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When I add google analytics code it slow down my website a bit.... Is google analytics advantageous for SEO or not? I am not interested in users activity.
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Actually it should not matter, if you are not using Google analytics. Many people claim that Google favors sites which are using their service but there is no concrete proof for both.
hmm ok.......
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Google analytic code is free & used to track the information about the visitors of your website. Google Analytics is the World’s Most Popular Web Analytics Tool and the small piece of Javascript code. Yes, it is beneficial for SEO because of:-

1.) You will able to know how many hits on your website through the users

2.) Able to identify which pages and links your visitors click the most

3.) You will be able to know how many new visitors come to your site

4.) You will also be able to find out what keywords your visitors type in to find your website.
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Google Analytics is tool to measure the effectivity of SEO.

There are other alternative analytic code such as Statcounter and Clicky.