Feb 24, 2020
Why you have to check out today’s podcast:
Kathy Sexton is a CEO and Publisher at Subscription Insider. She is an executive leader with specialties in market strategy, brand development and digital information products.
In this episode, Kathy talks about how to build, market and sell profitable subscription-based products and services, the different subscription payment operations that drive higher profitability and also shares different customer success solutions that is available in the subscription industry.
"Make your products easy to cancel, make it a great experience and people will come back."
- Kathy Sexton
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01:31 - How she got started in subscription and what is her mission in the subscription industry
03:32 - What companies does subscription economy cover
06:22 - The differences and similarities of subscription companies
08:08 - Of take-rate, acquisition rate, and retention rate
14:02 - Are insurance companies under a subscription economy
14:48 - Cohorts versus direct marketing
18:20 - Big Pricing issues in the subscription industry
19:50 - What is a negative option
24:15 - Rules and regulations that you should understand about subscription deals
“Talk to your customers deeply and really understand them. Understand the nuances that don't come through a survey.” - Kathy Sexton
"Honestly with any business, you want to have that direct relationship with your customer. So if they have any issue, they come to you first and not to some third-party provider, the worst thing you want is just to have a cancellation. No reason why you've lost that business and no way to recover it." - Kathy Sexton
"Good business is making it easy, very understandable, and then people are going to want to do business with you." - Kathy Sexton
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