Posts Tagged: metrics

What Metrics to Track (and What Not to Track)
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What Metrics to Track (and What Not to Track)

Business owners who succeed in meeting their goals have one common thread: They all track their progress toward their goals. Here are the metrics and data you should track to realistically measure performance, and what you can safely ignore.

What Counts That We’re Not Counting?
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What Counts That We’re Not Counting?

We know how important it is to keep an eye on the numbers. But what about those “soft metrics” that are harder to track—things like employee satisfaction? They may be more difficult to pin down, but overlooking them can spell trouble for the health of your company.

Tracking Metrics Makes You 2x More Likely to Reach Your Goals
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Tracking Metrics Makes You 2x More Likely to Reach Your Goals

We all set goals in our personal lives, but when it comes to business, it turns out that we’re not nearly as goal-focused. Even though we’ve taken on big risks to start new businesses, the surprising truth is that we’re really not very good at goal setting at all.

If You Want to Grow, Forecasting Is Your Best Friend
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If You Want to Grow, Forecasting Is Your Best Friend

Figuring out whether or not it’s a good time to grow comes down to planning strategically and taking the time to understand what you’ve done as well as and what your opportunities are. Learn more about growth in this interview with LivePlan CEO, Sabrina Parsons.

This Week in Small Business: From Creating Business Websites to Effective Leadership
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This Week in Small Business: From Creating Business Websites to Effective Leadership

Are you looking for a list of the important business metrics you should be tracking, all in one place? Maybe you’re feeling uninspired, and wish to take a leaf out of the book of a successful entrepreneur, or emulate great social media marketing. However you’re feeling, if you’re an entrepreneur with questions, we’ve got answers—or at least… Read more »

Buff Up on Business Knowledge: Money Matters
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Buff Up on Business Knowledge: Money Matters

Each week, LivePlan’s sister website – Bplans.com – publishes a variety of content aimed at helping entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs start and grow their business. This week, we’ve rounded up our funding-related posts. We’d love to hear from you. What questions do you want answered?