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LinkedIn Revenue Attribution connection guide

Follow these steps to connect your LinkedIn Revenue Attribution data to Supermetrics and use your data in Google Sheets, Looker Studio, and ExceI. 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 Revenue Attribution report, make sure that you have completed the following prerequisite steps:

  1. Create a LinkedIn Business Manager account, and make sure that the person using the Supermetrics data source connector has Admin-level access to the Business Manager. Please follow the steps in LinkedIn's help.
  2. Claim your ad accounts in your Business Manager. Please follow the steps in LinkedIn's help.
  3. Connect your LinkedIn Business Manager account with your Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform and wait for your data to synchronize. This can take up to 72 hours to complete. Please follow the steps in LinkedIn's help.
  4. Connect to the Supermetrics application inside LinkedIn Business Manager. Please follow the steps in LinkedIn's help


Note that when your query includes the "Campaign" dimension, the data is always aggregated for the last year (365 days back from today).


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 ExtensionsSupermetricsLaunch sidebar to open Supermetrics.
  3. Click Create new query.
  4. Under Data source, select LinkedIn Revenue Attribution.
  5. Choose to make this connection shared or private.
  6. Click Start.
  7. Log in with a LinkedIn account that has administrator access to the Business Manager account. If you are already logged in to LinkedIn, this connection will be used.
  8. Navigate to Report configuration and select the ad accounts to use in your query.
  9. In Options, select the lookback window, influence level, and engagement type settings to use in your query.

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

Looker Studio

Make sure you've connected Supermetrics to Looker Studio before following the steps below.

  1. Open the Supermetrics Looker Studio data source gallery.
  2. Navigate to LinkedIn Revenue Attribution and click Start free trial.
  3. You'll see two buttons that read Authorize. If you're using Supermetrics for the first time, click the left-hand one and log in with the Google Account you use with Supermetrics.
  4. Once that's done, or if you've done it before, click the right-hand Authorize button (under "LinkedIn Revenue Attribution requires authorization to connect to data").
  5. Select a team that has access to the account you want to connect.
  6. Choose to make this connection shared or private.
  7. Click Start.
  8. Log in with a LinkedIn account that has administrator access to the Business Manager account. If you are already logged in to LinkedIn, this connection will be used.
  9. Select the ad accounts and the lookback window, influence level, and engagement type settings you'd like to use in your report.
  10. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. To create a report with our template, select Use report template for new reports. To create a blank report, deselect this option.
  11. In the pane's top right, click Connect.
  12. Click Create report.
  13. Click Create report again.

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

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 LinkedIn Revenue Attribution.
  4. Choose to make this connection shared or private.
  5. Click Start.
  6. Log in with a LinkedIn account that has administrator access to the Business Manager account. If you are already logged in to LinkedIn, this connection will be used.
  7. Navigate to Report configuration and select the ad accounts to use in your query.
  8. In Options, select the lookback window, influence level, and engagement type settings to use in your query.

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

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 LinkedIn Revenue Attribution data source, and click Connect.
  5. Click Start.
  6. Log in with a LinkedIn account that has administrator access to the Business Manager account. If you are already logged in to LinkedIn, this connection will be used.


Troubleshooting

If you encounter any of the following errors while using the connector, please try the suggested action. If you are unable to resolve the issue, contact our support team.


Authentication error: “We cannot find any connected enterprise entity”

  • Make sure that you're logged in with a LinkedIn account that has administrator access to the Business Manager account.
  • Make sure that the Supermetric business integration is enabled within the LinkedIn Business Manager. See the Before you begin section of this article for details.


Queries return error “LinkedIn Revenue Attribution failure (Data Source Error: Unprocessable Content)”

Please ensure that your CRM is connected to LinkedIn. See the Before you begin section of this article for details.


Queries return error: “No Revenue attribution metrics are generated when a Business Manager account has 0 claimed ad accounts connected to the customer CRM”

Make sure that you have claimed your ad accounts in Business Manager. See the Before you begin section of this article for details.


Queries only return partial data

Your CRM and LinkedIn may not have completed the data synchronization yet. Check the data ingestion status in LinkedIn Business Manager.


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