a third-party segment (cookies matching the demographics of your visitors bought via a third-party data provider), marketers can target line items to it, perform reports and run forecasts.
Meanwhile, audiences can also be used as-is for targeting or, marketers can combine this data with other audiences to perform analyses.
Why we care. This additional data provides valuable insights to marketers about their customer-base and how effective their campaigns are at reaching them.
It’s vital that advertisers understand their customers the best they can so that they can make data-driven decisions to not just target the right people, but to ensure that the content they create will engage them – which is likely result in higher conversions and ROI.
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How it works. To access GA4 audiences in Ad Manager you need to follow these simple steps:
- Link your Analytics property to Google Ad Manager.
- Activate Google signals.
- Enable Ads personalization in the link settings.
- GA4 audience should then automatically be exported to Ad Manager.
Deep dive. Read Google’s ‘Sharing Audiences in Google Analytics‘ guide for more information.
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