Customer experience: UK brands are 2-3 years behind the US – Interview with David Conway of Nunwood

Today’s interview is with David Conway who is a senior partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Nunwood, an international customer experience consultancy focused on ‘full-service’ customer experience management (CEM). David joins me on the podcast today to talk about Nunwood’s US Customer Experience Excellence Report 2015 that they have just released, some insights into what […]

Scaling customer and employee trust – Interview with Peter Muhlmann of Trustpilot

View image | gettyimages.com Today’s interview is with Peter Mühlmann, Founder and CEO of Trustpilot. You might recall that I interviewed Jan Jensen, Trustpilot’s CMO back in July 2014 about ‘Using customer reviews to drive service improvement, WoM and growth’. This time around Peter joins me on the podcast to talk about they have been […]

Text messaging: a customer service channel whose time has come – Interview with John Huehn of In The Chat

Today’s interview is with John Huehn, founder, President & CEO of In The Chat, a social media sales and customer service company, that is aiming to make text message and social customer service easy with their software. John joins me today to talk about how text messaging as a customer service channel doesn’t get the […]

Social listening could replace traditional voice of the customer methods – Interview with Dana Miller of Crimson Hexagon

Today’s interview is with Dana Miller, the SVP of Client Services at Crimson Hexagon, a social media data analytics firm that enables users to listen to and understand the opinions expressed on social media. Dana joins me today to talk about “voice of the customer” (VoC) programmes and how listening in social media can help. […]

Turning your customers into a horde of zombie loyalists – Interview with Peter Shankman

Today’s interview is with Peter Shankman, an author, entrepreneur, speaker, and worldwide connector. Peter joins me today to talk about his new book: Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans, a book about how to create fans that not only keep returning to do business with you but also help you massively grow […]

Are you making it hard for your customers to give you feedback? – Interview with Gizlo

Today’s interview is with Eetu Raudas, Eemeli Ahonen and Kalle Ek of Gizlo, a software company from Finland that connects retailers and individual shop owners to customers through a platform used for mystery shopping, store audits and consumer surveys by making use of the customers own smartphones. Eetu, Eemeli and Kalle join me today to […]

Behavioural science is a gold mine for service design and customer experience – Interview with Nicolae Naumof

Today’s interview is with Nicolae Naumof, an applied behavioural science specialist, who helps businesses to increase customer satisfaction and increase profitability. Happier Customers & Higher Profitability through Behavioural Science Applied in Service Design is his motto. I came across Nicolae (Nick) following a Twitter exchange between Wim Rampen and Graham Hill regarding ‘applied behavioural economics […]

Customer service, customer experience and millennials – Interview with Micah Solomon

View image | gettyimages.com Today’s interview is with Micah Solomon, a speaker, consultant, and bestselling author on customer service, the customer experience, and company culture. He’s also a fellow Forbes contributor and joins me today to talk about his new ebook (Your Customer Is The Star: How To Make Millennials, Boomers And Everyone Else Love […]

Compliments received are a leading indicator of service culture improvement – Interview with Ron Kaufman of UP! Your Service

Today’s interview is with Ron Kaufman, Founder and Chairman of UP! Your Service and author of New York Times bestselling Uplifting Service: The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues, and Everyone Else You Meet. Ron joins me today to talk about uplifting service, building a service culture, some examples of companies that are excelling […]