Marketing metrics are a quantifiable way to track performance and are an important marketing measurement tool for gauging a campaign’s effectiveness. The most appropriate marketing metrics vary greatly from one campaign to the next, but in general they measure the effects of your campaign on audience actions.

The right marketing metrics to measure will be the ones that ultimately have the most impact on your business goals, which may be sales generated for one campaign but incremental reach for another. By helping you understand how effective your campaigns are, marketing metrics help marketers optimize their current campaigns and plan for future campaigns.