- Customers are no longer just transactions. Getting them to be your advocate is now the goal. (Read the great post by PGreenberg on United Airlines' treatment of customers as 'transactions')
- In the social world, you can't just dump low-value customers cause they'll talk about you on the web. Ouch
- Discussion around - 'Speech Analytics' - what is it ? Word spotting; Context; Stereo conversation capture; emotion; data (would love to hear this one in more detail).
- Bad customer can go viral, great example of United breaking guitar Youtube video - which got over 5mn views! Forcing United Airlines to revert to the customer.
- Insight into the customer no longer comes to you easily. The ultimate customer condition is advocacy
- Customer Referral Value - a NEW metric to identify customers - CLV alone is not enough!
- The phone has maintained its strong position as a channel for customer service 41% vs Store visit 35%
- Take a negative experience and turn it to a positive - you get an advocate !
- and the funny one - Customers are the center of the universe ! Galileo was wrong :-)
Monday, August 24, 2009
Following tweets by attendees at the CRM Evolution Conference, who were Tweeting while listening in to Paul Greenberg. Found some of the 'thought pearls' so good, that I have collated them at one place. Thanks to @drnatalie, @rwang0 and @mkrigsman for getting these pearls out! Here's the key takeaway from microblogs converted to a Blog: