In the past few years there's been a lot of talk from digital marketing "experts" (yes, I somehow made double quotes with my fingers while typing) about hyper-focusing their efforts on social media; … [Read more...] about Are You Putting Your Customers’ Experience First?
During the 2013 CMA National Convention, held last month, St. Joseph Communications interviewed a number of industry experts – including our President Steve Mast – to ask them how they define omnichannel. According to the company, no two experts expressed the same definition, but the over-arching … [Read more...] about What is Omnichannel?
The intersection between digital, social and physical experiences. Forrester recently released their second research report, Meet The Changing Needs Of Connected Customers. This is part two of a three part series. As in the first report, The Unified Customer Experience Imperative, I was asked to … [Read more...] about Screens & Places: Is digital the glue to unifying today’s fragmented customer experience? | Part Two
Brands have been adding the latest and coolest digital touchpoints to their portfolio in the last few years – Facebook, blogs, Twitter, mobile, Pinterest, you name it - often because they do not want to fall behind their competitors. The rationale of adding digital touchpoints is a reactive one – … [Read more...] about Aligning Your Digital Ecosystem to Support the Customers’ Decision Journey
Last week, our President Steve Mast was a guest speaker at the Canadian Marketing Association's 2013 National Convention. Steve spoke about the need to map the customer journey to determine whether your business is connecting with today's digitally empowered customer at the points that are most … [Read more...] about Presentation Slides: Mapping Manulife’s Direct to Consumer Path to Purchase