Posts Tagged ‘Customer Journey’

Conversational Marketing: Old School Meets New School

Why Is Everyone Talking about Conversational Marketing? Conversational Marketing, a term originally coined by the company Drift, has taken on many forms and definitions over the past few years. If you ask five professional marketers the definition and what ‘makes up’ conversational marketing, you may get five different understandings. Is it a variation of personalization? […]

5 Steps to Creating Customer Journeys & Personas

Marketing and sales teams often grow into silos. And although both are working toward the same goal, they have a lack of shared knowledge about where – and how – they can fit together based on customer activity. Unfortunately, there isn’t a one-stop-shop for reference when creating marketing experiences, measuring engagement and integrating sales efforts […]

How to Use Research & Personas for Personalized Marketing

Personalization, by definition, should not be a “one-size-fits-all” effort. It’s a customer-driven approach that can dramatically improve marketing results by leveraging user data, customer insights and strategic knowledge of a customer journey. Most importantly, it can build trust between customers and brands, as well as increase B2B sales by reaching current or prospective customers through […]

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5 Essential Steps for Improving Your Customer Care

Satisfying today’s digitally savvy and well informed customers boils down to one common theme – customer experience. Price and quality are key considerations when making purchase decisions. However, it’s the experience that keeps customers coming back for more. 73% [of consumers] said a good experience is key in influencing their brand loyalties Your organization must […]

How Bots & AI Will Impact Customer Journeys in B2B

I just ordered a pizza for dinner with a few taps on my phone, and the delivery driver should be here anytime. It’s amazing how we are automating nearly everything around us, empowering end-users to achieve a wide range of tasks with minimum effort. New Horizons for Customer Service The customer service industry has joined […]

How (and How Not) to Acquire B2B Customers

This is where it all begins – the first interactions with your customer. B2B customer acquisition isn’t just about getting that first sale; it’s where you start building a relationship. That means a solid, consistent brand presence has to shine through. Consumers are doing more research prior to purchase, so your content has to be […]

How You Interact Digitally Matters in the Car Rental Industry

While mobility and connected cars remain two of the most talked-about topics in the industry, car rental companies continue to invest heavily in other forms of digital transformation because they realize that providing an incredible customer experience is important to their business. Whether it involves making a reservation on the company’s website or making a […]

Closing Home Furniture Sales Online and Offline

In my previous posts, I’ve talked about the micro-moments that lead home furnishings customers to visit retailers’ websites and stores, as well as the importance of providing a seamless experience between your online and offline brand presence. I also pointed out the value of websites providing accurate product information and visual configuration tools to drive more home […]

More Mobile Purchases Means More Need for App Personalization

According to eMarketer, the number of people around the world accessing the internet using smartphones reached 2.39 billion in 2017. These mobile users are spending hours each day on their phones, completing tasks, and consuming media in a highly customized environment of apps they have chosen to download and regularly interact with. Brands are trying […]

Customer Experience (CX) Dimension #1: Customer Insight

The first of the seven customer experience (CX) dimensions discussed in Perficient Digital’s CX strategy guide is Customer Insight. As I’ve discussed in the previous posts in the series, in life sciences, “customer” means many things: patient, physician, clinical site, clinical subject, research partner, regulatory agency, vendor, and even employee. To provide each of these […]

CX Methodology And Site Relationships: Duke-FDA Case Study

If you haven’t read the previous posts in this series, be forewarned that this week’s post might be a little hard to follow, as it assumes you have all of the context from the series to-date. Still, I encourage you to dive in, and I’ll do my best to connect all of the dots for […]

How The “World’s Best Digital Bank” Uses Signals Of Intent

Today at IBM Amplify 2017, an event at which companies across all industries gather to learn how cognitive technology is transforming customer engagement to make each customer feel recognized and special at every step of their journey, my colleague, Michael Porter, was fortunate to hear firsthand how one bank in particular is achieving such great […]

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