Top 10 Posts on Brand Building Strategies of 2018

C3Centricity

A New Year tradition we started here at C3Centricity back in 2011, is to share our most popular brand building strategies and posts of the year. What a Customer First Strategy Is (And what it’s not!). Do You Know Your Customer Journey Map & the Emotions Overlay?

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The Future of Brand Building is Customer Centricity

C3Centricity

However, even today, with the creation of inbound marketing strategies, they are still irritating their customers with spammy emails, intrusive popups and over-complicated cookies, that gather far more information than most organisations will ever need or use. Brand Building.

What Every Marketer Needs to Know about Brand Image, Equity, Personality & Archetypes

C3Centricity

Your brand is not what you think it is! It is what your customers think it is; its brand image, personality and its value to them. I was lecturing at Miami University a couple of weeks ago on brand image and personality. These are two vital elements of branding.

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What Every Marketer Needs to Know about Brand Image, Equity, Personality & Archetypes

C3Centricity

Your brand is not what you think it is! It is what your customers think it is; its brand image, personality and its value to them. I was lecturing at Miami University a couple of weeks ago on brand image and personality. These are two vital elements of branding.

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5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia

Clues to a Remarkable Brand Story

C3Centricity

The post Clues to a Remarkable Brand Story appeared first on C3Centricity. Stories exist in all cultures. They have developed down through the ages as a means of transferring knowledge, long before books and now the web enabled their storage.

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How to Take Local Brands to Global Success: The 5 Rules to Fortune

C3Centricity

They were referring to the growing need for marketers to stand up to the challenge of taking local brands global. In this networked world, more and more successful local brands are attempting global roll-outs. Understand the Customers.

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Why Brand Perception Matters and How You Can Measure It

GetFeedback

Business is built on customer relationships, and brand perception sets the tone. Companies, of course, want to cultivate a positive brand perception among their target consumers, but it’s a tricky goal. We’ll cover some tools and methods that help brands capture it.

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Goodbye CMOs, Your Time is Up: From Brand Building to Business Growth

C3Centricity

What has changed during 2018 is marketing’s deeper awareness of, if not complete adherence to, what customers like and dislike. With the battle between Amazon, Microsoft and Google in the voice search and commands domain, customers can get answers just by asking. BRAND BUILDING.

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Branded Customer Experience Delivery

Michelli Experience

Unique Value, Elasticity, and Branded Customer Experience. Long before the iPod, iPad, and iPhone, there was an “I” brand from my youth that had a strong and unique brand image. In essence, customers limit how far a brand can stretch before the brand breaks consumer trust.

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Customer Experience Strategy: How to Measure the Immeasurable

Take a second to reflect on the brands you love. How do you go about creating an awesome customer experience strategy that works for your own customers

Branded Customer Experiences {Infographic}

Michelli Experience

Guest Blog: How to Engage Customers with Your Brand

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Dwayne Charrington who writes about how to engage your customers in personalized, meaningful, and relevant ways. Customers, employees, lead generation, or profit. Well, the best answer is customer engagement. What is customer engagement?

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SAP CX Live Munich Recap: 3 Universal CX Challenges for Big Brands

360Connext

We like to believe this about ourselves, our brands and our customers. You, your brand, your org structure and your customers are most likely facing many of the same CX challenges as your competitors. Customer brains are changing.

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What makes the the worlds #1 Customer Experience brands?

ijgolding

As I quite literally travel the world talking, listening and working with individuals and organisations who have an interest in Customer Experience, I am regularly asked who the world’s ‘best’ Customer Experience brands are. Customer retention and loyalty CX Professionals CX Strategy # 1 Customer Experience Brands air new zealand Amazon apple bmw boden corporate attitude customer experience Disney First Direct John Lewis mercedes Starbucks

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5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Customer Experience Stickier

Tactics for Boosting Engagement and Brand Affinity

3 Ways Customers are Tracking Brands (and Judging YOURS!)

360Connext

Customers are tracking brands and how they how they interact with customers. And they’re giving their friends all the dirt they find on your brand! The post 3 Ways Customers are Tracking Brands (and Judging YOURS!)

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Gain Workforce Optimization Tips from Top Brands

NICE inContact

The post Gain Workforce Optimization Tips from Top Brands appeared first on NICE inContact Blog. Advantages of the Cloud Contact Center Management Customer Experience Workforce Optimization

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How to Create a Brand Identity Your Customers Are Most Interested In

CX Journey

Coming up with a brand identity isn’t an easy task. Ideally, a strong brand identity will mesh both your needs and those of your customer. 77 percent of B2B marketers say that proper branding plays a big role in company growth.

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Report: Translating Brand Promises into Employee Behaviors

Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Translating Brand Promises into Employee Behaviors. Here’s the executive summary: Temkin Group has found that the companies that deliver great customer experience use their brand as a blueprint for how they treat customers, which is why Compelling Brand Values is one of our four customer experience core competencies.

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4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

How smart brands measure customer intelligence ROI

Vision Critical

In our e-book The 10 Smartest Brands: How They Use the Competitive Advantage of Customer Intelligence , we reveal how companies like D E WALT, LinkedIn and Salomon engage with customers to make better marketing, customer experience and product innovation decisions.

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7 Hacks to Customize Your Surveys for Your Brand

GetFeedback

It’s what every company wants following a consumer’s experience with their brand. Our inboxes receive surveys from companies we have done business with, asking for our feedback on a purchased product or service or an experience with their customer support desk. Add a custom URL.

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Dynamic Branding Tools for Enhancing Customer Experience

Storyminers

When people think of branding, they tend to think of it in terms of attracting customers—showing off your company’s best qualities to acquire new sales. But branding doesn’t stop after a sale is made. It persists throughout a customer’s entire experience and beyond.

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Say Goodbye to Marketing & Brand Building, Say Hello to Consumer Centricity

C3Centricity

The post Say Goodbye to Marketing & Brand Building, Say Hello to Consumer Centricity appeared first on C3Centricity. Marketing is an old profession. It’s been around for hundreds of years in one form or another.

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. customer experience increases pressure on the. Brands like Sephora are racking up accolades both in-store and online with corresponding benefits. customers.

Customer Centric Internal Branding

ClearAction

Customer Centric Internal Branding Lynn Hunsaker. Customer centric internal branding revolves around customer well-being. By the way, what’s promised to customers should, in fact, be what your internal behaviors actually produce.). We Live the Brand.

Personal Brand Vetting – THEY are Listening

Michelli Experience

As I help business leaders deliver branded customer experiences, I often start with the premise that brands are nothing more than what people say about us when we’re not around. From there, I work with leaders to determine what they want to be known for and what they want to hear their customers say about them. For years companies have been trolling social media to see what customers post about brand experiences.

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Do Customers See Themselves in Your Brand Identity?

360Connext

The North Face asked customers to walk their talk recently in Korea. In this viral video, customers who identified as those who seek adventure were given a choice. And it’s a great way to help customers identify with your products and experience. The Power of Identity.

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Understanding the Emotional Connection to Your Brand

MaritzCX

The ROI of Feelings A recent study conducted by MaritzCX found that 80% of the companies who proactively gather, analyze, manage and use insights into customers’ feelings have better financial performance, year-over-year. Do you know how your customers feel about your brand?

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. customer experience increases pressure on the. Brands like Sephora are racking up accolades both in-store and online with corresponding benefits. customers.

Do We Care About Brands?

CX Journey

Do customers really care about brands? A couple weeks ago, SDL shared a post of theirs that included 25 facts about customer experience, including a variation of this one: Most people worldwide would not care if more than 73% of brands disappeared tomorrow.

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3 Ways to Become a Customer Feedback Brand

AskNicely

Your company’s brand is more than a cool or cute logo and colors meant to evoke emotions. Your customers start to care about your brand when they can connect the visual identity with a personal emotional response. Are they connected to brand stories and share far and wide?

How the best Customer Experience Brands balance Technology with Humanity: MIT Tech Review

CloudCherry

What better way is there to learn about delivering an amazing customer experience than examining how the best in the business do it? Respondents were asked a series of questions on topics including their customer experience programs , introducing new technology, and optimizing human capital.

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Not Top Of Mind But Top Of Heart – When Branding Gets REAL

Michelli Experience

Here are some important terms of art when it comes to understanding the strength of your brand: Brand Awareness – the visibility of your brand and it’s products/services in the eyes of consumers. Branding Campaigns – tactical strategies for driving brand awareness. Impressions – how many customers actually lay eyes on elements of your branding campaign. What says brand engagement more than having yourself branded in ink?

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The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

to meet customer expectations for digital service Social Media Voice of the. Customer. Digital Self Service Tweet this Customers want digital self- service options, such as chat and. affects brand loyalty. customers to order their favorite. to customers.

A Pragmatic Guide To Brand Value

Forrester's Customer Insights

The Value Of Brand Valuing a brand can be a deeply divisive exercise. To most marketers, there is an axiomatic simplicity to brand value. Wally Olins (of Wolff Olins fame) once characterized the attempt to “chew [brand] […].

Time to Team Up? How Partner Marketing Can Help Your Brand

QuestionPro Audience

Brands are learning that partner marketing is a smart way to broaden your audience and drive growth and sales. Partner marketing, which is creating mutually beneficial relationships between your brand and other businesses, is a fast-growing sector in the marketing world.

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CX Competency: Compelling Brand Values (Video)

Experience Matters

Temkin Group has found that the only path to sustainable customer experience differentiation is to build a customer-centric culture. By mastering Four Customer Experience Core Competencies. This video provides an overview of one of those competencies, Compelling Brand Values, where the goal is to deliver on your brand promises to customers. Here Are Three Steps to Compelling Brand […].

Improve Your Brand Image by… Losing Subscribers!?

360Connext

We know this technique as the peak-end rule , which not only helps retain customers after things go awry, but often has the power to forge stronger loyalty from an otherwise bad experience. Letting customers call the shots. Just because the customer is not happy in the current situation doesn’t mean they won’t be happy in any situation with your brand. Michaels put some real thought into this- not as an exit point, but as an important customer touchpoint.

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Crafting Digital Communication Experiences Your Customers Will Love

Speaker: Hillary Curran, Head of Customer Experience, Guru