Google Data Studio

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Google data studio dashboard using Analytics data (on this site)

About

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Google Data Studio 360 is a web analytics dashboard report service which turns your analytics data into informative reports which are easy to read, share and customizable. The Data Studio is part of the Google Analytics 360 Suite released by Google 2015. The suite provides analytical data which companies can use to track ROI and marketing.

I first used Data Studio in Sept 2016 and was impressed by how powerful it is - it allows you to add "Data Sources" from a number of easy options (Sheets, SQL, etc) and includes "plx" data internal to Google employees. I actually thinks it's more powerful than many of the internal dashboards systems we have inside Google, with lovely features like a world heatmap, and made very easy to use.


Getting started

As of Sept 2016 the product is in beta and free (within limits) inside the US.

To use, just go to: https://datastudio.google.com/ and follow the easy tutorial.

Videos

The videos you'll want to watch before you get started are:

My Google Data Studio Dashboards

Here are some of my own dashboards I created: