The AdWords Campaigns analysis report provides data on the performance of Google AdWords campaigns that are connected to the same Google Analytics profile as the domain's campaign in Rank Ranger. A Compare to Past feature allows you to include comparison data for the previous period, same time last year or a custom date range.
Report data can be filtered by Key Metric (sessions,
percentage of new sessions, new users, bounce rate, pages per session, etc.), Segment and Goal Conversion type. Goal Value can be displayed in your choice of world currencies.
To view this
report Google Analytics must be configured correctly (please refer to our Google Analytics documentation
) for the primary domain. In addition, AdWords must be linked to your Google Analytics profile (refer to Link Google Analytics and AdWords
The traffic graph displays the results associated with the Key Metric you select (e.g., sessions, page views, goal completions, etc.). The orange line represents
comparison to the previous period (refer to the Date section in Report Options).
Traffic Metric Totals
Enabling the Traffic Metrics Totals option presents Google AdWords campaign number of sessions, the percentage of those sessions that are new visits to the site, the number of new users visiting the site, the bounce rate, the average number of pages visited per session and the average session duration for visits to the site. You can also view the change from a previous time period by selecting the Compare to Past option.
By selecting the Conversions Display Goals option, the AdWords Goal Conversion Rate, Goal Completions and Goal Value for the selected goal (or the total, if All Goals was chosen) can be included in the report.
Selecting Ecommerce Transactions in the Conversions Display option, displays the Ecommerce Conversion Rate, Transactions and Revenue instead of the Goal metrics above.
The Traffic Metrics table displays sessions,
of new sessions, new users, bounce rate, pages per session, average session duration, goal conversion rate, goal completions and goal value per campaign. Note that in the bounce rate column, a lower number indicates a better rate, therefore, the downward arrow is green and represents a positive change.
The AdWords Metrics table displays clicks, impressions, CTR (click through rate), Average CPC (cost per click) and Cost per campaign.
AdWords Campaigns with Ecommerce Transaction Data
The tables can also be filtered, which allows the user to narrow down what is shown within the table.
When the report is filtered by Ecommerce transactions, the AdWords campaign metrics include Ecommerce Conversion Rate, Transactions and Revenue.
Custom Date Range
- Click the Calendar icon to select the Report Date range or select a Custom Date Range in the top right toolbar.
- Check the Compare to Past box if you want to view comparative data, and then select a time period:
Previous Period: if you select a 3-month date range, the 3-months prior to that period will display as comparative data
Same Time Last Year: if you select October - December 2014, then the data will be compared to October - December 2013
Custom Date: allows you to select an arbitrary date range for comparison, e.g. if you select September - December 2014 as your report date range, and you want to compare the data to January - April 2014, you can select that time period using Custom Date
- Enter a report title, if desired
- Choose to show or hide Google Algorithm Changes
Show or Hide Report Sections
- Traffic Graph
- Traffic Metrics Totals
- Traffic Metrics
- Adwords Metrics
Select the Google Analytics Key Metric
Key Metric is reflected in the Graph above
- Sessions: the period of time a user is actively engaged with your website, app, etc. All usage data (Screen Views, Events, Ecommerce etc.) is associated with a session.
- Page Views: number of pages views on the site
- Bounce Rate: the percentage of single entry/exit page visits
- New Users: the number of first-time users during the selected date range
- Pages/Session: the average number of pages viewed per session
- Goal Completions: the total number of all goal completions
- Clicks: the number of clicks received from your AdWords campaigns
- Impressions: the number of impressions received for your AdWords keywords on the SERPs
- CTR: Click Through Rate from your AdWords keywords
- Avg. CPC: the average cost per click
- Cost: the total cost for the keyword/s
Select Conversions Type
- Hide Goals
- All Goals
- Specific Goals that appear in the list based on the goals you've set in your Google Analytics account.
- Ecommerce Transactions
- If e-commerce goals are included, you may select from this list of world currencies to display in the report
Select a Segment
- Filter by segments created in your Google Analytics account, for example:
- All Sessions
- Android Traffic
- Direct Traffic
- iOS Traffic
- Made a Purchase
- Mobile Traffic
- Multi-Session Users
- New Users
- Non-bounce Sessions
- Organic Traffic
- Paid Traffic
- Referral Traffic
- Search Traffic
- Sessions with Conversions
Filter by Adwords Campaign(s)
- Select which Adwords campaign(s) to show using the tick boxes
Filter by Keyword
- Enter a Keyword if you want to filter the report by a keyword. Enter a plus (+) before positive keywords and minus (-) before negative keywords with a space between each keyword/phrase in the Filter by Keyword field. More information...
Events and Notes
Click the Apply Changes button.
Due to the wide variety of options available in this report, we recommend using Report Presets
which allow you to save a personalized version of a report or graph and create additional versions with different metrics, variables, and styles of that report or graph for the same campaign.
Google Analytics API limits the number of requests from an IP address for a domain each day. If you see a screen in our Analytics section that displays titles but no data, it could be that you/your team have exceeded that threshold by multiple rechecks. Logging in from a different IP address or waiting until the next day should resolve the issue. Please contact us if the issue is not resolved within 24 hours.
Understanding the Report Matrix
|Average Session Duration
|Displays the average length of time a visitor spent on a the site.
||Displays the percentage of single-page visits (i.e. visits in which the person left your site from the page they entered through without going deeper inside your site).
|% New Sessions
|An estimate of the percentage of first time visits to the site.
|The number of first-time users during the selected date range.
||Displays the average number of pages viewed per session. Repeated views of a single page are counted in this calculation.
Sessions represent the time period during which a user is actively engaged with your website, app, etc. All usage data (Screen Views, Events, E-commerce, etc.) is associated with a session.
|Goal Conversion Rate
||The sum of all individual Goal Conversion Rates
||The total number of Conversions.
||Total Goal Value is the financial value produced by goal conversions on your site. This value is calculated by multiplying the number of goal conversions by the value that you assigned to each goal in Google Analytics.
Due to the wide variety of options available in this report, we recommend using Report Presets
which allow you to save a personalized version of a report or
and create additional versions with different metrics, variables and styles of that report or graph for the same campaign.
Google Analytics API limits the number of requests from an IP address for a domain each day.
If you see a screen in our Analytics section that displays titles but no data, it could be that you/your team have exceeded that threshold by multiple rechecks. Logging in from a different IP address or waiting until the next day should resolve the issue. Please contact us if the issue is not resolved within 24 hours.
Conveniently add a report or graph with its current settings to a marketing dashboard:
1. Hover over the gold gear icon and select Add to Marketing Dashboard
2. Select the Dashboard
3. Select the Dashboard Page
that you want the report added to
4. Click the "Go to Dashboard
" link to further customize the report (e.g., drag it to a specific position on the page, change date settings, etc.)
Refer to the Report Options
section for details regarding the display settings, filters and sort options available for this report.
The report date (or date range) is governed by the selected Dashboard date option: Date Selection or Fixed Periods, learn more...
- Daily reports default to the last day of the selected period
- Weekly and monthly reports default to 1 month of data
To change the number of weeks or months displayed in a specific report, click the gear icon for any marketing dashboard report element and expand the Date option section, enter the number and click the Save Button.
Customize Report for Client Dashboard
Client Dashboards display our default report options for each individual report and graph until you modify them. To customize the display of the report, expand the Report Options section, change the settings and click the Apply Changes button.
Then expand Report Options again and hover over the Save icon and select Save as Default for Client Dashboard
After saving the Client Dashboard default, any changes that you make to the report options will not affect the display in the Client Dashboard unless you overwrite it by following these instructions again.
Enable the Report or Graph to display in the Client Dashboard
Open the Campaign Settings > Client Dashboard
screen and check the box corresponding to the report(s) you want displayed in the dashboard, and then click the Save