What is the difference?
Goal Completions vs Sessions with Event
What is it?
A Goal represents a completed activity that you have defined as important to the success of your website or business. Goals can capture a number of completed actions, such as completing a form, downloading a brochure, or making a purchase. Goals and in particular Goal Conversion Rate are vital in measuring the effectiveness of you website and business objectives.
Sessions with Event is the count of the number of Sessions in which at least one defined Event is triggered. Marketing teams use this to evaluate the quality of the sessions on their website.
Who is it for?
Track this metric
Google Analytics Goal Completions
Goal Completions (Custom data source)
Google Analytics Sessions with Event
Sessions with Event (Custom data source)
Published and updated dates
Date created: Mar 20, 2019
Latest update: Apr 13, 2021
Date created: Jan 15, 2019
Latest update: Oct 15, 2020