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Customer Success

Your Customer Success Workflow: A Guide to Understanding and Optimizing It

3 – min read The ideal customer experience provides seamless, consistently high-quality support every step of the way. Customers often work with many different teams at your organization throughout …

Customer Lifecycle

Making the Most of the Customer Lifecycle Management Process

4 – min read A strong customer relationship can last for years. How do you begin to manage all the potential outcomes, needs, and variables that determine the path …

Knowing how to optimize customer retention will help you maintain beneficial relationships long-term.
Customer Retention & Churn

How to Optimize Customer Retention for B2B Enterprises

4 – min read As part of a successful B2B enterprise, you understand the importance of your customers. New customer acquisition is at the heart of most traditional business …

Drive customer advocacy by understanding your customers goals and deliver value - they’ll become lasting proponents for your brand.
Customer Success

How to Drive Customer Advocacy

3 – min read Your business is successful because you deliver value to customers. Their growth supports your growth, and advocating for them with help you both be successful. …

What does a Customer Success Manager (CSM) do, and how can they improve your customers journey?
Best Practices

The Top 5 Customer Success Manager Best Practices

4 – min read Customer Success Managers (CSMs) work hard to provide the best customer experience possible by prioritizing customer needs and helping them throughout the customer journey. They …

Customer satisfaction metrics, particularly NPS scores, are useful for B2B enterprises.
Best Practices

Using Customer Satisfaction Metrics: NPS Best Practices

5 – min read There’s a saying in business: if you can’t measure it, it never happened. But how do you measure satisfaction? Luckily, there’s a measure for that, …

Invest time and money to deliver value to your customers, and the ROI returns will come - often in the form of recurring revenue from renewals and upsells.
Best Practices

Customer Success and ROI: How to Improve Revenue

4 – min read The digitization of business has shifted the way customer value is achieved and how investments generate returns. In this customer-centered economy, you need to provide …

By implementing customer education best practices that drive the onboarding process, you will set your customers—and your enterprise— up for success.
Best Practices

Customer Education Best Practices for the Onboarding Phase

4 – min read Onboarding is an exciting, critical phase of introductions and potential. It defines how you and your customer communicate, establish common goals, and begin the customer …

Optimize the sales to customer success handoff with clear and easy communication channels.
Customer Journey Mapping

How to Optimize the Sales to Customer Success Handoff

3 – min read Imagine you’re a customer. A salesperson has lavished attention on you and your every need. As a result, you’ve made a purchase. Now, you’re ready …

A customer success platform can help you identify at-risk customers and take action.
Best Practices

How to Identify At-Risk Customers and What to Do About it

4 – min read In a customer-centered economy, where a lot of revenue growth occurs within the established customer base, churn is a big problem. Customers grow more valuable …

It's a good idea to keep a close eye on product usage metrics.
Metrics

The Top 5 Product Usage Metrics for Customer Success Teams

4 – min read Product usage metrics reveal the relationship your customer has with your product—and provide context for the relationship you should be having with your customer. By …

Building a strong customer success team is the first step to achieving sustainable, long-term growth.
Best Practices

Five Tips for Building a Customer Success Team

5 – min read In the customer-centered economy, your customer success (CS) team is invaluable. The team’s goal is to retain your hard-won customers and help them grow by …

A good customer journey strategy will increase retention and lower churn.
Best Practices

Develop a Customer Journey Strategy: Examples and Tips

5 – min read Customers want to see the value of your product or service—fast. They bought your product to solve a specific problem and if they are unable …

Customer experience feedback provides valuable information.
Customer Experience

How to Make the Most of Customer Experience Feedback

4 – min read Acting on customer experience feedback gives you a competitive advantage. No other enterprise has access to the information you can gather from your customers. No …

Get ahead of the customer experience by providing your teams with the best tools and standardized processes.
Best Practices

Proactive Customer Success Strategies that will get You Ahead of the Game

4 – min read Proactive customer success means focusing on what is going to happen next. It is about making things better, taking things further, and using your understanding …

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Customer Engagement

Why You Need Personalized Customer Engagements

4 – min read When you’re a customer, you don’t want to feel like just another face in the crowd. Customers want to know that you understand their unique …

Optimize the customer journey to map out the stages of customer progression and identify ways to add customer value along the way.
Customer Journey Mapping

A Guide to Customer Journey Optimization

5 – min read Being a customer-centered enterprise means acting as a trusted advisor and helping your customers get greater business value from your product. The aim is to …

How are User Engagement and Retention Related? It’s simple: engaged users are more likely to stick with your brand.
Customer Engagement

How are User Engagement and Retention Related?

3 – min read It’s simple: engaged users are more likely to stick with your brand. But heightening user engagement to compel renewals year after year isn’t so simple. …

What is the cost difference associated with attaining a new customer versus keeping a new one, and how do you optimize both?
Customer Retention & Churn

Customer Retention vs New Customer Acquisition: How Do You Optimize Both?

4 – min read Your customer only sees one brand. For them, customer attraction and retention blur together into one ongoing journey.  It’s important to keep that perspective in …

How can customer-centric enterprises use customer data to their advantage?
Best Practices

The Best Customer-Centric Uses of Data

4 – min read Becoming customer-centric—putting the customer’s needs and interests at the center of your goals and processes—is impossible without customer data. You need customer data to track …

There are many benefits to using a customer data platform.
Customer Data Platform

The Customer Data Platform Benefits You Should Know

4 – min read Hidden inside customer data, there are many opportunities to grow and improve your brand, but what if you don’t know what to look for? Say …

Create standardized, actionable steps for your Customer Success teams based on your customer journey insights.
Best Practices

How to Make the Most of Customer Journey Insights

4 – min read If you want to make your business customer-centered, you’re going to need customer data. Without it, you can’t keep track of your customers’ needs, business …

Customer Lifetime Value

How to Calculate Customer Lifetime Value

4 – min read To succeed as a subscription or recurring revenue enterprise, you need to adopt a customer-centered approach. Instead of focusing just on the acquisition of new …

Regular, effective customer engagement will help your customers realize value.
Customer Engagement

Why is Customer Engagement Important and Valuable?

4 – min read The difference between a friend and an acquaintance is the regularity and depth of your communication. A friend is part of your day-to-day life. You …

Customer retention optimization strategies will help you increase customer lifetime value.
Customer Retention & Churn

Customer Retention Optimization Strategies to Keep Customers Long-Term

4 – min read Your customers are your enterprise’s life’s blood. When you get a new customer, work to retain them and grow customer lifetime value. While the sales …

Explore the importance of communication when it comes to increasing customer lifetime value (CLV).
Best Practices

Exploring the Importance of Customer Lifetime Value

4 – min read In today’s customer-centered economy, focusing on short-term customers is an outdated business model. Instead, enterprises must nurture every customer relationship to increase retention and customer …

Follow these customer satisfaction best practices to boost retention.
Best Practices

Customer Satisfaction Best Practices You Need To Know

5 – min read When you meet a customer’s expectations, you make them happy. That’s the basic concept behind customer satisfaction. Sometimes, however, the potential value of your product …

Adoption

How to Measure User Adoption and Increase Your Rates

5 – min read Metrics are a means to an end. They are not a goal in and of themselves. Their importance lies in their ability to reveal the …

Create a productive environment for Customer Success team, provide them with necessary customer data.
Best Practices

How to Use Customer Data: A Guide for Customer Success Teams

4 – min read As customers use your product, they generate data just by going about their daily workflow. And you would be missing out on a huge opportunity …

You can beat these common onboarding challenges with the right software.
Onboarding

The Top Five Customer Onboarding Challenges and How to Solve Them

4 – min read Some people think the most important moment in the customer relationship is when they make the initial decision to purchase. But the period after the …

There are many benefits to a customer-centric approach.
customer centric enterprise

What are the Benefits of Customer-Centricity?

4 – min read Imagine if you could give your customers that “day 1” feeling of excitement and potential throughout the entire customer journey. That’s the goal Amazon CEO …

To thrive in this customer centered economy, you must engage customers proactively and regularly.
Best Practices

Understanding the Different Types of Customer Engagement

4 – min read The customer-centered economy has made it easier for customers to switch to a competitor if one company is not fully satisfying them. This has raised …

Customer experience vs. customer success: what's the difference?
Best Practices

Customer Experience vs Customer Success: What’s the Difference?

4 – min read Imagine you are planning to fly home for the holidays. How do you feel about the impending journey? What is your mood as you visualize …

How Customer Success and Sales work together to get and retain customers.
Best Practices

Customer Success and Sales: How They Work Together

4 – min read What’s better for your business to focus on: customer success or sales? Customer success is the practice of cultivating deep and lasting relationships with your …

Importance of Customer Success in the Modern Age
Best Practices

Why Customer Success is Important in the Modern Age

4 – min read Times are changing. The old sales idea of courting and closing a customer in a single effort and considering their value “bagged” from a one-off …

Retaining current customers ultimately leads to higher profits.
Best Practices

The Relationship Between Customer Retention and Profitability Explained

4 – min read Every business needs to be able to make and increase profits. We go to exhaustive lengths to find new ways to make our businesses more …

Nurturing the customer relationship is at the heart of a customer-centered enterprise.
Best Practices

Why You Should Focus on Nurturing the Customer Relationship

3 – min read The digital transformation of business has created a customer-centered economy where customers seek short-term commitments and value choice, flexibility, and personalized service. This has irrevocably …

Importance of focusing on current customers, high customer retention.
Best Practices

Understanding the Importance of Customer Retention

3 – min read You wouldn’t throw your money away on the street, would you? Or drop it down the garbage disposal? If you’re not working hard to retain …

Tips to improve your customers experience.
Best Practices

3 Tips for Improving the Enterprise Customer Experience

4 – min read What’s your company’s most precious asset? It’s not your inventory, your stock options, or your intellectual property. It’s your customers. Your business can’t exist without …

Modern enterprises need to adopt a customer-centric approach.
customer centric enterprise

The Top 5 Customer-Centric Goals for an Enterprise

4 – min read These days, customers expect personalized service. Whether they’re shopping for software or a way to increase sales, they expect you to be right there next …

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