Customer Retention

There’s an often-told story about a salesman in a department store who was deeply unhelpful and rude to a customer when he saw that they only wanted to buy a $13 item. However, when that salesman’s manager looked into the value that customer had spent in the life of their relationship with the store however, it ran into the tens of thousands of dollars.

In this section on customer retention, we have some superb content which will help you really understand what drives retention (it’s not always what you think). We debunk the myth that wowing customers is what it’s all about and we provide useful assets and downloads to help your customer retention efforts succeed.

The Cyber Effect review
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The Cyber Effect: Book Review

Mary Aiken works in the fascinating field of Cyberpsychology. Her career spans roles at the prestigious University College Dublin, the Cyberpsychology Research Network and Europol's Cybercrime Center. She has also trained at the White House,…
5 customer-centric habits of the most successful companies
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5 customer-centric habits of the most successful companies

Highly successful businesses have a great reputation for treating customers well. In other words, delivering a great customer experience (CX). In each business, the customer profiles are different, as are customer journeys and expectations…
Net Promoter Score - How to Use NPS to Grow Your Business
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Net Promoter Score - How to Use NPS to Grow Your Business

Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a metric that is widely used to measure customer loyalty. It was developed by Fred Reichheld, a best selling author and business strategist, Bain and Company, a global management consultancy, along with Satmetrix.…
Getting the Best Survey Mix for ISO 9001 / ISO 10002 Customer Satisfaction
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The Best Survey Mix: ISO 9001 / ISO 10002

The latest international best practice on customer satisfaction from the ISO standards body builds upon work started more than 30 years ago. A lot has changed in that time, though many principles remain the same: happy customers are worth…
Use the 4 Levels of Customer Satisfaction to Build Retention
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Use the 4 Levels of Customer Satisfaction to Build Retention

If you are in business you will hopefully already appreciate the high value of customer loyalty. While of course it is great to be continually attracting fresh, new customers and clients these can cost more to acquire and don’t spend as much…
How to Avoid Losing A Major Client
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How to Avoid Losing A Major Client

Most, if not all, organizations will have a major customer or two. These are the key accounts that have a significant part to play in your business success; potentially ruining your year (or, at the other end of the spectrum, doubling your sales)…
24 Outstanding Customer Service Quotes
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24 Outstanding Customer Service Quotes

Businesses today understand that success requires truly exceptional customer service. Poor customer service will result in lost customers, bad press and a bad reputation, which can be difficult to fix. But by providing outstanding customer service…
How to Build Customer Loyalty in 2019
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How to Build Customer Loyalty in 2019

Acquiring and retaining customers is ultra-important in the highly competitive ecommerce marketplace. Ecommerce stores and other online enterprises are making significant investment in their customer loyalty and referrals strategies, recognising…
Customer Experience Conferences for 2019
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Customer Experience Conferences for 2019

Conferences offer a great opportunity to learn new skills, network with industry professionals and find out about new developments in the fast-moving world of customer experience. They are also a great way to get away from your desk for a few…
7 Best Customer Experience Blogs
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7 Best Customer Experience Blogs

We all know that in today’s increasingly competitive arenas it is essential to not only meet our customer’s expectations but to exceed them. We know that our customer’s experiences will most likely have a great influence on their personal…
14 Customer Experience Blog Posts and White Papers
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14 Customer Experience Blog Posts and White Papers

Keeping up-to-date with all of the latest customer experience related ideas, strategies, technologies and tactics is challenging. We are in a period of rapid change for customer experience across all industries and these days every business…
How to create a customer satisfaction survey that people will actually want to fill in
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Customer satisfaction surveys people will want to fill in

Understanding how satisfied your customers or clients are with your product or service is invaluable. This information can help you improve the entire customer journey, from the moment they visit your site or store, through to the aftercare…