Tag archive: Analytics Canvas Tool

How to define a filter in a Google Analytics query

How to define a filter in a Google Analytics query Queries are defined using the Google Analytics Query Wizard in Analytics Canvas.  The visual interface lets you choose dimensions and metrics to pull from the API and lets you define report criteria such as time period, segment, filter, sort order, as well as additional data…

Trouble Writing Google Analytics data into an Excel Dashboard or Report

Having trouble getting your Google Analytics data into an Excel file? There are some limitations to the kinds of dashboards that Canvas can write directly into.  In cases where the Excel file has objects or properties that conflict with what Canvas needs to do, Canvas or the other object will fail. For example, if the…

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 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…

Analytics Canvas Advanced Funnel Analysis

Analytics Canvas Advanced Funnel Analysis

Funnel analysis is a key part of ecommerce analytics, and being able to understand how your visitors move through your cart and checkout process (and where they leave) is a key part of optimizing any website. Google Analytics has some good functionality in this area, letting you see how many users are moving through your…

Analytics Canvas V1.6 Released- Cost upload, advanced funnels and easy access to hundreds of GA profiles

Analytics Canvas V1.6 Released- Cost upload, advanced funnels and easy access to hundreds of GA profiles

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Analytics Canvas, with new features and upgrades that provide even more powerful access to your analytics data. Google Analytics Cost upload and Bing Ads API connectivity Advanced funnel Analysis Enhanced GA profile management for those accessing hundreds of profiles at once Advanced query partitioning to avoid…

Analytics Canvas at the Google Analytics Summit 2012

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…

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

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…

Analytics Canvas V1.3 Released- New faster Google Analytics API, Excel dashboards

We are pleased to announce the release of Analytics Canvas V1.3.0 Analytics Canvas is a powerful platform for extracting data from Google Analytics using the API, as well as other data sources, and creating visual data analysis that can be run automatically. Pull data from hundreds of Google analytics accounts at once Combine, segment, filter…

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