Category Archives: Customer Experience

Create a Robust Content Marketing Program

Step Three of Ten Steps To Marketing Relevance Don’t Underestimate the Value of Content Marketing In my last post, Be a Thought Leader, we discussed why thought leadership sits at the pinnacle of content marketing.  Now let’s back up and look … Continue reading

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Ten Steps To Marketing Relevance

How to move your marketing organization from “arts and crafts” to “a seat at the table”. Structure For Success – Build a strong team with modern marketing capabilities; find good vendor partners Be a Thought Leader – Research, incorporate and … Continue reading

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A Case of Consumption

In early 20th century British novels the term “consumption” generally refers to TB, but encompasses a variety of diseases that relentlessly sap the heroines’ life energy. I would argue that in 21st century America the term now refers to the compulsion … Continue reading

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Payments Made Easy

With so many banks and merchants trying to get consumers to pay with some form of mobile app or wallet, awareness is increasing.  But so is confusion — there are so many options, and no clear winner.  This impressive infographic … Continue reading

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One Bad Experience

This time my husband wrote the blog entry for me.  Actually he wrote the following account of a bad experience to place on a restaurant’s Facebook page.  You’ve probably all written one like it – or intended to after a … Continue reading

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Today’s Mobile Bubble

Today I attended MobileXcincy, a conference that assembled mobile experts and enterprises from around the OH, KY, IN region. Presenters flew in from around the country to address a packed house. Enthusiasm, numbers and ideas flew all day, and I … Continue reading

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Money Management – It’s a Personality Thing

When I met my husband some years ago (before Quicken), I was surprised to discover that he balanced his checkbook by rounding.  He would enter “$50” if he thought he had spent about that, and figured he would be safe … Continue reading

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Financial Services: Too Complex For Consumers?

For the last six months I’ve been focused on developing a thought leadership program for my new company, a payment processor. To be effective for content marketing, sales support and brand building, the thought leadership needs to be focused on … Continue reading

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Customer Experience in Financial Services – Part 2: Credit Card Issuers

Even with all the publicity surrounding last year’s Dodd-Frank financial-reform legislation and the pending Durbin Amendment fee controls, the public doesn’t generally differentiate between the major card networks (Visa, MasterCard), bank-issued cards, or the processing networks behind these. But the … Continue reading

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Customer Experience in Financial Services – Part 1: Banks

What’s different about customer experience in the banking and credit card industries? Glad you asked. The customer experience research I directed last year (http://bit.ly/oDzXg8) showed that, in general, consumers place greater emphasis on “customer service” than on price when evaluating … Continue reading

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