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Stats are like a Good Friend

Stats are like a really good friend. Really good friends are honest. They’ll tell you how it is or how it isn’t. They are the ones that will let you know that you’ve been walking around all afternoon with something in your teeth or that maybe those pants are the best choice. And on the. . . Read More

Am I Tracking the Right Stats?

This is a very common question. “How do I know what to track? How many stats is too many stats? How many stats is too few?” It’s sort of a Goldilocks issue. You don’t want to track too many or the important ones get lost in the unimportant. You end up wasting time entering data. . . Read More

How to Make Entering Stats a Part of Your Business

As a business owner, consultant, manager, or sole proprietor, you may find yourself up against some habits that prove hard to break. (I know I have!) Making a new habit stick seems to be even more difficult. When it comes to entering business statistics, it can be tough to get your employees (and/or yourself) to. . . Read More

Stop Guessing, Start Knowing with Stats

Using stats is the smart way to grow your business. When it comes to business and life in general, “I don’t know” isn’t all that helpful. In most cases, “I don’t know” should be an indicator that there is another step to take, and that usually involves research of some sort. Whether that is asking. . . Read More

I’ve Been Tracking all of These Business Statistics, Now What?

I know what you’re thinking. We’re a stats company so we’re supposed to say that stats are the “be all, end all”, right? Wrong. Stats are just stats. That’s why we picked the name UseMyStats.  Just “tracking” or “keeping” stats won’t do much for you. You have to use them. We conducted a survey not. . . Read More

What is a Stat, Anyway?

A “stat,” a “metric,” a “KPI.” These are all names for basically the same thing. But what is it? Statistics are pretty straightforward. A stat is a number tracked over a unit of time. For example, “the number of sales made in a year.” By themselves, stats don’t do anything or change anyone’s life; they. . . Read More

What Does all This Statistical Data Mean?

Making sense of statistics can make or break a business. If a certain set of data is misinterpreted or a problem is not identified in time, a business can suffer. On the other hand, a missed opportunity can mean missed business. For example, after tracking some stats, you notice a trend: when you send out. . . Read More