Blast Insights

Blast Metrics, Blast Audience, Specific Blast Insights

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Written by Maddy Rieman
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There are two types of Insights data available for Blasts: Blast Metrics and Audience. The Insights inside the Blasts > Metrics and Blasts > Audience pages will be explained below.

📄 Recommended Reading: Filtering Insights

The metrics you see on these pages are dependent on selected filters and the reporting period you select from the time filter in the upper right hand corner of your screen.

For more information, please review: Filtering Your Insights

Blast Metrics Page

To view Insights for your Blasts Metrics, go to Insights > Blasts > Metrics.

On this page, you can see metrics related to all your Blasts sent during the reporting period, and you can click on a Blast’s name to see more metrics related to a Specific Blast.

You can Filter metrics based on Segments, Categories, Opt-In Status, Blast Creators, and Campaigns from the Filter icon in the top right. For more information about Filters, please review Filtering Your Insights.

Below are the columns of information you will see on the Blast Metrics page:

  1. Blast Name: The name of the Blast.

  2. Date Scheduled: The date the Blast was scheduled to be distributed to your Subscribers.

  3. Subject: The subject line of the Blast.

  4. Sent: The number of Subscribers the Blast was sent to.

  5. Delivers (Del.): The number of Blasts that were delivered to you Subscribers.

  6. Opens: The total number of times the Blast was opened.

  7. Unique Opens (U. Opens): Counts the first time a Subscriber opens their Blast.

  8. Open Rate: This is the rate at which your Subscribers are opening their Blasts. This is calculated using the formula (Unique Opens / Delivers).

  9. Clicks: The total number of times a Subscriber clicked inside of the Blast.

  10. Unique Clicks (U. Clicks): Counts ONLY the first time a Subscriber clicked anything inside the Blast. Subsequent clicks on anything else are Clicks.

  11. Click Rate: This is the rate at which subscribers who opened the Blast clicked the links inside of it. This is calculated using the formula (Unique Clicks / Unique Opens).

After looking at the Blast Metrics Insights page, if you click on a Blast's name, you can see more specific metrics for that particular Blast related to Audience Members, links, and acknowledgments. For information about a viewing insights of a specific Blast, please review: Specific Blast Insights

Blast Audience Page

To view Insights for your Blasts Audience Metrics, go to Insights > Blasts > Audience.

On this page, you can see metrics related to the Audience Members who received your Blasts during the reporting period, and access to click on an Audience Member’s name to see more metrics for the Blasts they have received.

You can Filter metrics based on Segments, Blast Creators, and Campaigns from the Filter icon in the top right. Employing the Campaigns filter option will show all Audience members, but updates the metrics associated with those members to reflect the filtered Campaign(s). For more information about Filters, please review Filtering Your Insights.

Below are the columns of information you will see on the Blasts Audience Metrics page:

  1. Audience Member: The name and email of the Audience Member.

  2. Delivered: The number of Blasts that were successfully delivered (and not bounced) to each Audience Member.

  3. Unique Opens (U. Opens): Counts ONLY the first time an Audience Member opens a Blast.

  4. Open Rate: This is the rate at which your Audience Members are opening their Blasts. This is calculated using the formula (Unique Opens / Delivers).

  5. Unique Clicks (U. Clicks): Counts ONLY the first time an Audience Member clicks inside a Blast.

  6. Click Rate: This is the rate at which Audience Members who opened the Blast clicked the links inside of it. This is calculated using the formula (Unique Clicks / Unique Opens).

  7. Avg. Blast Volume: The average number of Blasts delivered per day. This is calculated using the formula (Delivered / # of days).

After looking at the Blast Audience Insights page, if you click on an Audience Member's name, you can see more specific metrics for the Blasts that Audience Member received. For information about the Insights on the Blasts Audience Metrics page, please review: Specific Blast Audience Insights

Insights Actions

To learn how to perform different Insight actions (change time period, make home page, filter, export, sort, or search), check out this article.


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