Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010.

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Metrics that Matter for 2011 (One Page PDF)

Life Beyond Code

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. Speaker Main Page 2011 metrics year end review

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3 Rules to Actionable Metrics in a Lean Startup

practicetrumpstheory.com

First, what is an actionable metric? An actionable metric is one that ties specific and repeatable actions to observed results. This distinction carries over to metrics too. Rule 3: Metrics are People too Metrics can only tell you what your users did.

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Magnificent Mobile Website And App Analytics: Reports, Metrics, How-to!

Occam's Razor

In blue is how much time we spent in 2010 and in blue the time spent in 2014. was the dramatic shift between 2010 to 2014 to mobile content consumption. Mobile content consumption, behavior along key metrics (time, bounces etc.) And again, a custom set of metrics.

Designing startup metrics to drive successful behavior | For Entrepreneurs

www.forentrepreneurs.com

Blog About Log in Register Designing startup metrics to drive successful behavior Great companies are almost always run by great management teams. Good metrics should also be actionable, and drive successful behavior. Tagged with Metrics , SaaS , Sales & Marketing Machine.

6 SaaS Metrics You Should Track - ReadWriteCloud

www.readwriteweb.com

Along those lines, last week, Ryan Carson, co-founder of Carsonified offered a list of six key metrics for your web app and how to track them. Are there any additional metrics you think SaaS companies should track? Posted by: Scott Miller | September 6, 2010 1:55 PM Audrey, good post.

6 SaaS Metrics You Should Track - ReadWriteCloud

www.readwriteweb.com

Along those lines, last week, Ryan Carson, co-founder of Carsonified offered a list of six key metrics for your web app and how to track them. Are there any additional metrics you think SaaS companies should track? Posted by: Scott Miller | September 6, 2010 1:55 PM Audrey, good post.

Visual Engagement Metrics: Your Optimization Secret Weapon

ConversionXL

In 2010, Dr Anne Aula, Senior User Experience Researcher at Google, gave a presentation where she presented some disappointing findings about mouse tracking: Only 6% of people showed some vertical correlation between mouse movement and eye tracking.

Startup Metrics for Pirates: SeedCamp 2009 (Sept 2009, London.

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Startup Valuation: How Much Is Your Company Worth?

Seed Stage Capital

skip to main | skip to sidebar 19 January 2010 Startup Valuation: How Much Is Your Company Worth? January 20, 2010 2:44 PM Nathan Beckord, CFA said. For an excellent bit of further reading view Jeff Bussgang's article here: [link] February 8, 2010 10:16 AM Nathan Beckord, CFA said.

Metrics that Matter for 2012 (one page PDF)

Life Beyond Code

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2012.

How We Knew When to Launch Our Startup

Vinicius Vacanti

For more on the stages of a startup, I recommend Dave McClure’s amazing Startup Metrics for Pirates.). From a PR perspective, I like to think of the internet as an ocean full of schools of fish.

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Startup Development

SoCal CTO

I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. Thought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

What’s A Startup? First Principles.

Steve Blank

Or depending on your metrics for success, get users, grow traffic, etc.). Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill. Everyone knows what a startup is for – don’t they?

Metrics for Series A - DShen's Blogs

Dshen

Metrics for Series A. One aspect that has been shown to be incredibly important for sophisticated and series A investors is showing superior metrics and your knowledge surrounding them. Why Metrics? Showing that you are tracking the right metrics means that you have experienced personnel in tracking the progress of your business. Exhibiting metrics that are not only growing exponentially, but large in magnitude helps a great deal. Metrics on Demand.

Startup CTO or Developer

SoCal CTO

What metrics are going to be the key startup metrics and how do we get those metrics without too much cost? I’ve been having discussions with several people recently about the role of the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in very early stage companies.

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Learning is better than optimization (the local maximum problem)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Wednesday, April 7, 2010 Learning is better than optimization (the local maximum problem) Lean startups don’t optimize. At least, not in the traditional sense of trying to squeeze every tenth of a point out of a conversion metric or landing page.

Marketing, Metrics, & Meaning (4 Pirates, in LA @ BlueGlass.

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Perfection By Subtraction – The Minimum Feature Set

Steve Blank

If you’re selling to a business, your Earlyvangelists will end up using your slides and metrics to help sell your product inside their own company! “ By knowing things that exist, you can know that which does not exist.&#. Book of Five Rings.

Real Unfair Advantages

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

On the surface, it's yet another "marketing metrics" company. Office 2010 will be the end of Zoho, if we stop innovating, stop being nimble and flexible in our business model. Then again, if we stop all that, Zoho will die anyway , no Office 2010 needed to do the job.

The Four Main Things that Investors Look for in a Startup

Both Sides of the Table

That might work for $50-100k but less likely for $3m unless you’re a seasoned entrepreneur, known to the VC, have some metrics that work in your favor or have built something the VC believes to be truly unique. I obviously don’t speak for all investors.

Good enough never is (or is it?)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, September 27, 2010 Good enough never is (or is it?) No vanity metrics should be looked at. No vanity metrics should be looked at. Tell your Startup Visa story Speaking 2010: Webstock, GDC, Web 2.0, April 23, 2010 in San Francisco.

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Excellent Analytics Tip #17: Calculate Customer Lifetime Value

Occam's Razor

The table you'll end up with might look like this: It should be pretty obvious at this point that simply taking the short-term view with metrics like Cost Per Acquisition (CPA) might not be prudent since you are rewarding the source sending you Mr. Right and Mr. Average just the same.

Startup Killer: the Cost of Customer Acquisition | For Entrepreneurs

www.forentrepreneurs.com

However there is a lot of value in looking at these same metrics for all other businesses. Metrics on all aspects of the customer acquisition process to find out what can be improved. Vish Agashe [link] [link] David Skok Vish, you are correct, this is an important metric.

No Accounting For Startups

Steve Blank

Do the metrics show that the business model you’re creating will support the company you’re trying to become? Startup Metrics. Startups need different metrics than large companies. Web Metrics.

Subscriptions are the New BLACK. (+ why Facebook, Google, & Apple.

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Find a Growth Hacker for Your Startup

Startup Marketing Blog

12 Responses to “Find a Growth Hacker for Your Startup&# Brittany Laughlin Jul 26, 2010 12:36 pm Great article. Brittany Gtrot Co-founder (& growth hacker) [link] @blocks8 Dena Stern Jul 26, 2010 1:14 pm This is so right on. next CEO of WorkingPoint | [link] Sean Jul 26, 2010 1:30 pm I agree. Denis Matafonov Jul 27, 2010 1:30 pm Great article. Marsh Sutherland Jul 27, 2010 2:41 pm Where does one go to find a growth hacker to be a co-founding CMO?

Death By Competitive Analysis

Steve Blank

You win in an existing market when you are better or faster on those metrics that customers have told you are the basis of competition. Your competitive analysis must be around those metrics.

Why You’re Going to Hire the Wrong Designer

Tony Wright dot com

As I’d asked in a post WAY back in 2007 (“ Do Designers Deserve a Seat at the Strategy Table “), when was the last time you saw a web portfolio that talked about metrics and goals? “We are not UI experts but do know when we see a good design.&#.

Beginner's Guide To Web Data Analysis: Ten Steps To Love & Success

Occam's Razor

No, no, not the silly reports that show mostly useless metrics like Average Time on Site and Average Pages Per Visitors ( averages stink! ). Index Value Metric. Index Value Metric. What reports and metrics do you attack first? The goal of my recent post on the Yahoo!

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Four myths about the Lean Startup

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, April 18, 2010 Four myths about the Lean Startup Myth: Lean means cheap. Startup Visa update ► February (5) Kiwi lean startup + Australia next Why diversity matters (the meritocracy business) Beware of Vanity Metrics (for Harvard Business Rev.

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What is a startup?

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, June 21, 2010 What is a startup? Startup Visa update ► February (5) Kiwi lean startup + Australia next Why diversity matters (the meritocracy business) Beware of Vanity Metrics (for Harvard Business Rev. April 23, 2010 in San Francisco.

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Avoiding common data-interpretation errors

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Take "average time-on-site," a typical web analytics metric. Metrics and statistics "rules" cannot be applied blindly. Yes this means "metrics analysis" is harder than it looks. Tags: Essays metrics They say "statistics lie," but they don't. People do.

SaaS 101: 7 Simple Lessons From Inside HubSpot

OnStartups

As you grow, you should be spending a fair amount of your time understanding the metrics in your business and how those metrics are moving over time. It’s been a little over 4 years since I officially launched my internet marketing software company , HubSpot.

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Best Web Analytics 2.0 Tools: Quantitative, Qualitative, Life Saving!

Occam's Razor

Mongoose Metrics ~ ifbyphone. I know Mongoose Metrics a bit more and have been impressed with their solution and evolution over the last couple of years. Twitter to me is a proxy of how data collection is changing and what the future of relevant metrics might look like.

Startup Metrics That Matter (FoWA London, Oct 2009) - Master of.

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Scaling Sales: Arming & Aiming – Objection Handling

Both Sides of the Table

As a company you need to invest in ROI calculators (spreadsheets) that are easy for sales reps to plug in basic customer metrics and pop out with an expected benefit. This is part of a series on sales & marketing.

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Win With Web Metrics: Ensure A Clear Line Of Sight To Net Income!

Occam's Razor

We have more web metrics and data than there are stars in the universe (slight exaggeration!). Wong's key points was how the success of our work, as Marketers, is measured based on a lot of things but not often enough based on perhaps the most important metric of them all: Net Income.

You've Seen This Shit B4. Move Along. - Master of 500 Hats

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My experiments in lean pricing

Venture Hacks

There is no better success metric and it leads to less waste in the long run. You can then come back and intelligently offer a free plan (if you still want to) with more intelligence and the right success metrics clearly defined.

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