Use These Survey Questions to Predict and Increase Customer Retention

GetFeedback

When it comes to measuring the probability for a customer to return to a brand and make new purchases, many businesses rely on the typical customer satisfaction (CSAT) survey question: “How satisfied were you with your experience today?”. While it may seem that this question will determine customer retention , research on customer feedback tells a different story. Here are two very effective (and often overlooked) ways to predict customer retention.

3 Ways to improve Your Customer Retention Scorecard

One Millimeter Mindset

Do you have a customer retention scorecard? Any of the plethora of scoring systems which measure customer satisfaction and loyalty. And your own performance is measured and compared with the ratings customers provide on a quarterly basis.

4 Customer Retention Strategies To Help Online Businesses Boost Loyalty

Kayako

What is customer retention? Simply put, customer retention refers to the strategies and tactics businesses use to encourage repeat purchases and ongoing loyalty from their existing customer base. Too many businesses, however, don’t invest in customer retention.

Customer retention: 35 data-backed approaches

Customer Bliss

I talk often about customer experience , but recently I’ve heard from some followers that they’d like a bit more on customer retention. The first thing to understand about customer retention is that obviously it comes straight from customer experience.

Customer retention strategy: Is it too late?

Customer Bliss

One concept I get asked about a lot is customer retention strategy. Business tends to grow as a result of two factors: Your customer acquisition strategy. Your customer retention strategy. This all leads to one place: you need a customer retention strategy.

Technology Based Solutions to Enhance Customer Retention Strategies

TechSee

Customer churn in the age of information is a fact of life for every business in every industry. Customers have unprecedented access to data, enabling easy comparisons of alternatives, as well as hassle-free provider changes with a simple click of a button. Customer churn formula.

The Secret to Customer Retention

CX Journey

Want to know the secret to customer retention? Probably not so different from what keeps your customers coming back, too. I don''t think I''m going out on a limb here to say: "Customer retention is paramount to acquisition!" focusing on customer retention.

Commit to Customer Retention, Not Just Acquisition

Customer Bliss

When sales is the power core, you have a well-oiled machine that knows how to target customers and position your product with differentiation that causes people to want to have it. However, the connectivity between the sale and the overall customer experience can be an Achilles’ heel.

15 Customer Retention Strategies for Long-Term Customer Loyalty

Comm100

Your customer retention is super important to your bottom line—after all, customer loyalty is well-known for being more valuable than customer acquisition. A good blog communicates to customers that you care about solving the problems in their industry.

Using Monetized NPS® to Growth Hack Customer Retention

CustomerGauge

Peter Drucker, a legendary business icon, once famously wrote that the purpose of any business is to “create and keep a customer.” customer retention rates of most companies aren’t great). Blog Featured Growth Hacking NPS customer retention growth

Are We Storytelling compelling Customer Retention Experiences?

One Millimeter Mindset

Customer retention experiences create a rich chronicle of just how it is to work with us, and our organizations. Some of our truly best stories about creating compelling customer retention experiences thus remain untold. Because I am known for having my customers’ backs.

How Two Leaders Use Customer Journey Mapping As a Tool to Unite Leadership and Address Customer Retention Concerns

Customer Bliss

In my recent vlog, Jeanne’s Daily Dose…Of Reality , I discuss the importance of customer journey mapping and how you can use it to break down silos and unite your leadership team. Develop a Customer Health Dashboard to Help You Focus Your Journey Map Needs.

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How do Clients rate Your Post Sale Customer Retention Performance?

One Millimeter Mindset

How would you rate your own customer retention performance? Listen in on my latest video about post sale customer abandonment, and how it negatively impacts customer retention. When that happens, guess who owns customer retention – and that customer relationship?

7 Ways Phone Calls and Live Chat Improve Customer Retention and Revenue

Kayako

Especially when it comes to service businesses, both traditional and SaaS, because service solutions often need to be tailored to the individual customer. Calls and live chat increase customer retention and upsell opportunities. The customer’s success takes the back seat.

Are Experience Conflicts sabotaging Our Customer Retention Strategy?

One Millimeter Mindset

Ah, the impact of experience conflicts on the performance of our customer retention strategy. That “something” completely disrupts customer experience equilibrium. Staying in front of customer experience is the responsibility of everyone involved in serving that customer.

Can Customer Retention succeed in Uncollaborative Company Cultures?

One Millimeter Mindset

Uncollaborative company cultures have long track records of retaining customers. As long as sellers continue to crush quotas and bring new customers into the revenue stream, uncollaborative company cultures survive. In spite of employee and customer churn.

5 Simple Changes You Can Make TODAY to Improve B2B Customer Retention

B2B Customer Service Blog - TeamSupport

While it’s fun to talk about customer support strategy and the future of the industry, sometimes all you need is that “extra little bit” to push your team over the edge and into greatness. Sending a nice “Thank You” gesture to a B2B customer can leave a long-standing impression.

How to Boost Customer Retention with Unified Customer Support

Kayako

When you give your customers exceptional support, they are 4 times more likely to reward you with their loyalty. Because helpdesks encourage your staff to see customers as faceless support tickets. . But customers are people, just like you and me. Your customers email you.

Building Loyalty: B2B Digital Marketing and Customer Retention Nowadays

Amity

Reaching new customers has never been an easy job. It is extremely important to make sure that the customers you’ve already attracted to your company stay with your company. Here are a few tricks you can use to broaden your customer base: Adapt to your customers.

What Are the Benefits of Customer Retention?

Confirmit

What Is Customer Retention? Customer retention refers to an organization’s processes and activities that aim at stopping customers from churning or switching to a competitor. What Are the Benefits of Customer Retention?

10 Steps to Immediately Improve Customer Retention With Journey Analytics

Pointillist

What’s better than acquiring one new customer? The answer isn’t acquiring two new customers. Much of the marketing world is still focused on customer acquisition, but to improve customer retention will yield f ar better ROI and cost about 5-25X less than customer acquisition.

How to Calculate Customer Retention Rate

Customers That Stick

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Build Revenue with These Proven Customer Retention Strategies

Joe Rawlinson

Take a look at your most loyal customers. Forbes reports that most businesses find 20 percent of their most loyal customers actually make up 80 percent of their sales. Studies also back up the idea that retaining customers can positively impact your bottom line.

5 Ways to Boost Customer Retention with Social Media

ReviewTrackers

Getting customers to say loyal to your business takes dedication. Fortunately, social media allows you a direct way to strengthen connections with your fans and repair your reputation with customers who may have had a less than stellar experience. Listen to customers on social media.

Can proactive customer retention efforts backfire?

Arie Goldshlager

I found this note on “When It Comes To Retaining Your Customers, Sometimes It’s Best To Leave Them Alone” very thought-provoking. Please note particularly: The research involved 65,000 customers of a South American wireless communications firm. As a result, only 6% of the customers who were not offered a plan suggestion left the supplier within the first three months after the program was launched.

Customer Retention Field Guide: 18 Tactics That Keep Customers & Keep Them Happy

Solvvy

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4 Tips for Mastering Customer Retention Like a Shark

Smarter CX

a customer experience podcast series, hosts and CX experts Joey Coleman and Dan Gingiss share insights into how to create an incredible first experience that will increase customer retention as well as revenue. Empathize with your customer.

Should companies focus on customer acquisition or customer retention?

Arie Goldshlager

The choice between customer acquisition and retention is a false choice. I recommend instead employing a diversified and balance customer lifecycle management approach with customer acquisition, onboarding, development and retention elements.

Four Steps to Increase Customer Retention

CSM Magazine

In these days of fierce competition, it’s crucial to do everything that you can to protect your customer base. The ability to retain customers is based on how well your internal operations run. Do you want better customer retention? Want better customer retention?

One Millimeter Mindset Customer Retention Blog Posts 2017

Verint

One Millimeter Mindset customer retention moves you and your organization one millimeter outside your current comfort level. One of the biggest differences has to do with how we acquire and then retain customers. Customer Unretention Syndrome results from 4 Sales Achilles Heels.

Customer Retention & The Leaky Bucket

MaritzCX

Arjun Sen, president and founder, ZenMango offered some great advice to companies during the online Engage eSummit. Read this blog to learn more

Customer Retention & The Leaky Bucket

MaritzCX

Arjun Sen, president and founder, ZenMango offered some great advice to companies during the online Engage eSummit. Read this blog to learn more

Customer Retention & The Leaky Bucket

MaritzCX

Arjun Sen, president and founder, ZenMango offered some great advice to companies during the online Engage eSummit. Read this blog to learn more

A ‘Fresh’ Look At Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part I)

Maz Iqbal

Especially so when we get to customer-centricity, customer experience, customer loyalty… Whilst some folks can tell that Trump is talking nonsense, in the … Continue reading "A ‘Fresh’ Look At Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part I)". Customer Loyalty Uncategorized customer loyalty customer retention employee loyalty loyalty centred business strategic approach to loyalty

A ‘Fresh’ Look At Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part I)

Maz Iqbal

Especially so when we get to customer-centricity, customer experience, customer loyalty… Whilst some folks can tell that Trump is talking nonsense, in the … Continue reading "A ‘Fresh’ Look At Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part I)". Customer Loyalty Uncategorized customer loyalty customer retention employee loyalty loyalty centred business strategic approach to loyalty

Video: Voice of the Customer & Customer Retention

MaritzCX

In two new videos, industry experts highlight the importance of not only listening to customers via a formal voice of the customer (VOC) program , but also increasing customer retention efforts

Video: Voice of the Customer & Customer Retention

MaritzCX

In two new videos, industry experts highlight the importance of not only listening to customers via a formal voice of the customer (VOC) program , but also increasing customer retention efforts

Voice of the Customer & Customer Retention

MaritzCX

In two new videos, industry experts highlight the importance of not only listening to customers via a formal voice of the customer (VOC) program , but also increasing customer retention efforts

4 Reasons Why Customer Retention Matters to Your Customer Acquisition Efforts

Bob Hayes

Business growth depends on acquiring new customers and keeping them around for a long time. Yet businesses are over 2x more likely to focus on acquisition efforts than they are retention efforts. Here are four reasons why customer retention is important to customer acquisition.

A ‘Fresh’ Look at Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part II)

Maz Iqbal

The key points as I understand them are: You cannot have customer loyalty without cultivating employee loyalty and investor loyalty. So debates about which comes first (customers, employees, investors) shows that folks lack a fundamental grasp of that which we … Continue reading "A ‘Fresh’ Look at Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part II)". Let’s recap Part I of this conversation.

Customer Retention – Let’s start at the very beginning

Ian Williams

The customer experience ‘movement’ began in earnest around 15 years ago, with the first books on the subject being published shortly after the turn of the millennium. This is not to say that many of the various aspects of business associated with customer experience, such as loyalty and retention, were not already being practiced. This raises questions as to why marketing did not naturally evolve into what customer experience is today.

A ‘Fresh’ Look at Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part II)

Maz Iqbal

The key points as I understand them are: You cannot have customer loyalty without cultivating employee loyalty and investor loyalty. So debates about which comes first (customers, employees, investors) shows that folks lack a fundamental grasp of that which we … Continue reading "A ‘Fresh’ Look at Customer Retention and Loyalty (Part II)". Let’s recap Part I of this conversation.

4 Tips to Boost Conversions and Customer Retention on Cyber Monday

PeopleMetrics

As recent high-profile data breaches like those of super brands Target and Neiman Marcus have shown, data security has become an important variable in the formula for customer retention. Enhance Your Site with Customer Reviews and Testimonials.