Gather insights, share stories, and build trust over the common language of data. Using Google’s free DataStudio tool, you can plug in your website, socials, email, and excel sheets in order to visualize what matters most to you, your boss, your board or any other stakeholders.
What You’ll Learn
How to visualize data in 5 minutes using any DataStudio template
How to make your report/dashboard make sense to “non-techy” people
How to share your data to foster trust and secure relationships with those that matter most
Watch the webinar on Data Storytelling using Google DataStudio:
“You have to contextualize data.”
Michael offers a step-by-step guide for using Google DataStudio. His demo includes:
Editing text and adding sections
Customizing your theme and layout or using prebuilt templates
Using charts to pull insights
Telling a story with scorecards
Creating various charts including line and bar graphs
Creating more complex accumulative charts
Adding and customizing spreadsheet tables
Developing audience charts
Integrating services such as Facebook and Twitter using APIs
Additional resources and notes from the presenter:
Find the 3 dots icon next to the “share” button, click it and click “make a copy”
DataStudio will ask you to pick new data sources, but you can do that later. Just click “copy report”
You’ll be taken to your own, personal copy of this data report, located at datastudio.google.com, similar to a google doc.
Edit your copied report and be sure to add your own data sources into it.
A note from Michael:
I would love for everyone to take 5 minutes and see what my amazing team and I do at A & O. Check out this link: http://bit.ly/aoanalytics. We are eager and interested to help all the nonprofits with whatever digital marketing support they need, whether that’s analysis, strategy, or execution. We’re very affordable!
About the Presenter: Michael Despotovic of Apples & Oranges Analytics and Marketing
Michael Despotovic is the Co-Director of Apples & Oranges Analytics and Marketing (A & O) based out of Vancouver, BC. Learn more about A & O at http://bit.ly/aoanalytics. Michael has a Master’s in Publishing from SFU and is continuously involved in various arts, culture, and faith-based organizations around town. He’s also really into co-operatives!
NetSquared Vancouver gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who’s interested in using technology for social change. We’d love to have you join our Community: https://events.techsoup.org/vancouver
Do you work for or with a charitable nonprofit? Then you’re eligible for $10,000/month in free adwords advertising. This workshop could be a good opportunity to learn how to use your grant more effectively.
Google Engage is Coming to Canada!
Agencies, Webmasters and SEM experts: You are invited to the exclusive launch conference for Google Engage Canada.
If you’re managing Analytics accounts for friends and customers, you’re always looking for new ways to drive website traffic. Now you can learn how to improve your online presence by joining Google Engage, a new partner program for web professionals who want to expand their online marketing services and help their clients do more with Google AdWords. The program provides training, tools and client incentives to help you succeed with Google advertising products.
We’re excited to announce that Google Engage will be hosting kick-off events in Vancouver and Toronto this August! Join us for an inspiring day of exciting Google product demos, AdWords workshops, and an exclusive keynote by Chris O’Neill, Director of Google Canada.
Google Engage in Toronto Tuesday, August 9th 2011
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: The Carlu
444 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
Google Engage in Vancouver Thursday, August 16th 2011
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC