Custom Dimension allows you to group your Accounts, Campaigns, or any elements of advertising channels that share a common property. For example: Product category, Location, Brand.

Say, you are an advertiser running different campaigns for different countries. Consequently, Country or Geo will be an important dimension for reporting. Most likely you would have included information about the country in campaign names. If you’d like to view reports grouped by country (as shown in the image below), you can create a custom dimension - Country, to group your campaigns accordingly. 

How to create a Custom Dimension on Clarisights?

Step 1: Click on the "Custom Dimension" icon in the left navigation bar (or here )to get started. On the Custom Dimensions page, click on the "+ Create New Custom Dimension" button. 

Step 2: Enter a relevant name. Clicking on “Proceed” will create a new dimension. 

Once you’ve defined the name, you will need to add values to your custom dimension. Values can be understood as how Clarisights would aggregate your data. For example- For the dimension, Country, values can be - Germany, USA, India et al. 

Step 3: Add a new value for this custom dimension by clicking on “+ Add New Value”. Then click on “Define value” to name it. 

Step 4: Now, add a rule to define the conditions for this new custom dimension value by clicking on “+ Add New Rule”. Select relevant channels and filters. 

You can define a rule for each channel for a value. You can also choose multiple channels if the same rule applies to them. Once done, click on “Apply” and then click on  “Save” to complete the process.  Typically, it takes a few hours for this data to be available.  

The feature to extract values from any existing dimension will be launched soon on this new UI. You will be able to view existing rules using various extract functions however, if you have to create any extract rules right away kindly reach out to support@clarisights.com.

Now that you have learnt how to create a custom dimension, this help doc will show you how to create a custom metric.

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