What is the One Metric That Matters?

Episode 260 | What is the One Metric That Matters?
Date: 2015-10-27
Link: Startups for the Rest of Us
 
Startups for the Rest of UsTracking one metric encourages focus.
If you look at too many metrics is just becomes noise.
If you are pre-launch the a good metric is how many email addresses you can get on your list.
You want to be identifying metrics for a very specific reason.
If you don’t have a timeframe then it is a vanity metric that is worthless for the business.
If you are able to compare (the metric) to other time periods then that is when it becomes meaningful.
The metric has to change your behaviour.