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Working out your customer lifetime value (LTV) is key to operating in a competitive advertising environment...More
I know we’re getting outcompeted in the ad auction
But I’m not comfortable letting you go over our CPA target unless we know how long it’ll take to pay the extra back.
As far as I’m aware most of the revenue comes from first orders
So I’m open to seeing some analysis, but unless it’s more than 10% extra revenue coming from repeat purchases in the first few weeks…
I’m not sure we can revisit the budget question
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Understanding customer lifetime value (LTV) is essential for any business that wants to be successful in a competitive advertising environment. Calculating LTV helps you understand how much you can afford to pay for a new customer, and how much money you need to generate in order to make a profit.
The first step in calculating LTV is to determine the average customer lifetime, which is the total amount of time a customer spends buying your products or services. To do this, you will need to look at past sales data and analyze the amount of time it takes customers to make a repeat purchase. This data can provide valuable insights into the typical customer purchase cycle.
Once you have the customer lifetime, you can then calculate the total revenue per customer. This is done by multiplying the average customer lifetime by the average purchase amount and the number of repeat purchases. This is an important figure, as it will give you a better understanding of how much money each customer is worth over the course of their lifetime.
You can then use this figure to calculate the customer lifetime value. To do this, you will need to divide the total revenue per customer by the customer acquisition cost. This will give you the dollar value of each customer.
Once you have the customer lifetime value, you can use it to better understand how much money you can afford to pay for a new customer. You can also compare this figure to your customer acquisition costs to determine whether your marketing strategy is effective. If you find that your customer acquisition costs are too high, you can adjust your marketing strategy accordingly.
By understanding customer lifetime value, you can ensure that you are spending your advertising dollars wisely and optimizing your efforts to bring in more customers. Additionally, it can help you better understand the value of your existing customer base and the impact of any changes you make to your marketing or product offerings.
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