About Ward Yaternick

Founder of NEXT Analytics Corporation

Avoid Google Analytics Data Sampling

This blog describes an easy and free technique to avoid Google Analytics Data Sampling without having to pay for Google Analytics 360 (aka Premium).  If you have Premium, it might save you from the two step process described here. Sampled data is wrong data. There's a lot at stake, if you are publishing wrong data! [...]

Avoid Google Analytics Data Sampling 2017-05-08T05:58:36+00:00

Learn to analyze multiple segments and why you should do it

Analyze Multiple Segments: Why do it? In many cases, you might want to analyze multiple segments in order to: put them on the same report to compare them combine them for a subtotal look for outliers Only NEXT Analytics offers the ability to analyze multiple segments in the same report, even if the segment refers [...]

Learn to analyze multiple segments and why you should do it 2017-05-08T12:31:24+00:00

Google Analytics Multi-View Analysis

Main Reason to do Multi-View Analysis It's very common to hit the maximum number of goals that a View supports.  Web analysts will create additional Views as new Goals are introduced. They do this because they don't want to delete or re-use old goals because they are still historically relevant. Many people therefore would like [...]

Google Analytics Multi-View Analysis 2017-05-08T09:35:15+00:00

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 [...]

Handle High-Volume Downloads by Saving to a File 2017-04-07T10:22:31+00:00

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 [...]

How To Customize a Google Analytics Script 2017-03-11T08:09:13+00:00

It takes just ten minutes to setup a personal database using free MYSQL

The install (including downloads) will probably take 10 minutes.  It pertains to software that's freely downloaded as of March 10, 2017.  Start by clicking this link and following it’s instructions. Accept all the defaults. https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.4.0/python-3.4.0.amd64.msi Next, click this link and accept any prompts for Developer or any other default. https://cdn.mysql.com//Downloads/MySQLInstaller/mysql-installer-community-5.7.17.0.msi These steps take only about [...]

It takes just ten minutes to setup a personal database using free MYSQL 2017-03-15T15:19:26+00:00

YouTube Daily Views for Live or On Demand Content by Subscribed Status and YouTube Product

Compare daily YouTube views across content type, subscriber status and YouTube product The YouTube Daily Views for Live or On Demand Content by Subscribed Status and YouTube Product report from NEXT Analytics is a refreshable report that fetches daily data on YouTube views for live and on demand YouTube content, and organizes that data further [...]

YouTube Daily Views for Live or On Demand Content by Subscribed Status and YouTube Product 2017-02-12T13:04:51+00:00

Instagram Neighbourhood Hashtag Analysis

Let Your Customers Tell You Where the Next High Growth Neighbourhood Is Instagram Neighbourhood Hashtag Analysis shows you which neighbourhoods have a growing use of certain hashtags that lead you to your next big growth opportunity. Choose As Many Hashtags As You Need It just takes a little bit of preparation. The first thing to do is [...]

Instagram Neighbourhood Hashtag Analysis 2017-02-12T13:04:51+00:00

YouTube Demographics Breakdown Report

See the demographics (age and sex) of the people who are watching your YouTube videos or channels in a customizable, refreshable report in Excel or in the Cloud NEXT analytics will fetch important demographic information about your YouTube audience. Just click on a button below (desktop or cloud product), authorize NEXT for YouTube, then click [...]

YouTube Demographics Breakdown Report 2017-02-12T13:04:51+00:00

YouTube Daily Views by Traffic Source

A refreshable YouTube report showing daily YouTube views by traffic source in Excel or in the Cloud Which traffic source yields the most views of your YouTube videos?  This report will tell you.  Traffic sources include YouTube search, suggested videos, annotation, YouTube playlist page, YouTube channel, advertizing, playlist, notification, or other source.  All the data [...]

YouTube Daily Views by Traffic Source 2017-02-12T13:04:51+00:00