Make Google Analytics Weeks Start on Mondays

Frustrated that Google Analytics displays weekly metrics starting on Sunday? With NEXT Analytics, querying weekly data that starts on Mondays is easy—like “you’ve got to be kidding me” easy. In fact, you can tell NEXT to fetch weekly data starting on any day of the week. With NEXT Analytics, you’re in control. Select your dimensions [...]

Excellent Analytics for Excel Users

Microsoft Excel: The Perfect Tool for Custom Reports and Dashboards Excel is a useful tool for preparing and presenting data to managers in an organization. Working in Excel means one less tool to keep track of Excel is a familiar interface Excel lets you combine data from multiple data sources Use Excel formulas, charts, and [...]

Upgrade from Excellent Analytics

Why upgrade From Excellent Analytics? Excellent Analytics is a free Excel Addin that brings Google Analytics directly into a spreadsheet. People love it and it's free. The problem is that it was last updated in 2012. The Google Analytics team has expanded what it provides, but the users of Excellent Analytics are still working with only [...]

What to Do When Google Analytics Generates a Sampled Data Set

When you have a busy site, large data can become a problem. NEXT can help with that. The Problem with Large Data Either: your reports get sampled data, or they take a long time to refresh because the software is constantly re-fetching historical data. Avoid both these problems with NEXT.   What is Data Sampling? [...]

NEXT Analytics implements new Google Analytics API

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 Google Analytics announced the release of 40 new Data points. NEXT Analytics has been updated to implement the new Google Analytic API changes. You can download the current version of NEXT Analytics here. Your license key will work with the updated version. Here are some of the details for the 40 [...]

NEXT Analytics and Tableau: Heat Maps

This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to use Next Analytics and Tableau together to create a heat map for almost any NEXT Analytics query that involves a geographic dimension by using NEXT Analytics to put data into Tableau to create heat maps that you can customize. Now you can see your data in a [...]

Around the Clock – Time of Day Analysis

Mimic a 24-hour clock with radar charts and see how your website metrics vary by time of day. When are there more visits? When do they stay longer? When do they convert more? Download: ga-time-of-day-analysis Google Spreadsheet version

Social Traffic Summary

View this quick summary of social traffic for your website. Comes with month-over-month and week-over-week change values. Download: ga-social-traffic-details Google Spreadsheet version

Social Traffic Versus Other Segments

Compare key metrics for website traffic from social media sources versus the other visitor sources in this one report. Download: ga-social-versus-other-segments Google Spreadsheet version