How to create a dashboard using DoubleClick Search (Now Search Ads 360) ?

DoubleClick Search is a tool used to efficiently manage your search marketing campaigns, and with great search marketing campaigns come great reports.

*Please note that since 2018, google changed the name: DoubleClick Search (DS3) for Search Ads 360. Only the name changed, the integration still works the same.

1 – Connect your account


It’s very easy to connect your DoubleClick Search account to DashThis. It requires only 2 quick steps.

  1. In the Integration Manager, choose DoubleClick Search and click on Add.

    Integration Manager

  2. You’re then redirected to DoubleClick Search. Sign in as usual and allow DashThis to access your DCS data (don’t worry – we only use it to generate your dashboards!).

    As a sign of success, your account now appears under the section Integrations in use in DashThis!
    You’re all set and done to create dashboards now!


2 – KPIs, metrics, and dimensions


We created the following standard KPIs available from the Preset Widgets drop down menu:

  • Average Position
  • Impressions
  • Cost
  • Cost Per Click (CPC)
  • Clicks
  • Cost Per Click (CPM)
  • Click-Through-Rate (CTR)
  • Top Campaigns (Clicks)


The available metrics and dimensions are:


  • Ad Clicks
  • Ad Cost
  • Ad Impressions
  • Average Ad Position
  • Click-Through-Rate (CTR)
  • Cost Per Click (CPC)
  • Cost Per Thousand Impressions (CPM)


  • Campaign


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