You may have seen that a while back Google announced that Data Studio, Google’s free data visualization and reporting product, was officially out of Beta…and we’re super excited about it! We also thought that now would be a good time to share some of what we’ve learned since we started using the reporting tool in 2016.
First of all, one of the reasons we love Data Studio is because of its easy integration with other Google products (after all, it’s now part of the Google Marketing Platform) like Google Ads, Doubleclick, and Google Analytics. This makes for easy and quick reporting and data visualization. Before Data Studio you might have downloaded data into a spreadsheet, arranged everything as needed via a pivot table, created a graph or table, and copied it into a presentation or made it look nice in spreadsheet form. Now Data Studio allows you to cut out a good number of those steps by pulling in the data directly from the source into a format of your choosing (graph, chart, table, etc.). Sounds great, right? Here are some tips to make your reporting even more streamlined. (more…)
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