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Susan Gilbert

12 Brand Visibility, WordPress Blog Sales, and Market Analysis Tools

Brand Visibility, WordPress Blog Sales, and Market Analysis Tools

The following is made up of 3 “Business Tips” articles, each of which talks about 4 helpful tools and resources around a specific area of your business. Today, the subjects are: Brand Visibility WordPress Blog Sales Market Analysis Increase Your Brand Visibility With These 4 Tools 1) Connect With The Best Talent – Bullhorn Recruit…


Lidia Bondarenko

9 Ideas To Reduce Your Customer Churn Rate

Reduce Your Customer Churn Rate

How many customers do you lose each month? Do you know that to attract a new client, businesses spend about 5 times as much as they do to retain an existing one? And yet, only 18% of businesses have a strategy for customer churn prevention. It looks like others choose to ignore this phenomenon, which…


Paolo Fabrizio

Why No News Is Not Good News In Customer Service

no news is not good news

When I started working about 20 years ago, a mantra was ‘we must avoid customer complaints.’ That was the first time I heard about customer retention. Today, working as a customer service consultant and trainer, I still see many companies trying to prevent complaints. But in the meantime, technology has dramatically changed customers’ behavior. In this…


Paolo Fabrizio

The Answer Is Customers: What Are The Right Questions?

Customer retention: The Answer Is Customers: What Are The Right Questions?

Here’s the good news: commitment, perseverance and business acumen are essential to get new customers. Here’s the bad news: once you won them you need to use the same ingredients plus adding extra effort if you want to retain them! As business is based on the relationship between people, it is paramount to nurture them…


Paolo Fabrizio

4 Sentences That Make Your Customers Mad

4 Sentences that make your customers mad:Happy Your Customers

Sometimes innocent words ignite fires – especially if you work in a customer service environment. I guess you’ve heard of the mantra ‘just follow the rules’, right? So I ask you: what happens when the rules don’t work? After many years within companies, and now today as a customer service consultant, I can tell you…


Shelly Kramer

Post-Sale: The Best Time to Build Customer Relationships

When it comes to customers, are marketers better served focusing on acquisition or retention? And what’s the proper balance of each? Any marketer worth his or her salt knows that the most valuable customers, and your biggest source of business growth, lies with your current customers. As such, the most valuable time to build relationships…