There are few things more frustrating for cord-cutters than getting home from a long day’s work and queuing up their favorite show online as they kick back on the couch, only to realize they can’t watch in peace and harmony because the video won’t load correctly.
A 2016 study by Forbes Insights and SAS found that 90% of executives worldwide who use data analytics noticed it improved their ability to deliver a superior customer experience. And According to a January 2018 survey of US senior decision-makers conducted by Verndale, big data/analytics was listed as the most important emerging technology for enhancing customer experience, cited by 63% of respondents.
Optimizing the customer experience continues to be the most exciting opportunity for digital marketers and e-commerce professionals around the world. Company respondents are the most excited by the prospects of customer experience optimization, as they have been for some time now.
User experience (UX) design is the most challenging aspect of the customer experience to master, and marketing and e-commerce professionals from around the world have lost some confidence in their UX design ability.
Chatbots are expected to be able to help round-the-clock with instant service for simple tasks, but aren’t perceived to be the best channel for more complex inquiries. Chatbots have yet to find broad appeal among consumers, though they do have a user base: 15% have used them to communicate with businesses during the past year.
It’s no longer enough to target your chosen customers. To stay ahead, you need to create distinctive value and experiences for them.
Despite all the technological advances that digital publishing has achieved over the past two decades, slow-loading content remains one of the industry’s biggest scourges.
It costs seven times more to acquire a new customer than it does to retain an existing one. This infographic from Branex illustrates seven ways you can use social media for customer retention.
The job market in the U.S. is brimming right now with fresh and exciting opportunities for professionals in a range of emerging roles.
Marketers are continuing to prioritize the customer experience, focusing on making it more valuable, relevant, and easy to understand.