In today’s fast paced world, you don’t have long to create an emotional connection with your customers to build strong customer loyalty. Here are three phrases that can be used to speed up that connection. They are easily remembered by the acronym CUS. CUS stands for: I’m concerned… I feel uncomfortable… I feel scared… CUS […]
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Tis the season for shopping and some companies are building up that customer loyalty better than others. One store stands out amongst all the others.  Free Fly Apparel is a company that sells clothing made out of bamboo. Not only are their products outstanding quality and fit, but their customer service is superb. Combining a […]
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  The competitive edge in today’s world is definitely in the customer experience. Amazon keeps setting the bar higher on how fast products should be delivered efficiently and accurately to the customer. Businesses find they must be available immediately to help customers when problems arise. The expectation for timeliness is no longer waiting for a […]
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The most important point of contact you have with a customer is in the first few seconds of engagement. This contact sets the tone for the rest of the entire interaction. Think of when you go to visit a best friend after a long absence and you are so happy to see each other. It […]
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I received a letter from my insurance company with the notification that my flood insurance would be cancelled if I did not provide them with an elevation certificate because their records indicated this document was missing from my folder. I called and let them know this certificate was provided to them five years ago when […]
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If managers truly want the delivery of excellent service to become a way of life in the department they lead, they must “walk the talk”. But, exactly,what are ways, a manager can do that? Following are seven simple actions for a manager to show in a visible fashion they are committed to customer service and […]
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As you begin 2019, it may be a good time to reevaluate the message your business is sending to customers. When I was at Disney, “backstage” meant the behind-the-scenes areas where guests could never go or see. It was where we as cast members could relax, eat, drink, and take our breaks. Backstage was where […]
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Getting citizens to pay their back taxes is not an easy task for anyone. However, the city of Syracuse in New York, has found a novel way to motivate   residents to pay their back taxes: personal notes handwritten by city officials. The city has collected nearly $1.5 million more dollars than it predicted it would […]
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