Research

Quick Study: Despite Weiner, Twitter Usage Rises Among Politicians; Content Spend Considerable in 2011—More in 2012

December 12th, 2011 by

â–¶ Policy Makers Get More Social: The rise in social media use is shaping and influencing policy worldwide, according to a new study from Edelman.   Data Point: The Top Corporate Citizens And Their Presence… Continued

Social Media Analysis: Checklist of Questions to Ask—and Test 

December 9th, 2011 by

Porter Novelli’s Israel Mirsky suggests six questions to consider when analyzing your social media data.

Service Providers Tardy With Retention Programs

December 8th, 2011 by

In an increasingly saturated market, cable and telecommunications companies are now putting greater emphasis on customer retention programs—but most providers only initiate a program once the customer has started the process of leaving.

‘Basics’ of Communications Preferred by Consumers

December 6th, 2011 by

While much has been said about social media’s ability to change how a brand can interact with consumers, customers still find traditional customer service tenets to be more attractive.

Quick Study: ‘Basics’ of Communications Preferred by Consumers; Service Providers Tardy With Retention Programs

December 5th, 2011 by

â–¶ Social Media is Not All That: Brands seduced by the hype around social media risk alienating their customers, says a new report by Pitney Bowes. Marketers investing time and money in social media interaction… Continued

Quick Study: ‘Basics’ of Communications Preferred by Consumers; Service Providers Tardy With Retention Programs

December 5th, 2011 by

â–¶ Social Media is Not All That: Brands seduced by the hype around social media risk alienating their customers, says a new report by Pitney Bowes. Marketers investing time and money in social media interaction… Continued

Quick Study: Companies Overlooking Online Customer Feedback; Decreased Consumer Budgets Hit Entertainment Hardest

November 21st, 2011 by

â–¶ Consumer Feedback Falls on Deaf Ears: A large number (89%) of consumers are likely to tell organizations they do business with if they receive poor service, yet almost 44% do not believe companies take… Continued

Quick Study: Companies Overlooking Online Customer Feedback; Decreased Consumer Budgets Hit Entertainment Hardest

November 21st, 2011 by

â–¶ Consumer Feedback Falls on Deaf Ears: A large number (89%) of consumers are likely to tell organizations they do business with if they receive poor service, yet almost 44% do not believe companies take… Continued

Decreased Consumer Budgets Hit Entertainment Hardest

November 21st, 2011 by

While personal budget increases most often result in increases in traveling and vacationing, spending on recreation and entertainment are most likely to be reduced under budget constraints.

Companies Overlooking Online Customer Feedback

November 21st, 2011 by

Most consumers are willing to tell businesses if they receive poor service, whether it’s by e-mail or social media, despite many not believing that companies take notice of—or care about—the feedback.