Marketing, Technology

Why Data is Pivotal to Good Customer Experience

Image by Joseph Mucira from Pixabay The world today revolves around data; this simply means that without data, the world will stagnate. Statista reports that by 2025, global data creation is projected to grow to more than 180 zettabytes, this simply means more data out there for the grabs.  Businesses have come to the full realization that they must make the customer the centerpiece of any decision or policy they want to put in place. The customer has truly become the king, and a bad review or a bad customer experience is all it takes to sink a business.  This is more so now that the world has become a global village, and the marketing landscape has become highly competitive. If you have not become customer-centric, you are doing your organization great harm. Esteban Kolsky in a lecture revealed that 72% of customers will share a positive customer experience with 6 or more people, while 13% will share their bad customer experience with 15 or even more. The question here is, what does it take to make your business customer-centric? Another question is, what do you need to do to ensure that you have a quality customer experience? The simple…

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Capitalizing on Customer Sentiment to Reposition Your Brand in The New Normal

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  Customer sentiment has taken a lot of prominence in business and no more so as we gradually wade into the new normal. Fortunately for organizations, this task has been made easier with the advancement in technology.  You can now go about the gathering of customer sentiment from quite a handful of places, such as word-of-mouth (WOM), social media, surveys, likes, comments as well as contact centers. The main reason that has made customer sentiment to occupy a central position in the conduct of business is that brands, now more than ever, have realized the importance of customer experience. The competition has risen significantly and this could be due to the fact that the world is now a global village, it’s, therefore, of utmost importance that you cultivate brand loyalty. Driving product and service development have become focal CRM characteristics. There is a world of difference between customer sentiment and SEO ranking. For your keyword ranking, all you actually need is a list of relevant keywords that will make your brand visible to the search engines while you must go all out to gather data from customers for their views and opinions. This can be through user behavior…

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