Handle High-Volume Downloads by Saving to a File

To handle high-volume downloads, NEXT Analytics saves to a file. Having data in a file lets you easily work in other applications or import the data into a database for use in a business intelligence data warehouse. This sample video shows how to download Twitter Followers of any Twitter user, even ones with millions of [...]

How To Customize a Google Analytics Script

Explanation You can edit NEXT Analytics script directly. Many people find this faster, easier and even a bit fun. To get started, we will explain the following popular requirements: dimensions metrics change the numeric filters change the text filters change the numeric sort The advantage of doing this with NEXT Scripting is that it gets [...]

Dimensional Aggregation and Rollup Made Easy

To get the answers we want, sometimes it's desirable to rolled up or aggregate a overly detailed dimension. This can apply to any data source including Google Analytics, PIWIK, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, SQL Queries and more. To demonstrate the value of rolling up detailed dimensions, a good example would be web site referers. Referers [...]

Unlocking Cohorts in Web and Social Media Analytics

You don’t need to be Houdini to escape the limitations of your Analytics Service. You just need NEXT Analytics Free or PRO Excel Addin. Although this works equally well for PIWIK , consider this example using Google Analytics. NEXT Analytics can create a cohort much more powerful than Google Analytics, even using Google Analytics’ [...]

Manage your Google Analytics Filters in Excel

Spam referrals are a problem for everyone.  You use hundreds of filters across hundreds of views to give you a better view of your business. Changing each one of your hundreds of filters to remove spam could take you all day to accomplish!  With a little bit of setup, NEXT Analytics can help you manage [...]

Analyze how Referrals are driving your Goal Completions

Analyze how Referrals are driving your Goal Completions If you’ve been active in promoting your web site, you will have accrued a number of external sources who drive traffic to your web site. These could be A-List bloggers, industry analysts, critics and fans, and members of your partner or affiliate network. Reaching out to these [...]

Example Dashboard shows 12 month trend for all Adwords Metrics available in Google Analytics in an Excel spreadsheet

How effective is your Adwords spend? Get a complete 12 month overview of everything that happened relating to Adwords. This easily customizable Dashboard runs inside Excel and is free for users of NEXT Analytics. Just download it, and one click later, you'll know how well your pay per click campaigns are doing. Download it Download [...]