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Cost per Session
from Activation
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The cost incurred for each user session.
Why it is important
Tracking the "Cost per Session" metric is important for e-commerce stores as it provides insights into the efficiency of marketing campaigns in driving user engagement.

By understanding the cost incurred for each user session, businesses can evaluate the cost-effectiveness of their marketing strategies, allocate budgets more effectively, and optimize campaigns to attract and retain users at a reasonable cost, ultimately maximizing the return on investment for their marketing efforts.
Marketing Costs / Number of Sessions
Calculation example
Suppose an e-commerce store conducted a marketing campaign with a total marketing cost of $8,000. During the campaign, the website experienced a total of 10,000 user sessions.

Cost per Session = Marketing Costs / Number of Sessions
Cost per Session = $8,000 / 10,000
Cost per Session = $0.80
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Suggested slices for dashboards
by Campaign or Ad Group
by Demographic Segment
by Device Type
by Geo
by Time-of-Day and Day-of-Week
by Keyword Effectiveness
by Ad Network
by Ad Creative
by Conversion Funnel Stage
by Seasonal or Event-Based Trends
by Influencer Marketing Effectiveness
by Loyalty Program Level
by Organic vs. Paid
by Retention-Driven
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Questions to be Answered
1. How does the Cost per Session vary across different marketing campaigns, and what strategies are most effective in reducing the overall cost per session?
2. Are there specific user segments or demographics that have higher or lower costs per session, and how can targeted marketing efforts be adjusted accordingly?
3. Can you identify any correlation between changes in ad creatives or messaging and fluctuations in the Cost per Session?
4. How does the Cost per Session differ between users who access the app through different devices, and what responsive design improvements can be made to reduce session costs?
5. What is the impact of changes in the timing and frequency of push notifications or in-app messages on the Cost per Session, and how can communication be optimized for cost efficiency?
6. How do limited-time promotions or exclusive offers influence the Cost per Session, and what promotional strategies are most effective in driving cost-effective sessions?
7. What role does user engagement play in influencing the Cost per Session, and how can improvements in user engagement contribute to lower session costs?
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