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Reduce Customer Churn: 5 Ways to Understand At-Risk Customers

Nobody thinks they’re neglecting customers… but many are. Some of us live, breathe and constantly think about the customer experience. But most people, believe it or not, don’t spend their time that way. Business leaders, in fact, have not been trained, educated or even asked to consider customer experience. Traditional business education and even standard …

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Survey Results are Great, but What About the "Untold" Feedback?

Consistently gathering customer feedback is a great way to see patterns around satisfaction, loyalty and other key performance indicators, but some of the most valuable information hides beyond typical survey results. There are important questions customers would love to answer for you, should you ever happen to ask! There are answers they want to give you, …

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Are Your Employees Engaged to Tell You the Truth?

Surveying employees on satisfaction and engagement is not a new concept, but it’s getting a little more fanfare these days. Forward-looking leaders understand how important it is to have innovative, productive and engaged employees. More and more studies show how important the link between employee experience and customer experience really is. And innovation is one …

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10 Ways to Get Actionable Feedback from Customers (part 2)

Asking customers for feedback is generally easy, but asking questions that spark action is not. And every customer’s journey is different, so why ask every customer the same old questions? Neat piles of similar responses look pretty in reports, but there’s only so much action you can take from there. When you tailor your questions for …

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3 Ways Customers are Tracking Brands (and Judging YOURS!)

Customers are tracking brands and how they interact with customers. And they’re giving their friends all the dirt they find on your brand! They’re sharing information like who to contact to get things done, and when’s the best time to call and actually get an answer. They may not contact you directly about it, but customers are …

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3 Ways to Survive Dangerously Casual Customer Reviews

Customer feedback is customer experience gold. That’s why there are transaction surveys, experience surveys, customer interviews, customer focus groups (although you know I’m not a fan) and many, many formal ways to gather feedback and use it to improve the experience. But many customers don’t want to answer your survey questions. They’d rather tweet about …

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Why Positive Word-of-Mouth is Insanely Powerful

What do you think when someone tells you about something that’s “gone viral?” These days, your first thought may be Covid-19, but going viral is still a surprisingly common way of describing a funny video, cringe-worthy comment, or parody of the latest topic in the zeitgeist that gains mass popularity. I don’t know about you, but …

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3 Ways to Let Customers Guide Your Greatest Innovation

Customers can’t always tell us what they want, even when we ask them to leave feedback. So is there another way to learn what they will want next, before they take their business elsewhere? Customer data, feedback and market research can still help guide your next innovation. You just need to see the experience though a different lens, and be willing to …

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