So your DSP Campaign is live, congratulations! Now, the next step for us is to ensure that your campaign is performing well. To get a better understanding of performance, you can assess the metrics available in the Perpetua App.

The default setting on the DSP reporting dashboard shows the following metrics: Attributed Sales, Spend, ROAS and Purchases. Beyond these metrics, you have access to other metrics that are also helpful in evaluating the success of your campaign.

To access these metrics, simply hit x on any of the default metrics currently displayed, hit Add Metric to access the following data points and click the + button to add them on the dashboard:

Reporting Dashboard Granularity

As a software company, we put a major emphasis in developing a complex and useful reporting dashboard for our clients. Surfacing granular insights will give us visibility on areas that are working well and areas that need to be optimized. On the DSP reporting dashboard, we can see performance aggregated by Goals, Target Markets, Products, Destinations, Line Items and even down to the Creative Level.

From the image above, you can select these categories of interest and see the elements under these categories and how they are performing. Furthermore, you can also do a drill-down per aggregate and understand performance on a more granular level. One category of interest that we can make optimizations and adjustments on are Target Markets. These segments are grouped into their placement in the full sales funnel. The next sub-sections will explain how we can evaluate these segments so we can get a good grasp of campaign performance.

Evaluating Mid to Upper Funnel Performance

The goal of In Market, Contextual Targeting, and Competitor Conquesting is to increase the number of people that are exposed to your product. Once they've been exposed, they go down to the bottom funnel where we can re-engage them with our retargeting strategy.

Mid to upper funnel audience will likely not convert right away - because of this, you will see a low ROAS for these markets. The measure of success for the upper funnel is increase in exposure, engagement, cost-effectiveness and convertibility.

  • Impression quantifies exposure of your display ads and denotes how many times it has been seen

  • CTR measures users' interest and engagement with your display ads

  • DVPR measures a deeper level of interest that the users want more information about your product.

  • eCPDPV measures the efficiency in cost for these valuable DPV's that denote product interest

Key takeaway for upper funnel performance assessment is to not focus so much on ROAS as this can be a misleading indicator of the effectiveness of our upper funnel strategy.

Evaluating Bottom Funnel Performance

The target markets included here are Retargeting, and Lapsed Purchasers segments. In terms of ROAS we will get quick wins on these segments as consumers in these pools are looking to make a purchase. It's important to have a healthy ROAS for these markets but we also have to look at other metrics to fully assess performance and have a better understanding of the campaign's full picture.

  • % NTB purchasers in the lower funnel measures the effectiveness of our upper funnel strategy. If we have high % NTB purchasers, that means we've chosen the correct markets to target as users in these pools converted upon retargeting.

  • CTR in bottom funnel markets also denotes valuable product interest. After the user has viewed the product (from an upper funnel ad), user is interested enough in the product again that they clicked upon being retargeted.

  • eCPC allows us to make a reasonable comparison in DSP ad spend with your sponsored ad spend (key word searches display high intent and bottom funnel behaviour)

  • Purchase Clicks and Purchase Views both allow us to see attribution in sales in terms of where the DSP campaign is influencing and generating purchases in these retargeting pools.

Evaluating DSP Campaign Overall

To compare base metrics like attributed sales, spend and ACOS with your other advertising channels, go to Account Overview and quickly glance at how your DSP campaign is performing compared to sponsored products, sponsored brands and sponsored display.

In Perpetua's new Sales tab feature, we're able to see attributed sales and organic sales on the same dashboard. This is very helpful because when you run your DSP campaign, you want to make sure you're not canibbalizing your organic sales. The way to check this is by looking at your blended ACOS, which takes into account organic sales and ensuring that your sales growth is showing an incremental increase.

In this feature, we can also see all the sales channel for your account: Total Attributed Sales, Organic Sales, Sponsored Sales and DSP Sales. This allows us to compare returns from various sales channels

Perpetua's reporting dashboard is robust in nature and has a solid degree of data granularity. These metrics allow us to visibly see campaign performance in real time so that you're not left in the dark while your ad dollars are being spent. If you have any more questions regarding your DSP campaign's performance, don't hesitate to reach out to your account manager.

Appendix

For total metrics, click here.

Add to Cart - The number of times a promoted ASIN is added to a customer's cart.

ATC Clicks - The number of add to cart conversions attributed to ad click-throughs.

ATC Rate - The number of Add to Cart conversions relative to the number of impressions. (ATCR = ATC / Impressions)

ATC Views - The number of Add to Cart conversions attributed to ad impressions.

Attributed Sales - The total value of products sold attributed to your ads

Clicks - The number of times your ads were clicked

Click Through Rate - The ratio of clicks to impressions

CPATC - The average cost to acquire an Add to Cart conversion. (eCPATC = Total cost / ATC)

eCPC - The amount of money paid per click-through

CPVC - The average cost to acquire a Video complete conversion (eCPVC = Total cost / Video complete)

DPV - The number of views on the advertised product's detail pages on Amazon

DVPR - The number of detailed page view conversions relative to ad impressions. DVPR = DPV/Impressions

DPV Views - The number of detail page view conversions attributed to ad impressions

DPV Clicks - The number of detail page view conversions attributed to ad click-throughs

eCPDPV - The average cost to acquire a detail page view conversion. eCPDPV = Total cost / DPV

eCPM - Total cost per thousand impressions

eCPP - The average cost to acquire a purchase. eCPP = Total cost / Purchases

eCPSNSS - The average cost to acquire a Subscribe & Save subscription. eCPSnSS = Total cost / SnSS

eRPM - The average revenue generated per thousand impressions. eRPM = Sales / (Impressions / 1000)

Home Page Pixel - The number of Homepage visit pixel conversions.

Impressions - The number of times the ads were displayed

Marketing Landing Page Pixel - The number of Marketing Landing Page visit pixel conversions

Measurable Impressions - Number of impressions that were measured for viewability

Measurable Rate - Measurable impressions / total impressions

New to Brand Purchases - The number of first time purchases for promoted products within one-year

NTB eCPP - The average cost to acquire a new-to-brand purchase for promoted products. New-to-brand CPP = Total cost / New-to-brand purchases

NTB eRPM - The average revenue generated per thousand impressions by purchasing a promoted product for the first time over a one-year lookback period. (NTB eRPM BH = NTB Sales BH / (Impressions / 1000))

NTB Purchase Rate - The number of new-to-brand purchases for promoted products relative to the number of ad impressions. New-to-brand purchase rate = New-to-brand purchases / Impressions

NTB Purchases - The number of first-time purchases for promoted products within the brand over a one-year lookback window

NTB Purchase Clicks - The number of new-to-brand purchases for promoted products attributed to ad click-throughs

NTB Purchase Views - The number of new-to-brand purchases for promoted products attributed to ad impressions. Purchases include Subscribe & Save subscriptions and video rentals.

NTB ROAS - Ad-attributed new-to-brand purchases for promoted products per local currency unit of ad spend (New-to-brand ROAS = New-to-brand sales / Total cost).

NTB Units Sold - The quantity of promoted products purchased for the first time within the brand over a one-year lookback period after delivering an ad. A campaign can have multiple units sold in a single purchase event

NTB Sales - The total sales (in local currency) of promoted products purchased for the first time over a one-year lookback window by customers on Amazon.

NTB CPP - The average cost to acquire a new-to-brand purchase for promoted products (New-to-brand CPP = Total cost / New-to-brand purchases).

Percent of Purchases NTB - The percent of purchases that were first-time purchases for promoted products within the brand over a one-year lookback window.

Purchase Button Pixel - The number of Purchase Button pixel conversions

Purchases - The number of times promoted products are included in a purchase event

Purchase Rate - The number of Purchases relative to Impressions. Purchase Rate = Purchases/Impressions

Purchase Clicks - The number of purchased conversions attributed to the ad click-through

Purchase Views - The number of purchased conversions attributed to the ad impressions

ROAS - the ratio of attributed sales vs Spend.

SNSS - The number of new Subscribe & Save subscriptions attributed to a view or click on an ad. This count does not include orders of the ASIN(s) from replenishment subscription orders. New subscriptions are also included in the Purchase count.

SNSS Clicks - The number of Subscribe & Save subscriptions attributed to ad click-throughs.

SNSS Rate - The number of Subscribe & Save subscriptions relative to the number of impressions. SnSSR = SnSS / Impressions

SNSS Views - The number of Subscribe & Save subscriptions attributed to ad impressions.

Spend - The total budget for your ads

Units sold - The total quantity of promoted products purchased

Video Complete - The number of times a video ad played to completion. If rewind occurred, completion was calculated on the total percentage of unduplicated video viewed.

Video Completion Rate - The number of video completions relative to the number of video starts. (Video completion rate = Video complete / Video start)

Video Start - The number of times a video ad was started.

Viewable Impressions - Based on MRC standard, the number of times an ad was viewed by customers. An ad is counted as 'viewable' when atleast 50% of the ad shows on screen for one second or longer for display ads and two seconds or longer for video ads.

Viewability Rate - Viewable impressions / measurable impressions.


Total Metrics

Total ATC - The number of times an ASIN is added to a customer's cart. This counts adds for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total ATC = ATC + ATC BH)

Total ATC Clicks - The number of Total Add to Carts attributed to ad click-throughs. This includes adds for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total ATC clicks = ATC clicks + ATC clicks BH)

Total ATC Rate - The number of Total Add to Cart conversions relative to the number of ad impressions. (Total ATC = Total ATC / Impressions)

Total ATC Views - The number of Total Add to Carts attributed to impressions. This includes adds for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total ATC views = ATC views + ATC views BH)

Total CPATC - The average cost to acquire a Total Add to Cart conversion. This includes the cost to acquire a Total Add to Cart conversion for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total eCPATC = Total cost / Total ATC)

Total CPP - The average cost to acquire a Total purchase conversion. This includes the cost to acquire a Total purchase for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total eCPP = Total cost / Total purchases)

Total eCPSnSS - The average cost to acquire a Total Subscribe & Save subscriptions conversion. This includes the cost to acquire a Total Subscribe & Save subscriptions for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total eCPSnSS = Total cost / Total SnSS)

Total DPV - The number of ad-attributed detail page views on Amazon. This includes views for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total DPV = DPV + DPV BH)

Total DPV Clicks - The number of Total detail page view conversions attributed to ad click-throughs. This includes click-throughs for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total DPV clicks = DPV clicks + DPV clicks BH)

Total DPV Views - The number of Total detail page view conversions attributed to impressions. This includes views for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total DPV views = DPV views + DPV views BH)

Total DPVR - The number of Total detail page view conversions relative to the number of ad impressions. (Total DPVR = Total DPV / Impressions)

Total ECPDPV - The average cost to acquire a Total detail page view conversion. This includes the cost to acquire a Detail page view conversion for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total eCPDPV = Total cost / Total DPV)

Total eRPM - The average revenue generated per thousand impressions. This includes revenue for promoted products tracked in orders and products from the same brands as the products tracked in orders. (Total eRPM = Total sales / (Impressions / 1000)).

Total NTB eRPM - The average revenue generated per thousand impressions by purchasing a promoted or brand halo product for the first time over a one-year lookback period. (Total NTB eRPM = NTB Sales / (Impressions / 1000)).

Total NTB Purchases - The number of first-time purchases for promoted or brand halo products within the brand over a one-year lookback window.

Total NTB Purchase Clicks - The number of new-to-brand purchases for promoted and brand halo products attributed to ad click-throughs.

Total NTB Purchase Views - The number of new-to-brand purchases for promoted and brand halo products attributed to ad impressions.

Total NTB ROAS - Ad-attributed new-to-brand purchases per local currency unit of ad spend (Total new-to-brand ROAS = Total new-to-brand sales / Total cost). This includes purchases for both promoted and brand halo products.

Total NTB Units Sold - The quantity of promoted and brand halo products purchased for the first time within the brand over a one-year lookback period after delivering an ad. A campaign can have multiple units sold in a single purchase event.

Total NTB Purchase Rate - The number of new-to-brand purchases for both promoted and brand halo products relative to the number of ad impressions. (Total new-to-brand purchase rate = Total new-to-brand purchases / Impressions).

Total NTB Sales - The total sales (in local currency) of promoted and brand halo products purchased for the first time over a one-year lookback window by customers on Amazon.

Total NTB CPP - The average cost to acquire a new-to-brand purchase for both promoted and brand halo products (Total new-to-brand eCPP = Total cost / Total new-to-brand purchases).

Total Percent of Purchases NTB - The percent of purchases that were first-time purchases for promoted and brand halo products within the brand over a one-year lookback window.

Total Purchases - The number of times any number of products are included in a single purchase event. Purchase events include Subscribe & Save subscriptions and video rentals. This counts purchases for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total purchases = Purchases + Purchases BH)

Total ROAS - Ad-attributed product sales per local currency unit of ad spend. Includes both sales of promoted products tracked in orders and products from the same brands as the products tracked (Total ROAS = Total Sales / Total cost).

Total Sales - The total sales (in local currency) of promoted ASINs and ASINs from the same brands as promoted ASINs purchased by customers on Amazon after delivering an ad.

Total SnSS - The number of Subscribe & Save subscriptions for products featured in an order and other products from the same brands as the products featured, attributed to a view or click on an ad. This count does not include further purchases of the ASIN(s) during replenishing subscriptions. (Total SnSS = SnSS + SnSS BH)

Total SnSS Rate - The number of Total Subscribe & Save subscriptions conversions relative to the number of ad impressions. This includes Total Subscribe & Save subscriptions for promoted products as well as products from the same brands as the products tracked in the order. (Total SnSS rate = Total SnSS / Impressions).


Note: Some metrics can't be viewed on the dashboard but are available when you export the csv report of your campaign.

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