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Customer Value Management (2):
When customers buy your product, they’re doing so because they believe it will add value to their business. How well that value is both communicated and delivered will determine how long your relationship continues—and this applies far beyond the initial prospecting stage and deal closure.
By now, your sellers are running around trying to close. The reality is that customers have put a stop to deal-making until they understand how their companies are going to be positioned in this recession. This is to be expected when stock markets are crashing, and investments are drying up. However, it is essential to anticipate the pressure your customers and prospects might put on you when it comes to pricing. Procurement and finance teams might be unwilling to consider investing in your SaaS solution or at least might consider a downgraded version of your solution for now if they see the...
There is no doubt that the time has come for companies to take a serious look at the customer value management (CVM) process, methodology, and tools. It has never been a better time to get started. And the reason is simple: do it or get churned out!
Your customers are doing the same analysis that you are doing. They want to improve net retention and avoid churn. As a result, any vendor who visits them or speaks to them about increased net retention rate or churn reduction will be placed on top of the list of SaaS solutions to keep investing in.
As you reinforce your customer value proposition...
Deepen and strengthen your relationship by focusing on customer value
For as-a-service businesses, retention is the lifeblood of your business. By focusing on value management as a continuous process, you help ensure customers understand the value of your services. As a result, they are more likely to renew and spend additional money through expansion and upsell. The end result: higher net retention rate and increased profitability. In his analysis of a survey performed by Dimensional Research, Peter O’Neill indicates that approaching customer value management as a continuous process is...
Marcel Eisma, Senior Director of Value Management at Proofpoint, a leader in cybersecurity solutions, is making huge strides with his changes to Proofpoint’s selling practices. Not only did Marcel introduce value management to Proofpoint, he is also working to develop new sales practices, incorporated with existing value methods.