Tag: profit

Advertising: the ghost of the fourth quarter

Halloween. A night of spooky costumes and frights. But for Shopify stores, the next two months could be even more frightful. A(nother) holiday season with lots of uncertainty lurking in the shadows. This years problems: inflation, worker shortages, and (still) shipping and supply chain issues. These bigger issues aren’t going to be solved by you, …

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What kind of a payback period should paid acquisition target?

When running paid acquisition campaigns like Google Ads, you should be targeting a payback period. That means, on average a customer has paid back their acquisition costs by a certain point of time. Basically you want to know at what point a customer has produced enough profit to pay for the advertising that attracted them. …

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