Hexbyte Hacker News Computers On Hold for 45 Minutes? It Might Be Your Secret Customer Score.

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers

Two people call customer service at the same time to complain about the same thing. One waits a few seconds before a representative gets on the line. The other stays on hold. Why the difference?

There’s a good chance it has something to do with a rating known as a customer lifetime value, or CLV. That secret number is used by all manner of companies to measure the potential financial value of their customers.


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