Category Archives: Social Media

Retailers Focusing On Customer Experience

The IQPC event ‘Customer Experience Exchange for Retail’ will take place from July 6 to 8 in London. I was looking at information about the event on LinkedIn when I noticed some interesting comments from some of the company executives … Continue reading

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Building Brand Advocacy in a Virtual World

If a friend or family member personally recommends a product to you then that’s the best possible form of advertising. If you trust the opinion of someone close to you then that’s all you need to make a purchasing decision. … Continue reading

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Use customer knowledge with care – not abandon!

What happens when brands know too much about you? Customers are happy to share their preferences on Facebook and through the use of loyalty cards, but sometimes it pays to be less clever than is actually possible when it comes … Continue reading

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How do you cope with new #custserv channels?

One of the biggest changes to the customer experience in the past half-decade has been the explosion of channels that customers can use to communicate with brands and the freedom of choice. By freedom, I mean that customers will often … Continue reading

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Making sure your digital customer stays a customer forever

Social networks have changed the customer service industry beyond recognition. The creation of a multichannel environment where the customer chooses the channel, can jump across channels, and most of the interactions are public is a very different type of customer … Continue reading

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Channels may change, but customers just want to be served

I spoke at a TEN event recently and one of the recurring themes together with customer service bloggers and commentators over the past couple of years has been multichannel and in particular the ambition for companies to move to an … Continue reading

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The Contact Centre of the Future – Part 3

In this third of three articles, Simon Dillsworth from Teleperformance outlines his own views on how contact centres might look in future… In the previous two articles about the future of the contact centre I have explored how multichannel customer … Continue reading

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