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These 13 Customer Experience Practices will Improve Customer Loyalty

Adoption of customer experience (CX) best practices plays a significant role in the success of any company. In this post, I present specific customer experience management (CEM) business practices that are linked to high customer loyalty. By adopting these activities into your CEM program, you improve the probability of your success. Researchers found that companies that have customers […]

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Comparing Loyalty Leaders and Laggards Across All CEM Activities.

6 Customer Experience Practices of Loyalty Leaders

In this post, I study what loyalty-leading companies do differently than loyalty-lagging companies in their customer experience management (CEM) efforts. The research helps identify best practices that companies can adopt in their CEM efforts to increase customer loyalty. Customer satisfaction is important for business success. Satisfied customers recommend your brand to their friends, stay with you longer […]

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Creating Value from Analytics: The Nine Levers of Business Success

IBM just released the results of a global study on how businesses can get the most value from Big Data and analytics. They found nine areas that are critical to creating value from analytics. You can download the entire study here. IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 900 IT and business executives from 70 countries […]

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Improve the Customer Experience by Adopting Customer Feedback Best Practices

Take the Customer Feedback Best Practices Survey now and receive free executive summary of results Collecting, centralizing and acting on customer feedback is an important foundation for building a winning customer experience management (CEM) program. Past research shows that adoption of specific business practices improves the effectiveness of CEM programs (see results of this prior research here). Clicktools, […]

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The Total Customer Experience: How Oracle Builds their Business Around the Customer

Oracle stands as a great example of a company that builds their business around the customer. In my new book on customer experience management (CEM), TCE: Total Customer Experience, I dedicate a chapter to Oracle's CEM approach. In this inside look into how one major enterprise structures their CEM program, I explore how Oracle puts […]

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4 Ways to Optimize Your Customer Survey

4 Ways to Optimize Your Customer Survey [INFOGRAPHIC]

Companies, in support of their customer experience management (CEM) programs, rely heavily on the use of customer surveys as a means of collecting customer feedback. An optimal customer survey maximizes the value of the survey to both the businesses who use them and their customers who take them. Specifically, businesses need customer surveys that provide […]

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The Practice of Customer Experience Management: An Overview

Customer Experience Management (CEM) is the process of understanding and managing your customers’ interactions with and perceptions of your company or brand. The ultimate goal of CEM is to build valuable relationship with customers so they stay with you longer, advocate on your behalf and expand their relationship with you over time. A CEM program […]

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