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Customer Success Metrics You Should Actually Pay Attention To

Your relationships with your customers are crucial to your customer success metrics. Yet connections are now harder than ever to get out of in the world of digital service where consumers have all the leverage on-demand. If customers don’t find your product useful, if they don’t see the value, they will just stop paying for it. And they would typically turn to a rival company to get the value they seek.

Top 6 customer success metrics:

  • Churn: Customer Churn %
  • Churn: MRR Churn %
  • Churn: Net MRR Churn %
  • Expansion Revenue: Expansion MRR %
  • Customer Satisfaction: Net Promotor Score (NPS)
  • Customer Satisfaction: Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT)

How do you calculate customer success metrics & KPIs for customers?

As a result, it isn’t only beneficial for customers to help your customers succeed with their product. It’s good for your business as well. In 2015, SaaS contractor and businessman Jason Lemkin declared: “The success of customers is at 90% of its revenue.” And what this means is that revenue is easier to drive by the sale or cross-sale of existing customers versus the search for new customers.

To make it clear, the goal here is not to suck the full sum of money from your customers. You should instead align your price with the value received by customers. (This report by our CEO David Cancel discusses in finer depth our pricing views.) The other major advantage of investing in customer success: Virality and word of mouth drive new business. If you see real results and are continually surprised by the experiences they have with your product (and staff) you will inevitably be told by others in your industry. This is the best type of marketing ever to be requested.

Measurement of customer success methods with best practices:

Although the advantages of having a good project team are very clear, it must be able to explain its presence by presenting data like any team. Therefore, you need customer success measurements in place to help you assess your progress. After scanning the internet to achieve every success of the customer, and after talking to a bunch (internally and externally) of people who work in the success of the customer, I realized: A little bit differently, everyone does things. What makes sense, because everyone has a different product – different events and activities must be measured.


The percentage of clients that leave your product within a certain period of time: that’s your rate of change. Or at least, the turnover rate is the client.

As VC Anoushka Vaswani clarified, there are currently three forms of churn that can be calculated on David Skok’s For Entrepreneurs’ page. There’s always the crude dollar churn and net dollar churn in addition to consumer churn, which is what I mentioned right now.

Gross dollar churn reflects the amount of overall customer turnover income wasted and revenues down or reduction (i.e. as consumers switch from a cost-effective system to a less costly system).

Measured weekly, gross dollar churn is sometimes called “weekly regular churn,” or “MRR churn.” As gross dollar turnover, net dollar turnover looks at customer retention and down sales revenues … it also contributes to the profits generated by growth revenues, the revenues produced from upselling / cross-selling already current customers. (Indeed, expanding revenues may contribute to compensating some or all of the customer churn revenue and retail sales.)

Profit Expansion:

How much of your net income is created by your current clients? That is the money for growth. Contrary to churn, which is a measure of retention — i.e. it shows you how well (or badly) customers are getting around — expansion revenue measures how well customers grow with their products. Examples include consumers changing lower-level plans to higher-level plans, charging customers for extra seats or room, and charging for extra functions/functionality.