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An Introduction to Customer Data Platforms

An Introduction to Customer Data Platforms

September 6, 2018 by

Whenever a new classification of marketing technology emerges, there’s alway a period of confusion. Each marketer has a lot of questions to answer. What exactly is this new solution? Do I need it, or is it really just a fancy new term for a tool I already have? How does it fit with my current tech stack? Is everything I’m hearing just hype, or is this an investment I need to make? Needless to […]

Why We Ungated Our Content & Results We’ve Seen So Far

Why We Ungated Our Content & Results We’ve Seen So Far

September 4, 2018 by

A B2B marketing trend I’ve observed over the past couple years is the “ungating” of premium website content like eBooks, white papers and other high-value resources. Gating refers to the practice of placing a form in front of a piece of content on your site in order to capture the contact information of the person looking to consume it. Typically, these forms reside on a landing page that in […]

Take Your Customer Success Program to the Next Level with Personalization

Take Your Customer Success Program to the Next Level with Personalization

August 9, 2018 by

Every company wants its customers to be successful. Every company wants its customers to have good experiences, accomplish what they’re looking to accomplish, find value in the product or service they’ve purchased, and become long-term, loyal advocates. Companies typically employ a variety of tools and techniques to keep their customers happy and successful. But many don’t consider how they […]

Creating and Delivering Emotionally Relevant Customer Experiences

Creating and Delivering Emotionally Relevant Customer Experiences

July 5, 2018 by

Can you ever truly understand your customers? Do you ever really know how they make purchase decisions? Chris Goward, Founder and CEO of WiderFunnel, seeks to answer these questions. He recently presented the webinar “Creating Emotionally Relevant Customer Experiences” in conjunction with Evergage. At the beginning of the webinar, Chris quoted one of his personal heroes, Tom Hopkins (author of […]

Evergage SmartSurveys – a Different Way to Approach “Voice of the Customer” Surveys

Evergage SmartSurveys – a Different Way to Approach “Voice of the Customer” Surveys

June 28, 2018 by

We’ve all experienced them while browsing online – those annoying surveys that pop up on your screen at the most inopportune time. The web page you’re visiting has barely loaded and a survey appears asking for your opinion about your experience. Ironic, isn’t it? The fact that you’ve just arrived at a company’s website – perhaps even for the first time – is apparently of no conseq […]

Personalization Helps Financial Services Companies Meet Customers’ Liquid Expectations

Personalization Helps Financial Services Companies Meet Customers’ Liquid Expectations

June 25, 2018 by

There’s no way around it: our customers’ expectations are being continually shaped by their experiences with today’s most innovative and customer-centric brands: Amazon, Coca-Cola, Apple, Southwest Airlines, Hulu, T-Mobile, Reebok, Comedy Central, Mercedes Benz, and so on. Customer experience (CX) leaders like these are upping the ante for all brands, even those associated with a more tradit […]

Top Takeaways from KPMG’s 2018 US Customer Experience Excellence Analysis

Top Takeaways from KPMG’s 2018 US Customer Experience Excellence Analysis

June 19, 2018 by

This month, KPMG published its annual US Customer Experience Excellence Analysis titled Know me: The key to an individualized, personal customer experience. The survey behind the analysis included 7,500 U.S. consumers and 250 brands across 10 business sectors: financial services, grocery, non-grocery retail, restaurants & fast-food, entertainment & leisure, travel and hotels, logistics, ut […]

Navigating Constant Change: Takeaways from Retail Innovation Conference

Navigating Constant Change: Takeaways from Retail Innovation Conference

May 10, 2018 by

Last week’s Retail Innovation Conference brought together perspectives from over 50 retail professionals, who presented on everything from the state of the industry, AI and personalization, to payment systems and influencer marketing. As sponsors, our team had the opportunity to have great conversations with some of the 400+ attendees and share insights. Here are my biggest takeaways from the co […]

How Endurance International Group Drives Upsells with Evergage and Salesforce

How Endurance International Group Drives Upsells with Evergage and Salesforce

April 27, 2018 by

Customer communication is a common challenge for SaaS companies. You want to keep customers engaged with your company, make them aware of major product updates, and provide helpful advice, but you don’t want to bother them too much. No matter how important your product is to your customer base, they don’t want to be overwhelmed with too much email. The line between helpful and obnoxious commun […]

Omnichannel Retail Experiences: Personalization Across In-Store and Online Channels

Omnichannel Retail Experiences: Personalization Across In-Store and Online Channels

April 20, 2018 by

The online experience plays an important role in the decisions shoppers make offline — and the influence of digital on the in-store experience is only going to grow. In fact, by 2022, Forrester expects the internet to influence 41% of in-store sales during customers' purchase journey. As the importance of digital channels increases, retailers are looking to provide better experiences that keep s […]

Incorporating Customer Reviews into Your B2B Marketing Strategy

Incorporating Customer Reviews into Your B2B Marketing Strategy

April 13, 2018 by

Even with the burst in popularity of account-based marketing, it’s become pretty clear that inbound marketing remains a proven strategy to attract customers. Blog posts, social media content, white papers, and videos are all classic examples of inbound marketing tactics. But what many marketing departments miss is the opportunity to use customer reviews as part of their inbound marketing strateg […]

For the Customer’s Sake, Financial Services Companies Need to Blow Up Their Data Silos

For the Customer’s Sake, Financial Services Companies Need to Blow Up Their Data Silos

March 13, 2018 by

There are all kinds of reasons companies are changing their approach to data management—and the customer experience is as powerful as any. You may ask, “What does data management have to do with our customer relationships, let alone their perception of our brand?” Quite a bit more than you think, actually. Customer data—or more precisely, what you do with customer data—can help make it o […]

Stop Thinking About Personalization Tactics and Start Thinking About Your Business Strategy

Stop Thinking About Personalization Tactics and Start Thinking About Your Business Strategy

March 6, 2018 by

Marketers have often used personalization as a tactic to improve certain metrics. They may have included someone’s name in an email subject line as a tactic to improve email open rates. They may have served a pop-up as someone attempting to leave their site as a tactic to lower bounce rates. These tactics have likely proven to be successful in many cases, so marketers keep using them. As consume […]

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