Customer Retention

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THREE CUSTOMER LOYALTY IDEAS TO KEEP LONG-TERM CUSTOMERS

“You can’t please everyone all the time.” You probably first heard this quote when you were a child, from a trusted adult who was trying to free you of the burden of trying to be everything to everyone. In business, it sure would be nice if this quote weren’t true. But the harsh reality is …

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WHAT IS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Customer experience is the view customers have of your business, both during and after their initial buying journey. This view is influenced by the product or service itself, as well as your customer service team. But your opportunities in customer experience don’t start and end there. Marketing, customer retention strategies, and your reliability are also …

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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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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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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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THE ONE-TWO PUNCH TO UNLEASH WORD OF MOUTH MAGIC

Word of Mouth. It’s that magic businesses strive to build. But how? Last night I went out for dinner to a nice steak place. I was…well, to be honest, I was a royal pain in the arse. See, I’m getting toward the end of Whole30. Have you heard of Whole30? It’s 30 days with no …

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