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Does IoT need Customer Success Managers Does IoT need Customer Success Managers?

At Davos World Economic Forum 2016, there was much talk of the 4th Industrial Revolution. The man who literally wrote the book on it, Professor Klaus Schwab, defines this revolution as being “…characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres.” As this revolution unfolds, we […]

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20 Reported Problems with Customer Success Software (and How Akita Resolves Them)

As part of Akita’s recent re-launch, we have been looking at the channels where potential customers (and the CS community in general) can educate themselves about our solution. G2 crowd is a key player in the review/social proof space and forms an important part of most companies evaluation process when shopping for B2B software. It’s […]

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How CSMs Should Segment Their Customer Base Why and How CSMs Should Segment Their Customer Base

We all know that it is important to segment your customer base in Customer Success… But why? Like all things in business, the ultimate answer is—to generate more revenue. But how?

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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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