Before you begin:
There is a way to pull live data from popular data sources directly into Google Data Studio (GDS) using connectors created by TapClicks' brands like Megalytic. This guide shows you how to do that. The data sources available include the following:
- Facebook Ads
- Facebook Page Insights
- Google Ads
- Google Analytics
- LinkedIn Ads
- LinkedIn Pages
- Microsoft (Bing) Ads
Find your Connector
1] Open a browser and navigate to datastudio.google.com.
2] In the upper left, click the Create button.
3] From the menu that appears click Data source.
4] On the data source page, if you want data from any of the 8 connectors above, enter megalytic into the search box (search results appear automatically).
5] Within the search results, locate your connector of choice and click it.
6] Click Authorize.
7] If you're not already logged into the service, click the Log In button and log in.
8] When Megalytic asks for permissions, click Allow. The data source is added.
9] From the Account dropdown menu, select an account. It is mandatory to select at least one account.
10] Optionally select a query type from the Query Type dropdown menu.
11] In the upper right corner of the page, click the Connect button.
12] Here you can see all the fields that you have loaded for your data source.
13] Click the Create Report button to input this data source into a new Google Data Studio Report.