Support for Version 4 of Google Analytics Reporting API 

Version 4 of the API lets you access the following new features: Multiple Date Ranges Show both for comparison; or Google will automatically subtract metrics to show the delta Histogram Buckets     "dimensions":[     {       "name":"ga:sessionCount",       "histogramBuckets":["1","10","100","200","400"]     }], Metric Expressions "metrics":[ {   "expression":"ga:goal1Completions/ga:goal1Starts",   [...]

Support for Version 4 of Google Analytics Reporting API  2017-12-19T08:49:25+00:00

An Alternative Way to Create a Google Analytics segment

NEXT Analytics presents An Alternative Way to Create a Google Analytics Segment! A segment created by NEXT Analytics is just as powerful as one created using Google Analytics. In many ways it is more versatile and easier to administer. Perhaps you need a segment that doesn't exist, and you only need it for one query. Perhaps [...]

An Alternative Way to Create a Google Analytics segment 2017-05-08T14:07:23+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

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

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 Free 2017-03-16T12:53:06+00:00