Earlier today the SSD community gathered to discuss Increasing Customer Lifetime Value for Software and SaaS subscriptions as Avangate shared new strategies for retaining business and increasing profits.
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Subscription businesses are built around fostering continuous, long-term customer relationships. Ensuring your customer has a remarkable experience throughout the entire lifecycle is vital. To achieve an exceptional subscription-based customer experience, two golden rules of engagement must be followed.
Check out this paper by Waterstone’s Dhaval Moogimane, Partner, and Steven Michalkow, Associate, in which they outline the two golden rules of customer engagement, the hurdles companies face in following them, and the power of customer jo ...
As its name suggests, Boston-based Greentech Media serves the green energy space. What may not be as readily apparent is that paid research and subscription services—not media—are its primary drivers, accounting for almost two-thirds of Greentech’s overall revenue and its fastest growing revenue stream. Here, Greentech CEO Scott Clavenna explains how prioritizing research—complemented by digital media and events—gives Greentech a recurring revenue stream that shields it from some of the fickleness of an advertising-only model and allows for major upsell opportunities with clients.