After the strong interest to my previous in-depth Google Data Studio tutorial, I am happy to share with you a few more Google Data Studio templates that are prebuilt and ready to use.
This template is specially built for marketers, for whom the reports that matter most are social media reports, top traffic channels, and organic search results. To use them just connect your google analytics account and start using them (step by step instructions at the end)!
Whats Included in the Template
This template consists of seven types of dashboards. It’s made to give you an outline of the most important reports that matter to your business. Below are the seven types of dashboards:
1). Audience Overview
This dashboard displays where in the world your audience lives. It is basically a combination of audience location, gender, and interests reports. Being a content marketer you would be interested to know about your audience and create content around their interest.
If you only want to get this dashboard, you can get it by clicking the link below.
2). Acquisition Report
The second important thing to know for any marketer is the source of traffic. Which channel is bringing in more traffic, which campaigns are out performing and which other websites refer traffic to your site.
You will see a glimpse of all the above things in the acquisition dashboard
3) How Visitors Behave during their Journey
Are you able to impress your website visitors? Do they stay longer and interact with your content? These are really important questions that conclude your business success. This dashboard displays the top performing pages, the top events, and browsers which your visitors use to access your website.
4). Goal Completions
The success of your online business can be measured by the number of goal completions. It can be a pdf download, newsletter sign up, or a form submission. This dashboard will help you have a look at important goal conversions and which traffic sources play an important part in goal completions.
5). Social Media Template
Social media alone is a powerful traffic source for your business. It can lift your online business if managed successfully. In this template, you will be able to see the top social media channels, social media visitors behavior, bounce rate, peak days and hours.
6). SEO Template
SEO is the backbone of any online business. The SEO dashboard one of the interesting report for any online marketer. It gives new opportunities to rank and beat the competitors. This template displays the top ranking pages, devices being used to search, top keywords and especially the organic searches by countries.
Get Your Free Google Data Studio Template
If you don’t know using a template, I’ll walk you through the whole process to connect with your own data source and analyze data. Follow the steps below to use the template:
1). Create a Data Studio Account
Before importing the template, it is required that you have a Data Studio account. If you haven’t created yet, click here to create one.
2). Get the template and make a copy
Click on the below button to get data studio marketing template and create a copy.
3). Connect Data Sources - Google Analytics & Search Console
This template uses two data sources. One Google Analytics and second is search console for SEO reports.
First, connect Google Analytics:
Click the first dropdown, then click ‘create new data source’.
From the data sources list, select Google Analytics and then choose the specific account, property, and view which you want to connect.
Click the connect button.
Next, add all the listed dimensions and metrics by clicking the ‘ADD TO REPORT’ button.
Similarly, add the second data source as Google Search Console and hit ‘CREATE REPORT’.
View your Marketing Dashboard
Once you setup the data sources and create a report, you will be taken to your reports dashboard. It includes 7 pages, so you can click on the pagination icon to view multiple reports in the same dashboard.
Now, you have a working dashboard and it’s easier to view the summary of all your important data in a single template. Don’t forget to comment below, your thoughts about the template and how it can be improved further to meet your business goals.