Get Google Analytics Alerts and Reports In Slack

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Get Google Analytics Alerts In Slack

Get Google Analytics alerts and reports in Slack now! ⬇️ Integrate your Google Analytics account in a minute and start in get alerts and reports to Slack with heybooster.

heybooster is a simple solution for getting Google Analytics reports in Slack and it’s fully free.

1)  Connect Your Google Analytics Account:

heybooster works as a connector between Google Analytics and Slack. To get reports, insights, and metrics you should connect your Google Analytics account with heybooster.

  • Go to the "Integrations" page from the left menu bar.
  • Start the process by clicking the "+" button next to "Google Analytics"
  • Continue by logging in with the Google account associated with the Google Analytics account you will be linking.
  • You can perform the integration by selecting details such as "Account", "Property", and "View" on the integration page that opens.

That’s all! Your Google Analytics account integration is completed now.

2) Connect Your Slack Workspace

It’s a very simple process. You can set a connection between Slack workspace and heybooster with a few clicks.

  • Same way, go to the "Integrations" page from the left menu bar.
  • To connect your Slack workspace to heybooster choose "Slack" on the page and click the "+" button.
  • Allow permissions for access and it’s done!

3) Start to get reports and insights from Google Analytics to your Slack workspace

  • Firstly, go to "My Insights" page.
  • From the "Insights" section choose which report or insight you want to get.
  • Click on "Set a Notification"

  • You can set the notification by selecting details such as “Frequency", "Workspace", "Channel" on the Create New Notification 🔔  page that opens.
  • Click on Create New Notification button.

Your notification setup is ready. After that, you can get Google Analytics reports and insights to your Slack channel without viewing the Google Analytics panel.

If you are in search of more info besides generating Google Analytics reports in Slack, here's another blog post from heybooster! This time, you'll learn how to detect anomalies while setting up Google Analytics 😎

Most Important Google Analytics Custom Alerts For eCommerce

Traffic dropped:

While it's not unusual for traffic to drop from time to time, it's important to get it under control. If necessary, precautions are taken, the frequency of drops in traffic can be reduced or stabilized completely. Thanks to heybooster, you can instantly get alerted when there is an unusual change in your website traffic, and you can develop solutions by focusing on the reasons behind it before it turns into a much bigger problem for you. If you notice that there is a drop in traffic at certain times, you can focus on the reasons and overcome them easily.

Traffic spiked:

It is important to keep track of the rises in traffic as well as control the drops. heybooster can be a useful tool to show you whether the strategies you use to increase traffic are working. You can get new ideas by getting alerts about the points that have a viral effect. So, you can see what your users like, or you can come up with new ideas that will be a guide for the steps that will take you forward. For example, it can be useful to see the results of the new video ideas you have started to use or the posts you have prepared to increase your visibility through social media.

Revenue dropped:

It can be critical for you to regularly monitor the revenues you get and to report when they drop. heybooster constantly monitors your revenue metric and compares it with the previous data. After that, it sends a notification if an anomaly is detected. For example, when your revenue between weeks drops, you will receive an alert, thus creating a starting point in your mind to take action. Afterward, you can focus on the factors that cause this decrease through heybooster and handle them with a solution-oriented approach.

Traffic from social media increased:

Of course, you use social media to increase your visibility and traffic, however, does the strategy you follow on social media really work? Being able to correctly analyse what your followers like or what interests them can give you new ideas to move forward. With heybooster, you can get alerts for traffic increases and see which social media channels have increased. Thus, you can reach the correct data through the alerts you receive regularly and improve your strategy.

Goal conversions dropped:

By creating goal conversions on Google Analytics, you can take safer steps on the way forward. However, this alone may not be enough. With heybooster, you can take action by being notified directly when there is any drop in conversions. heybooster helps you see if they are getting as you expected. Thus, you will receive alerts for goal conversions that do not progress as you planned, and you can make more elaborate plans.

How To Create And Get Google Analytics Custom Alerts?

How To Create And Get Google Analytics Custom Alerts?

Connect Google Analytics and Heybooster

The first thing you need to do is link your Google Analytics account to heybooster. To link the account, go to the Integrations heading from the left menu bar on the home page. 

After clicking the Google Analytics title on the page that opens, you should select and confirm details such as account, property, and view on the page that opens. And now, you have successfully linked your Google Analytics account.

Connect Your Slack Workspace

In the second step, you need to connect your Slack account for getting notifications. In the same way, you connect it by selecting your Slack account on the Integrations page. It's almost finished. Now it's time to turn on notifications.

Time to get reports and insights from Google Analytics to your Slack workspace

To turn on notifications you should go to the My Insights page from the left menu bar. Scrolling the mouse down, you choose which reports you want to be sent to your Slank account.

Sub Steps

  • After you choose the report click on Set a Notification button.

  • Then, you can decide on how often you want to receive this report. You can choose to receive notifications daily, weekly or whenever there is a change.

  • Then you choose Slack in the destination section on the same page. Finally, you decide which channel in Slack the notifications should be delivered to. And that's it. You will now be able to see Google Analytics reports in your Slack account at the frequency you choose and make the magic touches you deem necessary. Now it is time to let the heybooster be your magic wand and see what it can do.