Getting your Google Analytics data and databases together

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool, analytics database, Google Analytics Data 0 Comments

While Google analytics is a great way to collect data about web traffic, there is lots of data in other places that you probably need to be looking at too. Where is it? It’s in databases and files. in that SQL Server database that marketing uses to track all its promotions in that MS Access database over in sales where …

Analytics Canvas enters private Beta!

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Huzzzah! We are declaring the Alpha over, and starting the private Beta for the Analytics canvas tool. We’ll start contacting the first private Beta testers who have signed up over the coming week, and we’ll get them up and running with the Beta1. We just don’t have the bandwidth to have everyone who has signed up test at first, so …

Combining Google Analytics data with external sources – the next level of analytics

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Google Analytics data is incredibly valuable stuff. But there is a way to make it radically more useful. Combine it with other data, from outside Google Analytics. If you are not doing this now, then using data that is external to Google analytics will bring your “Analytics Game” to the next level. If you are doing it, push it further. …

Google Analytics API Data export – empowering analysis

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As we’re testing the Alpha version of our new product Analytics Canvas, it strikes me how well Google understands the importance of data. Even better, they understand the importance giving access to data widely. While they provide fantastic tools in Google analytics, and keep expanding the platform, (witness some of the new features just released), they also realize that they …

Introducing Analytics Canvas

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Whew. Don’t mind the mess, the place is still a bit under construction. Analytics Canvas is a brand new way to get at your Googles Analytics data. It uses the Google GData API for analytics, and it lets you pull data from multiple accounts and multiple profiles. But even more importantly, it brings you new tools to transform your data- …