What’s an Acceptable Churn Rate?

How do you know how many customers you can lose? Of course, you want to lose as few customers as possible and save as much revenue as you can. However, the reality is any startup is going to shed some clients no matter how well they perform. But both churn rates can help answer two vital questions facing your company: are you targeting the right customers? Is your company big enough? Customer churn isn’t the same as revenue churn.  The first refers to the number of customers that cancel their subscriptions. Revenue churn is simply the amount annual money lost in a month or year. In the early days, you should have a higher churn rate than what your company will average over its lifespan. In your first few years, … Continue reading What’s an Acceptable Churn Rate?