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Easily stream your marketing data to Google BigQuery in a few clicks

Google BigQuery

Google BigQuery is a Platform as a Service offering. It allows users to store their data in a scalable data warehouse. BigQuery is commonly used by performance marketers to store all their marketing information. From there models can be applied or the data can be joined together and finally visualized in the BI tool of choice.

BigQuery is part of Google Cloud Platform, and integrates with other GCP services and tools.


Windsor.ai and Google BigQuery work together to ensure your marketing data is securely harmonized and stored. Together, we synchronize and automatically combine marketing information from more than 70 sources, including any tool on the Google Cloud Platform.

Stream all your marketing data to Google BigQuery

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Data Sources for Google BigQuery


Automate marketing data flow from source to BigQuery in 4 steps

It is very simple to connect marketing data source to Google BigQuery, it can be done in a fast and easy manner with Windsor.ai.


First Step:

You need to select Data Source and Grant Access to Windsor.ai.


Second Step:

You will need to go to Google BigQuery as a Destination.

select bigquery


Third Step:

Once you select BigQuery, click the Add Destination Task Button and fill out necessary fields . 

create bigQuery destination task

Fourth Step:

In the final step, grant access to the user: bq-upload@windsor-ai-bigquery.iam.gserviceaccount.com. That’s all!

Once you go through these steps, you will see that the data is automatically populated into your BigQuery account.


Note: As a connector URL, you can use any URL providing a JSON. Either from the connectors or for example a URL with cached and transformed data.


What Can Digital Marketers Do With Google BigQuery?

BigQuery can be a powerful tool for marketing analytics and data-driven marketing strategies. Here are some ways you can use BigQuery for marketing:

  1. Data Consolidation: BigQuery allows you to consolidate data from various marketing sources, such as website analytics, advertising platforms, CRM systems, social media, and more. Marketers can use SQL queries to extract valuable insights from marketing data, such as customer behavior, campaign performance, conversion rates, and attribution analysis. This analysis can help optimize marketing strategies, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  2. Customer Segmentation: With BigQuery’s powerful querying capabilities, you can segment your customers based on various attributes, such as demographics, purchase history, browsing behavior, or engagement metrics. These segments can then be used to target specific audiences with personalized marketing campaigns and messages.
  3. Attribution Analysis: BigQuery can help you understand the impact of different marketing channels and touchpoints on conversions and customer journeys. By analyzing data on impressions, clicks, conversions, and customer interactions, you can gain insights into the effectiveness of your marketing efforts and optimize your attribution models.
  4. Predictive Analytics: BigQuery integrates with other Google Cloud services, such as BigQuery ML and Cloud AutoML, allowing you to build predictive models for customer churn prediction, lifetime value estimation, demand forecasting, or personalized recommendation engines. These predictive models can help optimize marketing campaigns and drive better targeting and personalization.
  5. Real-time Analytics: BigQuery supports real-time data streaming, allowing you to capture and analyze marketing data as it happens. This capability enables you to monitor real-time campaign performance, track social media mentions or sentiment, and trigger immediate actions or alerts based on specific marketing events.
  6. Data Visualization and Reporting: Marketers can create visually appealing and interactive dashboards, reports, and visualizations to communicate marketing KPIs, campaign performance, and insights effectively. These visualizations make it easier to share information across teams and stakeholders.
  7. Cross-Channel Analysis: BigQuery allows marketers to combine data from various marketing platforms and sources, such as ad networks, social media platforms, CRM systems, and website analytics tools. By integrating data from multiple channels, marketers can perform cross-channel analysis to understand customer journeys, identify touchpoint effectiveness, and optimize their marketing efforts across different platforms.


These are just a few examples of how BigQuery can be used for marketing analytics. The platform’s scalability, performance, and integration capabilities make it a valuable tool for data-driven marketers looking to extract actionable insights from their marketing data.



Is Google BigQuery a data warehouse?

Yes, Google BigQuery is a cloud-based data warehouse provided by Google Cloud. It is designed to store, process, and analyze large volumes of data in a highly scalable and performant manner. BigQuery offers a fully managed and serverless architecture, meaning that you don’t need to worry about infrastructure provisioning, scalability, or maintenance.


Is BigQuery an ETL?

BigQuery itself is not an ETL tool in the traditional sense. However, it can be used as part of an ETL pipeline or workflow to perform certain aspects of data transformation and loading.

Google BigQuery scalability, performance, and integration capabilities make it an ideal destination for storing and analyzing data extracted from various sources. BigQuery’s SQL querying capabilities also allow for some data transformations and aggregations within the platform. However, for more complex data transformations, it is common to combine BigQuery with other ETL tools or scripting languages to preprocess and transform the data before loading it into BigQuery.


What database does Google BigQuery use?

Google BigQuery does not use a traditional database management system like MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle. Instead, BigQuery employs its own proprietary underlying technology for storing and processing data.

BigQuery utilizes a distributed, columnar storage system called Capacitor. On top of the Capacitor storage system, BigQuery employs a highly distributed and parallel processing architecture. Queries are divided and executed across multiple nodes in the BigQuery infrastructure, allowing for parallelization and fast query execution times.

While BigQuery does not use a traditional database system, it provides a SQL interface for querying and analyzing data. Users interact with BigQuery using SQL queries, leveraging its powerful querying capabilities to extract insights from their data.


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