Metrics http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/metrics The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Metrics en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT How Media Startups Can Get Investors on Board Our expert Jon Elvekrog provides insight on how media startups should discuss milestones and scalability to investors. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235105 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235105 Jon Elvekrog Our expert Jon Elvekrog provides insight on how media startups should discuss milestones and scalability to investors. Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits "Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234869 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234869 Dave Lavinsky "Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work. The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234565 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234565 Doug and Polly White Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it. The ABCs of Market Research Here are three things to consider when collecting data on the basics of your industry to stay ahead of the game. Thu, 29 May 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234221 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234221 Matthew Toren Here are three things to consider when collecting data on the basics of your industry to stay ahead of the game. How the Advice of the Past Can Save Us Now On the 60th anniversary of Peter Drucker's business classic, its concepts are still debated along with W. Edwards Deming's quality circles. Fri, 09 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233669 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233669 Brent Misso On the 60th anniversary of Peter Drucker's business classic, its concepts are still debated along with W. Edwards Deming's quality circles. Savvy Business Owners Know This Metric Business owners who understand their cost of goods sold have an understanding of what their firm needs to succeed. Thu, 01 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/233475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/233475 Entrepreneur Staff Business owners who understand their cost of goods sold have an understanding of what their firm needs to succeed. Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232864 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232864 Doug and Polly White Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting. Hello? Is Someone There? Why Customer Support Matters. Your service team can not only address client problems but give valuable feedback to your company and product. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232878 Chris Herbert and Christian Smith Your service team can not only address client problems but give valuable feedback to your company and product. How to Tell if Your Social Media Efforts Are Paying Off Monitoring and measuring your social media efforts is essential. Here are the two metrics to watch. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232177 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232177 Scott Levy Monitoring and measuring your social media efforts is essential. Here are the two metrics to watch. Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics Facebook is rolling out a streamlined version of its Pages feature that will allow administrators to keep an eye on the social performance of competing businesses. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232110 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232110 Geoff Weiss Facebook is rolling out a streamlined version of its Pages feature that will allow administrators to keep an eye on the social performance of competing businesses. Getting Your Small Business to Scale Like a Tech Startup With small businesses starting to think more like tech startups in terms of innovation and growth, here are a few tips to help companies get started down that path. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231768 Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett With small businesses starting to think more like tech startups in terms of innovation and growth, here are a few tips to help companies get started down that path. Look Out Startups, 2014 is About Results, Not Buzz Companies may have been able to get ahead before with cool ideas -- but not anymore. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231206 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231206 Erika Trautman Companies may have been able to get ahead before with cool ideas -- but not anymore. Tracking These 6 Metrics Could Boost Your Sales If you're not tracking these numbers, you'll have a hard time growing. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230876 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230876 Dave Lavinsky If you're not tracking these numbers, you'll have a hard time growing. Planning for Next Year? Get a Fix on These Numbers First Figure out the metrics that drive your business and you'll zoom ahead of the competition. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 08:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220742 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220742 Brad Sugars Figure out the metrics that drive your business and you'll zoom ahead of the competition.