How to use Analytics dashboard to keep tabs on recent link opens?

Learn how to analyze user engagement data using CloudFiles analytics' recent link opens in your email marketing and sales campaigns and pivot your engagement strategy.

CloudFiles gives you user engagement data from the secure links you have created for your documents and files.

The engagement data includes

  1. Unique Views
  2. Total Views
  3. No. of Sessions
  5. Total Session Time
  6. Last viewed Session

All the file analytics pertaining to your file can be accessed from the Analytics section in CloudFiles. This analytics on the cloud is simple to use and the dashboard analytics provides a comprehensive view of all requisite metrics. Dealing with multiple campaigns at once can lead to confusions in the team, so the analytics section has sorted out your link views based on a most recent file viewed basis. It can also be sorted on other factors namely - Link name, created date, Time Spent and Views too.

To keep a tab on recent views follow the steps:

Step 1.

Login to your Account & Navigate to the content library. Go to the Content Library by directly signing into CloudFiles.

Sign into Cloudfiles account-1

Step 2.

On the left size menu bar click on the analytics option. Here you will see both your online and offline status links sorted on a most recent file viewed basis.
Analytics dashboard in CloudFiles

Step 3.

To get a grilled down view of all the views of your links, click on any link in the analytics section.
Detailed analytics of a link in CloudFiles


Step 4.

Here, you will get all engagement metrics of your link campaign. These metrics can also be exported in your local storage using the Export analytics button.


If you have multiple campaigns running at the same time, you can also sort the links based on the number of views to find your most successful and least happening campaigns by utilizing this analytics tool. Using this data, you can decide whether to extend your campaigns or pull the plug on a campaign.