Customer Success Manager

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Which areas should your customer success managers (CSMs) collaborate on?

It’s easy to think of customer success management as an ongoing dialogue between a SaaS customer and an assigned Customer Success Manager (CSM). However, this mindset highlights the critical difference between account management under a traditional sales model and the type of relationship-based customer success management necessary for SaaS company success. Customer success results when…

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Structure of a Customer Success Manager compensation

Customer success is a business activity that touches every part of a SaaS provider’s operations. A customer success manager (CSM) ensures customer satisfaction, encourages optimal use of a SaaS product, optimizes product adoption rate, and helps customers identify goals and track value derived from product use. Through these and other efforts, CSMs help a SaaS…

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How Much Should SaaS Providers Spend on Customer Success

Increasingly, businesses are using customer success initiatives to ensure customer satisfaction, goal attainment, and growth. The benefits of customer success for SaaS companies, in particular, are clear: when companies increase the focus on delivering value to customers, it’s easier to retain subscribers. A well-managed customer success program can reduce churn and add new customers based…

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Five Essential Skills for Customer Success Managers (CSMs)

Customer success management involves building customer-focused relationships that are collaborative, goal-focused, and able to adapt as customer needs evolve. The customer success process must also be highly scalable, as SaaS company success depends on the ability to operationalize meeting customer goals, ensuring use, and optimizing processes to keep customers subscribed. Several skills are essential for…

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5 Common Mistakes That Customer Success Managers Make

Customer success is an ongoing process that requires hands-on management at every stage. At its most basic, customer success seems simple: its focus is delivering value to customers that can be measured in terms of optimizing customer productivity, increasing revenue, or several other goals. In practice, however, customer success is complex and challenging since customer…