Google Data Studio was created to solve this problem. It's a dashboarding and reporting tool that customers can use to connect all their data ― from Google AdWords, Google Analytics, DoubleClick Campaign Manager, Google Sheets and more ― and turn it into dynamic, self-updating reports that are easy to understand and share.
Now Data Studio has a new feature that makes sharing even more powerful: AdWords Data Control.
Choose Your SourcesNow Adwords Data Control lets each user choose the source accounts for the data they want to see in any Data Studio report. There's no need to build separate reports for every user and account.
Suppose you have set data you monitor every day in your AdWords accounts. With Data Studio, you can build a report, then use AdWords Data Control to populate the report with data from your other active accounts. That makes it easy to monitor all the data for your business while also seeing individual accounts that interest you.
Are you a large organization with many websites for different brands, regions, or business units? Do you want to unify AdWords reporting and team KPIs across them all? Do you need to share data, collaborate, and add or revoke permissions at any time? Just build a template report in Data Studio, add the AdWords Data Control, and share the report across your organization. Every user will see their AdWords data in your curated report.
As always with Data Studio, you can pull data from over 127 AdWords dimensions and metrics, from CTR to conversions and average position. The reports are easy to share with your whole team or company, so everyone can make better decisions.
Getting Started is EasyData Studio comes with sample reports and templates so you can get started right away. Multiple data connectors help you import data from multiple sources ― like Google AdWords and Google Analytics ― into a single report. And now Data Control makes gathering and sharing data even easier.
To learn more about Data Control, see our help center. If you're already a Data Studio user, get started now.
1. Source: Google Surveys, U.S., "2016–2017 Marketing Analytics Challenges and Goals," Base: 203, marketing executives who have analytics or data-driven initiatives, Dec. 2016.