• 00:31

    Voice of the Customer

    in Business

    Everyone says how important the voice of the customer is but how many companies are really measuring this.  Listen to Allison and Nancy discuss some new technologys that will really measure the voice of the customer.

  • 00:35

    From Customer Complaints to Customer Contentment

    in Business

    The program focuses on Zingerman’s Community of Businesses and its philosophies and Customer Complaint Process.  The businesses include the original business, Zingerman's Delicatessen, plus Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Creamery, Catering, Mail Order, ZingTrain, Coffee Company, Roadhouse Restaurant, Candy Manufactory and the newest business—Events at Cornman Farms.  Zingerman’s produces and sells all sorts of full flavored, traditional foods in its home of Ann Arbor, Michigan to the tune of $50,000,000 a year in annual sales.  Effectively managing conflict has allowed Zingerman’s to grow from 2 employees to 700 over 33 years.  Like Apple Computers, Zingerman’s delights its customers with its food and its customer relations.  It has also been lauded by President Obama and others for its employee support, including its fair base salary, hours and benefits.  Zingerman’s philosophy of Servant Leadership, Energy Management, Going Direct and Handling Customer Complaints is at the core of its popularity and success.


    Ari Weinzweig is CEO and co-founding partner of  Zingerman's Community of Businesses. Ari was recognized as one of the “Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America” by the 2006 James Beard Foundation and has awarded a Bon Appetit Lifetime Achievement Award among many recognitions. Ari is the author of a number of articles and books.


    Zena Zumeta, internationally known as both a mediator and trainer of mediators.  She is president of the  Mediation Training & Consultation Institute, Zena Zumeta Mediation Services, and The Collaborative Workplace in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  

  • 00:53

    MMM- Total Customer Service

    in Entrepreneur

    Customer Service with Bob and Casey. Angela Fisher with Ace Barter.com is our guest. Angela is an entreprenuer and is dedicated to customer service in business.


     

  • 01:01

    How are you Customer Service Skills?/Barry Thomsen/The Customer Experience

    in Business

    How are your Customer Service skills? Are they preventing you from building a better customer base? The customer experience has emerged as the single most important aspect in achieving success for companies across all industries. Customer experience management involves strategy that focuses the operations and processes of a business around the needs of individual customers.  Businesses must be able to execute what they refer to as the "Three D's". This week on The Networking Diva Hour, hear how you can get the edge on giving the best customer service to help you grow or keep the base you have happy.


    My co host this week back by popular demand, is Barry Thomsen, President at Business Marketing Ideas, A Best Selling Author, and Business Coach. Barry knows that the life of a small business person is not all fun and profits. Hear his take on "The Customer Experience". You'll never look at CS the same way again!!


    Barry's six published books which are available in bookstores and online are:
    90 Days To Success As A Business Owner - Cengage/Learning, USA
    The Smart Guide For Business Startups - Smart Guide Publishing, USA
    When the Shit Hits the Fan - Career Press, USA
    The Jelly Bean Principle - Oak Tree Press, USA
    Save Your Business - Crimson Publishing, UK
    23 Reasons Why Businesses Fail - Jaico Publishing, India


    Check Barry out @ www.idealetter.com/barrybio.htm


     


     

  • 01:01

    MMM- Total Customer Service

    in Entrepreneur

    Special Guest Kevin Ressler talking about customer service with Casey and Bob.

  • 00:28

    Customer Service: The Sale After the Sale

    in Business

    Join Anna Scheller as she discusses customer service, "The Sale after the Sale". How often have you made a buying decision based on the customer service you received at a restaurant or car dealership. Customer Service is not just anything--it's EVERYTHING when it come to customer retention.


    As a leader in the hospitality industry and a sales trainer, Anna gives valuable insights into key principles for not just getting a customer, but keeping them coming back. A buyer is a buyer is a buyer and you can keep it that way with good customer service.

  • 00:14

    Customer Loyalty and Retention Strategies that Work

    in Marketing

    Customer loyalty and retention strategies that work for entrepreneurs, small businesses, medium sized businesses. Marketing expert Jeanne Grunert of Seven Oaks Consulting shares with you her best tips for customer loyalty and retention. What works, what doesn't, and what can you do that won't break the bank and bust your budget? Jeanne offers practical tips on how to encourage customers to return to your business time and time again. 

  • 00:18

    Building Customer Loyalty Program with SpotOn

    in Business

    Building Customer Loyalty Program with SpotOn with Tommy Chan is our guest on The Core Business Show with Tim Jacquet. After nearly 50 years of combined experience working with over 125,000 small businesses, we built SpotOn to help small business owners solve an overwhelming challenge in today’s deal-obsessed economy: creating loyal customers. We started this company in 2010 with the goal of providing small business owners with a budget-friendly marketing alternative to daily deal sites, and consumers with a memorable, convenient loyalty program. Since then, it’s evolved into much more.


    Since launching SpotOn in April 2012, we’ve witnessed its ability to drive traffic and create happy, loyal customers in ways traditional marketing can't. Digitizing the punch card is only the beginning. We're transforming the way small businesses communicate with customers by making data accessible and actionable. Everything merchants need to maximize repeat visits, strengthen off-peak business, and increase revenue is at their fingertips.

  • 01:01

    You Need A Suttle Shift In Your Customer Relations!

    in Business

    The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program!


    You Need A Suttle Shift In Your Customer Relations!


    My guest this Wednesday is Results coach Marilyn Suttle. Her bestselling book, Who's Your Gladys? How to Turn Even the Most Difficult Customer Into Your Biggest Fan offers a blueprint for growing sustainable businesses through customer care and inspired leadership. Here’s more about Marilyn:


    Marilyn has a proven track record for helping businesses and individuals succeed. She’s the president of Suttle Enterprises, a personal and professional growth training firm based in Metro-Detroit.  She’s an international conference speaker with over 20 years’ experience. You may have seen her offer expert advice on TV news, or in national print like Corp., Ladies Home Journal, Woman’s World,  and Inc. Magazine to name a few. Marilyn specializes in creating “Suttle Shifts” in the way people think and act to cement lasting bonds with customers, colleagues and just about anybody in your life.  


    Log onto www.blogtalkradio.com/Jim-Nemley on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST. It’s time to get your Shift on!

  • 00:32

    An Awakening in Horror: Amazon Customer Review Issues

    in Entertainment

    Join William Pattison as he discusses issues with the way Amazon.com handles customer reviews. If you are a person selling on Amazon or an author with a book on there you know the crap that goes on. And like he does with the issues in the horror community and with the horror socials, William Pattison with throw the spotlight on these issues as well. The phone line will be open if listeners want to put in their two cents....

  • 02:00

    Increase Your Profits by the Impact of an Automatic Customer #BBSradio

    in Marketing

    Communication Strategist, Leader & Keynote Speaker Michele Price brings you weekly access to the top minds around the world to help you "Master the Inner & Outer Game of Business."


    Breakthrough Radio is a global business radio show that delivers high impact & pioneering knowledge for leaders in business. Entrepreneurs, startups, sales/marketing/IT professionals join us every Monday.


    Dino Dogan, co-founder Triberr shares new thinking on how to leverage your blog for business and how to work with digital influencers.


    John Warrillow, author The Automatic Customer - Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry.


    Follow us & ask your questions via twitter using #BBSradio.


     We love rewarding engagement. You are invited to visit radio show blog at www.WhoIsMichelePrice.com 

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