Show Don’t Tell Is One Way, But Show And Tell Is Better

Barry Moltz is a consultant who “helps small busines owners get unstuck.” SmartBlog on Social Media notes that Moltz believes the best way to promote a business and attract new customers is through providing exceptional customer service, not through traditional marketing techniques. The reason, he explains, is fourfold: 1. The recession has made people think […]

L.L. Bean Is Nice, Best Buy Is Naught

The Consumer Reports “Naughty and Nice Holiday List” is a collection of customer-service policies Consumer Reports likes or loathes.

Modern Digital Life Can Be #SoIrritating

People are irritated and Edge Gel, for one, is doing something about it. Via its @EdgeShaveZone Twitter page and #soirritating hashtag, Edge is slowly developing a following of gripers in effort to “own irritation prevention” in consumers minds. According to Ad Age, Jeffrey Wolf, Edge’s senior brand manager, terms it “the anti-irritation platform.” And it’s […]

An Editor Focuses On His Customers And Wins

We’ve published a ton of posts here about the need for marketers to realize they’re in the media business today. Here’s one about a media company realizing that they’re in marketing. John Yemma, Editor of The Christian Science Monitor, in a guest editorial on PaidContent says: What we’re learning is that the key to building […]

Rolling Stones To The Contrary

Amy, Cruise Director at Get Satisfaction explains the crowdsourcing concept as it applies to customer service: Satisfaction is people-powered customer service for absolutely everything. More specifically, though, it’s a place where communities of customers come together to answer each others questions, share ideas with each other or with an organization, report and solve problems and […]