How To Create A Dashboard In Data Studio: Free Template

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Why Use This Data Studio Dashboard?

  1. It is configured to track return on ad spend as the primary KPI alongside other relevant conversion data
  2. Tracks performance on relevant pre conversion metrics as well as geography and device type
  3. It is absolutely free to download and use; all you need are active Google Ads Campaigns

Follow the steps below and you are minutes away from a real-time dashboard to track the performance of your Google Ads campaigns in Google Data Studio.

How to Create a Dashboard using our free template

Google Data Studio allows you to automatically link data from Google services (such as Google Ads, Analytics and more) in order to create dashboards or reports. A dashboard like this can be useful for keeping a high level view on your Google Shopping campaigns or Google Search campaigns in real time. Dynamic Creative have a free to use Google Data studio template; in order to set this up for your Google Ads campaigns, just follow the steps below:

  1. Go to (if you are not logged in, log into your Google account)
  2. Click on this link to take you to the Dynamic Creative Data Studio Dashboard free template
  3. Make a copy of the document you will need to be logged in to do so (pictured below)Create a Dashboard in Data Studio - Make a copyCreate a Dashboard in Data Studio - Make a copy (crop)
  4. If prompted, go through the “Welcome to Google Data Studio” steps. a) Terms and conditions b) Preferences for communication
  5. Create data sources for your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts
  6. Select Google Ads as the connector – Authorise Google Data Studio to access Google Ads data
  7. Select your Google Ads account and Google Analytics accounts and click connect a) Click add to report b) Click create report

You now have a Google Data Studio dashboard for your Google Ads campaigns! If you would like help with how to create dashboards in Data Studio or help with managing your Google Shopping Ads please contact us.

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