‘Many companies are embracing technology. They are finding ways to serve the customer using digital tools. Self-service tools give customers control over their experience. Investing in this type of technology can be financially beneficial to a company. It seems like a win/win for both the customer and the company, and it can be. It can also be a risk.’ BARE shares an article by Shep Hyken for Forbes on achieving customer love.
‘Poor personalization can drive disengagement just as often as good personalization drives engagement. It’s not enough to just use the data you have available; you must create content that utilizes that data and makes your consumer feel like you know more about them than just their name and company.’ BARE shares an article by Justin Sharaf for Total Retail about maximizing personalization.
‘Please take a moment and cast your mind back to how many people and businesses used to talk about ideas and practices before becoming commonplace.’ BARE shares an article by Adrian Swinscoe for Forbes with fears that could be undermining both the customer and employee experience.
‘All around us, the restaurant industry has gone through dramatic change. Numerous favorites are gone. Friendly faces we were used to seeing have disappeared. Everything looks different, whether you dine inside or sit in the open air.’ BARE shares an article by Micheline Maynard for Forbes with key lessons for restaurants.
‘In today’s connected world, a brand’s voice is no longer solely defined by the brand, but also by public feedback — largely online. So how you manage your company’s online reputation matters. It’s about promoting and protecting your brand so it can be discovered, followed, recommended and even defended in a predominantly digital marketplace. And it’s not as easy as simply running your own website or social media pages.’ BARE shares an article by Colson Hillier for Forbes on getting started and using online reputation management.
‘Brick-and-mortar retail has been impacted by the pandemic, of course, but its struggles have been compounded by a familiar foe: the competition against e-commerce sales. Recent data show, however, that brick-and-mortar retail is demonstrating a surprising degree of resistance to this threat.’ BARE shares an article by Calvin Schnure for Forbes on the comeback of brick-and-mortar retail.
‘Healthcare is competitive, just like any other business. Healthcare professionals have learned the importance of delivering an excellent patient experience. Their future business depends on it.’ BARE shares an article by Shep Hyken for Forbes on healthcare experience.
‘Average brands deliver exactly what is asked of them. Exceptional brands deliver more. Finding novel and surprising ways to go the extra mile turns sceptics into fanatics and passive bystanders into loyal customers who tell their friends.’ BARE shares an article by Jodie Cook for Forbes on improving customer loyalty and putting customers first.
‘Social media has come a long way from photo posts, likes and comments. More and more of today’s retailers and brands are using social platforms as influential tools to sell their products and services.’ BARE shares an article by Gabe Larsen for Retail Customer Experience on maximizing social connection and enhancing customer experience.