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Sprout Social connection guide

Follow these steps to connect your Sprout Social data to your reporting with Supermetrics.


If you need to connect this data source to one of our data warehouse or cloud storage destinations, explore our prerequisite and filling guides.


Before you begin

To connect Sprout Social to Supermetrics, you need:

  • An account that's been provisioned for API by the Sprout Social account owner
  • An API token
  • A copy of your customer ID


Query types

Our Sprout Social connector supports 2 query types:

  • Posts: Measure your social media posts' user engagement.
  • Tags: List your social media tags.


Instructions

For Excel users

If your team uses Supermetrics for Excel, you'll see different options for managing and sharing data source connections in that destination. Learn more.


Google Sheets Data StudioExcel

Make sure you've installed the Supermetrics add-on before you connect.

  1. Open a new Google Sheets file.
  2. Navigate to ExtensionsSupermetricsLaunch sidebar to open Supermetrics.
  3. Click Create new query.
  4. Under "Data source", select Sprout Social.
  5. Enter a memorable name for your account.
  6. Enter your API token and customer ID (see "Before you begin" above for details).
  7. Click Start.

Learn about advanced settings, best practices, and troubleshooting tips for Supermetrics for Google Sheets.


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