Tag: customer defection

Reactivate your old customers for an easy and profitable boost

I’ve been going through my notes on books I’ve read and saved this gem from Personal MBA: Reactivating old customers is one of the easiest and most profitable marketing activities you have. In ecommerce these are called defected customers, they are the people who haven’t ordered for awhile. They are common enough that there are …

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Defection risk from product changes

Every Friday we try to have a movie night. We order out or order in, watch a movie with our kid and then watch another movie after she goes to bed. One place we order from has our favorite burgers. After trying a few different options I settled on one that comes with jalapenos and …

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When to stop marketing to lukewarm customers

One question I hear often is when should a store stop marketing to lukewarm customers. In Repeat Customer Insights I’d recommend using the advice in the automatic segments. It’s recommendations will include recommendations to not market, for example in some of the defected customer segments. But if you don’t have the app, you can still …

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Using product education to attract new and retain repeat customers

A couple of months back I happened across a native flower that only grows in our area. It’s also the main source of food for various butterflies, including an endangered one. The store I learned about it from wasn’t selling it any longer but they did list their supplier in their product description. Their supplier, …

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How to reengage defected loyal customers in Shopify

A Repeat Customer Insights customer asked: In your experience, what has been successful when trying to re-engage with the defected loyal customers? I’ve heard of successes with win-back campaigns. The offer and incentive would depend on your brand (e.g. discount vs freebie) but with loyal customers you might be able to do some kind of VIP-access …

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Are your customers smelling the smoke and defecting?

There’s been a large set of forest fires burning up here. Not close enough to threaten me or my family, but there is a lot of smoke, cloud cover, and ash. The sun’s even taken on an orange/red appearance. Almost like the recent eclipse. One impact of the fires is that the air here is …

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