Clickipedia: Key Performance IndicatorsPOSTED ON 31 May 2012 BY
What they are: Measurements that help you compare your business’ current performance to its strategic goals.
Why they matter: KPIs can simplify your web analytics data and allow you to quickly find and target areas with the greatest need for optimization.
What they’re not: The same for all businesses. What works for Company A may not be important for Company B.
Examples of KPIs:
Average order value
Percentage of returning visitors
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