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About Spike Jones

Spike Jones is a results-proven communications professional, specializing in digital and offline word of mouth marketing. With more than 15 years of experience, the career path goes something like this: Baylor University; a decade at Brains on Fire; SVP of the Customer Experience team at Fleishman-Hillard; Group Director, Engagement at WCG; and now SVP, Managing Director SW Region at Edelman Digital. Spike is also a co-author of the book Brains on Fire: Igniting Powerful, Sustainable, Word of Mouth Movements.

3 actions to build the front line customer experience

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “Chief Customer Officer 2.0.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Attitudes and actions embody what is behind beloved companies. They take what informs their personal decisions with them into business. Here…

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Gain consensus on your moments of truth and inspire customer experience creativity

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “Chief Customer Officer 2.0.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Do you have consensus on how to define the experience you deliver to your customers? Do you have consensus on the…

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Engage the ranks of your company to hear your customers’ words

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “Chief Customer Officer 2.0.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Often when a company talks about “listening” to customers, that notion is immediately collapsed into a “voice of the customer” (VOC)…

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Leaders: Set the tone and give “permission” to be real

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “Chief Customer Officer 2.0.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Beloved companies aren’t afraid to be themselves. They give employees permission to drop the “corporate veneer.” They encourage employees to take…

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Evaluate how real you are in the moments of connection

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “I Love You More Than My Dog.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Companies that customers love work hard not to lose their personality — not in their products, not in…

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10 questions to help measure a “beloved company”

Customer experience expert Jeanne Bliss explains what 10 things make a company so lovable it gives them a competitive edge. She also shares why earning your customers’ love takes making proactive decisions.

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3 actions to build a culture of “belief” in your organization

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “I Love You More Than My Dog.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Take action to make “believing” a core competency in your organization and culture. Read More: Do Your Employees…

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Customers tell your story and grow your business

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “I Love You More Than My Dog.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. When you make decisions that respect and honor customers, you will earn their admiration; eventually even love. Then…

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