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The Predictive Power of Customers' Words

Last month, I illustrated a new method of measuring customers' attitudes about a company's product or brand. This method is unique because it combines both a structured and unstructured measurement approach. Companies can use an open-ended survey question that asks customers to provide a single word that best describes the company/brand. From this one word, companies can apply […]

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In a Word: The Customer Sentiment Index

Did you know that CSI can help you understand, in just one word, the health of your customer relationships? No, I don’t mean Crime Scene Investigator, although that might help in some cases. I am writing about the Customer Sentiment Index (CSI), a measure based on a single word that customers use to describe a company. The […]

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Development of the Customer Sentiment Index: Reliability, Validity and Usefulness

This is Part 3 of a series on the Development of the Customer Sentiment Index (see introduction, Part 1 and Part 2). The CSI measures the degree to which customers hold positive/negative attitude about your company/brand. The CSI is based on a single survey question that asks customers to use the best word to describe the company/brand. This […]

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Development of the Customer Sentiment Index: Measuring Customers' Attitudes

This is Part 1 of a series on the Development of the Customer Sentiment Index (see introduction here). The CSI assesses the degree to which customers possess a positive or negative attitude about you. This post covers the measurement of customers' attitudes and the development of empirically-derived sentiment lexicons. I was invited to give a talk at the Sentiment […]

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