Data Relate: Data Studio Facebook Connectors

Save time and impress clients with our suite of Facebook connectors for Google Data studio

Creating Facebook reports in google data studio is time consuming. Finding the right metrics, downloading and cleaning csv files, uploading to sheets then connecting the sheet to Google data studio. Then it needs to be up to date every time a customer logs in to the dashboard. With the Data Relate suite of Google Data Studio Facebook connectors. The connectors each come with a free Google Data Studio template. The templates are installed as part of the connector installation, which takes under 90 seconds. You can link as many profiles as you want to the using our connector, as your Google profile is used for verification.

Facebook Ads Reports Connector

Our Facebook ads data studio connector does exactly that; connects Google data studio to Facebook ads. It includes a free template with over 30 ready made graphs from Facebook data sources. Saving you time to focus on strategy.

Facebook Page Insights Connector

Understand the activities related to your page without having to deal with huge Facebook data downloads. The connector has location and audience metrics along with engagement data related to you page.

Facebook posts insights Connector

The Facebook organic post data can be a pain to cleanse before it is included in a report. Our bespoke data studio connector the connector fetches the data automatically. With a free template you can have the data directly connected to Google Data Studio and spend your time growing your organic reach instead of reporting on it.

Community connectors for Facebook data sources

Reporting on Facebook can include paid and organic data. We have 2 organic data community connectors, Facebook Posts and Facebook Pages, and a paid advertising data connector Facebook Ads. Once you have connected your dashboard to Facebook data, the dashboard will update with live data every time a dashboard is loaded. With Data Relate virtually all of our customers have saved time. You can set up your queries to refresh everyday and update a Google Data Studio template.

Our Data Studio community connectors each include a report template. Its installed along with the connector, and you can add or remove charts to get the look you want. Once you've developed the dashboard, it will show up to date data every time opens or refreshes the dashboard.

How to connect Facebook to Google Data studio

This is an example for our Facebook Ads Data Studio Connector.

We provide free Data Studio templates to make setting up dashboards a simple as copying one into your account. Once there you can see the queries that are set up and create your own bespoke queries. This video explains the steps, or you can follow this photo guide:

Step 1

After logging in and selecting a Data Studio dashboard, click on Resource in the top nav bar

Resource in the Google Data Studio nav bar

Step 2

Under resources select manage added data sources, which leads to the full list of add data sources.

Drop down showing manage added data sources

Step 3

At the bottom of your added resources there is a plus with add a data source next to it. Click to add the Data Relate Facebook Ads Connector.

Bottom of the added resources list showing the '+' to add more data sources

Step 4

Then search for "Data Relate" to find the connectors we've created

Connector search bar with data relate entered

Step 5

You should then choose the Facebook Ads insights connector

Data Relate Facebook ads connector

Step 6

Once selected, you can visit this page from the "Learn More" link or the contact page from the "Report and Issue" page

Data Relate Facebook ads connector

Step 7

Scroll down to find the settings for the app. You can get your PayPal ID from your account here. Pick the Facebook account you want to work with and the click/conversion window.

NB: The paypal will be associated with your Google email account. Only when logged in to this Google accoutn will you be able to sue the app.

Configuration inputs for Data Relate connector

Step 8

Once the configuration settings are selected you can see all metrics available with the connector

Metrics available with the connector

Step 9

Then click the "Add to report" button in the top right corner. If you are install in the app for the first time, you will see be able to use our free template at this stage.

Add to report button

Step 10

You will then see the new data source and available fields

new data source and available fields

Step 11

Click and drag on the dashboard window and create your first graph powered by the new data source.

Table powered by the data source

Step 12

Select a different type of graph and you can show your data in a different format.

Bar chart powered by new data source