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Google Analytcis - Creating Dashboards & Weekly/Monthly Reports

  • 1.  Google Analytcis - Creating Dashboards & Weekly/Monthly Reports

    Posted Feb 18, 2020 11:38

    Hello everyone,

    I am working on creating Dashboards and Weekly/Monthly Reports in Google Analytics.

    I am trying to adapt existing templates from Crowdsource Google Analytics Insights, instead of trying to build from scratch.

    Have you used any of these templates? Which ones are your favorites for dashboard, and reports?

    I am looking for high level stats like Unique Pageviews, Unique Visitors, Bounce Rate, Top Pages, Demographics, Devices, Referring Sites, Top Search Terms, etc.

    Thank you!

    Roshani



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    Roshani Kothari
    Technology & Digital Operations Director
    Plastic Pollution Coalition
    Washington, DC
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  • 2.  RE: Google Analytcis - Creating Dashboards & Weekly/Monthly Reports

    Posted Feb 19, 2020 09:52
    Hi Roshani,

    I used these templates long ago to create some custom reports but renamed and customized them to my own needs. Everyone's traffic and website is different, so I found the Gallery dashboards and segments most useful as a learning opportunity to see how people customized GA, and then I followed their lead. I do remember that Avinash Kaushik's suggestions were useful.

    On a side note, I also got out of the habit of using Google Analytics dashboards because they were hard to customize, compare timeframes, and share. Then along came Google Data Studio which is much more powerful and easier to share among colleagues. Depending on what you are trying to do, I actually recommend using Data Studio first.

    Thanks,
    Stephen

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    Stephen Gaede
    Digital Analyst
    Baltimore, MD
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