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Working with multiple Google Analytics accounts, properties and views in Analytics Canvas

Working with multiple Google Analytics accounts, properties and views in Analytics Canvas

Working with multiple Google Analytics accounts, properties and views in Analytics Canvas If you have multiple Google Analytics accounts, profiles and views under your Google account, you may find your way deep into an analysis on one set of profiles and decide that you want to replicate the analysis for other accounts and profiles.  Other…

Analytics Canvas V1.7.0 released with ready to use examples

Analytics Canvas V1.7.0 released with ready to use examples

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…

Analytics Canvas Google Sheets add-on released

Analytics Canvas Google Sheets add-on released

We’re very excited today to release Analytics Canvas for Sheets, a Google Sheets Add-on. You can get Analytics Canvas for sheets here. If you love Sheets, and you love Google Analytics, we think you’re going to love our Add-on, a way to very quickly define a dashboard template, and share it, switching effortlessly between different…

Google Analytics adds demographic data and minute level resolution to Core Reporting API

Google Analytics adds demographic data and minute level resolution to Core Reporting API

Google announced some new dimensions recently, and thanks to the Google Analytics meta data API support in Analytics Canvas they were available immediately to all Analytics Canvas users. One of the interesting developments is an increase in the time resolution from hour to minute. This opens up all sorts of time of day analysis to…

Google Analytics isMobile and isTablet have left the building

Google Analytics isMobile and isTablet have left the building

Google has announced a very important change is coming to your Google Analytics data- if you track device types using isMobile and isTablet dimensions they have been eliminated. But don’t worry, you’ll still be able to understand what devices are being used by using the new deviceCategory dimension, and you have at least 6 months…

Analytics Canvas V1.6.7 with Google Spreadsheet and PostgreSQL connectivity

Analytics Canvas V1.6.7 with Google Spreadsheet and PostgreSQL connectivity

Google Docs is a powerful solution and provides an amazing colaborative environment. We are thrilled to announce that Analytics Canvas now connects to Google Docs, allowing users to import data directly from Google Spreadsheets. Check out the video of it in action. PostgreSQL is the most advanced open source database and a key part of…

Understanding Google Analytics Sampling- Sample Size and Sample Space

Understanding Google Analytics Sampling- Sample Size and Sample Space

Understanding Google Analytics Sampling, Sample Size and Sample Space Nobody likes sampled data if they can have the exact data. Using Analytics Canvas, in the vast majority of cases you can eliminate sampling from Google Analytics. The Google Analytics core reporting API has some new features in the area of sampling that will let Analytics…

Analytics Canvas V1.6.4 released with Automation Wizard

Analytics Canvas V1.6.4 released with Automation Wizard

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. 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…

The key difference between segments and filters

The key difference between segments and filters

In the Google Analytics API, there are two important ways to focus in on a particular slice of your analytics data. Segments and filters. In many cases, the result of these two very different functions are the same. But they are fundamentally different, and it is important to understand how they work particularly when looking…

Detecting and avoiding sampling in Google Analytics just got easier

Detecting and avoiding sampling in Google Analytics just got easier

Sampling in Google Analytics helps speed up the response from GA, but it can serious affect the accuracy of the data you are looking at. Fortunately, Google Analytics has a great API, and with Analytics Canvas you can use a visual interface to get at your data, know when sampling is happening, and in many…

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