Importing Social Media Statistics and Social Feed Managers

Google Sheets can be used in many ways to harvest data from social media. It has built-in functions that can be used to create formulas that manipulate data and calculate strings and numbers.

How to import social media statistics into Google Sheets: The Import Cookbook shows the path and the underlying logic for data harvesting.

This article looks at importing statistics from popular social media channels into a Google Sheet, for analysis or social media management. These channels include Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Youtube, Spotify, Linkedln, and others. If you manage many different channels, then you could use these techniques to set up a master view (or dashboard) to display all your metrics in one place. Also, the comments following the article of value can provide answers to most data questions.

Check out the additional article below for a more in-depth view. Refer to it for larger and comprehensive projects.

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Digital Media Analytics: Introduction

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