Customer Experience: Tips on How To Delight Your Customers To Impove Branding | Ep. 6

Customer Experience: Tips on How To Delight Your Customers To Impove Branding | Ep. 6

Dr. Orlando

About this episode

Episode Summary

Have you ever seen customer surveys on a website asking this simple question? On a scale from 0 to 10, how likely are you to recommend our company to a friend or colleague?" This is essentially a customer feedback question to determine how loyal a customer is to their brand. Research by a financial services company found that 86% of their loyal customers are willing to pay more for a positive experience. Alternatively, another study found that 91% of unhappy customers leave a brand without complaining creating customer churn and low customer retention rates. This data suggests the customer experience (also known as CX) creates your brand and defines customer expectations. This month we kick off a three-part series on branding. In this episode, we uncover the benefits of creating superior customer experiences, managing customer expectations,  and the effect of a bad experience when interacting with your business.

Key Terms

Customer Loyalty - The degree to which a consumer will continue using a product or service after experiencing it. Customer loyalty is decreased from a Bad Customer Experience whereas positive customer experiences increase loyalty.

Brand Equity - A measure of the value consumers place on a particular brand. It represents the sum total of all positive experiences they have had with a brand over time.

Customer Segments - Any marketing strategy should be centered on one of four client segmentation channels. Demographic, Psychographic Geographic, and Behavioral segmentation are examples of the four categories of segmentation. These are some popular ways for businesses to segment their market based on gender, age, lifestyle, and other factors.

Customer Touch Point - From start to finish, customer touchpoints are the places of interaction for your brand. A touchpoint is any time a potential buyer or current customer interacts with your brand–before, during, or after they make a purchase from you. This is the main area where consumer interactions can result in a bad experience or can create loyal customers.

Customer Experience Metrics - The Client Experience Metrics play a key role in the development of KPIs that the company uses to track customer feedback. These measurements can assist you figure out how satisfied or loyal your consumers are. Net Promoter Score, Customer Satisfaction, and Customer Effort Score are three of the most prominent customer experience measures. The metrics play a critical role in the customer experience management process.

Customer Perception - What is the significance of customer perception? Perception has an impact on more than just each individual sale; it shapes the long-term relationships that buyers have with your company, for better or worse. As a result, every interaction your organization has with clients must have a favorable impact on their perception.

Customer Experience Strategy - A customer experience strategy describes how your organization intends to provide the best possible customer experience in your specific situation. The sum total of a client's view of your company is called customer experience. 

Buyer Personas - A buyer persona is a thorough depiction of a hypothetical individual who represents your target market. This is a hypothetical individual who exemplifies the attributes of your best potential clients, not an actual consumer. This consumer persona will be given a name, demographic information, interests, and behavioral characteristics.

Episode Takeaways

Customer Experience Strategy - The Benefits Of Optimizing Your Customers' Experiences

1. Improves Brand Perception

When people think about brands, what comes to mind first? Is it price, quality, style, convenience, etc.? If so, then you're probably thinking like most businesses do today: "How can I make my products/services cheaper, faster, easier, etc." But if you want to be successful long term, you need to start thinking differently. You should focus