Message Report Deliveries Metrics

The Deliveries tab on a message report provides a lists of the deliveries associated with the message and the high-level metrics associated with each delivery.

This allows you to quickly see if there are any positive or negative variations in the metrics for a particular delivery. To dig in deeper, click the report icon to access the full delivery report for a delivery.

To add or remove a metric from this table, click the filter Report Calendar Filter icon then click on the metric. You can also export the deliveries table by clicking the export Report Calendar Filter icon then choosing whether to export in CSV or Excel format. Only metrics displayed in the table will be exported.

Metric Description Why It's Useful
Average Order Value (AOV) This represents the average amount of revenue recorded for the contact when they place an order. It is important because it provides insight into how much contacts are spending, on average, each time an order is made.
Click Rate

The click rate represents the number of unique clicks that were recorded, as compared to the number of unique opens recorded. DMA/EEC equivalent: Click to Open Rate (CTO) The calculation does not take into account the history for individual messages. Therefore, on Over Time and Date Range reports, it is possible for the rates to equal a value greater than 100% if enough messages sent on a day prior to the start of the report are included in the calculation. For example, a contact may have opened a message on a previous day, but clicked on the message on a day within the report range.

The click rate is important because it represents the second level of contact engagement. The click rate gives you an indication of how effective the email you sent was at getting contacts to click the links contained therein. The click rate can also give you an idea of how effective the placement and design of your calls to action are.

Delivered

The emails delivered metric represents the total number of emails that were successfully delivered. DMA/EEC equivalent: Accepted

The Emails delivered metric is important because it let's you know how many total emails were successfully delivered. Once you know how many emails were successfully delivered, you can begin further evaluating the levels of contact engagement (opens, clicks, conversions). You can also figure out how many unsuccessful emails were sent.

Delivery Rate

The delivery rate represents the percentage of emails that were successfully delivered, as compared to the total emails that were sent. DMA/EEC equivalent: Accepted Rate

The delivery rate metric is important because it represents the first step in determining the success of your email marketing efforts. In order for contacts to open, click, and eventually convert, they first have to receive an email from you.

Delivery Type
The delivery Type represents the type of send. Each type is described below:
  • Normal: The Normal email delivery type represents a regular email delivery sent to more than one contact.
  • Bulk: The Bulk email delivery type represents email messages that were sent in bulk and includes normal deliveries and split deliveries.
  • Skipped: The Skipped email delivery type represents email messages that were skipped by Bronto and not sent.
  • Single Contact: The Single Contact email delivery type represents emails deliveries that were sent to only a single contact. Email deliveries sent via workflows are always marked as Single Contact, but this delivery type also includes email deliveries manually sent to a single contact or sent to a single contact via the API.
  • Test: The Test email delivery type represents email deliveries that were sent as test deliveries.
  • AMR: The AMR email delivery type represents email deliveries that were sent via an Automated Message Rule.
  • Split Group: The Split Group email delivery type represents email deliveries that were sent as part of an A/B split test. If you hover over the Split Group text, a tool-tip will appear that contains the name of the split group.
  • FTAF: The Forwards to a Friend email delivery type represents email deliveries that were sent as part of a FTAF webform. FTAF deliveries do not appear in delivery groups.
  • Transactional: The Transactional email delivery type represents email deliveries were sent as transactional emails.
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Open Rate

The open rate represents the percentage of emails that were opened, as compared to the number of emails that were successfully delivered. DMA/EEC equivalent: Render Rate The calculation does not take into account the send history for individual messages. Therefore, on Over Time and Date Range reports, it is possible for the rates to equal a value greater than 100% if enough messages sent on a date prior to the start of the report are included in the calculation. For example, a message was sent 100 times a previous day and 100 times on a date within the report range. The message is opened 125 times within the report range. In this case, the Open Rate on the report is 125% because the message was opened more times than it was sent.

The open rate is important because it represents the first level of contact engagement. The open rate lets you see out of all the contacts who received the email you sent, who actually took the time to open it. You can use the open rate to gauge the effectiveness of your from name, from address, and subject line.

Revenue Per Email

The Revenue Per Email metric represents the average revenue tracked for an email successfully delivered from your account.

The Revenue Per Email metric is important because it allows you to see how much revenue, on average, a successfully delivered email earns.

Recipients Indicates how many lists and/or segments the delivery was sent to. N/A
Status Indicates if the delivery was successful. N/A
Total Sends
The emails sent metric represents the total number of emails that were sent.
Note: Deleted email deliveries will still be counted as part of the emails sent metric.

The emails sent metric is important to know for two main reasons. First, you need to know the number of emails sent for the purpose of making sure you don't exceed the number of emails allocated for your account. Second, the emails sent metric is the starting point for evaluating how many of your emails actually got delivered.

Total Clicks

The total clicks metric, similar to clicks, is important because it represents a level of contact engagement beyond just opens and begins to highlight the effectiveness of your message content. Where as with clicks your are able to determine that contacts were interested in the content of your message, total clicks allows you to get some idea of the frequency of that interest.

The total clicks metric is a total of all times links were clicked in a particular message, delivery, A/B split test, automated message rule, or delivery groups

Total Opens
The total opens metric represents the total number of opens recorded for a particular message, delivery, A/B split test, automated message rule, or delivery group. If contact Alex Example opens an email you sent them 5 times, and contact Jayne Example opens an email you sent them 10 times, then 15 would be recorded for the total opens metric.
Note: The total opens metric is not the same thing as the opens metrics (which records unique opens). For more information on the opens metric, see Opens Metric.

The total opens metric, similar to opens, is important because it represents the first level of contact engagement. Although you can't actually tell what your contacts are doing with the email you sent them, you can at least tell that they were interested enough to open it. A high number of opens is usually indicative of a strong subject line and a trusted from name, since these are the only things a contact can see in their inbox before actually opening the email you sent them.

Total Revenue

The Email Revenue metric represents the total revenue tracked for emails sent from the application. This revenue is tied to specific emails sent from the application.

The Email Revenue metric is important because it allows you see the revenue that directly ties to your email marketing efforts.

Unique Clicks The unique clicks metric is the sum of all the unique clicks recorded for a message. A unique click is recorded the first time a contact clicks any link contained in a message. If a contact clicks a link 9 times, 1 unique click is recorded. If 2 contacts each click a link 10 times, then 2 clicks are recorded. If a single contact clicks 5 different links, than 1 unique click is recorded. This is important because it helps you better understand the relationship between clicks and conversions. The conversion rate compares the total number of clicks to the total number of conversions. You can compare the number of unique clicks to the number of conversions to see the rate at which the number of contacts who click a link convert.
Unique Opens The unique opens metric is the sum of all the unique opens recorded for a message. A unique open is recorded the first time a contact opens a message. This is important because it helps you better understand the relationship between opens and clicks/conversions. The click rate compares that total opens metric with the total clicks metric. You can compare the number of unique opens to the number of click to see the rate at which the number of contacts who open a message click a link.