How can brands make the most of the growing opportunities offered by location data? Understanding location and its connection to customer behaviour is key to gaining full and reliable insights and making efficient change.
HERE is building and sharing real-time location intelligence which reveals why customers make transactions in specific places. HERE’s Open Location Platform contextualises consumer motivations in the world around them. As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes) HERE also shares its own insights into the future of reaching customers on their mobile devices as they travel, including in-car advertising.
How can brands create relevant, authentic advertising experiences with real-world location intelligence?
Innovative brands and marketers are looking for data sets and services that contextualize consumer movements and habits in the world around them. Understanding location and its connection to customer behavior is key to increasing the effectiveness of retail campaigns and diving deeper into audience behavioral patterns.
HERE enables relevant and authentic experiences through real-time location intelligence. As the world’s leading location platform*, HERE also shares its insights into the future of reaching customers on their mobile devices as they travel.
*Souce: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes
Just 7% of consumers say that customer service experiences they have with companies typically exceed their expectations. Now think about how you could succeed and profit as a business if you not only continually offered good service to your customers, but also frequently offered more than what they expected.
The secrets to lining up your customer service with your brand.
The best way to train employees.
How to make employees feel good about giving great service.
The significance of monitoring customer interactions.
Which customer metrics you should pay attention to.
The cheapest way to earn new customers.
Download this ebook to learn what you need to do to give customers what they want and earn a customer for life!
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Apr 15, 2019
Scale events — like online sales and digital product launches — present great revenue opportunities, but they also present large risks to your business. Whether you are a retailer preparing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, or a digital vendor launching a new service, your brand is both at its most visible and its most vulnerable during these scale events. Many more customers visit your site over a short period of time, raising the potential for resource constraints and discovery of software bugs. Information about issues spreads quickly via social media and news outlets. And, your customers typically spend more per transaction, so every lost order has a greater negative impact on your bottom line.
Site reliability engineering (SRE) can help you better prepare for scale events through an iterative cycle of data-driven improvement.
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THE INCREASING IMPORTANCE AND COMPLEXITY OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCES
Maintaining a strong digital presence is critical as digital experiences are now the front door for your brand. Websites,
mobile apps, and connected devices are all different ways for you to connect with your customers on a deeper level,
and foster a stronger relationship of trust and loyalty. While you now have a wide-open avenue to reach customers
more effectively, you also need to account for a whole new level of complexity, especially in the mobile space.
Millions of people can download the same mobile app and have entirely unique experiences. This is a result of how
fragmented the digital world has become. ScientiaMobile counted 45,000 different device profiles on the market
today, and estimates that this rate of fragmentation will only increase heading into the future.
On top of this variability is the wide range on contexts in which your customers can be relying on your mobile app
At the center of every shopping experience is the payment process. The way that brands
connect their products and services to their customers, and in turn receive their payments, is
the foundation upon which shopping is built. Digital payments, both online and in-store, are
transforming that foundation.
80% of Americans are now shopping through online channels on at least a monthly basis, and digital payments have
become a primary stream of revenue for brands across all channels1. While offering digital payment options has the
potential to simplify life for customers and increase conversion rates, they are creating an additional layer of complexity
that is challenging to keep up with.
Between the expanding number of digital payment technologies, the increasing number of devices payments can be
completed on, and the continuous blurring of digital and physical buying experiences, it is critical to ensure payments will
be successful for every person on every device and in every location.
Published By: InMoment
Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
For our 2019 CX Trends Report, InMoment surveyed
both consumers and brands to understand the
alignments and disconnects in how well or poorly
customer experience is delivered. While there are some
bright spots, the overall takeaway is that most brands
are still struggling to find ways to do right by their
own needs while also serving the evolving needs and
expectations of their customers.
The creation, building, and protection of a brand is one of the highest priorities of a corporate marketing team.
Your logo and company colors are printed around the world on business cards, thought leadership, signage, and for internal branding, among other things. Do you really know how many people are creating and printing materials on behalf of the company?
Gelato CMO Christian Sćterhaug will shed light on the surprising discoveries our customers have made when investigating the issue.
Watch the video to learn more.
It’s no secret that data-driven marketing (DDM) is top of mind for brand and agency executives. But what is surprising—shocking, in fact—is how vital first- and third-party information is for creative and execution strategies today. Case in point: 70% of senior marketing executives from brands, agencies and related industry segments say data-driven marketing is a core element of a majority of their campaigns, according to a new Oracle-Forbes Insights survey.
This full immersion in data and analytics—more than what many industry insiders may have realized—shows how quickly brands and agencies have recognized the potential benefits and rushed to replace outdated “gutfeel” decision making with quantifiable research. This was another recurring theme in the Oracle-Forbes Insights study, which found that marketing executives rely on advanced analytics to increase sales, attract new customers and expand brand awareness. In addition, 71% of respondents feel they effectively use it to identify
Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Oct 17, 2019
Customer experience management means caring about the end-to-end experience your brand has with its prospects, customers, and brand evangelists. Managing the customer experience requires attention to detail at all steps along the path to purchase, from the content created to capture awareness, to the ecommerce experience of shopping on your site, and the after-sale commitment to keep loyal customers engaged using newsletters, coupons, and customer-appreciation sales. Read this guide to find out more.
Happy customers are your brand's best friend, but how do you connect those positive reviews to your prospective customers? This webinar will highlight use-cases showcasing companies that have successfully promoted a brand that customers love, respect and evangelize organically. You'll learn how to cultivate brand advocates as an extension of your sales team with public communities.
Published By: Sprinklr
Published Date: Feb 28, 2018
"Customer experience is the new battleground: 89% of organizations compete primarily on experience, and 95% tell others about a bad experience.
To help brands compete in this new world, we spoke with 17 experts about the current state of customer experience and ways that brands can make – and keep – their customers happy. "
1.Meet the new consumer
The migration to mobile and social media will challenge — and change — everything we know about consumer marketing.
2. Who owns your brand?
Brand equity can no longer be bought. Online reviews now generate total market transparency for location-based businesses. Reviews tilt the balance of branding power away from companies and into the hands of customers.
3. The battle for brick-and-mortar customers is won or lost on the social web. To win, marketers must actively enlist customers as online advocates. Those who scale online review volume and quality will be rewarded with higher search visibility and more business at street level.
4. “Dark data” provides priceless operational insights
Vast amounts of unstructured, unmined sentiment data on social media provides feedback about the customer experience that you can filter using thematic analysis and use to improve operations at the national or location level.
5. Business implications
Online reputation stands betwee
Published By: SundaySky
Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
Brands no longer hold all the cards in their relationships with consumers.
This is the age of empowered customers. They are in control, and they will quickly disengage at the first sign of irrelevance. Regaining their attention once that has happened is difficult.
That is why so many CMOs and marketers are searching for new ways to engage and transform consumer relationships.
Providing value-rich video ad experiences can mean the difference between being remembered for all the right reasons, and getting lost in the cacophony of advertising chatter.
These kinds of ads motivate consumers to take the next-best actions that drive customer behavior change and help brands achieve their business goals far more effectively than traditional formats.
Published By: Trustpilot
Published Date: Apr 30, 2018
Having reviews is essential,
but it’s only the first step
Today, the winners in business are not always the ones
with the lowest prices or the biggest range of products. In
fact, the winners are not even always the biggest brands.
The winners are trusted companies who offer an exceptional
customer experience again and again.
Simply, the winners are those who are listening to
We all know we need reviews on our website, we know
visitors to our website want to see reviews to help them
make their buying decision.
But that is just the beginning.
Recognize the full potential that reviews have and you’ll see
an improvement in the performance of all your marketing
Published By: Iterable
Published Date: Sep 07, 2018
Today’s consumers are more informed, diverse, demanding and well-connected than ever before. With nearly unrestricted access to shopping resources used for discovery, comparison, and purchase, consumers are able to shop at will, often independent of branded retailer guidance. This rise of consumer independence can be attributed to the emergence of technological advancements favoring consumer empowerment; however, the repeated failures of brands to proactively offer personalized, high-value shopping experiences at scale is a significant contributing factor of consumer exodus.
This has fostered an inclination among shoppers to become self-reliant in their pursuit of purchases, effectively shutting out promotional outreach from brands. Many brands continue to fall out of touch with their customers because they’ve lost sight of their customers’ true needs. Customer centricity has long been the foundation for modern marketing, but the brands which fail at creating deeply personalized market
Context can make or break the communication – and, ultimately, the relationship – between
a consumer and a brand. Today’s consumers expect relevant communications that speak
directly to their needs in the moment. We have the technology today to deliver such messages –
but there are significant barriers to developing relevant, contextual programs of this kind.
Some of the development challenges represent new versions of old challenges. Take data as an
example: it has always been hard to harness data from different sources and to leverage insights in
real time. But today, there are additional opportunities – if not expectations – for marketers to use
contextual data to better reach and engage customers through the optimal channel(s).
Machine learning is proving its power across virtually every industry in ways that add actionable insight and efficiency. But one can look at the rise of this transformative paradigm with a more focused lens to see AI technologies as a business tool of the highest order, one that improves processes and inspires new models. AI, in other words, has a big role to play on the balance sheet.
Two leading brands in very different spaces — Capital One in financial services, John Deere in agriculture — are seeing efforts that stretch back decades come to fruition with the launch of cloud-based AI platforms. Capital One is developing digital products and experiences using machine learning to help millions of customers with their financial lives; John Deere’s Precision Agriculture solution helps farmers gain precise information about their machines and crops. In both instances, AI and a cloud platform combine to enable transformation.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
Your marketing budget and sales staff provide a finite set of parameters around how your business creates revenue. You need a way to get the most out of them while delivering on the
brand promise and experience your customers expect.
Enter Account-Based Marketing (ABM), the truest way to align your sales organization and marketing operations to drive holistic account interactions that yield higher returns. It’s the next
generation of B2B marketing automation.
According to Demandbase, “ABM is the process of identifying the companies most likely to buy, and then marketing to them. B2B companies understandably want to focus their marketing dollars on accounts with the highest potential to deliver sustainable revenue.”
Published By: Monotype
Published Date: May 09, 2018
Over the past several years, we’ve seen a huge change in how brands communicate, market, and relate to their customers. Maintaining good brand health and a strong visual identity is essential to developing trust with your customers, meeting them where they are, and keeping up with their expectations. // In our latest eBook, we've highlighted areas you can’t ignore if you want to deliver the experience consumers expect. You’ll find out what’s most important to today’s customers, ways you can prepare for the future, and how type ties it all together. // You'll learn:
Why it’s essential to establish a cohesive brand identity across all touchpoints, in whatever region or language your customers demand
How customer expectations have evolved and how you can to adapt
Why type is an essential tool in responding to these changes and preparing for the future
Published By: Resonate
Published Date: Jan 24, 2018
Brands have never been so fragile. The way we find, consume, and share information has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. Traditional customers have been replaced by a more demanding, less loyal breed of customer, and the explosion of channels makes attracting and retaining this new consumer even harder. Digitally savvy buyers are more likely to base their purchasing decisions on relevant customer experiences than on a logo. Even as these device-hopping consumers’ behaviors and preferences change at a dizzying pace, there's still an expectation for a consistent, meaningful experience — but if it's not optimal their perception of value drops and they disengage.
So how can brands serve and delight smart customers across different channels and devices? Marketers must move beyond insights based on consumer demographics, transactional behavior, browsing habits, and intent.
Published By: Qualtrics
Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
Customer journey mapping is a major component of any customer experience program.
Of course, a key part of mapping the customer experience includes identifying key moments of
truth or moments of consumer brand interaction that shape brand perception and loyalty.
In the digital age, many key moments of truth for your customers are happening online. This means
that more and more of your consumers, brand perceptions and attitudes will be based on purely
digital interactions (in-app, website, wearable tech, etc.). This has made understanding your
customers’ digital interactions an essential part of any customer experience program. “It has been
said that VOC programs without a web presence engage only 2% to 10% of those who interact
with their website” (marketing sherpa). As we move into the future, this trend will continue.
We know that mobile is an inherent part of today’s digital experience. Global mobile and tablet
internet usage just exceeded desktop use for the first time (GS StatCoun
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Jun 18, 2013
Intralinks a New York based company, has announced the general availability of its new Intralinks VIA service, and unveiled new brand containers for existing core services in extra-corporate document-based collaboration. Intralinks VIA, in development for nearly two years, is initially positioned to serve "the rest" of the employee population inside customers, which already use Intralinks.
Download this white paper to learn more about the role of Intralinks in the broader business collaboration market, with more robust security, controls, and other necessary features for enterprise use.
With a world of information and accessibility in their pockets, customers can engage with a brand whenever and wherever they want. This flexibility has made mobile technology an essential part of the way both customers and businesses interact. And to deliver experiences that feel personal and intimate, your plan needs to account for a critical building block to any relationship: trust. Read Circles of Trust: Use Mobile to Engage Better, to understand how you can leverage trust to deliver a better customer experience.
Read the white paper to learn:
• The four major circles of trust as a fresh approach to successful customer experience
• The seven steps to effective optimization
• The 3 C’s of mobile marketing
• The steps for developing a mobile optimization plan across your organization
Like the renowned Sydney Opera House, your brand has the potential to become an icon. Read our guide, Vision from the Harbor, to find out how. You’ll discover strategies for standing together with customers. So your business can stand out from the crowd.
Read our guide now to learn how you can:
• Create unforgettable experiences across the entire customer journey
• Test those experiences and improve them to lift conversion
• Overcome organizational barriers to create a true culture of optimization
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