Metric of the Week: Email Open Rate

What is this Metric? An email open rate is the percentage of how many people open the email per the amount of emails sent out.   Why Should You Care? A big function of whether your email campaigns are effective is how many recipients actually open the emails you send. If you notice your email open rate has dipped, you …

Sports Metric of the Week: UEFA Euro Performance vs. Nations League Average Salary

This past Monday was quite a historic day in terms of soccer upsets on a national stage. A team with a country population of just over 320,000, one who has never won, let alone qualified for a true international competition accomplished the unthinkable. Iceland was able to defeat England, a team consisting of a majority of English Premier League players, …

Metric of the Week: Exit Rates

What Is This Metric? The exit rate on a particular page of your website is the percentage of visitors that leave your website after viewing that page. Bounce rate is when the visitor comes in and then leaves on one specific page; in “exit rate” the page in which they left may or may not have been the first page …

Sports Metric of the Week: Wins per Season

The Rivalry. Over the years the years there’s always one thing that stays consistent in the MLB; the rivalry between the New York Yankees and The Boston Red Sox. Games between The Red Sox and Yankees never seem to lack a layer of underlying intensity, regardless how either team is performing during any particular season. 2016 thus far has been …

Metric of the Week: Visitors by Country

What Is This Metric? As the name indicates, this metric shows from which countries your website visitors are coming. Why Should I Care? This information may provide insight into other KPIs. For example, if your Revenue per Visitor KPI decreases, it might be due to getting more traffic from visitors in foreign countries that you don’t support. If these visitors …

Sports Metric of the Week: UEFA European Championship Goal Average

For the 3rd time in UEFA European League series history France gets the opportunity to host the Championship series. Similar to the World Cup, this tournament takes place every fourth year, last taking place in 2012 when Spain was victorious over Italy 4-0. Last Friday marked the beginning of the 2016 UEFA installment; this with a match between the host …

Metric of the Week: Customer Retention Rate

What is the Metric? Customer Retention Rate is the percentage of customers who continue to buy from you. Why Should You Care? This KPI is critical for membership or subscription businesses. But it’s also useful for other businesses as the retention rate dramatically affects lifetime customer value as specified below. This metric delves a little deeper into the “New vs. …

Sports Metric of the Week: Top 5 Winningest NBA Franchises

In honor of the NBA finals currently taking place between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors, let’s take a look at some past Championship team totals. Out of the current 30 active NBA teams, 13 have never won an NBA Championship, with 7 of those 13 never even making it to a final. In regards to the two …

Sports Metric of the Week: MLB’s Least Hard-Hit Pitchers

The 26 year old Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks is starting out the 2016 season in wonderful form. So good, in fact, that he’s up with the likes of Noah Syndergaard and Clayton Kershaw when it comes to keeping the ball from getting hit hard during his starts. 7.5% of Hendricks pitches have been hit hard, falling just short of …

Sports Metric of the Week: Red Sox Dominance in 2016 Season

After quite the abysmal season in 2015, the Boston Red Sox are off to a terrific start thus far in 2016. Through the first 44 games, they lead in a multitude of offensive categories, including runs, hits, doubles, RBI’s and team batting average. Currently sitting at 27-17, the Sox have seen players both young and old step up and contribute …