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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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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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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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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How Retailers Can Drive CX Excellence Through Store-Level Execution

Speaker: Jere Matthews, VP, Operations at Rutter's

Join Intouch Insight and Rutter's on October 25 at 2pm EST to learn how one of America's favorite convenience stores delivers on their brand promise. During this webinar, you will learn: How store-level execution impacts customer experience.

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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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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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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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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Branded Customer Experiences {Infographic}

Michelli Experience

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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

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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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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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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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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Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

AI+CXArtificial Intelligence and the Customer ExperienceHow comfortable are consumers interacting with AI for customer service? their customers. And in the world of customer care, getting. In customer care, it’s about deploying technology in a way that helps your.

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.

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?

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.

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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6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement is white hot. As a pioneer in AI for contact center customer service and customer. companies to transform—not just improve—customer service and. center customer service. Intelligence in the Customer Engagement.

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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How To Convince 35 Brand Managers To Focus on Customers, Not Brands - Frank Reactions

Tema Frank

When You’ve Spent Years Building Your Brands, How Can You Learn to Focus on Customers Instead? It’s Time For Multi-Brand Companies to Focus on Customers Instead of Brands. They had to become truly customer-centric, across the whole stable of products.

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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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Is your brand customer first or do you just say that?

Vision Critical

We can all agree customers are critical to a brand’s profitability. Without them, there would be no brand. You can’t put both products and customers first. Why the customer should be your top priority. You can get more money by being customer first?

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Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

INTRODUCTION Business Transformation and Analytics: Driving Change in a Customer-Centric World | 3. understand new sources of customer data and. quickly act to meet new customer expectations. percent) and direct feedback from customers (39. the customer base.

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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For A Beverage Company, The Answer To ‘How To Build Brand Reputation’ Is Better Customer Service

Magellan Solutions

Now, the ultimate question is this: how to build brand reputation ? Brand reputation is pretty self-explanatory. It is how customers see your company, whether it is in the positive or negative light. But in what way is customer service connected with brand reputation?

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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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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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3 Important Things A Chatbot Can’t Do (But an IVA Can)

Chatbot As brands continue to focus on improving the customer. experience, incorporating automation into customer. Your customers’ time is valuable—and they want you to. Increasingly, customers are the ones determining which. Customers can speak in their own words.

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 […].

Top CX tips for delivering a ‘Branded Customer Experience’

NewVoiceMedia

Over the last 10 years we have had the pleasure of working with many global organisations, across many sectors; retail, financial services, telecoms, technology, hospitality, professional services on the design and implementation of their Branded Customer Experience * (BCE) programmes.

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How to Tell if Your Favorite Brand Monitors Social Media

Steve DiGioia

So, how do you tell if your favorite brand monitors social media? Well, it turns out that Zappos, besides being great at customer service, is also great at responding to social media mentions. This original article was written by Steve DiGioia.

CX now trumps brand loyalty, suggests a new study

Vision Critical

Even your most loyal customers will not tolerate mediocre experiences. That’s one one of the key findings in a new CMO Council study , which found that 47 percent of loyal customers will stop doing business with a brand that provides “poor, impersonal or frustrating” experiences.

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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.

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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The Demise of Brands……and Brand Research?

MaritzCX

There is a lot of research done around brandsbrand image, brand equity, etc. We often try to answer questions like: “How strong is my brand versus my competitors’ brands?”

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The Demise of Brands……and Brand Research?

MaritzCX

There is a lot of research done around brandsbrand image, brand equity, etc. We often try to answer questions like: “How strong is my brand versus my competitors’ brands?”

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Starbucks Training Should Focus on Broken Brand Promises

Experience Matters

The post Starbucks Training Should Focus on Broken Brand Promises appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®. Compelling Brand Values Customer experienceLast week, Starbucks closed all of its stores for racial sensitivity training after an incident in April when two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia store. My Take: Starbucks training was well intentioned, but misguided.

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.