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The Strategic and Tactical Roles of Customer Surveys

Customer experience (CX) improvement efforts rely heavily on the use of customer feedback. While there are many different methods of collecting this feedback, customer surveys remain a popular choice among CX professionals. In this post, I will discuss how senior executives can use relationship and transactional surveys to get the information they need to make better […]

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Understand Your Company Ecosystem to Improve Company Performance

We have much evidence that effective customer experience management (CEM) needs to include an understanding of your employees' experience as well as your business partners' experience with your company. These constituencies are your face to the customers and have an impact on how the customer perceives you. For example, I found evidence that employee metrics, including job satisfaction […]

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Visualizing Product Quality and Customer Service Quality

I recently wrote about (and visually illustrated) the different types of customer loyalty in customer experience management programs. In that post, I showed how factor analysis can be used to help us understand the measurement and meaning of customer loyalty. In this week's post, I use factor analysis to illustrate the measurement of two primary touch points about […]

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Asking the Right Customer Experience Questions

Earlier this month, I spoke at the CustomerThink Customer Experience Summit 2011, a free virtual summit featuring Customer Experience researchers and practitioners sharing leading-edge practices to engage with today's empowered customers. The speakers showed how you can create a compelling customer experience that gives your organization a competitive advantage. For my talk, Asking the Right Customer Experience Questions, I presented […]

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Simplifying Loyalty Driver Analysis

Customer Experience Management (CEM) programs use customer feedback data to help understand and improve the quality of the customer relationship. In their attempts to improve systemic problems, companies use these data to identify where customer experience improvement efforts will have the greatest return on investment (ROI). Facing a tidal wave of customer feedback data, how do […]

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Measuring The Customer Experience Requires Fewer Questions Than You Think

A formal definition of customer experience, taken from Wikipedia, states that customer experience is: “The sum of all experiences a customer has with a supplier of goods or services, over the duration of their relationship with that supplier.” In practical terms, customer experience is the customer’s perception of, and attitude about, different areas of your […]

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Why do we use surveys to measure customer loyalty?

Customer loyalty is the leading indicator of business growth. As such, companies track objective measures of customer loyalty to help them monitor the health of the customer relationship. Some objective customer loyalty metrics are: Customer retention/defection rates New customer growth Average revenue per user (ARPU) Despite the existence of these (and other) objective metrics of […]

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Beyond the Ultimate Question

Try these Customer Loyalty Questions for your Relationship Survey

Customer loyalty is the leading indicator of business growth. In fact, a main reason why companies implement voice of the customer (VoC) initiatives is to improve customer loyalty. Based on a 2010 study by Gleanster, asking 276 companies about their customer feedback management initiative, a majority of the loyalty leading companies said they implemented their […]

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