Top 4 Metrics Chief Customer Officers (CCOs) Must Know

ChurnZero

Do you know what Customer Success metrics race through a Chief Customer Officer’s (CCO’s) mind all day long? With a dizzying number of SaaS metrics—from acquisition costs and account expansion to customer churn and satisfaction—all vying for headspace, CCOs must focus on the measurements that really matter. Why it matters: As CCO, NRR is the single most important metric to me. You want to retain your customers, of course.

Who Should Be Accountable for Customer Feedback Loops?

Kayako

Customer feedback loops suffer from a lack of commitment. Most teams believe that a response to their customer marks the end of a closed-loop feedback system. Let’s go back to the start and reiterate your feedback process so you can improve both user and customer experiences.

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8 Customer Success Blogs Every Key Account Manager Should Read

Kapta

Customer Success is one of the biggest buzzwords floating around the B2B SaaS space today. Ensuring that your customers achieve their desired outcome using your product is at the core of Customer Success. When customers succeed as a result of the services and products you provide, they’ll continue to be long-time, loyal fans of your brand. Here are eight Customer Success blogs every key account manager should read to stay on the cutting edge of their business.

Who owns the customer experience anyway?

Taylor Reach Group

Over the past number of years, the customer experience (otherwise known as “CX”) has become a profession unto itself. Roles like Chief Customer Officer, Customer Experience Director, Manager, Customer Success have been popping up.

3 Steps to Increase Your Customer Success Budget

CSM Practice

You might need additional funds to purchase a Customer Success Operations System to automate playbooks and avoid unnecessary manual work. You might also need additional funds approved to hire additional Customer Success managers. Step 2: Metrics.

How to Get Your Customer Success Budget Increased

CSM Practice

You might need additional funds to purchase a Customer Success Operations system to automate playbooks and avoid unnecessary manual work. You might need additional funds approved to hire additional Customer Success managers. Step 2: Metrics.

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™. Introduction.

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.

Can You Change Your Member Experience During These Challenging Times?

inmoment

Also keep in mind that a portion of the journey is external and therefore not directly influenceable by the insurance company but by the healthcare provider themselves e.g., doctor’s office visit, ease of getting prescriptions, clinic locations, etc. .

2020 Customer Experience: 20 Wishes

ClearAction

2020 Customer Experience: 20 Wishes Lynn Hunsaker. 2020 customer experience management is at a turning point. Forces on customers and business may otherwise make some turns that leave you behind. Customer experience is defined by customers.

Customer SuccessCon Berkeley 2019 Takeaways

ChurnZero

Top Five Customer SuccessCon Berkeley 2019 Takeaways. Last week ChurnZero sponsored Customer SuccessCon 2019 in Berkley, CA. The event, hosted by The Customer Success Association , featured sessions from a variety of CS thought leaders. Customer Success Around the Web.

How to Get Your Customer Success Budget Increased

Amity

You might need additional funds to purchase a Customer Success Operations system to automate playbooks and avoid unnecessary manual work. You might need additional funds approved to hire additional Customer Success managers. Step 2: Metrics. To scale, one needs a bigger budget.

Announcing the People’s Choice: TOP 100 Customer Success Strategists of 2017

Mindtouch

We evaluated thousands of members within the Customer Success community and created a measurement that took into account a wide range of metrics including internet presence, influence, authorship, individual contributions, community engagement and participation. The TOP 100 Customer Success Strategists list is frequently updated and always evolving. Outstanding Customer Success Strategists. Director: Customer Success Operations, @netmow, LinkedIn.

The Right Survey to Measure Each Touchpoint of the Customer Journey

GetFeedback

Suggestion: make the choice of survey methods part of the customer profile. Think “Survey+” for Customer Feedback. As you might expect, customer listening–often called a Voice of the Customer (VoC) program –is an essential practice for any CX program. Best Metric: CSAT.

2020s Customer Value: 20 Wishes

ClearAction

2020s Customer Value: 20 Wishes Lynn Hunsaker. 2020s customer experience management is at a turning point. Forces on customers and business may otherwise make some turns that leave you behind. Customer experience is defined by customers.

10 Ways to Improve your Customer Success Strategy

Kayako

There is no shortage of opinion in the market place about Customer Success; what it is, how to execute and whether growth should be a success metric are all hot topics. Do your processes work for 40 customers? Are you still onboarding every user/customer with a web-call?

7 Reasons Why You're Not Ready For Customer Success…Yet

Amity

Customer success is an exciting and game-changing opportunity, and a prerequisite for the majority of B2B SaaS companies, but are you ready for it? Improve customer satisfaction – (33%). This includes your vision, goals, customer data, metrics, timetable, journey map etc.

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. Should Customer Success report to Sales?

10 Silos Impact Customer Experience

ClearAction

10 Silos Impact Customer Experience Lynn Hunsaker. This might be the highest-ROI effort of your customer experience council, chief customer officer, chief operating officer — or better yet, every employee. 9) Metrics Silos.

CSM from the Trenches: Mentors – Aaron Thompson, General Partner, SuccessHACKER

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. Helping my clients identify MULTIPLE Ideal Customer Profiles (ICPs) has been an emerging trend lately.

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams

ClearAction

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams. In a recent #CXO tweet chat these same success factors were discussed as they apply to customer experience teams. The Formation of Customer Experience (CX) Teams. CX Team Dysfunction Affects the Customer Experience.

The A-List: Customer Success

Amity

Frequently updated and always on point, the A-List is a snapshot of what's happening in the world of Customer Success. Director of Customer Success - Proven. The Customer Success Newsletter. Customer Success Expert - Glide Consulting. VP of Customer Success - Bluecore.

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

The importance of customer experience in a winner takes all world

Eptica

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Author: Olivier Njamfa The importance of customer experience in a winner takes all world. That was the message from Ed Thompson of Gartner at the analyst’s Customer Experience & Technologies Summit 2018 , which Eptica attended.

20 Customer Success Predictions for 2020

ChurnZero

20 Customer Success Predictions for 2020 . T hat’s why we asked some of the top Customer Success (CS) leaders to share their industry predictions for 2020. Customer results will sell, not features. Vanessa Hannay , Director of Customer Success, Muck Rack .

Customer Experience & Marketing Workforce of the Future

ClearAction

Customer Experience & Marketing Workforce of the Future Lynn Hunsaker. At our company’s leadership summit, I was inspired to hear our leaders on the stage saying with equal voice how important customer experience is alongside with with revenue growth and innovation.”

CSM from the Trenches: Mentors – Natalie Williams; Director, Customer Success; SmashFly Technologies

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. From : Natalie Williams ; Director, Customer Success. What are their metrics?

What is Customer Experience Ecosystem?

ClearAction

What is Customer Experience Ecosystem? And Wells Fargo employees creating phony accounts for customers in order to meet an internal goal of 8 accounts per customer. Penney’s case, its core customers appreciated getting good deals through discount sales.

We Asked 30 CX Influencers if They Would Recommend the Net Promoter System

Lumoa

The Net Promoter System® (or NPS) has been a popular customer experience metric since its creation in 2003. Before we dive deeper, here’s a detailed guide to how to improve your customer experience with NPS (and here is a quick summary of what NPS is and isn’t ).

8 Exceptional Customer Success Professionals Share Insights on the Future

Amity

Is 2014 the year of Customer Success? Instead of asking the magic 8-Ball oracle, we turned to 8 exceptional customer success professionals and asked them to share their insights on the future of the industry. It is abundantly clear that the future is very bright for customer success!

12 Customer Success Best Practices That Can Positively Impact Your Work as a CSM

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. We’ve compiled a list of 12 Customer Success Best Practices That Can Positively Impact Your Work as a CSM.

Q&A: How to Get 20/20 Foresight for Your 2020 Customer Success Planning

ChurnZero

Q&A: How to Get 20/20 Foresight for Your 2020 Customer Success Planning. . Customer Success operations planning. Moderator: Abby Hammer, Chief Customer Officer, ChurnZero. Panelists: Geeta Arora, VP of Customer Success, LeagueApps.

Break Down Barriers to a Great Customer Experience

CX Journey

Unless your company was intentionally built from the ground up to not function in silos - and you're lucky, and unique, if it was - then silos are an issue for you and for your customers. We all know how detrimental silos can be not only to the customer experience but also to an organization.

The current state of Customer Experience and how I would like it to be

Customer Guru

The Customer Experience Buzz. Customer experience is becoming more important with every passing year. I, however, believe that customer experience is becoming a part of the boardroom discussion in companies. The problems with the current state of customer experience.

How to Write a Compelling Customer Success Job Posting

Amity

In the growing field of customer success, it can be difficult to find the right people for the job, especially because some of them don’t even know that the job exists yet. The customer success industry is becoming more and more mature and complex, so not all positions will be the same.

Predictions for Customer Success in 2019

ChurnZero

But what if you could have a better idea of the changes 2019 has in store for Customer Success professionals? We’ll see more applications of AI in Customer Success, but these will mostly be behind-the-scenes. the stuff that Customer Success teams are really meant to do).

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Two Challenges of Customer Experience and Its Executive Buy-In

CSM Magazine

In 2016, the questions of ownership and business impact of customer experience management are still open. Many agree that the success of any corporate undertaking in customer experience heavily depends on whether CEOs and other key decision makers (can be board members or other) buy into it.