What, if anything, is your company doing with customer feedback? Hopefully, you are gathering such data and treating it like the valuable commodity it is. Because companies that truly understand their customers’ wants and needs — and then successfully deliver on them — are positioned for increased customer loyalty and engagement as well as long-term […]
Chief marketing officers and other C-suite executives across all industries recognize that customer experience is crucial as both a business driver and key differentiator. In today’s “constantly connected” world, customers expect a cohesive experience across all touchpoints. When this expectation is not met — when the link between what a company says and what it […]
Studies have proven that profits increase when companies move from “talking about” their brand to “living the brand.” What exactly does this mean? What does...
How does your business performance measure up against the competition? Are you ahead of the pack, lagging way behind or somewhere in...
There’s no two ways about it: Businesses that invest in their company’s higher purpose outperform the competition. Corporate growth, revenue and profits — they all see significant gains when there is buy-in on all levels. That means everyone from the boardroom to the frontline is “all in.” The numbers don’t lie. The world’s 50 fastest-growing […]
It starts on the inside. Harvard Business Review explained the importance of delivering a consistent message to employees in, “Selling the Brand Inside.” The article stated, “Employees need to hear the same messages that you send out to the marketplace. At most companies, however, internal and external communications are often mismatched. This can be very confusing, and […]
“Corporate purpose” is much more than a trendy organizational catchphrase. In fact, having a well-defined corporate purpose is no trend at all — it’s mandatory for any company that hopes to experience long-term growth. If you embrace purpose as you should, it will drive the way you do business and become truly meaningful to each […]
Does your company have a clearly defined corporate purpose? One that every employee understands and is on board with? If not, you’re far behind the curve. In a nutshell, your corporate purpose is why you do what you do. Yes, you’re in the business of making money and keeping all stakeholders happy, but you need […]
If you are a C-level, sales or marketing executive, there’s never been a more important time to elevate the Voice of the Customer in your business. In fact, a recent article, The Power of Storytelling to Increase ROI, says it best … “Whether your business is selling widgets or services, success doesn’t depend on pumping […]
design|dəˈzīn|noun a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of an object before it is built or made For too long, corporate messaging has been driven by tactics and vehicles (e.g., creating new advertising copy; updating the content on the company website; developing new sales presentations; etc.). This fragmented, ad […]