Gorgias: Measure The Revenue Impact of Your Ecommerce Customer Service

When my firm developed the brand for an online dress store, we made clear to the leadership at the company that customer service was going to be an essential component of our overall success in launching a new e-commerce store. Too many companies are so caught up in the site’s design and ensuring all the integrations work that they forget there’s a customer service component that can’t be ignored. Why Is Customer Service Essential To

SaaS Companies Excel at Customer Success. You Can Too… And Here’s How

Software isn’t just a purchase; it’s a relationship. As it evolves and updates to meet new technology demands, the relationship grows between software providers and the end-user—the customer—as the perpetual buying cycle continues. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers often excel in customer service in order to survive because they’re engaged in a perpetual buying cycle in more ways than one.  Good customer service helps ensure customer satisfaction, fosters growth through social media and word-of-mouth referrals, and gives

3 Lessons from Truly Customer-Centric Companies

Collecting customer feedback is the obvious first step in providing optimal customer experiences. But it’s only the first step. Nothing is accomplished unless that feedback drives some kind of action. Too often feedback is collected, aggregated into a database of responses, analyzed over time, reports are generated, and eventually a presentation is made recommending changes. By then the customers who provided the feedback have determined that nothing is being done with their input and they’ve

Customer Retention: Statistics, Strategies, and Calculations (CRR vs DRR)

We share quite a bit about acquisition but not enough about customer retention. Great marketing strategies aren’t as simple as driving more and more leads, it’s also about driving the right leads. Retaining customers is always a fraction of the cost of acquiring new ones. With the pandemic, companies hunkered down and weren’t as aggressive at acquiring new products and services. Additionally, in-person sales meetings and marketing conferences severely hampered acquisition strategies at most companies.