Work Smarter, Not Harder with Practical GDS Uses

Work Smarter, Not Harder with Practical GDS Uses

What is Google Data Studio?

Google Data Studio allows you to create dashboards. Connecting to many tools like Google Sheets, Search Console, and Google Analytics is free. However, there are many more connectors for other tools as well.


Pros Cons
Cloud-based and Completely Managed Lack of Real-time Updates in the Dashboard
Tight Integration with Google’s Ecosystem Lack of Comprehensive Function Support
Easy to Use Lack of Support for Excel
Access and Sharing Controls Lack of Native Connector Support for Cloud-based Data Sources
Support for Live Connections Limited visualization options




Pull in data from different sources into one tool to easily review and analyze data.



Google Data Studio allows you to share reports with clients easily with custom date ranges and filters.


Up-to-Date Dashboards

Nearly real-time monitoring for Google Analytics.


General SEO Report

Copy report


Keyword Research Report

Copy report


Persona Report

Want more reporting information? Check out Oncrawl’s instruction for creating a persona report.


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