For most B2B, B2C, and e-commerce companies alike, churned customers likely represent the majority of the customer database. This presents a huge opportunity to increase revenues if successfully re-engaged – and email is a great medium for this.
Re-engaging churned customers with a “win back” email is a great way to increase customer loyalty and retain sales. A win back email is an email that you send to a customer who hasn't made a purchase or engaged with your business for a while, with the goal of encouraging them to become an active customer again.
Existing customers are already primed to buy from your brand, so you don’t want to let them slip through the cracks. You can personalize your win back emails to these churned customers using tactics like:
In order to send personalized win back emails, you need a centralized data hub that offers a single source of truth on customers’ behavior and history across channels. Let’s face it: An integrated customer experience begins with an integrated tech stack.
That’s where Census data activation comes in. Census helps every business team access the 360° customer data in the data warehouse, so you always have the freshest data at your fingertips.
Here’s how to set up a winback email:
1. Connect your data source
2. Connect your destination application. We have integrations with over 100+ SaaS tools, including email tools like Braze, Iterable, HubSpot, ActiveCampaign, and MailChimp.
3. Map fields to sync customer data. You can even use a custom audience list created in Census Segments.
4. Using this audience list, we recommend sending 5 emails for a truly effective win-back email campaign. That includes:
Feeling uninspired? Check out these email winback email examples that you can glean some inspiration from.