In any industry, tracking your metrics is a tool for data gathering. It delivers valuable information that you may use to assess your performance. In doing so, you will be able to adjust your strategies to fit the goals that you want to achieve. So if you want to have this kind advantage you may have to ask yourself, are you tracking your metrics?
No matter how well you are doing, checking your metrics would be helpful if you aim at improving your business. However, it does not necessarily mean that you would check each and every detail of your metrics. The most important metric could differ from one company to another.
Choose only those which are important to the growth of your business so that you don’t get overwhelmed or flooded with unnecessary information. For example, if you run an advertising company, then one of the most important metrics to track is the number of people reached by your advertisement.
For an online business, it would be the number of completed sales. It is therefore essential that you must first identify the points that you want to improve so that you will know which metrics you need to track.
The next question would be, are you tracking your metrics right? After a careful evaluation of the metric most important to you, the only way to find out if it’s working is to watch out for your desired results. If you don’t see them within your expected time frame, then it might be time for you to rethink the metrics you are tracking. Don’t be afraid to go over what you used to track if it’s not working towards your goal. Try different metrics until you find those suited for your needs.
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hey, I’m Kim + I am ridiculously passionate about helping you to work smarter and not harder + to realize how freaking amazing you actually are, exactly as you are and how easy business really can be when you are in alignment + simplify + add systems to organize your business + plan your business growth. I’ve been geeking out about online business, online marketing + systems + personal development + all that stuff since I created my first business back in 2006 + sold it.
This whole business owner thing is not for the faint of heart, there is a reason why most businesses fail!
While the road to burnout doesn’t look the same for everyone on it there are some similarities you typically experience on this path!
- You’re always in the weeds of your business
- You don’t have efficient systems and processes (or maybe none at all)
- You aren’t delegating effectively
- You can’t take time off
- You’re trying to do too many things at once + wearing all the hats
It’s exhausting just thinking about it! But there’s a way off the hamster wheel!
If you’re overwhelmed, overworked, stressed out, and worried that if you take time off the bottom will fall out from beneath you and your business will fall apart.
Then, you are in the right place my friend, been there, done that, got the tee-shirt and I’d love to support you in ending the cycle!