The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Web Investor" series, in which Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips discusses topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Jeremy does a deep dive into the metrics behind his favorite business model: Web-based subscriptions. He reveals the three most important metrics to track when investing in one of these businesses -- subscriber acquisition cost, average revenue per user, and churn.
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