3 Keys To Building a Successful Chat Marketing Program

AI chatbots can open the door to better digital experiences and increased customer conversions. But they can also tank your customer experience. Here’s how to get it right.  Today’s consumers expect businesses to deliver a personal and on-demand experience 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year. Companies in every industry need to expand their approach in order to give customers the control they seek and convert the influx of

Digital Marketing Trends & Predictions

Precautions made by companies during the pandemic significantly disrupted the supply chain, consumer buying behavior, and our associated marketing efforts this last couple of years. In my opinion, the greatest consumer and business changes happened with online shopping, home delivery, and mobile payments. For marketers, we saw a dramatic shift in the return on investment in digital marketing technologies. We continue to do more, across more channels and mediums, with less staff – requiring us

SaaS Companies Excel at Customer Success. You Can Too… And Here’s How

Software isn’t just a purchase; it’s a relationship. As it evolves and updates to meet new technology demands, the relationship grows between software providers and the end-user—the customer—as the perpetual buying cycle continues. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers often excel in customer service in order to survive because they’re engaged in a perpetual buying cycle in more ways than one.  Good customer service helps ensure customer satisfaction, fosters growth through social media and word-of-mouth referrals, and gives

Why You Should Never Buy A New Website Again

This is going to be a rant. Not a week goes by that I don’t have companies asking me how much we charge for a new website. The question itself raises an ugly red flag that typically means that it’s a waste of time for me to pursue them as a client. Why? Because they’re looking at a website as a static project that has a start and an endpoint. It’s not… it’s a medium

Building Value into Every Step of Your Customer Journey

Closing a sale is a big moment. It’s when you can celebrate all the work that has gone into landing a new customer. It’s where the efforts of all your people and your CRM and MarTech tools have been delivered. It’s a pop-the-champagne and breathe a sigh of relief moment.  It’s also just the beginning. Forward-thinking marketing teams take an ongoing approach to managing the customer journey. But the hand-offs between traditional tools can leave