‘Many organizations today consider customer experience to be key in differentiating them from competitors. This is vital, as most businesses are now operating more-so online than in person because of the pandemic. The online world brings with it increased competition, particularly from digital natives. While most businesses can’t compete with digital natives from a technology perspective, they should be looking to other ways they can provide value to customers that will secure their loyalty.’ BARE shares an article by Neil Hammerton for ITProPortal with key differences between customer service and customer experience.
‘How hospitality can ensure social distancing down to the very last step: the payment.’ BARE shares an article by Nick Corrigan for ITProPortal with new technology uses to provide great customer experience in the hospitality industry.
‘Although customer experience has been coined as a key facet of a company’s brand perception, and in turn, the quality of its products, the term is not one we see often in industry.’ BARE shares an article by Lindsay Gilder for Thomas with customer experience tips for industrial businesses.
‘Years ago, I sat in on a sales presentation. The salesperson shared three options a client might expect when doing business with his company. The options were high quality, quick service and low price. He told the customer, “You get to choose two of the three.”‘ BARE shares an article by Shep Hyken for Forbes on consumer demand trends.
‘Brands have implemented any number of approaches in the name of customer experience; agile techniques, insight-driven strategy and real-time optimization. But, catapulted into lockdown by Covid-19, the following six months have been the ultimate litmus test for them.’ BARE shares an article by Morag Cuddeford-Jones for Marketing Week on why taking care of employees has helped take care of customers in times of crisis.
‘Technology has made it possible for even small businesses to leverage innovation to improve their customer service and outpace competitors by building customer loyalty.’ BARE shares an article by Pritom Das for Entrepreneur with the relationship between technology and customer service.
‘Heroes are born out of moments of crisis. The world has definitely seen its fair share of crises in the last six months, but it has also seen incredible heroes.’ BARE shares an article by Blake Morgan for Forbes with amazing examples of customer service.
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