Category Archives: Best Practices

Content Marketing

CONTENT MARKETING = CONTENT + STRATEGY

Content marketing is more than a buzz phrase. It’s a powerful way for businesses to connect with key audiences by discussing topics that have meaningful impact. Letting your expertise shine through content like blogs, case studies, and whitepapers can be an effective tactic, especially as traditional advertising is losing ground in the battle for people’s

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Team spirit

Growing a customer-centric culture – 5 top strategies to build employee buy-in

To deliver the exceptional customer experiences that foster brand loyalty and increase profitability, businesses need to embrace a customer-centric culture across the enterprise. Research often shows that customers are willing to pay more for great experiences, and satisfied customers are more likely to maintain a long-term relationship with a company, and recommend it to others.

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Facebook

Posting your way to customer loyalty – 3 top tips for social media

Social media can make or break your customer relationships. It’s not just a marketing channel; it’s a critical touchpoint on the customer journey. Those digital interactions fuel brand impressions and buying decisions, and influence how people talk about your brand to others. In other worlds, don’t miss an opportunity to earn loyalty. Because the voice

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Consistent cookies

Consistency: The secret ingredient for creating customer loyalty

As a CX consultant, I spend my workdays helping companies understand, improve, and even reinvent their customer experiences. As a result, I’ve become a much more discerning customer in my off time. I really pay attention to how I’m treated, what the communications feel like, and whether I feel good, bad, or indifferent after trying

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Solving Business Problems with Customer Communities

We’ve seen a massive growth of customer communities in recent years and they show no signs of disappearing. Thanks to the rise of social media and mobile devices, sharing information with peers and interacting with companies has never been easier. Empowered customers are now shaping business strategies, expecting consistent customer experiences with every product or

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Upset customer experience

Top 3 customer experience mistakes and how to avoid them

You know the old adage that recognizing there’s a problem is the first step? Many companies are realizing their customer experience needs to improve, or they risk losing business. To stay competitive, they get fired up with good intentions, but too often make some common mistakes that get in the way of meaningful results. Here

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3 Key strategies for applying predictive models to improve ROI across your organization

Co-author: Gavin James With today’s competitive markets, businesses increasingly need highly tailored approaches to win and retain customers. This introduces a host of challenges:  How do you offer the right message, to the right person, at the right time? Or determine which services will best suit specific customers? Or plan in advance which offers deliver the

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Improving Customer Relationship Management Through Customer Communities

Customer relationship management (CRM) is vital in running a successful business. A proper CRM system starts by helping you to assemble a full view of your interactions with each individual customer. But CRM has evolved and is now so much more. It helps organizations gain insight into the behavior of their customers, and modify policies

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Social media

Top Social Media Tips

Effective use of social media has become an essential tool for businesses to deepen their customer relationships and grow brand loyalty. Below are our top social media tips for increasing audience engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Facebook Tip 1: Start a conversation Pull in followers with questions and call-to-actions to initiate conversation and generate

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Couple on social media

5 Essential social media metrics to measure your brand’s impact

Social Media has put customers in the driver’s seat when it comes to navigating your brand experience. This shift in influence from you as a marketer, to the customer, makes it increasingly important to create a thoughtful social media marketing strategy in alignment with company objectives and audience needs. In fact, lacking a well-crafted presence

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