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Pull in analytics and click stats for goo.gl links in Google Sheets?

I've used this guide to create a Google sheet that creates shortened goo.gl links - is there any way I can update this to show the click stats in the next column?
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Google Sheets Function to get a shortened URL (from Bit.ly or goo.gl etc.)

I have a Google spreadsheet that builds Google Analytics links. I'd like to shorten those links. I tried the Bit.ly example but even their example does not work. How can I do this?
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Batch creation of shortened URLs with Goo.gl

I would like to create 20-30 shortened URLs to Google Documents using Google own URL shortener Goo.gl. Does anybody know if this is possible or do I need to enter them one by one?
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How to switch accounts in Google URL Shortener

I have signed into two Google accounts and would like to switch account in Google URL shortener site. But currently, there seems no way we could achieve that.
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Way to automate collection of goo.gl data into Google Spreadsheet?

Is there a way to automatically collect analytics data from goo.gl into Google Spreadsheets or Excel? Specifically I am looking to automatically bring the total clicks from my links into a spreadsheet ...
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How can I find out what a goo.gl URL leads to, without visiting it?

goo.gl allows us to shorten URLs. For example, http://goo.gl/Y5VIoG will link to http://google.com How can we determine what URL the goo.gl link points to without actually visiting it? For example, ...
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Is it possible to find out *who* created a short Google URL (like goo.gl/something)?

I was wondering: is it possible for other people to find out who created a short goo.gl URL (that I created using my own Google account)? That is, can they trace it back to my Google account?
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Are Google Shortened URLs (goo.gl) Publicized, Sequential, or Secret?

Google has a shortening service at http://goo.gl/ which let's you convert a long URL to a short one. It says the following about the URLs it generates: All goo.gl URLs and click analytics are ...
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Tagging or some kind of organization of goo.gl links

I want to organize my links in goo.gl with tags or some kind of directory structure. Currently I can hide links, which I guess, also counts as organizing them. Is there a way to tag links in goo.gl? ...
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goo.gl: no URL history

I've shortened and shared several URLs with goo.gl during the last few days. I'm logged in and have tested the URLs to work, but the URL history seems to remain empty, only showing: No entries ...
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How can I use Goo.gl as my URL shortener in Twitter for iPhone (Tweetie)?

I've gone to Settings → Services → URL Shortening → Custom. What do I enter as the "URL shortening endpoint"?
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How can I be certain that a URL-shortened link I click isn't going to send me to a dangerous or unwanted site?

When I see a shortened URL, I'm always hesitant to click it because I don't know where the link is going to go. (In the worst case, it may lead to an XSS exploit against a site that I'm logged in to) ...