Converting your time zone to local time in Google Analytics

Olga Tsubiks Google Analytics Data 0 Comments

Visitors come to a website at different times of day. The heat map below represents a typical profile of a B2B company in North America. Users mostly come to the website during the week, whilst weekends have low traffic. The busiest time of the day is the morning, between 9:00 AM and 12:00 midday. This makes sense, as businesses engage …

Google Analytics Calculated Metrics: Why limit yourself to 5 metrics per view when you can get as many as you want?

Olga Tsubiks Analytics, GA Metrics and Dimensions 0 Comments

Currently in beta and available only for properties using Universal Analytics, Calculated Metrics are user-defined metrics that are calculated from existing Google Analytics metrics, such as sessions or hits. If you are using Universal Analytics, you can set up Calculated Metrics by going to Admin > View > Calculated Metric. You will then be asked to define the formula, provide …

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 …

Analytics Canvas V1.7.0 released with ready to use examples

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool

Today, we’re are very pleased to launch the latest version of Analytics Canvas and to introduce some powerful new features that will make learning and taking advantage of the power Analytics Canvas easier than ever. The key new feature in V1.7.0 is a library of ready made example canvases available instantly configured with your own Google Analytics data. These canvases …

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 …