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. Brand Image, Equity, Personality & Archetypes: What Every Marketer Needs to Know. Your brand is not what you think it is!

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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. As Brandwatch points out , companies don’t control brand perception—consumers do.

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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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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.

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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. engagement, eGain has not only developed cutting-edge technology. engagement. Intelligence in the Customer Engagement. relevant web pages, and engages customers, while working. brand equity.

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

C3Centricity

Or rather paths, as personalisation continues to trump mass engagement. BRAND BUILDING. In the past decade or so, many large CPG companies such as P&G and Nestle renamed their Marketing departments as Brand Builders, in the hope of adapting to this new world.

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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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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. Does your brand identity tie into those wants?

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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.

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

Brands like Sephora are racking up accolades both in-store and online with corresponding benefits. center, showing that brands are willing to do—and spend—what it takes to create loyal customers. Many brands aren’t. is mounting, and brands risk agent burnout and customer churn.

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. Customer Engagement – some define customer engagement as a reaction of a customer to your brand.

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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. For years companies have been trolling social media to see what customers post about brand experiences. That data mining and sentiment analysis provides both qualitative and quantitative data that represents a snapshot of the “brand’ experience.

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How Brands Cash In On March Madness

QuestionPro Audience

Brands know they have an opportunity to reach a large audience, and spend the month engaging consumers via social media and advertising. television audience watching at least six minutes of the tournament, it is a good bet for brands looking to reach a broad audience.

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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. To create effective branding, you have to keep the big picture in mind.

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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. channels they want to use to interact with brands, putting. good for keeping the customer base engaged and driving. libraries that have not been customized to a brand’s. Chatbot 3 Important. Things a Chatbot.

Improve Your Brand Image by… Losing Subscribers!?

360Connext

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. Instead of being brand-obsessed and pointing out why the subscriber is making a mistake by unsubscribing, they respect her enough to know when her mind is made up. Many brands do a great job at showing their unique personality through marketing, and throughout the customer journey. Why One Bad Customer Interaction Could Haunt Your Brand.

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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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Do Customers See Themselves in Your Brand Identity?

360Connext

When conducting a recent touchpoint inventory workshop, the client was surprised when I pressed for what their brand promise really was. The best experiences are all about identity of both the brand and the customers. Have you really thought hard about your own brand identity?

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Not Top Of Mind But Top Of Heart – When Branding Gets Real {Infographic}

Michelli Experience

Business Customer Advocacy Customer Engagement Customer Experience customer loyalty Customer Service Customer Value Driven to Delight Human Performance Joseph Michelli Mercedes-Benz USA Branding Customers Delivering WOW Differentiation Ritz Carlton The Michelli Experience The New Gold Standard

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5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Customer Experience Stickier

Tactics for Boosting Engagement and Brand Affinity

Marketers, Do You Know Everything You Should? From the 5Ps to the 7Qs.

C3Centricity

Marketing is a great profession. I’ve worked in or with marketing teams for most of my career. From the outside, they are seen as the department that comes in late, parties every night and gets to talk about advertising at conferences in exotic places.

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Customer Centric Internal Branding

ClearAction

Customer Centric Internal Branding Lynn Hunsaker. Customer centric internal branding revolves around customer well-being. Living the brand promise is another way of describing customer centric internal branding. We Live the Brand.

Four of the Most Successful Employee Engagement Strategies Also Drive Customer Experience

CX University

There are hundreds of best practices for employee engagement, and all of them are being practiced by firms across this good, green Earth: at some growing businesses, at some failing businesses too. So my team and I embarked on a mission to exhume the real nuts and bolts of engagement.

CX now trumps brand loyalty, suggests a new study

Vision Critical

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. So why are many brands not acing the CX game?

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Study: The Health of the Contact Center

Brands like Sephora are racking up accolades both in-store and online with corresponding benefits. center, showing that brands are willing to do—and spend—what it takes to create loyal customers. Many brands aren’t. is mounting, and brands risk agent burnout and customer churn.

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

CloudCherry

For their purposes, an Iconic firm is one that maintains “the highest levels of customer experience and have world-leading brand recognition” and also possess other key distinctions from their counterparts, such as: Being omnichannel leaders.

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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. Martin Aubut is the Digital Director at L’Oreal Canada , which owns some 35 brands.

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Engagement Experience fuels Customer Experience

One Millimeter Mindset

The quality of engagement experience is essential for fueling ongoing, high-quality customer experiences. First, the act of engaging customers encourages both customers and sellers to exchange energy with one another. Or, is the quality of the engagement forceful and overwhelming?

Your customer experience *is* your brand

CX Advantage Walker

Companies who aren’t moving their brand activity and their customer experience activity closer together are setting a course for failure. The post Your customer experience *is* your brand appeared first on CX Advantage.

Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

engage in productive conversations. customer experiences for some of the largest brands in the. AI+CXArtificial Intelligence and the Customer ExperienceHow comfortable are consumers interacting with AI for customer service?

Three Lessons in Branding from Will Smith {Infographic}

Michelli Experience

What Your Brand Can Learn Right Now from the Starbucks Controversy

QuestionPro Audience

Will any public image initiatives work or is the brand hopelessly crippled? Social media and easily-captured videos amplify events to intense levels of engagement, attitude, and action. STARBUCKS IS MAKING CHANGES TO THE BRAND.

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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. But in what way is customer service connected with brand reputation? In this article, we will discuss how order taking service can build brand reputation.

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15 Brand Trends for 2015

CX Journey

Last year, I shared Brand Keys'' Robert Passikoff''s 14 Brand Trends for 2014. Real Brand Engagement : Marketers will link ?engagement? engagement? to how well the brand is perceived versus its? brand customer experience loyalty marketing

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

affects brand loyalty. engagement strategies retain. customer engagement and. how to build brand loyalty to. their brand, but 58 percent admit. engagement center and a valuable source of customer insight.

5 Ways to Keep Survey Respondents Engaged

QuestionPro Audience

Surveys are powerful tools that businesses rely on to learn the motivations of consumers and gain insight into their feelings towards brands. It is important to keep survey respondents engaged in order to ensure a positive experience for both parties involved.

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Channel Surfing: How Do Consumers Engage with Your Brand?

Avaya

Throughout his career, he has held various corporate marketing, brand management, advertising, promotions, and advertising agency executive posts. Offering anywhere/anytime connectivity to your brand is great but do you know how many of your consumers are actually speaking with you?

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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Lessons From Leaders At Brands Where CX Is Working

Storyminers

It’s in the form of a dozen interviews with company leaders whose brands are excelling at the customer experience. Digital engagement ideas and tools allow Clorox to connect with customers in fresh and personalized ways. Better means personalized, engaged, and clinically accurate.

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

external brand perception as the cause. company who will provide a more engaging, relevant experience. reporting–that transforms the contact center into a customer engagement center and a valuable source. New Study Reveals Reliance on Too Few.