Everyone and their mother keeps talking about how you should always track your SEO performance to find out how your content resonates with Google.
Well, they're not wrong. You should measure your SEO success to determine what works and what doesn't. And it's highly encouraged that you take advantage of Google Analytics because it's free and will yield you more data than you know what to do with.
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