How to get more than 10 metrics from the Google Analytics API

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool 4 Comments

While the best queries might not have lots of data, but have the RIGHT data, sometimes you do have a reporting need that means you want to get a lot of different metrics from Google Analytics all at once. Because Goal completions are tracked as metrics, this is often the case- if you are tracking 10 goals, for example, you …

Google Analytics Premium- Showing the value of data

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The interwebs are a-buzz today with the announcement by Google that there is now a Premium, paid version of their web analytics product. Google Analytics premium offers a number of key advantages. The service guarantees in the form of SLAs, the more formalised arrangements with certified partners for support, attribution analytics, but perhaps most importantly, more data and less sampling. …

Analytics Canvas presented at the Google Analytics Partners Summit

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Last week, Google held its annual Google Analytics Partners Summit at the computer history museum in Mountain View California. This year, Google invited ten of its most accomplished third party application developers to present their solutions to the Partners and demonstrate their applications. Analytics Canvas was proud to have been selected to attend, and we had a great time speaking …

Is it your traffic changing- or how Google Analytics Tracks it?

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Google Analytics is a fantastic web analytics tool- and it is improving constantly. One result of improvements and evolution, however, is that how data is collected and stored changes, and can change your metrics. Usually these step changes are subtle- in certain cases, depending on your traffic and situation they could be earth shifting. While these changes can sometimes be …

Analytics Canvas V1.2 released

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We are pleased to announce that V1.2 of Analytics Canvas is now available, both in the free trial, and for upgrade to our subscribers. This release of Analytics Canvas both keeps the application up to date with Google Analytics API changes, and adds some interesting new functionality. It makes it even easier to pull data from multiple Google Analytics Accounts …