Tag: historic performance

Use your data exports to learn how your store evolves

Another benefit of taking regular exports from your Shopify store is that you can look back at the old data and do some data analysis on it. Data changes often over your store’s lifetime and while you might have historic data, sometimes that historic data gets updated over time so it’s impossible to see how …

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Taking data snapshots to make the future brighter

Yesterday the sun came out enough so I snapped a handful of garden photos. Not for Instabooktweet cred, for tracking. For the past year on the equinox and solstices (or close to them), I take reference photos of the sunlight locations. It’s been cloudy and rainy here so I’ve had to wait a few days. …

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Diagnosing a 30% cost increase with historic data

This week we received our electricity bill and it was about 30% higher than last year. At first I thought our new ductless heaters were to blame. Maybe they weren’t as efficient as I thought. After looking into the data and putting some thought into it, I realized I was jumping to the wrong conclusion. …

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Gain insight into how your Average Order Value compares to the past

When looking at your Shopify store’s metrics it’s important to compare how they are performing versus your past performance. Comparing your store against the industry or a competitor can be useful for benchmarking, but it doesn’t tell you much about how you’ve improved. Only that you’re better, equal, or worse than the others. This week …

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