1.301.467.9283 connect@alicudby.com
The Key to Customer Retention

The Key to Customer Retention

I asked who was responsible for customer retention in his company. He looked startled by the question and replied, “Customer retention is everybody’s job!”

The idea that “everybody” is responsible for customer retention is a common belief, yet it’s fundamentally flawed. Worse, it can actually contribute to customer turnover.

How To Prevent Customer Churn

How To Prevent Customer Churn

So you want to prevent customer churn? Consider these scenarios: Scenario#1 Picture a high-end jewelry store. Fine jewelry isn’t purchased on any regular schedule, so the business doesn’t always know when a customer wants to make a new purchase....
Five Steps to Successful Customer Loyalty Programs

Five Steps to Successful Customer Loyalty Programs

Customer Loyalty is something Starbucks pays a lot of attention to, and so do I. As a loyal customer and member of their rewards program, I’ve always gotten a birthday giveaway from Starbucks every January (my birthday month). I love getting my annual freebie! Even if I’m not in a Starbucks groove of regular coffee drinking, come January, I’m psyched. I know I have a month to enjoy my birthday latte. For days, if not weeks, Starbucks will be on my radar screen until I get to the store to claim my freebie. I make a point of going, and every time I think to myself, “classy move, Starbucks.”