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Connect Snapchat Ads to Looker Studio : How-to, templates and metrics...

Florian Cabirol
November 21, 2023
Connect Snapchat Ads to Looker Studio : How-to, templates and metrics...

Quick steps to create a Snapchat Ads report with Google Sheets:

You can easiliy create a Snapchat Ads report following this step :

  1. Get informations from the data integration from our Snapchat Ads connector.
  2. Create a source on catchr.io.
  3. Download our Google Sheets extensions.
  4. Configure and run your request
If you need more informations, you can follow the tutorial.

How to install Google Sheets Catchr Add-on.

To start exporting your Snapchat Ads data to Google Sheets, you need to install the Catchr add-on. You currently have two options :

Option A: Via the marketplace:

  1. Visit the Catchr Add-on page on the Google Workspace Marketplace and click "Install."
  2. Grant the necessary permissions for the add-on.
  3. Upon successful installation, open a Google Sheets to proceed.
Connect Google Sheet to Facebook Ads
Install Catchr Google Sheets Add-on

Option B: Directly within a Google Sheets:

  1. Open a new Google Sheets.
  2. In the top menu, click "Extensions", then hover over "Add-ons" and select "Get add-ons."
  3. Search for "Catchr" and choose "Catchr - data connector."
  4. Click "Install" and grant the required permissions.
  5. Close the installation pop-up when completed.
  6. Start using the Catchr add-on.
Install Catchr Add-on for Google Sheets
Install Catchr Add-on for Google Sheets

Once you have installed the add-on, you can start making requests.

The tutorial

Quick steps to create a Snapchat Ads report with Looker Studio:

You can easiliy create a Snapchat Ads report following this step :

  1. Get informations from the data integration from our Snapchat Ads connector.
  2. Create a datasource and new report on Looker Studio.
  3. Choose your metrics and dimensions.
  4. Use charts with your metrics and dimensions.
If you need more informations, you can follow the tutorial. You can also find a template for Snapchat Ads at the end of the page.

The tutorial

Quick steps to create a Snapchat Ads report with PowerBI:

You can easiliy create a Snapchat Ads report following this step :

  1. Get informations from the data integration from our Snapchat Ads connector.
  2. Create a source on catchr.io.
  3. Configure your request on the PowerBI request manager.
  4. Copy the given URL in PowerBI
If you need more informations, you can follow the tutorial. You can also find a template for Snapchat Ads at the end of the page.

The tutorial

Understanding the multitude of data from your marketing channels is pivotal to making informed decisions. This tutorial will guide you through the process of integrating Snapchat Ads data into Looker Studio. By connecting Snapchat Ads to Looker Studio, you can merge this valuable data with other data sources for comprehensive analytics and reporting. Follow these steps to visualize your marketing data and drive your strategic marketing efforts to success.

How to Connect Your Snapchat Ads Account to Looker Studio

Create an Account on Looker Studio

For those new to Looker Studio, formerly known as Google Data Studio, you'll need to kick off the process by setting up an account. Looker Studio allows you to use your existing Google account to get started.

Looker Studio Account Creation Page

Connect Snapchat Ads to Looker Studio

To help you visualize your Snapchat Ads marketing data within Looker Studio, follow these detailed steps:

  • Navigate to your Looker Studio dashboard and click on "Create".
Creating a new report in Looker Studio
  • Select "Report" to initiate a new report creation.
Selecting a Report option in Looker Studio
  • Within the data sources gallery, search and select the Catchr Snapchat Ads data connector.
Selecting Snapchat Ads data connector

Step-by-Step Guide on the Authorization Step

If this is your first time authorizing the connector, here's what you need to do:

Authorizing Looker Studio

  • A prompt will require authorization to integrate the community connector with Looker Studio.
Community connector authorization prompt
  • Select your Google Account for the connection.
Google account selection for Looker Studio
  • Review the authorization details provided by Looker Studio, then scroll through.
Authorization details for Looker Studio
  • Click "Allow" to grant access.
Allow access button for Looker Studio authorization

Connecting Catchr to Snapchat Ads

  • Next, click on the second "Authorize" button labeled 'Snapchat Ads require authorization to connect your data to Looker Studio'.
Authorize Catchr connection to Snapchat Ads
  • Follow the instructions in the popup window to grant Catchr access to your Snapchat Ads account.
Catchr authorization instructions popup
  • Once authorized, select the Snapchat Ads account you wish to integrate and click "Add".
Adding a Snapchat Ads account to Looker Studio
  • If the "Add" button isn't visible, check the top right corner for a "Create Report" or "Report" button.
Alternate location for Add/Create Report button

In conclusion, by following the above steps carefully, the integration between Catchr and Snapchat Ads will be established, allowing you to visualize and analyze your marketing data through Looker Studio. This seamless integration can unlock deeper insights and enhance your data-driven marketing strategies.

Explore the Metrics Universe of Snapchat Ads with Looker Studio Integration

Integrating Snapchat Ads with Looker Studio opens up a world where data tells stories and guides decisions. The following metrics available from Catchr for Snapchat Ads can vastly improve your visual analytics:

  • Performance Indicators: From ad spend to swipe-up rates, meticulously track the efficiency of your campaigns and optimize for higher returns.
  • User Engagement: Measure metrics like "Video Views Time Based" and "Stories Complete" to gauge content engagement and tailor your creative strategies.
  • Conversion Tracking: With metrics like "Purchases" and "App Installs," assess the direct impact of your ads on your sales funnel and user acquisition efforts.
  • Audience Insights: Demographic and behavioral data, such as gender, age, and device type, enable precise audience segmentation and targeting.

By utilizing Looker Studio's robust visualization tools, you can create interactive dashboards and comprehensive reports. Imagine combining real-time campaign performance data with historical trends for predictive insights or juxtaposing cost-per-acquisition against lifetime customer value to evaluate your ads' long-term profitability.

Moreover, by leveraging Looker Studio's blending capabilities, you can unify Snapchat Ads data with other sources, like Google Analytics or CRM platforms, to understand your customers' end-to-end journey from awareness to conversion.

The options are virtually limitless, and it all begins with an accurate, centralized view of your marketing data. Begin crafting your data-driven narrative today by checking the complete list of available metrics for Snapchat Ads at Catchr's Snapchat Ads Metrics.

Bonus : Your free Snapchat Ads - Overview Template

In this Snapchat Ads template, you will find all the metrics and dimensions you would need to get a better view of your data.

If you need more templates, you could look at our looker studio template gallery.

Bonus : Your free Snapchat Ads OverviewTemplate for PowerBI

In this Snapchat Ads template, you will find all the metrics and dimensions you would need to get a better view of your data thank to our integrations.

If you need more templates, you could look at our PowerBI template gallery.

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