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.
Millions of people are taking service issues to social media channels as their preferred communication route. These questions and complaints are public, and the only real question for businesses is how - not if - they will respond. Listening is no longer an end, but rather a means to evaluating where you need to engage
#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.