Tracking Users with ActiveCampaign and ThriveLeads

By David Lee | Oct 2, 2018

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I just want to share this information because I spent longer than I want to admit on figuring this issue out…

Goal: Being able to track users that sign up for my newsletter.
Problem: Users were being added to my list and contacts in ActiveCampaign, but the tracking data wasn’t show up.

Prerequisites:

  • ActiveCampaign Form (IMPORTANT)
  • ActiveCampaign Lead List
  • ThriveLeads

Steps:

1. Create the List in ActiveCampaign
1_AC_TestList

2. Create the form (don’t worry about the design of it) and point it to your list.
2_AC_TestForm

3. In Thrive, create your widget, popup, etc…
3a_ThriveLeads_NewsletterWidget

4. Edit widget and Connect to Service 
3b_ThriveLeads_NewsletterWidget

5. Add your Connection or Edit it (I had one already, so I just need to hit the gear)
3c_ThriveLeads_NewsletterWidget

6. Add both the ActiveCampaign mailing list and ActiveCampaign Form
3d_ThriveLeads_NewsletterWidget

When a visitor signs up for the newsletter, they now receive a email confirmation (because of the ActiveCampaign form). Once they confirm the email, their tracking information will be shown…
Until they clean out their cookies :slight_smile:

Bonus: I used Google Tag Manager for the ActiveCampaign Code and it works too.

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