How to track redirected visits in Google Analytics
Posted on 2015-01-28
We have printed ads using a tracking url such as 2somedomain.com . The tracking url is redirected to the main domain of the advertiser. We want to track these referred visits, but we do not have access to the tracking url.
If a user manually enters a tracking url like 2somedomain.com in a browser, it redirects to somedomain.com
However, we cannot see these visits showing as a referral coming from 2somedomain.com in the Google Analytics account for somedomain.com .
Can you tell me why, or if they would be showing as something else, and if it is possible to track these referrals?