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How to Hit Your Expansion Quota Here’s How to Hit Your Expansion Quota!

tl;dr – In this article we share a FREE tool to help you hit your expansion quota. There are strongly held views about whether Customer Success Managers should be selling to their customers. Whatever side of the argument you stand on, the fact remains that a lot of companies set their CSMs a sales target. […]

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Segmenting your customers for customer success Segmenting Your Customers for Customer Success

What are Customer Segments? Customer Segments are groups of customers created in order to apply separate engagement strategies. You’ve heard the term “all customers are equal”, well, that’s just ridiculous. Some are more valuable to you than others and they are all different, be it in their profile, how they consume your solution or what […]

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how we improved with the new Akita App How We Improved with the New Akita? Pricing, Support Segments

We launched Akita in 2018 with the goal of making effective Customer Success Management software that was affordable for small businesses. By most measurements, it was a success. We had a rapidly growing customer base (and revenue) and our customers loved us. Despite this, we decided it wasn’t working. At least, not as well as […]

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Best customer segmentation software Best Customer Segmentation Software to Utilize in 2024

Understanding customers at scale has come a long way. Back in the day, companies used simple attributes to carve up their customer base in some way to apply different resources to support and/or expand those customers. Boy was it blunt though! Generally, it never got far beyond segmenting your account list by their spending or […]

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best customer success software Best Customer Success Software for Your CS Department in 2024

If you are reading this, you are faced with a real challenge. Either you already manage a customer success function and your existing toolset is not fit for purpose, or you have decided to start a customer success department and want to implement the right software as a solid foundation for your Customer Success Managers […]

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top customer retention software Top Customer Retention Software to Reduce Churn in 2024

Figuring out the right customer retention management software to help manage your Customer Retention goals can be tricky. It really comes down to what your specific goals are, what type of market you serve, the customer data you retain and where that data resides. There are some specific types of tools you should consider. Customer […]

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Expansion revenue Expansion Revenue: Definitions, Metrics, Formulas and Tips

Recurring revenue is essential for any SaaS business. You are probably aware of the fact that customer acquisition is often very expensive, with the risk of getting only a few lukewarm leads. Now, is it possible to cut customer acquisition costs and still generate more recurring revenue? This is precisely what expansion revenue brings to […]

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customer churn rate Customer Churn Rate: Definition, Formulas and Benefits

Although customer churn, losing some customers over time, is perceived as inevitable in certain cases, it is also undesirable among companies. However, every business experiences churn, regardless of its size, quality of customer service and the product itself.  What’s important is how your company responds to churn, whether you fully understand why it happens, and […]

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Best customer success blogs 12 Best Customer Success Blogs in 2024 You Should Follow 

With their aims of transforming new customers into loyal ones, nurturing customer relationships during their entire journey, and driving revenue growth through upsells and cross-sells, customer success teams have become one of the most valuable assets of any SaaS company. And, it’s important to be updated on the latest trends, best practices and strategies in […]

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customer churn analysis What is Customer Churn Analysis and How to Perform It? 

Churn is, unfortunately, an inevitable part of any business, no matter its size, reputation, or customer retention efforts. Some businesses are faced with higher and some with lower churn rates, yet what matters most is determining the primary cause of churn to be able to take effective measures to prevent it. This is precisely where […]

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reasons for customer churn Reasons for Customer Churn and Solutions for Some Scenarios

In SaaS, nurturing strong customer relationships is one of the customer retention strategies for business survival and growth. Still, it seems that no matter how hard you work, there will be some customers who simply decide to leave. Although customer churn is inevitable, certain reasons for it can help you predict it and eventually, reduce […]

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customer success goals Different Customer Success Goals: Which One to Choose?

Nurturing customer relationships, assisting and educating customers during onboarding, pushing upsells and expansion…the list goes on and on. Still, these are just some of the responsibilities of the customer success team. 

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