Mapping the journey your customers take with you from their perspective can be a very powerful tool. In B2B experiences, journey maps can become very complicated, very quickly. Who is the customer, exactly? Are we mapping for the purchaser of our product or the person who decides the purchase is acceptable? What if that person […]
Archives for June 2015
I had the pleasure of reading Jeanne Bliss’s new book, Chief Customer Officer 2.0, and can’t wait to tell you why you should read it! It’s more than a manifesto and detailed enough to be a handbook, so read on to see why you should pick it up ASAP! Pioneering the Role of CCO For […]
Social media as a customer service channel is now a given. Customers turn to this method when they are frustrated, and aren’t afraid to air their grievances publicly. 67% of consumers have used a company’s social media site for servicing, according to J.D. Power. Marketers and other business leaders could actually prevent customer service issues […]
If you can find an hour, you can do the following to help improve your customer experience.
I had the unique opportunity to be part of a small crowd of business leaders invited to a special event hosted by American Express. American Express CEO Ken Chenault and Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba, sat on a small stage and asked each other a few questions about small business, customer-first leadership, and the future […]
Software-as-a-Service, commonly referred to as SaaS, continues to grow in both size and scale. We use SaaS products for everything from payroll management to paying our taxes to publishing our newsletters to writing our books. SaaS is a great business model. Set up a service that is updated, integrated and easy for customers to use to get […]
Gartner released research that showed by 2016 that 89% of companies will compete mainly on the customer experience they provide. To demonstrate how the experience has grown in importance, that number was 34% back in 2011. The challenge for today’s business is how to differentiate the experience they provide and stand out in a sea of […]