Customer churn is the percentage of customers that stopped using your company's product or service during a certain time frame. You can calculate churn rate by dividing the number of customers you lost during that time period -- say a quarter -- by the number of customers you had at the beginning of that time period.
For example, if you start your quarter with 400 customers and end with 380, your churn rate is 5% because you lost 5% of your customers.
Obviously, your company should aim for a churn rate that is as close to 0% as possible. In order to do this, your company has to be on top of its churn rate at all times and treat it as a top priority.
It can be difficult to calculate Customer Churn directly inside of Google BigQuery; that's where Causal comes in.
Causal is a modelling tool which lets you build models on top of your Google BigQuery data. You simply connect Causal to your Google BigQuery account, and then you can build formulae in Causal to calculate your Customer Churn.
Causal lets you build models effortlessly and share them with interactive, visual dashboards that everyone will understand.
In Causal, you build your models out of variables, which you can then link together in simple plain-English formulae to calculate metrics like Customer Churn. This makes your models easy to understand and quick to build, so you can spend minutes, not days, on your models.
When you're done, you can share the link to your model with stakeholders. They'll be able to view your model's outputs in a visual dashboard, rather than a jumble of tabs and complex formulae. The dashboards are interactive, letting viewers tweak your assumptions to see how they affect the model's outputs.
Causal lets you add visuals in a single click, letting you plot out graphs and distributions for metrics like Customer Churn.