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 MYSQL2017-03-15T15:19:26-04:00

How To Avoid Google Data Sampling — For Free

Has your analytics run aground because you've started seeing Google Data Sampling appear? GOOGLE DATA SAMPLING - WHAT IS IT? When a web site experiences more than 500,000 sessions that covers the same time range as what you’re querying, then GA ignores some of your data. Google refers to this “sampled data”. The elimination of [...]

How To Avoid Google Data Sampling — For Free2017-03-16T12:53:06-04:00

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 [...]

Dimensional Aggregation and Rollup Made Easy2017-03-16T12:53:14-04:00

Download PIWIK data, Fully Automatic, and Free.

This is probably the most boring blog post on the planet, but if you need PIWIK data, then you will be very excited to read this article. NEXT Analytics offers free software that downloads data, in addition to a wide variety of other data: Google Analytics, PIWIK data, And it also does social, as [...]

Download PIWIK data, Fully Automatic, and Free.2017-03-16T12:53:37-04:00

Analyze Facebook Posts for Any Fan Page and Any Date Range

Optimize and Report on the results of your Facebook Posting Wouldn't you want to know which posts caused the best reactions? Is overall performance improving or getting worse? Which post types perform the best? Compare your posts and their results with your competitors! With Facebook reports, you can't do this. The only way is through Page [...]

Analyze Facebook Posts for Any Fan Page and Any Date Range2017-02-12T13:05:52-04:00

Download Facebook Ad Data to Your Computer or Database

Analyze Facebook Ad Data Using Any Query and Reporting Software NEXT can prepare reports using a combination of any of the following data columns on a per day, week, month, fiscal period, or life to date basis. The possibilities are endless to learn everything you need to know about Facebook Ad performance. Trends, patterns, outliers.... [...]

Download Facebook Ad Data to Your Computer or Database2017-02-12T13:05:52-04:00

Advantages to Downloading Your Web and Social Media Data

Many people are finding that web based analytics by Google and Facebook are not sufficient. They seek better analysis, better security, and better means of distributing information. The answer is to download data and use Business Intelligence platforms and tools. We think Business Intelligence will bring a new era of usefulness to web and social [...]

Advantages to Downloading Your Web and Social Media Data2017-02-12T13:05:53-04:00