Measurement Key Performance Indicators Measures that help you understand how you are doing against your objectives. highlight success, or failures, for the objectives you have created for your organization Business Objectives: Increase Sales, Increase customer retention, Reduce Acquisition Costs, Increase # of leads, Increase share of voice, Increase quality of leads to sales, Reduce customer service costs
Typical TrackableKPIs Increase Rate & Value of Conversions Increase Average order size (ecommerce apps) Increase Customer Lifetime Value Increase Average Revenue Per User Reduce Cost per Lead & Cost per Sale Reduce Core Bounce rates Increase Frequency and Return rates Increase Recency Rates Reduce Abandonment rates
Metrics Traffic Related Statistics # Page Views, Visits, Unique Visitors Channel Statistics Decomposition of Organic, Paid, Email, Direct etc.. Social Stats # of Twitter, FB, Blog, LinkedIn followers/comments # of 3rd Party Links Partners, Referrals, Promotions, Affiliates # of Newsletter signups # of Site Specific Downloads Webinar Views, Articles, Whitepapers, podcasts
Consider higher level funnels – or use conversion goals for these
Simple funnel setup and what NOT to do Gotchas 1. The match type also applies to the funnel care with exact match Gotchas 2. Not actually the URL start with /<page> Gotchas 3. Including a trailing slash / Gotchas 4. Missing/wrongly assigning goal value Gotchas 5. Required step may exclude some behaviour e.g. entry deeper into funnel http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2008/06/25/funnel-problems-google-analytics/ NB – Segmenting funnel: http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2010/06/04/segment-goal-funnel-google-analytics/
Segment your funnels! Source: http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2010/06/04/segment-goal-funnel-google-analytics
Use Feedback tools for…“Why” not “What” http://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-software/website-feedback-tools-review/
http://www.4qsurvey.com/ “Bad web site. Difficult to find item as no search box provided for short cut” “I can't find any prices on your website” “Would like to see where I can buy products from” .