Quite a few popular brands have suffered PR misfortunes in the past, prolonged in part by a lack of social media expertise. By failing to respond in real time, many companies have learnt the hard way, that bad news can travel fast, especially on channels that they may have a token presence on. Things may be changing though, Social media analytics and measurement solution provider Simply Measured released a study, which shows steadily increasing demand for customer service interaction on Twitter
Studies have shown that it costs 6 to 7 times more to acquire a new customer than keep an old one, outpacing your competition depends upon having a loyal tribe of happy customers. This guide will look at how the most beloved brands are able to instill the kind of legendary loyalty that keeps them ahead of the pack. You’ll walk away understanding why customer loyalty is important, what you can do to increase loyalty with new and existing customers, and how to create measurable systems to track your service efforts
Once consumers are passionate about a brand, they need different things. They certainly don’t need to be sold to anymore – at least not like they were sold to at first. Now they need to be reminded that they’re making the right choice every time they buy, and they need to feel rewarded for the decision to lock in
Dove, Adidas and JetBlue get high marks for loyalty program satisfaction, according to a new report from Bond Brand Loyalty, which has changed its name from Maritz Loyalty Marketing. In its fourth-annual study of more than 6,000 consumers, the agency found that 69% of participants in loyalty programs are satisfied with them
It’s a sad day for anyone who’s ever known the joy of carefully hoarding frequent flyer miles. United Airlines announced that beginning March 1, 2015, members of the company’s MileagePlus program will earn award miles based on the price of their ticket, rather than how far they are traveling
Brendan Ng isn’t a big fan of paper. The general manager of Vancouver-based Malay restaurant chain Freshbowl used to give out stamp cards to customers to reward repeat visits with a free meal. “We had regulars complaining their wallet was full of stamp cards from every different place,” he said
#476846413 / gettyimages.com We often spend too much time focusing on ‘big’ things (technology advancements, business transformation etc etc) and tend to forget, or neglect, the myriad of ‘little’ things in our businesses that we could improve. Individually, these little things do not threaten the success of the business but collectively hey can pose a serious, but not obvious, threat to our businesses and the customer experiences that we are aiming to deliver. Here’s around 90 different responses from an eclectic group of smart, knowledgeable and savvy professionals offer a great insight into the things that they believe damage their personal customer experience
Now, that reputation is changing as more marketers enlist social media and mobile to link loyalty programs with real-world data. While big-name ..