Sync Looker to Google Ads

Google Analytics gives you the tools you need to better understand your customers. You can then use those business insights to take action, such as improving your website, creating tailored audience lists, and more.

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Integration in Four Steps

Step 1: Connect Looker

Connect Looker with your Looker API3 credentials and select the Look from which you would like to sync from.

Step 2: Connect Google Analytics as a destination

You can connect to Google Analytics with the standard Google OAuth flow and match data to your Google Analytics Custom Data Imports

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

Connect Census to Looker so you can extend Looker business logic to your data activation flows.

Step 4: Schedule your sync

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

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Where can you sync your Looker in Google Analytics?

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Data Activation Use Cases

Syncing from Looker

Looker, now part of Google Cloud Platform, is a business intelligence and analytics platform with data visualization tools, turn insights into powerful data-driven experiences. In Looker's platform, you can build your complete customer data platform to help you bring your customer insights to life. Get your comprehensive unified customer profiles to sync them to your everyday business tools to build better customer experiences and drive business revenue.

Now you can use the data in Looker for more than just analytics and BI. With Amazon Looker you can operationalize your data across your entire customer data stack.

Learn how to use Census with 👉 our Looker docs

Syncing to Google Analytics

Google Analytics gives you the tools you need to better understand your customers. You can then use those business insights to take action, such as improving your website, creating tailored audience lists, and more.

Learn how to use Census with 👉 our Google Analytics docs

Census connects to Looker and syncs data to Google Analytics. With 200+ 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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