Don’t get me wrong – they’re functional enough for basic uses. But there are much more detailed (not to mention more usable) options out there. And I’ve collected some of them for your reading pleasure.
All of them offer an upgrade over the normal WooCommerce reports in some form or another.
Metorik is an app-based WooCommerce analytics and reporting platform from Bryce Adams, a former Automattic employee who actually worked on WooCommerce (point being, he knows a thing or two about the platform).
Because Metorik is an app rather than something that sits inside your WordPress dashboard, it has two big advantages:
- The interface is just plain better than anything you’ll see inside your WordPress dashboard. And it’s not just more aesthetic – it’s also more usable.
- For big stores, Metorik is going to offer significantly better performance because its database structures are separate from the usual query restraints. That means big stores won’t have to wait around for 30 seconds to generate large reports.
So what does it do?
Metorik sets you up with a bunch of reports that help you better understand both your store and your customers.
Better yet, it actually makes those reports instantly accessible, so that you can cut straight to the data that matters, rather than trying to wade through the analysis yourself.
Other features include:
- Easy segmentation using tons of and/or conditions, as well as the option to save specific segments.
- Suggested segments to get you started, like repeat customers and single order customers.
- Product, variation, and category reports so you can see what’s selling best.
- Ability to manage orders and customers right from the Metorik interface.
- Digest emails that can deliver the most important data right to your inbox or Slack channel (super convenient).
- Integrations with popular help desk systems for easier customer support.
- Email marketing integrations on the way for easier marketing.
I’ve had the chance to go hands-on with Metorik and it’s definitely a breath of fresh air in comparison to the regular reports. The only thing potentially stopping smaller stores might be its monthly billing structure (though if you make good use of the data, Metorik should more than pay for itself).
So about the billing?
Metorik bills you based on the average number of orders you have per
This article was written by Colin Newcomer and originally published on Learn WordPress with WPLift.