The 5 Metrics You Should Add to Your Email Reporting

Most marketers rely heavily on two basic metrics when looking at their email reporting: Open and clickthrough rates. While open and clickthrough rates are a great way to see which subject lines and preview text are getting the most opens and which links are getting the most clicks, they don’t provide a deeper understanding of subscriber interactions—and therefore they can also only provide a limited picture of your campaign’s performance.

Ready to lift your email reporting to the next level? Here are five metrics you should add to learn more about the people who are receiving your emails and how to get more thorough insights on your email campaign’s success.

Uncovering the Metrics Behind an Award-Winning Email

While opens and clicks are a great way to measure overall engagement, they don’t paint the whole picture of a campaign’s performance. Our award-winning campaign didn’t have high opens or clicks, but it did accomplish its goal of creating awareness and generating buzz around The Email Design Conference.

Send Targeted Messages with Geolocation, Device, and Engagement Data

While your email service provider’s click data may help you determine which articles and calls-to-action resonate best with your audience, and their open data can enable you to make inferences about which subject lines work best, Email Analytics data can help you take things to the next level. Let’s talk about some ways to take this data and use it to improve your campaigns.