Louis Grenier

Content Lead at Hotjar - Louis is a major marketing geek who believes that good marketing starts with understanding people (and not tricking them).

Recent Posts

How to analyze open-ended questions in 5 steps [template included]

August 15, 2018 by Louis Grenier
Open-ended questions are great for getting authentic feedback because they give people a chance to describe what they’re experiencing in their own voice. Analyzing such questions yourself is an excellent opportunity to empathize with your audience, gather essential insights, and make the right decisions. But you may be wondering...

How to succeed with customer-centric marketing in 4 key lessons

July 18, 2018 by Louis Grenier
What is customer-centric marketing? According to Bill Macaitis, a marketing leader who served Salesforce, Zendesk, and Slack, customer-centric marketing is about putting the interests of your customers first, using a blend of intuition, common sense, and solid data about customer behavior.

3 reasons why customers leave Hotjar (and how we found out)

June 13, 2018 by Louis Grenier
On average, for every 100$ of Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) being newly generated on a given day, $32 is lost one year after (which means we’re left with $68 of MRR).

4 lessons Rand Fishkin learned from building a $45M software company

May 30, 2018 by Louis Grenier
Rand Fishkin found success by transforming his mother’s small business marketing firm into a $45M+ marketing software company. Over the course of 11 years, he helped to design and launch a multitude of software products and made his fair share of mistakes along the way. Lucky for you, Rand is an open book. Here are four lessons he learned building a $45M software company, based on a conversation we had with Rand Fishkin on Hotjar’s podcast 'The Humans Strike Back'.

1 year into NPS: the good, the bad, the ugly of getting our users’ feedback

May 16, 2018 by Louis Grenier
What changes can we make that will have the most positive impact on our users and customers? Why are some of them leaving and never coming back? These are two very important questions Hotjar needs to answer to continue to grow, and in order to answer them, we need user feedback.