Customer Experience

The latest customer experience best practice, case studies, trends, training and more. From personalisation and design to user experience and usability

Essential reports

Customer Journey Mapping Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of customer journey mapping. It provides a simple starting point for anyone yet to map out their customer journeys. It is also a reference for those for whom the process is underway. This guide draws insights from those who have developed complex journeys […]

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Social CX and Customer Service Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction The rise in both the number and popularity of social media channels in recent years has fuelled a parallel increase in customer expectations. The ‘always on’ nature of social media, coupled with its public forum nature, means consumers and audiences – in B2C and B2B spaces alike – expect to be able to […]

Customer Retention Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction Customer retention refers to the ability of an organisation to retain the same customer over a period of time. Companies that enjoy high levels of retention benefit from more reliable revenue streams and a high degree of brand equity. Although there is a strong business rationale for focusing on customer retention, many marketers […]

Harnessing the Power of Personalisation Best Practice Guide

Harnessing the Power of Personalisation Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction Personalisation is all about delivering greater relevance to customers and providing a richer experience by serving the right message on the right channel at the right time. Companies that harness the power of personalisation and offer experiences tailored to each consumer’s specific needs will find their customers are more likely to continue their […]

Experiential Marketing Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction This guide has been written to help senior marketers better understand the opportunities offered by experiential marketing, outlining when and how the discipline can add value. Its purpose is to help brands plan and execute experiential marketing activities and to be mindful of the challenges involved. New studies show that we are continuing […]

Recommended Reads

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The future of CX is what the customer can’t see

The ambition to deliver great customer experiences is universal, eternal and often feels unattainable – no matter what you do, there is more to be done; no matter how on-trend you are, the next trend is already calling. Improving your CX capability is not the answer, writes Engine Transformation CEO Emma Robertson, it’s what you do next internally that will count.

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Webinar: Implementing a CX Strategy

This webinar draws on insights from Econsultancy’s new Digital Trends 2021 report research around customer experience, as well as the new Social CX and Service Best Practice Guide and other resources to explore what actions marketers can take to focus on delivering a great customer experience and tailor CX strategies to ensure success in 2021 and beyond.

Latest Articles

Five benefits of effective multichannel inventory management

The rise in online demand since the pandemic has put multichannel retailers (and their supply chains) under increased pressure. And research suggests that a large percentage of brands could be struggling to keep on top of it.  A survey by Profitero found that 41% of brand professionals do not have a specialised team or the […]

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How digital is changing the pharma & healthcare industry

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an acceleration of digital transformation within the healthcare and pharma industry. According to a survey by GlobalData, 40% of pharmaceutical industry professionals in Europe and North America believe that the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation by more than five years.

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GSK on employee experience and office culture in the age of remote work

Few organisations in 2021 would deny the importance of customer experience, or CX, to business performance and the bottom line. Over the past several years, the role played by CX in allowing companies to stand out and leave a lasting positive impression on consumers has become widely acknowledged, as have strategies for improving CX. But […]

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Wunderman Thompson CSO Sid McGrath on repairing fractured retail brands

On day two of Festival of Marketing’s Fast Forward event, Wunderman Thompson’s Chief Strategy Officer, Sid McGrath, emphasised the increasing need to identify fractured brands in retail and the reasons why such fracturing is occurring. Perhaps most importantly, he shared his tips on how to make these brands whole again to deliver a first-class, coherent experience that will keep customers returning.

Personalisation

Harnessing the Power of Personalisation Best Practice Guide

Harnessing the Power of Personalisation Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction Personalisation is all about delivering greater relevance to customers and providing a richer experience by serving the right message on the right channel at the right time. Companies that harness the power of personalisation and offer experiences tailored to each consumer’s specific needs will find their customers are more likely to continue their […]

Six essential capabilities for personalisation

Covid-19 has accelerated the importance of digital transformation. Suddenly digital is the ONLY way many companies can deliver their experiences to consumers. Of course, just having a digital channel is no longer enough. Everyone wants to deliver personalised experiences to their audiences, but how exactly do you do that? Personalisation is not easy to do, […]

User experience

Customer journey mapping

Customer Journey Mapping Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of customer journey mapping. It provides a simple starting point for anyone yet to map out their customer journeys. It is also a reference for those for whom the process is underway. This guide draws insights from those who have developed complex journeys […]

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Customer Experience (CX)

Learn the fundamentals of customer experience, from who is responsible, to what makes great CX, to how marketing can improve CX. We also explain the concepts of UX and omnichannel in the context of CX.

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