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8 Ways To Ensure Customer Interactions Are Memorable

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet, as a business consultant, I often find minimal focus on improving employee engagement and assessing their customer-facing performance. For example, I commonly see metrics to keep track of revenue per employee, overtime, and absenteeism, but I don’t often see measures of overall customer satisfaction with individual employees.

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11 Tips For Increasing Customer Engagement

The Startup Magazine

Customer engagement strategies encourage businesses to provide a positive experience that will encourage buyers to return by focusing on how you interact with your customers online and offline. Building an effective customer engagement strategy can create a substantial impact on your business.

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7 Key Factors Obscure Your Customer Acquisition Costs

Startup Professionals Musings

As a business consultant and angel investor, I often ask for your own assessment of marketing ROI , or customer acquisition cost (CAC). Leaders and investors need to know if you have and are tapping into your key sources of relevant data, including web analytics, sales management data, and customer relationship management (CRM) software.

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6 Ways To Make Customers Remember You As Exceptional

Startup Professionals Musings

For decades, efforts to satisfy customers have been built around demographics – capitalizing on race, ethnicity, gender, income, and other attributes. Customer personalities define customer experience, and sets what they love, and what they hate. There is no one set of exceptional experiences that will work for all customers.

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How To Survive The Loss Of A Main Customer

YoungUpstarts

In the early stages, it isn’t uncommon for businesses to bank their earnings on a handful of customers (or sometimes, just one). This is especially true for startups, which operate on the basis of customer traction to solidify expectations with investors or lending institutions. Losing a major customer will inevitably impact cash flow.

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6 Key Principles For Inducing Customers To Buy Today

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs think that adapting to the new technologies, like smart phones and Internet commerce, are the key to attracting new customers. High-technology product startups, without customers, don’t make a business. Solis outlines the heuristics of social psychology that are key to building positive customer experiences today.

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5 Keys to Ensuring Credibility, Trust, and Customers

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time business executive and adviser to entrepreneurs, I see a definitive shift away from customer trust in traditional business messages, and the executives who deliver them. I summarize the key elements of the transformation as follows: Customers are seeking control in a run-away world.

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