Create Dataset from Google AdWords

This article details how to create Dataset using the Google AdWords plugin as Data Source.
PREREQUISITES:

Established connectivity to Google AdWords

1. Create New Dataset

Access New > Dataset > Create New

Enter the basics:

  1. Select the measurement interval that applies to the level of aggregation that you want in your result set
  2. Define if Dataset should be searchable
  3. Input a descriptive phrase in Name
  4. Specify Category to place the Dataset 

Proceed to Data tab to define details

2. Define Details for Data Collection

  1. Select the Google AdWords Data Source
  2. Specify Data collection trigger that will be used to collect data for Dataset
  3. Select the Google AdWords External Report that should serve as a basis for Dataset
  4. Input Plugin command listing all the data you would like to fetch from Google AdWords
    • Build the query OR
    • Use Visual Editor. This will automatically validate the command
  5. [Validate]
    • If the statement is valid, the Validation Rows Preview section pops-up at the bottom of the screen. You can also open it by clicking Show validation rows under the Plugin command box.
  6. [Enable & View] to proceed to Dataset Viewer