B2C Influence on B2B Customer Expectations

MaritzCX

There are obvious differences in the way B2C and B2B companies engage, interact with, and serve their respective customer bases. Traditionally, this was appropriately based on significant differences in expectations from those customer groups.

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Report: Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2017 (B2B)

Experience Matters

B2B CX Benchmarks Bruce Temkin Research CCXP2 Voice of the Customer, Customer Insight, and Understanding CCXP6 Metrics, Measurement, and ROI Customer Connectedness Net Promoter Tech Vendors Temkin Group ResearchWe just published a Temkin Group report, Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2017. The research examines Net Promoter Scores® (NPS®) and the link to loyalty for 58 tech vendors based on feedback from 800 IT decision makers in large North American organizations.

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B2C Influence on B2B Customer Expectations

MaritzCX

There are obvious differences in the way B2C and B2B companies engage, interact with, and serve their respective customer bases. Traditionally, this was appropriately based on significant differences in expectations from those customer groups.

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Five Ways To Plan For B2B Journey Mapping Success

Forrester's Customer Insights

As advisors to B2B CX and Marketing Leaders in the Forrester Leadership Boards (FLB), we come along on many journey mapping “journeys”. age of the customer B2B B2B marketing customer experience measurement customer journey mapping employee journey

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5 Ways to Improve B2B Customer Engagement Through Omnichannel Tactics

Customer Bliss

Johnson: Robert is co-founder and CEO of TeamSupport.com , a cloud-based, B2B software application built to help customer-facing support teams serve clients better through stronger collaboration, superior teamwork, and faster issue resolution. Guest Post by Robert C.

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The Future of Customer Experience for B2B Companies

Lumoa

So, what is actually happening to B2B customer experiences? Earlier, a large part of B2B companies simply ignored customer experience management as a whole. In 2015, only 3% of B2B companies valued customer experience as an integral part of company culture.

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Unique Challenges of B2B CX

MaritzCX

Over the past 10 years or so, I have seen the shift around the client experience. It was at one time, a nice to have, a check the box, but with an ever-increasing global marketplace forcing a shift in how companies view and evaluate their client experience, it has evolved into a must have !

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10 Customer Experience Best Practices for all B2B Sales Teams

Kayako

In this article, we take a closer look at ten of the customer experience best practices that all B2B sales teams should adopt, in order to stay competitive, meet or exceed expectations, and build loyalty. . However, with B2B sales, it becomes slightly more complicated.

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Report: Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2016 (B2B)

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2016, The research examines Net Promoter Scores and the link to loyalty for 62 tech vendors based on feedback from 800 IT decision makers in large North American organizations. We also compared overall results to our benchmarks from the previous four years. Here’s the executive summary: For the […].

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How B2B Brands Drive Online Reviews

GetFeedback

B2B transactions are complex, expensive, and require long-term investments. Why Every B2B Brand Needs Online Reviews. Before B2B buyers invest in your products or services, they need to know that you’re someone to trust. No matter how slick your marketing copy, B2B buyers know it’s just that: language written with an interest to motivate them to act. Generating B2B Reviews: Unique Challenges. Online reviews are essential in both B2B and B2C contexts.

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Why a VOC program is vital to your B2B business – by Kimberly Holbrook

ijgolding

For a B2B company, the ability to retain clients can be the difference between success and failure. Here we look at why VoC is important for B2B, and how it should be used in order to be provide value. WHY VOC WORKS WELL FOR B2B. DEPLOYING VOC IN A B2B ENVIRONMENT.

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Maximizing the “Uncontrollable” in the B2B Customer’s Journey

MaritzCX

For many business-to-business (B2B) companies, relationships with customers are ongoing, which gives these companies the opportunity to improve on relationships over time.

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B2B Voice-of-the-Customer: Integrating Decision Influencers’ Views

ClearAction

B2B Voice-of-the-Customer: Integrating Decision Influencers’ Views Lynn Hunsaker. Ways to Integrate B2B Influencers’ Views. Originally published as an Advisor monthly column on CustomerThink.com as B2B Voice-of-the-Customer: Integrating Decision Influencers’ Views.

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Report: Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2015 (B2B)

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2015 , The research examines Net Promoter Scores and the link to loyalty for 62 tech vendors based on feedback from IT decision makers in large North American organizations.

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3 Ways Your Org Chart Creates B2B Customer Nightmares

360Connext

When a B2B customer is trying to determine who to call or what to do, the first line of defense is often sales. These are the earliest relationships formed, and for a B2B customer, their “guy” is who they think of when they know they need to call someone.

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5 Promises That Define B2B Customer Success

Experience Matters

We work with many of the largest technology companies, helping them bolster the experiences they deliver to customers, often focusing on their (business-to-business) B2B relationships. Many B2B companies are realizing that customers aren’t buying products. The post 5 Promises That Define B2B Customer Success appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®.

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Tech Vendors: Good CX Correlates to Referenceable B2B Clients

Experience Matters

The post Tech Vendors: Good CX Correlates to Referenceable B2B Clients appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®. B2B CX Customer experience Tech VendorsIn our Q3 2017 tech vendor study, we asked 800 IT decision makers in large North American companies if they would be willing to be references for the vendors that they use. As you can see in the chart below, Apple leads the pack with 48% of its clients saying that they’d act as a reference.

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B2B Customer Service Metrics & More - Frank Reactions

Tema Frank

Which is more important for B2B Sales: Customer Service or Price? When I first started selling business-to-business (B2B) services, I really believed all the people who turned me down by saying, “It’s too expensive.” ” I sweated over whether I was … Continue Reading → The post B2B Customer Service Metrics & More appeared first on Frank Reactions.

Tested B2B Marketing Ideas You Can Use Today

Genroe

But most of this information isn’t targeted to B2B, instead focusing on B2C businesses. But how do you know what works for B2B and what doesn’t? The post Tested B2B Marketing Ideas You Can Use Today appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business Inbound Marketing PP: B2B MarketingThere’s a ton of information out there on how you can best market your product or service. The good news is that there is plenty of cross-over.

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7 Ways to Mystery Shop your B2B Experience

360Connext

Is mystery shopping a business-to-business (B2B) organization possible? Understanding your customer’s journey in a B2B environment takes more finesse. Here are a few ideas on how to approach being a mystery shopper of your own B2B organization.

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Video: Challenges and Opportunities of B2B Client Databases

MaritzCX

One of the frequent obstacles of launching a customer experience program presented by many B2B clients is the lack of a quality list of customers to contact.

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A Successful B2C Engagement Tactic Applied to B2B

Heart of the Customer

The post A Successful B2C Engagement Tactic Applied to B2B appeared first on Heart of the Customer. I recently purchased a new phone, so of course, I need a new case. I’ve loved my Carved wooden phone case, so I ordered another, but this time they did something new.

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3 Winning Factors for B2B Customer Experiences

inContact

In the B2B realm, the same priorities ring true. B2B customers typically spend much more money on services and are generating business revenue related to those services. The post 3 Winning Factors for B2B Customer Experiences appeared first on NICE inContact Blog.

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B2B Customer Experience: Do This, Not That

ClearAction

B2B Customer Experience: Do This, Not That Lynn Hunsaker. Is business-to-business customer experience management (B2B CXM) a watered-down or a souped-up version of consumer experience management? B2B Voice-of-the-Customer: Integrating Decision Influencers’ Views.

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Customer Experience ROI Opportunities on B2B Touchpoints

ClearAction

Customer Experience ROI Opportunities on B2B Touchpoints Lynn Hunsaker. Originally published as an Advisor monthly column on CustomerThink.com as Customer Experience ROI Opportunities in B2B Touchpoints. B2B Voice-of-the-Customer: Integrating Decision Influencers’ Views.

B2B Social Media – The Definitive Guide

Genroe

Most B2B organisations expect social media marketing to be an uphill battle. The post B2B Social Media – The Definitive Guide appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business Best Practices PP: B2B MarketingThis is largely due to the perception that most social media platforms are designed to service the B2C market. Although many social media platforms were initially created for personal use, the money is made in business.

Report: Tech Vendor NPS & Loyalty Benchmark, 2018 (B2B)

Experience Matters

The post Report: Tech Vendor NPS & Loyalty Benchmark, 2018 (B2B) appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®. We just published Temkin Group’s annual Tech Vendor NPS & Loyalty Benchmark Study.

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Unique Challenges of B2B CX

MaritzCX

Over the past 10 years or so, I have seen the shift around the client experience. It was at one time, a nice to have, a check the box, but with an ever-increasing global marketplace forcing a shift in how companies view and evaluate their client experience, it has evolved into a must have !

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CX Leadership in the International Gas and Energy B2B Industry with Antonio Susta

Customer Bliss

As a marketer, he was a fan of B2B marketing for technical products, and spent almost 10 years with Air Liquide , where he became familiar working in a large B2B company in the gas and tech industry.

B2B Social Media – The Definitive Guide

Genroe

Most B2B organisations expect social media marketing to be an uphill battle. The post B2B Social Media – The Definitive Guide appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business Best Practices PP: B2B MarketingThis is largely due to the perception that most social media platforms are designed to service the B2C market. Although many social media platforms were initially created for personal use, the money is made in business.

The Reliable Guide to B2B Lead Generation without Cold Calling

Genroe

The post The Reliable Guide to B2B Lead Generation without Cold Calling appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business Best Practices B2B digital marketing inbound marketing lead generation salesBy Adam Ramshaw I’ve specialised in lead generation for 25 years now. Sometimes as a front line account manager. Sometimes as a business owner. And, you know, I hate cold calling. Love talking to people about their challenges and helping them solve business problems.

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Redefining Influencer Marketing: Key Insights For B2B Marketing Leaders

Forrester's Customer Insights

B2B B2B marketing customer advocacy B2B Marketing social mediaInfluencer marketing is often characterized as a trendy tactic for B2C marketers to tap into the far-reaching audiences of the Insta-famous.

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Solving Complex Challenges through B2B Customer Experience

ClearAction

Solving Complex Challenges through B2B Customer Experience Lynn Hunsaker. ” Originally published as a special invitation CustomerThink Advisors monthly column on B2B Customer Experience : Strategic Action on B2B Voice of the Customer.

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How B2B Companies Become Customer Experience Leaders

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Thomson Data LLC Are you a B2B company struggling with customer experience challenges? When I go to customer experience conferences, B2B companies are under-represented, both in attendees and speakers. The B2B customer experience proves to have its complexities.

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Maximizing the “Uncontrollable” in the B2B Customer’s Journey

MaritzCX

For many business-to-business (B2B) companies, relationships with customers are ongoing, which gives these companies the opportunity to improve on relationships over time.

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“Crap” Content Continues To Describe B2B Marketing – Don’t Let It Describe Yours

Forrester's Customer Insights

In 2013, Doug Kessler and the crew at Velocity Partners published “Crap: the single biggest threat to B2B content marketing” – a work of thought leadership genius that I still tell marketers to read today. B2B marketing buyer engagement content marketing B2B B2B Marketing content strategy

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B2B International: Introducing New Thinking to the B2B buyer journey

Confirmit

Global, full-service Market Research firm B2B International has grown in size every year since its inception in 1998. Its success in this field has led it to recently become part of gyro – the world’s largest B2B marketing agency.

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Challenges and Opportunities of B2B Client Database

MaritzCX

One of the frequent obstacles of launching a customer experience program presented by many B2B clients is the lack of a quality list of customers to contact. Client database challenges present themselves in a variety of formats: Scattered Account List. Maybe the organization grew by a series of acquisitions, or maybe no one will commit. View Article

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How To Craft Helpful B2B Customer Satisfaction Survey Questions

Comm100

This is where a B2B customer satisfaction survey comes into the picture. Running a B2b survey without well-defined goals is like running blindfolded. Sample Questions for a B2B Survey.

Letting Customers Contribute to the B2B Experience

Customers Rock!

Spice it Up in B2B. Spiceworks is a great example of letting customers contribute in the B2B space. Advertising B2B Marketing Community Customer experience Customer loyalty Customer strategy social media B2B Forrester Groundswell Jones Soda SpiceRex Spiceworks

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5 Ways to Improve Your B2B Customer Digital Engagement

Truthlab

Giving your customers multiple ways to […] The post 5 Ways to Improve Your B2B Customer Digital Engagement appeared first on truthlab.

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B2B Sales: Marketing That Works - Frank Reactions

Tema Frank

Two interesting studies in the B2B (business to business) world have come out lately: The Content Marketing Institute & Marketing Profs 2013 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, about how marketers are approaching the content marketing challenge, Software … Continue Reading → The post B2B Sales: Marketing That Works appeared first on Frank Reactions.

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B2B Journey Mapping Best Practice: Follow Up

Heart of the Customer

B2B journeys are different from those of consumers. The post B2B Journey Mapping Best Practice: Follow Up appeared first on Heart of the Customer. Consumer relationships are often anonymous – how many Coke customers have ever met somebody from the company?

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