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  • Loyalty rewards have been around since the 1700s, but programs have changed dramatically due to innovations in technology and e-commerce. But have those changes advanced customer loyalty? Not necessarily. But these 10 best-practices, based on research, data, and experience, actually do produce results.

  • We've all heard the old chestnut: "The customer is always right." But what about when the customer isn't right? There are in fact times you should not listen to your customers. Here are some scenarios of when you should and shouldn't ignore customers.

  • Customer lifecycle assessment is all about steady improvement—identifying weaknesses so you can eradicate them. The potential rewards of optimizing your customer retention process is so significant in the B2B world, you wouldn't want to give short shrift. Here's your action plan.

  • "Customer participation" is sometimes used interchangeably with "customer engagement," but the former is so much more than the latter. In today's competitive business landscape, customer participation trumps customer engagement. Here's why the time to invest in customer participation is now.

  • Most owners of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) say they work for more than three hours on the weekend and check business-related emails, calls, and texts during their free time, according to recent research from GetResponse.

  • Your company probably has some social media presence. But if you're not incorporating it into your strategy for marketing to customers, you're missing out. to expand your customer base, keep current customers engaged, and increase profits, take steps to build a social media marketing plan.

  • Although the phone remains the most used customer service channel by consumers, its appeal appears to be declining, according to recent research. See what other channels are being used and by which generations.

  • Most US adults say brands should respond to consumers' comments on social media within a day, according to recent research from Clutch.

  • Business that rank among the top 3 in Google's local search results tend to have more reviews and a slightly higher average star rating than businesses that rank in the fourth through tenth positions, according to recent research from BrightLocal.

  • Small businesses have a reputation for being more personal than big corporations, but that doesn't mean that technology can't help. In fact, chatbots may be a way to give your customers even more customized attention than you could otherwise. Check out the infographic to see how.