New technological advances and developments will always prod human innovation. Sometimes, though, if we’re always looking forward, we forget to pay attention to the present that is exposing the future of things that is developing right now before our eyes.
As we finish ringing in the new year in these last couple weeks of January 2021, as always in the first month of the year, it’s a very transitional time. Lest we forget, the events of last year provided us with about every exception in the books.
We’ve talked about 2020 trends and what to avoid in 2021. In fact, we’ve published several posts on CCM trends over the last few years. When we take a step back and plot the curve over time, we clearly see the trajectory of CCM. Here’s where we see customer communication management (CCM) software headed.
How many times have you tried contacting a customer service representative and found yourself waiting. . . and waiting. . . and waiting for what seemed to be an inordinate and unacceptable amount of time. And then you were still left waiting? It’s one of those beyond-frustrating experiences as a customer.
Consistency is an important aspect that influences almost all activities in the life of a business.
Loyalty is one of those concepts that’s as old as time itself really. Loyalty, as a trait, has played a major role in much of history, from betrayed loyalty, to misguided loyalty, to heroic loyalty that saves the day. In business, although loyalty may not take on such as epic importance, it does play a very important (some may even say the most important) role in building customer relationships.