Here are a few customer-service mistakes your company may be making and how to correct them, so you can be on the path of providing a memorable experience for customers, rather than an awful one.
Wary of scams, rip-offs and shady marketing tactics, customers are starting to see the world more in terms of real and fake.
There's one thing you can do that will rally your customers, colleagues and even competitors.
The key to creating a customer experience that truly surprises and delights starts with understanding what your customers need, want and value most.
It takes real effort to cultivate a tribe, but Godin, almost uniquely among business thinkers, has been willing to do it and in the process, he's indelibly shaped the next generation of business talent.
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Passionate customers are the most critical component of building a brand, but you won't gain followers by sitting on your hands.
Not only should you charge based on the product sold, but also on what your brand represents to customers.
Although we all want to feel that every customer is equal and loved, the fact is that all customers are not equal or loved.
Why being proactive, rather than reactive, in customer service creates loyalty and makes 'cents'.
"Talk to me like I'm a person. . . not in robot code" is one of them.
When you're operating on a budget, you can't fulfill every whim, so part of the responsibility -- and surely thrill -- of owning a business is learning to set and then meet your clients' expectations.
Getting the first 1,000 customers will not guarantee your success, but it will you give you a chance to get some real-world feedback -- and maybe even pay some bills at the same time.
Subscription businesses are as old as newspapers and as new as the latest startup drawn by the prospect of recurring revenues.
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