New year, same problems, similar trends. The problem for business to business (b2b) marketers consistently is demand generation and each year, businesses take the time to build on what they have been previously working with.
Customer experience bar-none is going to be one of the biggest buzzwords we hear in 2016 - and for good reason. In this post, Julio Viskovich outlines why all brands need to be considering customer experience, and how social can play a part in that process, in 2016.
A common belief is that people hate advertising. They hate how they are saturated with advertising everywhere they go. They hate how it interrupts their TV shows, their radio, even their social media streams. But what if it wasn't that people hated advertising, thy were just a bit picky about it?
Imagine you’re scrolling through your Twitter feed the weekend before a big game, and you come across a tweet from a sporting goods company allowing you to buy your favorite player’s jersey at a special, discounted price. You click the “buy” button, enter your info, and you’re done. No switching apps. No re-entering credit card and shipping info. You purchase the item and get back to catching up on the latest @birchbox tutorial.
The air conditioning was icy, but the atmosphere in the conference room was warm and congenial as Dan Gingiss delivered his excellent presentation on “How Social Media Impacts Customer Experience (and Vice Versa!)” at the Social Shake-Up on June 10, in Atlanta. As Head of Digital Customer Experience and Social Care at Discover, Dan was uniquely qualified to speak about how social and customer care can come together seamlessly to provide concrete value for brands and consumers alike.
In this series of profiles, we'll be putting the spotlight on some of the wonderful speakers who will be featured at The Social Shake-Up this June. Today we hear from Dan Gingiss, the Head of Digital Customer Experience and Social Care at Discover Financial Services.
A few well known brands are renowned on the basis of how their customers experience these brands. Year after year, the situation remains the same: the same brands stand out in terms of the customer experience, and of the rest most of them are doing ok (not great) and haven’t improved much from the previous year. So what’s missing?