Archive for the 'Customer Experience' Category

Do You Remember Your First Kiss?

Posted on May 19th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Customer Experience, Storytelling

May 18, 2017 by Carla Johnson First kiss. I remember mine. It was 7th grade. A brief chapped-lip peck that was awkward for both of us – like so many.. read more

Digitization or Integration: What’s Marketing’s Holy Grail?

Posted on May 11th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Customer Experience, Storytelling

May 11, 2017 by Carla Johnson One of the primary drivers of change for businesses in the last decade has been digital transformation. But with the shift to a heavy.. read more

3 Top Trends in Customer Experience

Posted on May 9th, 2017 · Posted in Business, Customer Experience, Innovation, Marketing, Sales, Technology

May 9, 2017 by Carla Johnson I remember seeing the first Terminator movie. Holy crap, the machines scared me. They felt no pity, no remorse, no pain, no fear. It.. read more

How Giving Useful Ideas and Secrets Builds Trust

Posted on May 4th, 2017 · Posted in Corporate Culture, Customer Experience, Marketing, Sales

May 4, 2017 by Brian Carroll I had coffee with a potential partner, and our conversation ebbed to us talking about business philosophy, marketing, and lead generation. I talked about.. read more

10 Things Marketers Need to Know About AI

Posted on April 11th, 2017 · Posted in Customer Experience, Marketing

April 11, 2017 by Carla Johnson Artificial intelligence (AI) is seeping into more and more industries, including marketing. While brands aren’t ready to hand over the reins of responsibility to.. read more

Human-Centered Design: What It Is And Why It Matters in Marketing

Posted on April 6th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Marketing

April 6, 2017 by Carla Johnson I’ve been watching the backlash to Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner ad this week. According to data from Amobee Brand Intelligence, digital content engagement around Pepsi.. read more

Hearts or Minds, Which Do You Want?

Posted on March 30th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Customer Experience, Marketing, Storytelling

March 30, 2017 by Carla Johnson Elliot was a good husband and father. Then he began to complain of headaches and seemed to lose his concentration and sense of responsibility… read more

Empathy, Orwell and Experiences

Posted on March 16th, 2017 · Posted in Corporate Culture, Creativity, Customer Experience

March 16, 2017 by Carla Johnson In his book Down and Out in Paris and London, author George Orwell (of 1984 and Animal Farm fame…) tells the story of penniless.. read more

If LEGO Built Your Brand Experience, What Would It Look Like?

Posted on March 9th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Customer Experience, Marketing, Storytelling

March 9, 2017 by Carla Johnson Marketers love massively creative work. We hype Super Bowl ads. We study the most innovative companies. And we follow curious minds. But that’s where.. read more

Why Customer Experience is Rooted in Story

Posted on February 23rd, 2017 · Posted in Customer Experience, Marketing, Storytelling

February 23, 2017 by Carla Johnson Stories have characters – heroes, villains and mentors. They have a setting. They have plots that unfold over time. And they have themes. The.. read more