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Which Customer Loyalty Metric is the Best? My Interview with Jeff Olsen of Allegiance Radio

I gave a talk at VoCFusion last month on the value of Big Data in customer experience management (CEM). After the talk, I was interviewed by the multi-talented Jeff Olsen of Allegiance (the conference organizer). Listen to the interview >> Jeff's questions and my abridged answers (along with some links to supporting content) appear below.  We cover […]

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New Book, Total Customer Experience, Now Available on Amazon

My new book, TCE - Total Customer Experience: Building Business through Customer-Centric Measurement and Analytics, is now available on Amazon.com.  The book, available in both a Kindle edition and a paperback edition, contains research-supported insights on the proper use of customer-centric measurement and analytics that will help businesses improve the customer experience and increase customer loyalty. About […]

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The Net Promoter Score: Let Us Not Forget The Past

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Those words are as true today as they were in 1905 when George Santayana coined that phrase. In 2003, the Net Promoter Score (NPS) was formally introduced by Fred Reichheld.  His and his co-developer's overstated claim that the NPS was the best predictor of business growth […]

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Maximizing the value of your customer experience management data

Customer experience management (CEM) programs can generate a lot of data. The value of these data is based on their utility to improve the customer experience and the overall quality of the customer relationship. Companies, to be successful need to effectively organize and analyze these large data sets as well as disseminate resulting information to […]

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Relative Performance Assessment: Improving your Competitive Advantage

Companies continually look for ways to increase customer loyalty (e.g., recommendations, retention, continue buying, purchase different/additional offerings). A popular loyalty improvement approach is customer experience management (CEM). CEM is the process of understanding and managing customers’ interactions with and perceptions about the company/brand. The idea behind this approach is that, if you can increase the satisfaction with the […]

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Gleanster - Actionable Insights at a Glance

I am happy to announce that I have joined Gleanster's Thought Leader group as a contributing analyst. Gleanster is a market research and advisory services firm that benchmarks best practices in technology-enabled business initiatives, delivering actionable insights that allow companies to make smart business decisions and match their needs with vendor solutions. In my role at […]

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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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Linkage Analysis for Your VoC Program - Free Paper

Customer feedback provides useful information about the health of the customer relationship. Relationship and transactional surveys, commonly used to capture customer feedback, are used to assess and improve that health. While customer feedback metrics provide great value in and of themselves, when used with other types of business data, they can address meaningful business questions: […]

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