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The Dos and Don’ts of Killer Customer Surveys

Voice of the customer (VoC) initiatives have often been owned by Marketing in the past, but Customer Success is taking on more and more ownership in this space. Customer Success teams can (and should!) contribute to creating killer customer surveys no matter who owns the survey methodology in your organization. By following this list of […]

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The Future’s So Bright, We Gotta Wear Shades: Customer Success in 2022

What a year, what a year. After 2020, we all needed a bit of a reset in 2021. Who knew Customer Success would make such an impact and grow so much these past 12 months? As we cross the finish line into another new year, CS is poised to skyrocket even further as the industry […]

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4 Key Takeaways from BIG RYG Virtual 2021

Energized, inspired, exhausted (in a good way)! Churn Zero’s BIG RYG: Virtual made me feel all those things and much more! My favorite part of attending Customer Success conferences is knowing that I will walk away with a plethora of best practices and tangible solutions that can be implemented with my team immediately. That’s because […]

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How to Calculate a Customer Health Score

What if you could reliably predict a customer’s future behavior? (No, not a crystal ball.) A customer health score can help Customer Success teams do just that. It’s a way of evaluating a customer’s likelihood of churning, renewing, or expanding — helping CSMs identify and mitigate potential customer issues before they arise. But in order […]

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The Dynamic Engagement Model: Benefits, Feasibility, and Risks

Back in 2019, TSIA introduced a new framework to define and crystalize a movement in cost-effective scaling of Customer Success. They dubbed it the “dynamic engagement model” and recommend it as a way to align human and digital resources to maximize customer engagement as your business expands and grows. Its basic principle: consistently deliver the […]

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5 Things to Consider When Evaluating Your CS Tech Stack

It’s never too early to start building your CS tech stack. The earlier you start, the faster you’ll be able to create an effective, scalable, long-term Customer Success strategy. Getting an early start on building your CS tech stack also allows you to experiment with an array of different tools so that you can make […]

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Webinar Q&A: Why High Touch and Tech Touch Should Be Friends, Not Enemies

ESG’s own Madeline Evans, Britt Layman, and Marley Wagner joined last week’s ChurnZero webinar to discuss how high touch and tech touch engagement models can co-exist in Customer Success. Watch it here if you missed it! They answered a number of audience questions during the session (recapped here on ChurnZero’s blog), but there were so […]

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7 Customer Success Webinars to Watch

Webinars are a wonderful way to learn something new, get questions answered, and maybe even make a few connections. 2020 proved that virtual learning can be a great alternative to being somewhere in person, and there’s no shortage of excellent virtual conferences, discussions, and gatherings to spark anyone’s interest. Customer Success webinars are no exception. […]

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How Internal Engagement Can Promote Strong Customer Success

Customer Success is all about relationships. Your relationship with your customers, of course, but also the CS team’s relationship with other internal groups, and even their relationship with executive leadership. One critical relationship that tends to get pushed to the bottom of the priority list is CS leadership’s relationship with their own team. It’s easy […]

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TSIA Interact Spring 2021: Key Takeaways

TSIA’s conferences are always jam-packed with best practices, real-life examples, success stories, and lessons learned from some of technology’s biggest names. This spring’s virtual TSIA Interact was certainly no exception, with three days of sessions from TSIA researchers and industry-leading companies and experts. With so many impressive sessions and speakers, it was hard to choose […]

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