We spend so much time beating up on companies and business. It’s #fail this and #fail that.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. And now, there’s the PERFECT antidote. THE Experience This! SHOW.
Social media is the first marketing channel where customers can actually talk back. This is a new concept for traditional brand marketers, who are used to being able to completely control the brand message with TV and print advertising that
Amazon is among the most talked-about companies in the world, and for good reason. The e-commerce giant has literally reinvented multiple industries. What’s remarkable is that throughout Amazon’s growth story, it has never lost sight of its customers, repeatedly developing seamless user experiences and continuing to add value to its flagship Prime program.
This is a tale of two sales. Both are for big-ticket items, and both occurred after much research and comparison shopping. In one, the buyer has become a lifelong brand advocate; in the other, he has buyer’s remorse. What happened?…
There are many definitions of customer experience, but I have settled on this one: Customer Experience is how customers feel about every single interaction with a brand. What can we glean from this definition? How customers feel is an important piece of the puzzle, because not everyone feels the same way about the same thing…
Rewards programs can be lucrative for loyal customers, but when companies add lots of rules and restrictions to a loyalty program, it can actually have the opposite effect. Customers are very perceptive, and they understand when something is a value and something is not. One example of this is when rewards expire.
Mergers and acquisitions abound in almost every industry. Between 2000 and 2018, nearly 800,000 transactions were announced worldwide, with nearly 52,000 in 2018 alone, according to the Thomson Financial Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances…
You’re sitting in a Ford Focus, or maybe a Nissan Versa, or perhaps a Hyundai Accent. You’ve waited in line at the counter, initialed in seven places, declined the insurance, and received the rental contract printed on an old dot-matrix printer. From which rental car company did you rent the car?
I recently spent almost a week in Las Vegas for a mixture of work and fun. It’s easy to get consumed by all of the sights and sounds of a city that truly doesn’t sleep, but as usual, I couldn’t help myself — I had to observe the varying elements of customer experience everywhere I went.
Much has been written about the importance of customer experience (CX), and many studies have suggested that customer experience will be the next great corporate battlefield. In fact, a 2014 Gartner study found that by 2016, 89% of companies expect