Customer Success Enablement

natero

Customer Success teams have no shortage of responsibilities — from launching new accounts, to helping existing customers achieve their goals and realize value — all the while securing upsells and renewals. Customer Success Management

How to Build Your Customer Success Forecasting System with Eleanor O’Neil

Customer Bliss

I’m a big believer in that,” said Eleanor O’Neil, regarding her decision to create a customer success forecasting system. Eleanor is the Chief Customer Experience Officer at Workshare , a B2B company that manages document productivity and security software for legal firms.

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Why Customer Success is not Customer Experience

CloudCherry

Who owns the customer experience in your organization? When it comes to putting customer experience management into action, it’s critical to know who owns the moving pieces. In today’s B2B world, customer experience management (CEM) often falls to the customer success team.

Why Customer Success is not Customer Experience

CloudCherry

Who owns the customer experience in your organization? When it comes to putting customer experience management into action, it’s critical to know who owns the moving pieces. In today’s B2B world, customer experience management (CEM) often falls to the customer success team.

How to Improve Customer Experience in an Era of Choice

HOW TO CAPTURE THE VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER IN AN ERA OF CHOICE - SPIGIT 1 HOW TO IMPROVE. CUSTOMER. ERA OF CHOICE HOW TO CAPTURE THE VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER IN AN ERA OF CHOICE - SPIGIT 2 It doesn’t matter if you’re a large enterprise, small business, or solo. is its customers.

Customer Success Tech Maturity Model

CustomerSuccessBox

A lot of Customer Success leaders and Founders I have talked to since starting at CustomerSuccessBox have been confused about what customer tech stack to use at their SaaS businesses. So this got me thinking about what should be the Customer Success Tech Maturity Model.

4 Tactics to Building and Managing Customer Success with Allison Pickens

Customer Bliss

In my conversation with Allison Pickens, the Chief Operating Officer at Gainsight , a customer success SaaS organization, you’ll hear how her background in strategy and management consulting, and investment banking, allowed her to thrive in her current position.

Advocacy: Definition for Customer Success

CSM Practice

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What is the role of a Customer Success Manager ?

CustomerSuccessBox

The searches for the keyword ‘ Role of a Customer Success Manager ’ have been increasing since the last few years. Since customer success is an emerging field, many aspiring CSMs may think that a Customer Success Manager’s job would be simple.

Inside Customer Success: Densify

Amity

Amity sat down with Bradley Liou , Director of Customer Success at Densify to ask him about all things Customer Success. Read our interview with Bradley to find out where Customer Success started at Densify, where it is now, and where it’s headed in the future.

Customer Success Needs to Grow (Up)

Speaker: Peter Armaly - Senior Director and Advisor of Customer Success at Oracle

What key skills must customer success managers possess?

MyCustomer

The key skills customer success managers require Loyalty.

4 Customer Success Mistakes (and how to fix them)

natero

Here are four mistakes I commonly see Customer Success teams make and how to address them. Customer Success ManagementThe start of a new year is a good time to reflect on our ambitions for the year ahead and acknowledge the mistakes we've made.

Task Management for Customer Success Teams

natero

Natero was founded on the premise that Customer Success teams need better access to actionable customer data. Early on, we saw that CSMs were struggling with more than just customer intelligence. Customer Lifecycle Management Customer Success Management

3 Interview Tips for Hiring Customer Success Managers

CSM Practice

There has been a considerable rise in the volume of Customer Success Manager jobs in the marketplace, CSM’s are becoming an integral part of extraordinary client experience. Give your Customer Success candidate a scenario that is not straight forward to think about.

Customer success managers: How to measure and manage your CSMs

MyCustomer

How to measure & manage customer success managers Loyalty.

Negotiating as a Customer Success Manager

natero

Every company I've worked for has offered a different mix of resources to support Customer Success Managers (CSMs) when it came time to negotiate with current customers. At one startup, customers were mapped to an Account Executive, and CSMs would loop them into any contract discussions. In other organizations, I was the customer's sole point of contact as soon as they signed on the dotted line. Customer Success Management

7 Customer Success Team Goals for Your Enterprise in 2019-2020

Totango

Realizing lifetime value from your customers is about generating lifetime value for your customers. That’s the central tenant of the customer success approach to business. It represents a shift away from thinking of customers as point-of-sale pursuits and toward regarding them as ongoing relationships that require continuous nurturing. . So, what customer success team goals can help your enterprise generate real results?

Launching Customer Success in Early-stage Startups – Should Founders Bother?!

CSM Practice

There are many stages in the life of a business: An early startup stage with a handful of customers, or a much mature stage with a larger customer base. Somewhere in between, it becomes crucial to monitor and ensure customer success in relation to your business.

Top 5 Qualities of a Great Customer Success Manager

Amity

The Customer Success Manager role is a challenging one. These individuals will be facing both internal teams and external customers, trying to strike a happy balance between both while making the customer experience everything that it can be.

The Value of Customer Success

CSM Practice

On the thirteenth episode of the 1 to 10 podcast, we sat down with Irit Eizips, CEO and Customer Success Evangelist at CSM Practice. What would it be like if you were the customer in your business? Because when your customers succeed, your business succeeds.

3 Key Takeaways from My First Two Years as a Customer Success Manager

ClientSuccess

Welcome to our blog series CSM from the Trenches, a community for frontline Customer Success Managers (CSMs) that discusses trends, best practices, and advice for the frontline. Being on the CSM frontline allows us to directly influence the success of our clients.

Customer Success Webinar: Product-Led Customer Success: What, How, & Why

ClientSuccess

ClientSuccess will host David Jackson , Founder and CEO of TheCustomer.Co , for this month’s customer success webinar series: Product-Led Customer Success: What, How, and Why. Webinar: Product-Led Customer Success: What, How, and Why.

Key Account Management = Strategic Customer Success

Kapta

What account management style does your organization use? If you’re like most of the companies filling the B2B space, chances are you’re all about Customer Success. Everyone loves Customer Success account management, and it can do wonders for your organization and your customers. By aligning your definition of success with your client’s, then you’re both striving for the same goal. Actions Drive Success.

Customer Success Compensation: Base, Bonus, and Quotas

natero

The debate over what types of financial incentives companies should offer customer-facing employees has been unfolding for years. How do you determine which compensation plan aligns with the customer's (and by extension, the company's) best interests? Customer Success Management

The Value of Customer Success

CSM Practice

On the thirteenth episode of the 1 to 10 podcast, we sat down with Irit Eizips , CEO and Customer Success Evangelist at CSM Practice. What would it be like if you were the customer in your business? Because when your customers succeed, your business succeeds.

How to scale your Customer Success Team

CSM Practice

Our approach to scaling a customer success team might be vastly different for strategic accounts vs. your small and mid-size business (SMB) segment. Customer Segmentation. Some customer success teams perceive high touch as something that’s nearly impossible to scale.

Customer Success Metrics—4 Categories to Measure Customer Success Performance

ClientSuccess

Over the next month, I will be writing about the customer success metrics that top organizations use to measure the performance of their customer success strategies and team execution. In this blog, I will cover the 4 high-level categories of customer success metrics.

Customer Segmentation Strategies for Key Account Management and Customer Success

Kapta

How are you segmenting your customers? If you ask any key account manager, you’ll find that they either follow a traditional approach, an approach all their own, or worst of all, they don’t segment them at all. Segmenting your customers is crucial to your organization’s success because it shows you which accounts require the most attention, which ones are providing most of your bottom line-driven results, and which ones are doing fine for now.

Customer Success Performance Indicator

CSM Practice

This summer, I received a call from one of my favorite customer success community leaders, Dave Blake who is the CEO for Client Success. By Andreas Knoefel, Customer Success and Services Executive, Thought Leader, and Author. The Customer Success Performance Index™.

Customer Success Performance Indicators

CSM Practice

. This summer, I received a call from one of my favorite customer success community leaders, Dave Lake who is the CEO for ClientSuccess. As Customer Success leaders we are constantly challenged to preserve the customer base and to increase the recurring revenue stream.

19 Pieces of Advice Customer Success Mentors Would Give Frontline Customer Success Managers

ClientSuccess

Welcome to our blog series CSM from the Trenches, a community for frontline Customer Success Managers (CSMs) that discusses trends, best practices, and advice for the frontline. Being on the CSM frontline allows us to directly influence the success of our clients.

Q&A: The Case for Billable Customer Success

ChurnZero

The most commonly quoted challenge facing Customer Success leaders worldwide over the past ten years or more has been confusion over the role and definition of Customer Success. The question “ What do Customer Success people do? ”

What To Look For When Hiring a Customer Success Manager

Amity

I think it’s time, perhaps overdue actually, to bring a Customer Success Hero or two on board. Over the course of the last 12 months, I’ve done regular Google queries on “Customer Success Manager” and the number of jobs on LinkedIn continues to increase.

How Customer Success Managers Can Avoid Dysfunction Within Startups

Amity

This issue is particularly relevant to customer success managers. Their job naturally involves working with various departments and teams to maintain strong relationships with customers. [image: [link]. It’s no secret that building a startup can be a difficult task.

Compensation Plans for Customer Success Managers

Amity

Careers in Customer Success Management are on the rise globally. With the field of Customer Success Management evolving so quickly, it only makes sense that compensation structures get more intricate and precise over time.

Do you have a definite customer success organization structure?

CustomerSuccessBox

A well structured customer success organization is necessary for any SaaS company to achieve massive growth. So, a proper customer success organization is required to provide consistent growth. Setting Up a Customer Success Organization.