Why Zillow Doesn't Care About This "Go-To" Metric

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In the video below, Zillow  CEO Spencer Rascoff sits down to discuss why the company is less concerned with the "go-to" measure of their performance, average revenue per user. 

While this metric is touted on Wall Street, and makes for an easy comparison to similar tech companies, Zillow recognizes the trade off between its total membership count and how much each subscriber is bringing in.

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The article Why Zillow Doesn't Care About This "Go-To" Metric originally appeared on Fool.com.

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