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Andy Capaloff

Viewing Customer Experience With Consumers Eyes

Customer Experience

It’s time for us all to switch hats and look at our entire businesses from the point of view of a customer. Ideally, all companies would do this. But while many have become too large, or perhaps just turned into dinosaurs, and couldn’t change quickly if their existence depended on it, you and I don’t


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


Paolo Fabrizio

Use Social Customer Service To Nurture Your Business

nurture business relationships

For many years, customer service has been underrated. Most brands have considered it ‘a post-sales activity’ or worse ‘just a necessary cost’. This ignores the inner value of customer service for overall business. Well, if you still have this kind of approach in 2017, it is no wonder that you struggle to retain your customers! In this


Paolo Fabrizio

The Must-Have’s of a Social Customer Service Platform

Social Customer Service platform

‘Hey Paolo, what’s the best Social Customer Service platform for my business’? This is a question I often get asked that can not be answered with a tweet. In fact, by the time a brand is searching for a ‘digital dashboard’ to interact with different channels with customers, they should have already planned their overall customer


Martin Shervington

Your 10 Step Marketer’s Guide To Improving Customer Service

Customer Service and Social Listeing

This article by Martin Shervington is on a subject we take very seriously. Customer Service is set to become even more important as the number of small business options consumers will have, continues to explode. It is another in our “Great Articles You may have missed” series.   Introduction When I read customer service oriented


Paolo Fabrizio

How To Use Mobile for Social Customer Service

Social Mobile Customer Service

Happy new year to you all!    The trend is clear. A growing number of CEOs are convinced that improving customer service has a direct, beneficial impact on business. However, when it comes to adopting digital tools in order to attract and retain customers, there’s still a lot to be done. That’s why I’m going to


Susan Gilbert

Improve Your Customer Reach Through Target Market Research

Would you like to hone your customer reach strategies and find the most interested prospects for your business without a lot of guesswork? With a great target market research game plan, you can. You just need to find out who exactly your audience is and what matters to them the most. As you gain an


Paolo Fabrizio

The Secret Recipe For Successful Social Customer Service

Customer Service recipe

Every December we see a proliferation of articles with predictions for the following year. The funny thing is that you can get some of them until February! Anyway don’t worry because this post is NOT one of those. I’m inviting you to focus on the present in order to take advantage of it. In fact, when it


Paolo Fabrizio

Social Customer Service Is Going Private – Are You?

Private social customer service messaging

If you’re a market leader, your main focus is to stay ahead from your competitors. When you find yourself in such a privileged position you also benefit from another great advantage: the way is clear in front of you, so it’s easier taking the right directions at the right time. Conversely, when you’re a follower, you


Susan Gilbert

Build More Sales Through Promoting Brand Benefits

Brand USP and benefits Is your business focused more on your product or service features than the benefits these can provide for your prospects? Are you attracting subscribers yet not converting these into sales? Imagine that you are a customer inside a retail store interested in purchasing an appliance. The sales associate goes over all


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