7 Reasons to Start Report Automation

Olga Tsubiks Analytics Canvas Tool, Automation 0 Comments

Do you often find yourself spending hours manually extracting data cutting and pasting to create reports, and then have to repeat the whole thing, time and time again? Consolidating data across sources, crunching numbers and creating reports can be a tedious process. Nobody likes doing the same things over and over. How much better it would be if you could simply automate …

Google Analytics unsampled reporting Automation

James Standen Analytics, Automation, Avoiding sampling, Google Analytics Premium, unsampled reports 0 Comments

If you are a Google Analytics Premium user and hate all the clicking and downloading involved with unsampled reporting, you’ll be happy to hear that Analytics Canvas fully supports the complete automation of unsampled reports thanks to functionality newly released by Google. As a Google Analytics technology partner and part of the trusted testers program, we’ve been working with a …

Analytics Canvas V1.6.4 released with Automation Wizard

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool, Automation, Data warehousing 0 Comments

Are you spending huge amounts of time just getting the data ready, rather than actually doing analysis? You can eliminate mindless work by automating your data extraction using Analytics Canvas Automation Wizard. Imagine coming in on Monday morning and being able to get right into analysis- rather than first having to spend hours or days exporting, cleaning and combining data …

Automating Google Analytics Cost Upload for Maximum Campaign ROI

James Standen Ad spend ROI, Automation 0 Comments

Last week we released the latest version of Analytics Canvas which allows for the automation of uploading cost data into Google Analytics, even for the most sophisticated digital campaigns. Visits, clicks and pageviews don’t really matter – what matters is, for a given channel, is the value being created greater than the spend? Google Analytics lets you track this if …

Automating exports from Google Analytics for scheduled reporting

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool, Automation 7 Comments

While usually the most important and valuable analysis is ad-hoc, and done by an analyst, very often there is the need for scheduled exports and reporting of Google Analytics data. Google Analytics provides some automation capabilities for custom reports, for a limited number of dimensions and metrics, but of course the results are subject to sampling (fast access mode). The …