3 Actionable Lessons in DoingCXRight

3 Actionable Lessons in DoingCXRight

The new year has arrived. Holiday gift-giving is officially over. Like other families, mine is enjoying their presents – especially the electronic ones. While purchasing new devices and setting them up has gone smoothly, obtaining help to address product questions has been easy in some cases and frustrating in others. No matter how much I love a product, if getting help requires a high level of effort, I often return the item and tell friends to shop elsewhere. Continue Reading →

Is Your Return Policy Seamless & Customer-Centric​?

Is Your Return Policy Seamless & Customer-Centric​?

As we approach the holiday season, I believe it is a good time to discuss product return policies as it directly impacts customer buying decisions. A bad return experience will strongly influence the likelihood that customers will purchase from a competitor’s brand. Also, shoppers determine what stores to buy from based on their understanding return requirements UPFRONT. In my article, I present credible research and actions you can take to gain new customers and keep them loyal. (more…)

Customer Journey Map. What is it? Why Do It? (Part 1)

Customer Journey Map. What is it? Why Do It? (Part 1)

A customer journey map is an important concept. Many people do not fully understand what is it and why create one. To keep it simple, a journey map is merely a diagram that shows the steps customer(s) go through when interacting with a company. It is common to interact with companies in multiple ways such as shopping online and visiting a retail store. The need for a journey map becomes most important as the number of touchpoints increase and when the customer buying path gets complex. (more…)