Customer Experience

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE TRENDS FOR 2021

As companies emerge from COVID-19, customer experience trends for 2021 (and likely beyond) are shifting to reflect the “new normal.” From internal communication to customer engagement and employee experience, it’s more important than ever for companies to be intentional in order to inspire loyalty and growth.  What is the future of customer experience? It doesn’t …

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WHAT ARE THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF A CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MODEL?

Successful companies find the best way to earn long-term loyalty means activating four elements of customer experience: Vision, Empathy, Alignment and Consistency. I say “successful companies” because many companies never get past the point of identifying priorities for CX.  Sometimes companies stall because departments don’t always coordinate their work, technologies don’t integrate, or individual employees …

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THREE CUSTOMER LOYALTY IDEAS TO KEEP LONG-TERM CUSTOMERS

“You can’t please everyone all the time.” You probably first heard this quote when you were a child, from a trusted adult who was trying to free you of the burden of trying to be everything to everyone. In business, it sure would be nice if this quote weren’t true. But the harsh reality is …

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THE SURPRISING BYPRODUCTS OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE STRATEGY

Customer experience strategy includes your plans for both customer acquisition and customer retention. I can’t emphasize enough that acquisition and retention aren’t either/or options. Companies need both. Every company needs a way to get new customers coming in the door (customer acquisition). At the same time, companies need clear, consistent processes to keep their customers …

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE STRATEGY BEST PRACTICES

When a business practice becomes trendy enough to merit its own acronym, you know things are getting serious. Customer experience, now known as CX, has become an important part of many companies’ strategy—and for good reason. But no matter how many Chief People Officers take the reins of customer service departments looking for a new …

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WHAT IS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Customer experience is the view customers have of your business, both during and after their initial buying journey. This view is influenced by the product or service itself, as well as your customer service team. But your opportunities in customer experience don’t start and end there. Marketing, customer retention strategies, and your reliability are also …

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