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What is good user retention? Advice from the experts:

• Consumer Social: 25%👌 45%🔥
• Consumer Transactional: 30%👌 50%🔥
• Consumer Subscription: 40%👌 70%🔥
• SMB / Mid-Market SaaS: 60%👌 80%🔥
• Enterprise SaaS: 70%👌 90%🔥

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2/ What are these benchmarks based on?

These are averages across benchmarks from 20+ of the world's top growth experts and investors, based on their experience building and investing in some of the world's most successful businesses.
3/ Is it OK if my retention is lower?

Yes, in three cases:
1. You’re just starting out
2. You have low CAC and marginal costs
3. You’re not building a venture-scale business

"Ultimately, what matters is that your retention supports sustained growth" – @far33d
4/ What *is* retention?

User retention is the % of users who signed up and are still active (i.e. using the product) – 6 months later in this case.

Net revenue retention is company’s MRR one year ago divided into the current month’s MRR, from that same group of customers.
5/ Why is retention important?

"Great retention is the best indicator of PMF, it is the most important factor in a user’s LTV, and high retention drives all of the best acquisition strategies. It's growth's equivalent of the triple-word-score." – @onecaseman
6/ How do I measure my retention?

A few useful resources:……
7/ And finally, for much much more, including individual benchmarks from each expert, public comps, and additional insights, check out the full post along with @onecaseman's companion post……
8/ Here’s the full post…
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