Customer Experience News & Trends

4 unique ways to build customer loyalty

Companies have shown their thanks to customers through loyalty plans longer than Thanksgiving has been an official holiday. And while Thanksgiving hasn’t evolved much — we still eat turkey and pumpkin — loyalty plans have.

7 keys to a dynamic customer experience

Customer expectations continually change. Do you stay ahead of the changes — or find yourself having to catch up?

4 tips for better service from front-line, award-winning professionals

To make your customer experience better, invest in only one thing: your people. They can improve everything from satisfaction to sales. Here’s proof from the front line.

Customers want more: 5 new expectations you must meet now

Customer expectations are rising faster than steroid use in Major League Baseball (MLB) – and companies are responding even slower than the MLB. Wait much longer to meet customers’ new expectations and your company may see its reputation tarnished, too.

Can you build loyalty when customers are only buying online?

It’s pretty easy for customers to “cheat” on you when you have a mostly anonymous online relationship. So is it possible to build true loyalty when you don’t personally interact?

The customer journey has changed — yet again

First, the customer experience was described as the classic “sales funnel.” Then, the Internet caused it to morph into the “decision journey.” Now, another change is on the horizon.

Is the customer experience as personal as it can be?

Is the customer experience as personal as it can be? Customers and the professionals delivering the experiences just might agree on the answer.

Why customers say your relationship with them is on the rocks

The customer relationship is floundering — and customers say this is the reason why …

Guess what customers hate about calling you

Customers still have a love-hate relationship with the phone when it comes to getting help.

Are you ready for what customers want next?

Since the days soda machines and salad bars were invented, self-service has been embraced. But your customers want more than to help themselves all the time. Are you ready for what else they expect?