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Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) connection guide

Follow these steps to connect your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data to Supermetrics and use your data in Google Sheets, Excel, data warehouses, and Power BI, as well as the Supermetrics API. You can also connect to data sources from the Supermetrics Hub.


You can share your data source connection with your team and use the connection across all data destinations you use with Supermetrics. Learn more about shared connections.


Before you begin

Before using the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) connector, you need to sign an API agreement with Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) allowing Supermetrics to access your account via API. This can be done through your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) client service manager or Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) customer support. After this, you should receive a username, password, and API key, which are used to connect to the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data source.


Query types

The Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) connector has 3 different report types, providing you with different ways to report the performance of your campaigns.

  • Campaign performance: Report the performance of your ad campaigns on campaign, ad, brand, site, or placement level.
  • Geo performance: Report the performance of your ad campaigns on campaign and country level.
  • Device performance: Report the performance of your ad campaigns on campaign, device, and browser level.


Instructions

Google Sheets

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

  1. Open a new Google Sheets file.
  2. Navigate to SupermetricsLaunch sidebar to open Supermetrics.
  3. Click Create new query.
  4. Under Data source, select Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek).
  5. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  6. Choose to make this connection shared or private.
  7. Click Start.
  8. Select a query type.

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

Excel

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

  1. Open an Excel file.
  2. Click DataShow Supermetrics.
  3. Under Data source, select Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek).
  4. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  5. Choose to make this connection shared or private.
  6. Click Start.
  7. Select a query type.

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

Data warehouse

Follow these instructions to set up a transfer with Supermetrics for BigQuery (marketplace). See the instructions below for other data warehouse destinations.


Set up transfer for BigQuery (marketplace)

Make sure you've enrolled the data source before you connect.

  1. Log in to the Google Cloud Platform.
  2. Navigate to BigQueryData transfers.
  3. Click + Create transfer.
  4. Select the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data source.
  5. Fill in the transfer details. See detailed instructions on how to set up a transfer.
  6. Under Third-party connection, click Connect source.
  7. Accept the agreement.
  8. Click Authorize with Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek)
  9. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  10. Click Start.
  11. Select the accounts you'd like to include in your reporting and define the transfer settings.
  12. Click Submit.
  13. Click Save.


Set up data warehouse transfer on the Supermetrics Hub

Make sure you've set up a data warehouse destination before you connect.

  1. Log in to the Supermetrics Hub.
  2. In the left-side menu, under Export, go to Data warehousingTransfers.
  3. Click Create new.
  4. Select the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data source, and click OK.
  5. Fill in the transfer details. See detailed instructions on how to set up a transfer.
  6. In the Connections section, click Add new connection.
  7. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  8. Click Start.
  9. In the transfer setup view, select the accounts you'd like to include in your reporting.
  10. Click Create transfer.
Power BI
  1. Log in to the Supermetrics Hub.
  2. In the left-side menu, under Export, click Power BI.
  3. Click Select data source.
  4. Select the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data source.
  5. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  6. Click Start.
  7. Fill in the query details.
  8. Click Run query to test your query.
The Supermetrics API
  1. Log in to the Supermetrics Hub.
  2. In the left-side menu, under Transform, click Query Manager (API).
  3. Select for Supermetrics API from the dropdown menu next to the page title.
  4. Click Select data source.
  5. Select the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data source.
  6. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  7. Click Start.
  8. Fill in the query details. See detailed instructions on how to set up a Supermetrics API query in Query Manager.
  9. Click Run to test your query.
Supermetrics Hub
  1. Log in to the Supermetrics Hub.
  2. In the left-side menu, select ConnectData sources.
  3. Scroll down to the list of data sources you haven't connected to. You see this list below your existing connections, under the title Connect to new data source.
  4. Hover over the Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) data source, and click Connect.
  5. Enter the username, password, and API key you received from your Amazon Ad Server (Sizmek) account manager.
  6. Click Start.


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