Storytelling with Google Data Studio

Data Studio is a powerful tool, but are you using it to engage your audience and convey meaningful insight?

The power of interactive reporting in Data Studio can be seductive, but dragging widgets around a screen is not telling a story. In this hands-on session, we workshop practical techniques for bringing data to life with an integrated narrative.

About this Event

In this two-hour online workshop, we will cover the commandments of data storytelling through the lens of Google Data Studio. You'll learn how to embed interactive charts in web documents, incorporate video insights, and create a virtuous cycle of feedback and continuous improvement. The session will be packed with marketing insight, and there will be time during a dedicated office hours to dive into your specific questions.


  • Understand the principles of storytelling with data.

  • See demonstrated examples that have yielded success.

  • Sharpen your technical and strategic skills within Google Data Studio.

  • 1:1 access to ask questions of Google Data Studio expert Nico Brooks during workshop office hours.

When and Where

Join us Thursday, August 27th, 2020 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm in an online workshop
Cost: We are waiving all workshops fees at this current time.


Beginner to moderate experience in Google Data Studio.

About the Instructor

Nico Brooks is a co-founder and principal at Two Octobers where he has created innovation, growth, and sophistication in analytics and automation for our clients for over 10 years. Nico brings an rare combination of big picture marketing strategy and hands-on technical expertise to every business challenge. When he's not busy solving problems, you can find him teaching search engine marketing and analytics at The Daniels College of Business, and hosting the Denver Marketing Analytics Meetup.

With a repertoire of teacher, developer, strategist, analyst, thought-leader, and subject matter expert, some common feedback he receives is that he should strive to be a bit more well-rounded. His extracurriculars include (to name just a few): baking, running, puppet sewing, woodworking, metalworking, dog grooming, and cat training. As Two Octobers co-founder, Kris Skavish, once said of him, "how great it would be to have that many good ideas in one day."