Reporting on the most visited pages within your website can be a rather static endeavor if your most popular content doesn’t change very often. Changing this report to a list of pages with the largest change (both positive and negative) in visits is most likely a lot more interesting.
Update: I’ve written a new article that makes it easier to plot two time series in the same graph.
Tableau is a great and easy to use data visualization tool, allowing you to create beautiful and meaningful visualizations within minutes.
From time to time I run into visualizations that are harder to implement in Tableau. Comparing two time series on a day level within the same line graph is one of them. Many webanalytics solutions like Google Analytics or ComScore Digital Analytix come with these kind of visualizations build in so replicating this in Tableau is a must for me.
I’ll share the steps I’ve taken to create a similar visualization in Tableau in this blogpost.