Sync Google Sheets to Facebook Ads

Sync Google Sheets data to Facebook Ads

Target, re-engage and reach the people that matter to your business with custom Facebook Audiences.
Want to do more than just look at Facebook Ads data in Google Sheets? Census makes it easy to sync data from a single source of truth (data warehouse or database) to operational systems like Facebook Ads to create data consistency across BI and operational tools.
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Sync Google Sheets to Facebook Ads

Target, re-engage and reach the people that matter to your business with custom Facebook Audiences.

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Dynamic Audiences
Lookalike Audiences
Offline Conversions
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Integration in Four Steps

Step 1: Connect Google Sheets

Census lets you sync data from Google Sheets as a source. Connect a Google Sheets by authenticating with Google and choosing the sheet you want to connect.

Step 2: Connect Facebook Ads

You can use an OAuth log-in flow to connect Census to Facebook Ads directly via the Census Connections page.

Step 3: Define the core data that matters for your business

Write a SQL Statement. Select the records you want to sync from Google Sheets. Census will match records based on the unique identifier you provide (like email or ID).

Step 4: Schedule your sync

Choose your sync frequency with options to transfer data continuously, on a schedule, or triggered via our API.

Step 1: Connect a single source of truth

Connect to your Google Sheets data source using standard API or ODBC credentials.

Step 2: Connect Facebook Ads

You can use an OAuth log-in flow to connect Census to Facebook Ads directly via the Census Connections page.

Step 3: Define the core data that matters for your business

Write a SQL Statement. Select the records you want to sync from your Google Sheets data source. Census will match records based on the unique identifier you provide (like email or ID).

Step 4: Schedule your sync

Choose your sync frequency with options to transfer data continuously, on a schedule, or triggered via our API.

Where can you sync your Google Sheets data in Facebook Ads?

Creating User List

For expression_rule_user_list, there's an additional distinction to make. By default, Google Ads will AND together all rule items in a rule item group. This means that every rule item in at least one rule item group must match in order for the rule to add a visitor to the list. This is called "disjunctive normal form", or OR_OF_ANDS.

User Activity API

The User Activity API allows a Google Analytics property owner to retrieve all analytics measurement data associated with a single user. Specifically, the API retrieves all of the measurement data associated with a particular User ID or Client ID.

Offline user data job

A job containing offline user data of store visitors, or user list members that will be processed asynchronously. The uploaded data isn't readable and the processing results of the job can only be read using GoogleAdsService.Search/SearchStream.

Conversion Action

Although goals are organized by category and origin, you can set the primary_for_goal attribute of each ConversionAction to indicate the role it should play in bidding and how the action's conversions will appear in reports.

Click Conversion API

You can use the Google Ads API to upload offline click conversions into Google Ads, mapping to the Uploads conversion source in the Google Ads UI, followed by Conversions from clicks. It gives you more flexibility in associating clicks with conversions. You can track ads that led to sales in the offline world, such as over the phone or through a sales rep.

Call Conversion API

Tracking phone calls from call extensions requires a ConversionAction with a type of AD_CALL. These use a Google forwarding number and specify the conversion action in the phone call extension's FeedItem. In the Google Ads UI, this type of conversion is called Calls from ads.

Customer File Custom Audiences

The Marketing API allows you to build target Custom Audiences from customer information. This includes email addresses, phone numbers, names, dates of birth, gender, locations, App User IDs,

A single source of truth in all your tools

Census is the easiest way to share a consistent view of your data across your entire business.  Define your models, metrics, and business logic in your data warehouse and sync them to all your operational tools.

  • Create trust in consistent metrics
  • Automate confidently with clean data
  • Simplify your data integration strategy
  • Improve data security and visibility

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Advantages of Census

Build once. Reuse everywhere.

Once you define your models in dbt or in Census, you can sync them to all of the tools, so every team is using the same data to achieve their goals.

No more CSV files & Python scripts

Focus on building a data stack and improving data quality, not writing custom code to integrate with Sales & Marketing tools. Census takes care of getting the data into the hands of your business team. No Engineering favors required.

It just works. At scale.

Whether you sync 100 records or 100 million, we will keep your data in sync across your warehouse and your business tools. Census automatically navigates API failures and monitoring keeps you aware of worst case scenarios.

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Operational Analytics Use Cases

Syncing from Google Sheets

Connecting to Google Sheets

Google Sheets, can also be used as a source where you can easily and quickly sync your CSV data to your CRM or Marketing Ad platforms to drive better user experiences and revenue. Google Sheets, can also be used as a source to easily and quickly sync your CSV data to do real-time financial modeling and maintain reporting consistency.

Now you can use the data in Google Sheets for more than just analytics and BI. With Google Sheets reverse ETL you can operationalize your data across your entire customer data stack.

Learn how to use Census with 👉 our Google Sheets Docs

Syncing to Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads is an online advertising platform with many features to help you target, re-engage and reach your customers. Facebook Ads Audiences allows you to import email lists and retarget your ads and re-engage your audiences.

With the Facebook Ads integration, Census can sync your customer and audience data, from the most popular data warehouses and sources. This helps you save time from the time-consuming process of exporting email addresses, and reuploading them on a regular basis, in order to update them. By operationalizing your data, you can maximize your time, and focus on the things that matter most to you.

Learn how to use Census with 👉 our Facebook Ads Docs

Census connects to Google Sheets through your data source and syncs data to Facebook Ads. With 50+ integrations (and counting!) and transparent pricing, it’s never been easier to start operationalizing your data. This is what we like to call Reverse ETL.

Census connects to Google Sheets and syncs data to Facebook Ads. With 50+ integrations (and counting!) and transparent pricing, it’s never been easier to start operationalizing your data. This is what we like to call Reverse ETL.

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Performance. Support. Quality. Just three of the reasons Census is the #1 rated Reverse ETL platform on G2.
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"A fantastic tool that is only getting better."

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"Census just works"

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“An indispensable tool for BizOps and Go-to-market teams”

Michael T
Business Operations

I used to develop reverse ETL systems with Python and Airflow for destinations like Eloqua, Mixpanel, Braze, Intercom, and Salesforce. Every destination requires different data types, formats, rate limits, and API requests. Census saves me from maintaining my custom code, so I can spend more time to optimize the system itself.

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Sr Data Engineer

Census takes what the analytics team does out of static dashboards and into tools that the rest of the company uses, allowing us to actually deliver on the promise of being “data driven”.

Matt Nicosia
Director of Growth

"A fantastic tool that is only getting better."

Matthew C
Analytics Engineer

"Like that infomercial rotisserie — you just set it and forget it"

Matt N
Head of Growth

"Census just works"

Eric B
Director of Project Management

“An indispensable tool for BizOps and Go-to-market teams”

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Business Operations
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