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Our latest POV on how customer experience drives everything from concept and creative to design and technology

How to Woo, Wow, and Win to Increase Customer Loyalty

In a world filled with options, be it where to buy a product, or to get a ride to the airport or even to find a significant other, Customer Experience (CX) is one of the most powerful components to creating customer loyalty. Using CX as the guiding principle for how you sell your product or […]

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How To Plan And Run Customer Journey Mapping Workshops

As experience strategists and designers, we are huge fans of customer journey mapping. It’s simply one of the most powerful tools a company can use to identify root causes of customer issues, uncover opportunities to delight customers, and transform how you do business. Their value and impact exponentially outweigh the cost and effort they require. […]

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Spreading Spring Joy With Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Spring is all about revitalization and delight. We can’t think of a better way to partake in the delights of spring than to help a client like Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launch their fun doughnut treats and seasonal collections. Spring Campaign Social Media Assets St. Patrick’s Day Campaign Assets. Cookie Campaign Website And Social Assets. During this season […]

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No Bells About It

Design has become increasingly more complex. We’ve gone from simply worrying about what typeface to use and what grid to put it on, to thinking about how accessible our design is, how well it enhances the underpinning layer of UX, how it reduces customer effort, and how well it’s advocating a better brand. In my quest to become […]

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Customer Experience is More than Customer Acquisition

There is an often-repeated mantra in business that it is easier to grow your business by doing more business with existing customers than by acquiring new ones. The goals of customer experience improvements are to actualize that mantra. Based upon a recent conference I attended, one might have come away with a very different point […]

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Using Social Signals For Search

Earn the top spot on page 1 of Google search results and you’ve got yourself a competitive advantage. The top 3 positions on page 1 of Google search results account for 54% of clicks, with a 31% click through rate for the top spot. If you’re at the top, you can be sure your competitors […]

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Think Smaller: 3 Examples of Human-Centric Innovation

Innovation. The word is overused and mostly invokes thoughts of big, sweeping changes on a grand scale. As in, BOOM:Innovation! I like to think smaller. Innovation is sometimes quieter, sneakier than all that. Maybe it’s a thought-provoking idea that leads us to a better way; a subtle point of breakage from the status quo that turns out […]

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Designing Cross-Cultural Digital Experiences: 2 of 6

In my last post I outlined a framework to improve cross cultural communication in the digital realm utilizing some of the concepts from the field of cultural anthropology.  In this installment, I will focus on the first construct that I discussed in my last post – cultural context. According to Edward Hall, the pioneer of this concept, […]

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