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How to Quickly and Easily Copy Data from Facebook Pages to Google Sheets

Florian Cabirol
January 30, 2024
How to Quickly and Easily Copy Data from Facebook Pages to Google Sheets

Quick steps to create a Facebook Pages report with Google Sheets:

You can easiliy create a Facebook Pages report following this step :

  1. Get informations from the data integration from our Facebook Pages 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 Facebook Pages 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 Facebook Pages report with Looker Studio:

You can easiliy create a Facebook Pages report following this step :

  1. Get informations from the data integration from our Facebook Pages 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 Facebook Pages at the end of the page.

The tutorial

Quick steps to create a Facebook Pages report with PowerBI:

You can easiliy create a Facebook Pages report following this step :

  1. Get informations from the data integration from our Facebook Pages 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 Facebook Pages at the end of the page.

The tutorial

In the age of digital marketing, data from social media platforms like Facebook Pages plays a crucial role in understanding and engaging your audience. However, you need a seamless way to analyze and organize this data. That's where Google Sheets comes in. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to import Facebook Pages data into Google Sheets using a powerful and user-friendly tool called Catchr Add-on.

Step 1: Create a New Query

After installing, open a new Google Sheet, click on "Add-ons," and select "Catchr - Data Connector" Click on "New Query" to create a query.

 

Open the Catchr add-on in Google Sheet.
Open the Catchr add-on in Google Sheet.

Step 2: Choose the Data Source

In the query tab, select "Facebook Pages" as your data source. If your Facebook account is not connected, click on the "+" button to add your account and authorize the connection.

Facebook Pages sources selections

Step 3: Select Account(s)

Go to the "Select account(s)" tab and pick the Facebook Pages accounts whose information you want to import. You can select one or multiple accounts. Our engine will make all the integrations based on your dimension list.

Accounts selection.

Step 4: Choose Metrics and Dimensions

Switch to the "Metrics" and "Dimensions" tabs, and select the pieces of data you want to import.

For metrics, you can use by example :

  • Page post engagement : The number of times people have engaged with your posts through reactions, comments, shares and more.
  • Page post impression : The number of times your Page's posts entered a person's screen. Posts include statuses, photos, links, videos and more.
  • Post engaged users : The number of people who clicked anywhere in your posts.
Facebook Page metrics from Google Sheets
Facebook Page metrics from Google Sheets

For dimensions, you can segment by :

  • Post comment text: The message written in the comment.
  • Age : The age.
  • Country : Country
Facebook Page dimensions from Google Sheets
Facebook Page dimensions from Google Sheets

This is only a small extract of all our fields. You can find the complete list on our fields facebook page listing.

Step 5: Set the Date Range

Go to the "Date range" tab and choose a preset date range (e.g., "Last month" or "This Year") or set a custom range.

Date range selector for Facebook Pages
Date range selector for Facebook Pages

Step 6: Set the Filters

If you want only specific data from your insights, you can use the filters tab to extract the desired data automatically. By example, you can select the specific "Post ID" you want to use to get the according data. 

Filter the Post Id on Facebook Page
Filter the Post Id on Facebook Page

Step 7: Schedule Automatic Refresh and Configure Options

On the "Options" tab, you can set up your data to update automatically and turn on the "Appends rows" or "Combine rows" features.

The appends rows options will append all the new data you add at the end of your Spreadsheet range.

The combined rows will update the rows that as the same dimension's value with the new fetched metrics and add the rest at the end.

Schedule and set options
Schedule and set options

Step 8: Run the Query

Finally, run the query to import your Facebook Pages data into Google Sheets. You can now analyze the data and create custom reports.

Get the data from Facebook Pages
Get the data from Facebook Pages

Now that you know how to create a query, let's explore some reports you could create.

Example Data Report: Facebook Page Performance Analysis

Using the Catchr Add-on for Google Sheets, you can build data reports that provide valuable insights into the performance of your Facebook Pages. Here's an example of a report you could create: 

Overall Page Performance: Figure out how many times the page was viewed, how many people saw it, and how far it was seen. 


Engagement Metrics: Analyze the number of likes, comments, and shares for each post type (photos, videos, and links).


Audience Demographics: Break down your audience by age, gender, and location to understand who's engaging with your content.


Top Performing Posts: Identify the posts that generated the most engagement and analyze their characteristics to inform future content strategies.

With the Catchr add-on for Google Sheets, the data analysis and reporting possibilities are endless. So start exploring your Facebook Pages data and making data-driven decisions to improve your social media marketing efforts.

Bonus : Your free Template Facebook Pages - QuickView V2 Template

In this Facebook Pages 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.

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In this Facebook Pages 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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