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Google Spreadsheet Add Ons for Data Analysis

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Google spreadsheets are rapidly replacing excel for some types of data analysis. Here are some useful Google spreadsheet add ons for data analysis.


Blockspring helps people scrape websites, get product prices from Amazon, search Bing, save files to Dropbox, automate Twitter and outbound emails, find sales leads, run advanced text analysis, and much, much more.  It turns Google Sheets into a playground for APIs. Irrespective of the technical background, add-on enables one to automate work and build advanced tools.

Text Analysis

The Text Analysis add-on provides an easy way to analyze any text  as in links, tweets or documents in Google Spreadsheets. It provides various Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning tools.

The addon can be used to perform various tasks like

Sentiment analysis on Social Media streams

Extract mentions of entities and concepts
Summarize long chunks of text and articles

Detect the language of a document or tweet
Classify your documents or links into more than 500 categories
Extract the full text of an article, as well as its author name, embedded media etc

Text Mining

With this add-on one can analyze any kind of text and perform different types of Text Analysis and perform sentiment analysis on content in different languages.
It supports several languages like Italian, English, French, German and Portuguese.
The add-on helps enhance columns of text by automatically extracting keywords and named entities and linking them to Wikipedia.

Translate My Sheet

Translate my sheet add-on  helps translate your spreadsheet cell by cell or fully in one click in to  more than 100 languages.

Remove Duplicates

The Add-on helps in finding duplicate or unique values between two tables or in one sheet in 5 simple steps.

Power Tools

This Add-on provides one-click solutions for daily tasks like splitting cells, removing duplicates, changing case, finding and cleaning up data, working with formulae & more. Power Tools add-on cuts the clicks on repeated  tasks and brings features for  organizing and unifying data in Google Sheets.

Smart Autofill

Smart Autofill add-on uses Machine Learning via the Google Prediction API to fill missing values in a column of data, based on other data in the column and the data in adjacent columns.
It will look for patterns in the rows of data where there are values present in the column, and apply them to fill in the missing values of the column.

Mapping Sheets

The Add-on helps in plotting your own data onto a Google Map directly from Google Sheets.

Google Analytics

The Google Analytics spreadsheet add-on brings you the power of the Google Analytics API to Google Spreadsheets. With this tool, you can:
– Query data from multiple views (profiles).
– Create custom calculations from your report data.
– Create dashboards with embedded data visualizations.
– Schedule reports to run automatically so your data is always current.
– Easily control who can see these data and visualizations by leveraging Google Spreadsheet’s existing sharing and privacy features.

Find Fuzzy Matches

This add-on is a great assistant for correcting all fuzzy matches and removing partial duplicates from your sheet.

The list is compiled by Patnab.