Google Analytics Reports and Dashboards with Data Studio
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Google Analytics Reports and Dashboards with Data Studio

Learn to Create your own Custom Google Analytics Dashboards in minutes with Google Data Studio
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4.4 (21 ratings)
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Created by Ian Littlejohn
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 24 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create powerful Google Analytics Dashboards in minutes
  • Learn how to setup Google Data Studio
  • Create powerful filters to ask questions of your Google Analytics data
  • Create a connection to Google Analytics Data
  • Learn how to use Scorecards to display Key Metrics and compare to previous periods
  • Create effective Time Series graphs to understand the trends within your data
  • Create effective Tables that displays Key Measurements and Comparisons
  • Create effective Geographical analysis to displays maps of your data
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Requirements
  • You need to have a Google account or GMail account
Description

If you are a Google Analytics user you will know how much data can be provided to you.  However it is not always easy to access this data and make sense of it within Google Analytics.  In this course Ian Littlejohn will show you how to easily create your own custom Google Data Studio reports and dashboards that will make it easy to understand your Google Analytics data.

Google Data Studio is Google's latest report and dashboard creation tool.  Using a drag and drop interface reports can be created and running in minutes.  Google Data Studio also makes it incredibly easy to share your reports with other users.

In this course we will show you how to easily create the following:

  • Connect to the Google Analytics data source
  • Understand the Google Data Studio interface
  • Create Scorecards displaying key information such as Sessions and Users
  • Create Time Series / Trend graphs displaying how Sessions and Users changes over time
  • How to setup different filters for your data
  • Display information using column, bar and pie charts
  • Create effective maps and geographical analysis
  • Create powerful interactive dashboards

This course is for anybody who wants to effectively analyze and understand their Google Analytics data.

Who is the target audience?
  • Google Analytics users
  • Online Marketers
  • Web Site Administrators
  • Google users
  • Business owners
  • Excel users
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Curriculum For This Course
41 Lectures
01:32:06
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Introduction
4 Lectures 03:11

The Introduction section provides an overview of the course

Section 1 Introduction
00:00

Explanation of the course content

Introduction
00:37

Introduction lesson for the Google Analytics Reports and Dashboards with Data Studio.

Preview 02:23

Download the learner guide to use during the course

Download the Learner Guide
00:10
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Getting Started with Google Data Studio
3 Lectures 06:35

In this section we review how to connect your web site data to Google Data Studio and how to start your report and dashboard creation

Section 2 Introduction
00:00

We provide an overview of Google Data Studio and explain how to connect your web site data to Google Data Studio

Preview 06:28

Practical Activity for the setting up Google Data Studio lessons

Practical Activity
00:07
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First Report in Google Data Studio
4 Lectures 11:23

Learn how to create your first report using Google Data Studio

First Report and Scorecards Introduction
00:00

In this lesson we will start to create our first report in Google Data Studio.

First Report with Google Data Studio
03:27

The Scorecard is an important visualization for displaying key metrics and KPIs.  In this lesson you will learn how to display key metrics such as the number of sessions and users

Creating ScoreCards for your Dashboard
07:47

Practical Activity for the Scorecard section

Practical Activity
00:09
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Time Series Graphs
6 Lectures 16:43

The Time Series section

Time Series Section
00:00

In this lesson we learn how to use the Time Series graph.  The Time Series graph makes it easy to understand your data by week, month, quarter or many other options.

Preview 06:47

The Cumulative Time Series creates a running total visualization.  This visualization is very powerful to display how the number of users or sessions accumulates.

Cumulative Time Series Graphs
01:27

Time filters are one of Google Data Studios most powerful features.  At the click of the mouse you can change the time frame for the data being displayed in report or on the dashboard.

Using Time Filters
03:43

In this lesson we will learn how to create comparisons to previous periods.  Google Data Studio supports two forms of previous periods.  The data can be compared to the previous period i.e. the previous week or previous month or the data can be compared to the previous year.

Comparing to Previous Periods
04:27

The practical activity for the Time Series visualization section

Practical Activity
00:18
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Filters
4 Lectures 12:43

The Filters section.  In this section you will learn how to easily filter the data from your web site and ask questions.

Filters Section
00:00

Filters are powerful tools for asking questions of your data.  In this lesson you will learn how to add filters to your reports and dashboards.

Preview 07:04

Set Pre-Defined Dates for Visualizations
05:28

Practical Activity
00:10
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Area Graphs
3 Lectures 06:43

This section will teach how to use the Area Graph to visualize how data changes over time

Area Graph Section
00:00

In this lesson we will learn how to use the Area graph to display time series data.  The area graph provides an effective visualization to understand trends.

Use Area Graphs to Understand Trends
06:32

The practical activity for the area graph

Practical Activity
00:11
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Column and Bar Graphs
3 Lectures 09:20

Column and Bar graphs section

Column and Bar Graphs Section
00:00

In the column and bar graphs lesson we will see how to use this form of visualization to display which items are highest and which are lowest

Column and Bar Graphs
09:08

Practical Activity
00:11
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Pie Graphs
3 Lectures 04:16

The Pie Graph section.

Pie Graph Section
00:00

In this lesson we learn how to use the Pie graph to effectively visualize the percentage contribution to the total. 

Pie Graphs to Visualize Contributions
04:07

Practical Activity
00:09
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Using Tables in Data Studio
3 Lectures 10:26

Tables section

Tables Section
00:00


Practical Activity
00:23
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Geographic Analysis
3 Lectures 08:06
Geographic Analysis Section
00:00

Geographic Analysis
07:49

Practical Activity
00:16
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
Ian Littlejohn
4.4 Average rating
1,613 Reviews
9,938 Students
11 Courses
Excel Power Tools, Power BI and Google Data Studio Trainer

Ian is a trainer that specializes in Microsoft Excel Business Intelligence tools and Google Data Studio.  Ian is an experienced trainer that teaches techniques and tools making it easy for learners to harness the power of Excel PivotTables, PowerPivot, Power Query,  Power BI and Google Data Studio.

Ian has been training learners on these powerful technologies for over 10 years making it easy for business users to easily create management reports, develop interactive dashboards and generate new insight and intelligence from business data.

Ian has over 10 years of Management Consulting experience and he brings this knowledge and skills to his training course showing Excel and Google Data Studio users how to easily create sophisticated management reports, perform data analysis and create amazing interactive dashboards without using any complex programming or specialized tools.

Ian has consulted and worked with major organizations in the Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telecommunications and Logistics industries across a number of countries and continents.