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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: The Chase is On!

The Reason I’m nine years old, sitting on the long bench in the back of the minivan my parents bought a year or two ago. My older and younger brothers are sitting in their own personal seats in the middle row, my mom in the front passenger seat, my dad’s driving. Why do I always […]

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Webinar Q&A Recap: You Already Have a Customer Community – Are You Cultivating It?

Speaker: Jay Nathan, Chief Customer Officer of Higher Logic & Co-Founder of Gain Grow Retain  Having co-founded the massively popular CS community, Gain Grow Retain, and as Higher Logic’s Chief Customer Officer, Jay Nathan has a wealth of knowledge about Customer Communities and how to successfully launch (or revamp) them. We asked him to join […]

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TSIA World Interact 2022: Key Takeaways

A collaboration piece with Peter Armaly, Nick Mitchell, and Sheik Ayube Justin Garlock Customer Success Analyst Peter Armaly VP of Customer Success Nick Mitchell Customer Success Manager Sheik Ayube VP of Business Development   It’s easy to forget how many different types of shoes there are in the world: heels, wingtips, wedges, loafers, even a […]

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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: The Chase in Customer Success

The Reason It’s a normal day so far. Pre-pandemic when I went into an office every day. The commute this morning was long—typical combination of traffic and Cincinnati construction. I just got back from lunch with my friend and coworker Gary—double reward points day at our local sandwich shop somehow makes roast beef taste better. […]

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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: Scenario Based NPS – Metrics Part 2

The Reason In middle school, I wasn’t athletic by any rendition of the word: I averaged about a twenty-one-minute mile, couldn’t lift my own body weight, and would have been lucky if I managed a handful of knee push-ups during physical fitness testing in gym class. Despite my lack of strength or stamina, I always […]

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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: A Call in the Night – Empathy-Driven Action

The Reason The year is 2008 and I just turned 18 a few months back; I’m still living at home with both my parents and my two brothers—I’m the middle child (if you hadn’t guessed that already). It’s only been about six months since I graduated high school, so I still have at least six […]

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Webinar Q&A Recap: How Healthy is Your Health Score?

Speakers: David Sakamoto, Vice President of Customer Success at Gitlab, and Neal McCoy Vice President of Professional Services at BigCommerce Peter Armaly joined Marley Wagner to co-host this month’s Customer Success Unlocked webinar. GitLab’s David Sakamoto and BigCommerce’s Neal McCoy joined us to share their respective journeys toward developing accurate, predictive customer health scores and […]

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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: Three Letter Acronyms – Metrics

The Reason This one is important—so important that I’m not going to try to hook you in by telling you a long, drawn-out story about the day I realized the impact a letter can have—how during an indoor drumline competition, I missed my cue to remove a letter velcroed to my black jumpsuit and played […]

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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: Flipping the Spoon – Your Data

The Reason My wife and I have been married for almost seven years. We were the couple that got married fast and haven’t looked back for a second. She is my best friend and the only person who knows me completely and wholly. Of course, I loved her before we got married, but there was […]

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Rants of a Customer Success Analyst: CS Analysts – We Don’t Have to be Data Scientists

The Reason Beep. Beep. Beep. I stand in line at my local pet supply store, a box of dog biscuits in my left hand, my wife’s hand in my right. I can see the sun setting in a fusion of yellows, oranges, and blues just outside the sliding doors that a young woman just walked […]

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