Avoiding sampling in Google Analytics for your year end reporting

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool, Avoiding sampling, Google Analytics API 1 Comment

Are you working on year end reporting? If you use Google Analytics, and had more than 500,000 visitors this year and want to use an advanced segment in your reporting (and you should use segments, because segments rock) then it means it is also time to deal with sampling. A query trying to see Non-paid search by source ignores 94% …

Analytics Canvas at the Google Analytics Summit 2012

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Last week in Mountainview at the Computer science history museum, Google analytics certified partners, Google Analytics Premium customers, Googlers and a select group of five software vendors attended the annual Google Analytics Summit. Analytics Canvas was proud to have been invited again this year by Google to present our latest version and participate. This was a particularly exciting summit, as …

Announcing Google Analytics Cost Upload in Analytics Canvas

Graeme Bunton Analytics Canvas Tool, Google Analytics API, Google Analytics Data Leave a Comment

For the very first time, it is now possible to UPLOAD data into GA. Consolidation of cost data is key for anyone wanting to optimize their return on investment in digital marketing campaigns. Now for the first time, campaigns using AdWords, the Yahoo/Bing ad network, or any other other Ad system with exportable data can get a complete view of …

Analytics Canvas V1.5 Released with Google Analytics Social Interactions Mobile Device Type and More

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Today Google announced more than forty new dimensions and metrics available in the Google analytics API. We are pleased to also announce the release of Analytics Canvas V1.5, that has full access to all of them. We’ll be looking into the different metrics in more detail- but here’s our take on what we think is most interesting in these new …