Customer Retention Articles

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HOW DOUGHNUTS CREATE LOYAL CUSTOMERS

Originally posted: April 29, 2015. Updated September 14, 2020. I initially wrote this post after a visit to my brother and his family in Los Angeles. Right now, I miss my family. Heck, I even miss the annoyance of travel. And I really miss the fun, silly doughnut tradition my nephew and I created. Here’s …

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competitors are trying to hook your loyal customers

THE KEY TO UNLOCK LONG-TERM, LOYAL CUSTOMERS

Your long-term, loyal customers are in jeopardy. Right now. Your competitors are circling. They’re baiting their hooks, hoping to lure your hard-won clients away. Whether your customers bite will be directly related to the relationship you (and your company) have developed with them. In other words, your objective is not just to land customers, but …

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MARKETING PET PEEVE: CUSTOMER ACQUISITION VS. CUSTOMER RETENTION

Everyone has their marketing pet peeve. Mine is companies that reward new customers acquisition instead of repeat buyers. And it happens All. The. Time. Just the other night, I ordered food from a delivery company I hadn’t used before. Yep, this new COVID world needed a little variety. As a first-time customer, I got the …

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TAKE THE NEXT STEP TOWARD CUSTOMER RETENTION

When I wrote Keep Your Customers, my goal was to create a roadmap to equip business leaders with the steps to cultivate long-term customer loyalty. So I was thrilled when Kate Elliott shared that she was using the book as a weekly book club with her team. Kate manages customer success for TitleCapture, a Software-as-a-Service …

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HOW TO STOP WASTING TIME AND MONEY AS YOU GROW YOUR COMPANY

When it’s time to invest to grow your company, wasting time and money is the opposite of what you need. That’s especially true when your company needs to evolve. From micro-businesses to enterprises, it can be lonely at the top.  You need an objective outsider to guide your progress. When it’s time to take the …

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