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Analytics: SAS New Audio Downloads Reports (On Demand Audio) Overview

Analytics: Overview Using the new Audio Downloads reports The Station Analytics Service has launched new reports measuring Audio Downloads. These reports measure downloads of any audio already hosted through c...

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How do I get podcast episode downloads in a CSV file in the new Audio Downloads reports?

How to Retrieve Podcast Episode Downloads via CSV file A common use case in reporting Audio Downloads is retrieving a CSV file of episodes for a podcast with their corresponding download totals. In this post...

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How do I access the new Audio Downloads report in SAS?

To access the Audio Downloads report, login to SAS as normal and click the Audio Downloads tab. Metrics from the same measurement processes are also provided in the weekly email. How to use the Audio Downlo...

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How are downloads measured in the new Audio Downloads report?

Download measurement occurs by retrieving the access logs left by users who access an audio file on your CDN. The access logs are parsed into a database. NPR then uses the audio file itself to determine the min...

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What do I do if I am having trouble with the new Audio Downloads Report?

Q: The report page still shows a “Loading…” message after several seconds. A: For longer date ranges, the report could take longer to load as it has to query a bigger dataset and render all the audio files in t...

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How can I access new audio downloads metrics for a specific podcast?

To access metrics for a specific podcast or content category, click the names in the Programs table. The dashboard will take a few seconds to update while it queries data for only the selected item. The date ra...

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How do we associate audio files with podcasts in the new Audio Downloads Report?

Whenever possible we roll up individual files into podcast groupings in the dashboard. This is done by looking up the URIs in the access logs against our content management system. If the URI matches a URI that...

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How can I download a CSV report of my new Audio Downloads data?

Once the dashboard view is loaded, a Download CSV link will appear in the top right corner of the page. Clicking the link downloads a zip file containing many CSV files, one for each query the dashboard is runn...

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What are the new Audio Downloads reports?

The Station Analytics Service has launched new reports measuring Audio Downloads. These reports measure downloads of any audio already hosted through cpa.ds.npr.org or on CDNs that are set up for SAS to retriev...

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Analytics: SAS Account Set-Up FAQ

In order to get started with the Station Analytics Service, you must first create an account, here: https://analytics.nprstations.org. Once your account has been activated, the system will display instructions ...

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