Subscriber Retention

It’s no secret that the most important thing you can do as a subscription merchant running your subscription, membership or recurring revenue business is keeping your paying customers happy and coming back for more – keep them renewing, that is!

That’s why customer retention is the lifeblood of subscription revenue and should be at the top of any priority list for any business operating in the subscription economy.

Here are some of our most popular & evergreen content focused on Subscriber Retention:

Interested in on-demand training? Check out:

  • Subscription Fundamentals: RETENTION, with Robert Skrob. Learn the essentials and tactics of retention, including how to develop a membership growth plan, optimize your member’s journey, deliver what your subscriber truly wants, and a primer on how to track and measure it all for maximum profitability!
  • Subscription Fundamentals: PAYMENTS, with Melanie Stout. Learn about involuntary churn and the essentials of how recurring payments work, starting with basics and work through to sophisticated topics such as chargeback handling and KPI monitoring.
  • Subscription Show 2020 On-Demand with an entire track focused on subscriber retention and 77 sessions dedicated to the latest subscription economy trends and intel.

Check out all of our Subscriber Retention information below – both news and subscriber-only – organized by date:

Sticky.io shares tips and tricks for scaling subscription businesses and subscription revenue.

10 Tips and Tricks for Scaling Your Subscription Business and Growing Subscription Revenue

Sticky.io's Ro Bhatia shares actionable tips and tricks for scaling a subscription business and growing subscription revenue.
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Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.

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Ritual to Provide New York Restaurants with Free Online Ordering Platform

Ritual to Provide New York Restaurants with Free Online Ordering Platform

New York State has partnered with subscription-based platform Ritual to help restaurants with free online ordering through March/April 2021.
easy subscription orders

Why Frictionless User Journeys are More Important Than Ever for Your Subscription Business

Customers expect subscription platforms to seamlessly handle every aspect of the user journey, from onboarding and payment processing to their identity, access and consumption, no matter how complicated those processes become.
payment processing

Three Key Market Drivers Impacting Subscription Businesses

Losing four out of 10 customers to a failed payment is a high price to pay during a time with so much economic uncertainty. Businesses can’t afford to lose customers and they certainly shouldn’t be losing them due to a payments issue.
Five on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020: Subscription Codes, Audio Ads and Instagram Upgrades

Five on Friday: Subscription Offer Codes, Audio Ads and Instagram Upgrades

Gumroad launches monthly memberships, developers can now use subscription codes in their apps on Apple, and YouTube launches audio ads.
Netflix hits 200 million paid members during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Netflix Is Raising Prices $1 to $2 a Month for U.S. Subscribers

Streaming video subscription service Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 per month for U.S. subscribers, just weeks after halting free trials.

Finding and Fixing Leaks in Your Revenue Bucket

Understand how your organization can adopt new effective retention strategies and tactics. Determine what’s next for your subscription business and how you succeed during COVID-19 and after. Listen to the fireside chat with Michael Daley, Global VP Solution Evangelist at Vindicia, and Rajeev Raman, CEO of Redfast.
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How to Measure Retention Rate: Excel Workbook and Guide

Understanding the difference between your most valuable customers and those that will not renew, is like separating out the wheat seeds from all the wheat chaff at harvest time. It will take the right tools and tactics to maximize renewal rates. Subscription Insider's Retention Workbook (Excel) will help you track the retention performance by key drivers in your business, turning your data into both a summary and a detailed retention report that you can use to manage your retention.
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Five on Friday: Subscription Show Edition

Five on Friday: Subscription Show Edition

In this special edition, we share key takeaways from Subscription Show 2020 including disruption, retention and the customer journey.
Subscription Show 2020 Q&A with CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton

Subscription Show 2020: Day #6 Highlights

In the final day of Subscription Show 2020, we talked about M&A, churn rates, onboarding, payment methods, choice & more.

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