As mid-market companies look to innovation and technology to drive growth, they're also finding opportunities to reinvent their customer experience. Many successful mid-market companies have grown to become household names by building unique customer experiences and strongly-branded relationships.
How companies can use exceptional customer service as a key competitive advantage.
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While phrases like "customer-centric operation" may sound like empty business jargon today, leaders who aren't constantly reassessing their clients' needs could be losing out big time.
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It’s a known fact that to succeed in business, you must be able to carefully walk the tightrope between your consumer desires and what makes sense from a business perspective. But taking on this challenge is no easy feat.
Every company that markets products or services produces sales.
Your company’s product—no matter how unique or superior to a competing product, no matter how affordable or cost-agnostic—isn’t enough anymore. Winning the war for customer acquisition and retention is no longer a product game, it’s a relationship game. The battleground is omni-channel consumer engagement. This requires a holistic view, which can only be achieved by having a complete customer platform.
We’re living in the age of the customer where companies are expected to be accessible 24/7/365, and consumers are growing accustomed to having their needs met at the drop of a hat. To remain relevant in this climate, CEOs must make optimizing the customer experience a top priority throughout all departments of their organizations—a seemingly tall task that can be made much easier through the use of connected technology.
Now that more mid-market companies are operating full-size call centers, providing meaningful customer service has never been more important. And a number of new technologies are available to help mid-market CEOs ensure that their companies are coming through on that score.