Use Windows Task Scheduler to Refresh the Data in a Google Sheet or Excel Spreadsheet

Windows Task Scheduler will run applications that do not need human interaction. Nothing needs to be clicked, there is no text to be entered. It’s perfect for when you want the data to be downloaded before you arrive at work. It can also be used to refresh data without using Excel on your computer. [...]

Use Windows Task Scheduler to Refresh the Data in a Google Sheet or Excel Spreadsheet 2017-11-30T08:22:20+00:00

How to Upload Excel files to Google Sheets so that their data can be refreshed by NEXT Analytics

Step 1 – start the relationship between Google Drive and your installation of NEXT Analytics   Step 2 – Tell Google that you give permission for your installation of NEXT Analytics for it to access your Google Drive   Step 3 – Click the upload button. You will be prompted for one or more Excel [...]

How to Upload Excel files to Google Sheets so that their data can be refreshed by NEXT Analytics 2017-11-28T18:28:15+00:00

Adwords Update: May 2017, Latest Reports

During May 2017, Google released a new version of their Adwords interface. You can browse the reports that are now available, as well as the data columns that you can download using the Custom Query option. Data can be used in Excel, Google Data Studio, Power BI, and many other query and reporting tools. [...]

Adwords Update: May 2017, Latest Reports 2017-06-04T06:33:58+00:00

How to Implement Unsampled Data Access using Analytics 360

After you have purchased Analytics 360, it is very convenient to continue with the interactive dashboards. But sometimes your requests result in sampling conditions (greater than 500,000) sessions. Click the button that appears on your ribbon bar (in Windows), and you can get more detail which query is being sampled. At that point, you need to [...]

How to Implement Unsampled Data Access using Analytics 360 2017-05-08T06:01:26+00:00

Our review of google data studio

You can quickly publish nicely laid out dashboards The primary benefit is the rapid delivery of working dashboards. It is a time saver for a web analyst, and gets web data into the hands of the business user. Someone who uses Google Data Studio can produce a dashboard with only a few hours of effort. Google Data [...]

Our review of google data studio 2017-04-25T03:27:43+00:00

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

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