7 Best Data Visualization Tools in 2019

Data visualization allows marketers to physically see and communicate with their target audience. Marketers typically have all the same information via text, but turning it into a visual aid can allow companies to make business decisions much faster. Simple aids like pie charts or line graphs can take thousands of pieces of information and compress them all down into something legible.

Creating these visuals on your own can take more time than reading through the slog of information. The good news is that technology has created data visualization tools for marketers to easily pour their data into and create the visuals for them.

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Ideas for Google Analytics Custom Dimensions and Metrics

Depending on whether you are using the free or 360 version of Google Analytics you get 20 or 200 custom dimensions and metrics to work with.

When used correctly, these custom definitions can be one of the most useful custom features in Google Analytics. They allow you to tailor your analytics to meet your needs and to match your KPI-s.

One of the most common problems related to custom definitions has been that people don’t know what exactly are the dimensions and metrics they should be tracking.

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Tracking Common User Actions Using Google Analytics Goals

Google Analytics, undoubtedly an industry leader in digital analytics, comes with a decent list of features available out of the box. Naturally, every website is different and so are their key objectives.

Tracking the performance of those key objectives is exactly where Google Analytics goals come into play. In this article, we are covering how to track the popular user actions as goals in Google Analytics.

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Pulling Google Analytics Data into Google Sheets

Google Analytics’s visual interface is great for getting a quick overview and basic data exploration. Often times, in order to find useful insights, you need to take a deeper look and the visual interface just don’t cut it anymore.

In case you are like me, and many other data-driven marketers/analysts, you like working with spreadsheets. Luckily, pulling your Google Analytics data into Google Spreadsheets is easier than you might think.

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Getting Started with Apache Superset, an Enterprise-Ready Business Intelligence Platform

Apache Superset is a modern, enterprise-ready business intelligence web application that makes it easy to visualise large datasets and build complex dashboards. At Reflective Data, we are using Apache Superset to monitor all data going through our platform with minimum latency. This allows us to easily combine data from different databases and every analyst can […]

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Ultimate Guide to Setting up Enhanced Ecommerce Tracking

The Enhanced Ecommerce tracking is my favorite feature of Google Analytics, yet so many companies are not using most of its features. It’s time to turn this into your competitive advantage.

While there are other creative use cases, in this article I’m focusing on tracking the websites actually selling goods or services online.

The goal of this article is to provide an up-to-date information and guidelines for implementing Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce tracking on an e-commerce site using Google Tag Manager.

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