top of page

Many friends will soon be attracted to your friendly and charming ways.

Jenni Speth
Today's fortune submitted by:
Jenni Speth

Madison, WI, USA

Jenni Speth is the Engagement Director at the National Credit Union Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the U.S. credit union movement. Dedicated to enhancing financial lives through credit unions, Jenni spearheads critical engagement initiatives, including the Development Education (DE) Program and the Foundation's main fundraising event, the Foundation Dinner.

I first met Jenni during the best class ever of the CUDE program, where her constant smile, terrific sense of humor and unwavering commitment to the credit union movement was inspiring.

Winning Hearts With Service.

Today’s Marketing Cookie is about enhancing customer service to build brand loyalty and the gradual momentum of positive experiences.


We’ve all purchased a product or service but when we needed some help, could not figure out how to get in touch with anyone at the company. These are transactional brands. They often focus on efficiency and straightforward exchanges, prioritizing quick sales over building long-term relationships. They try minimizing service costs, treating customer care as a necessary expense rather than a strategic asset. This approach can lead to short-term gains but overlooks the long-term value of customer loyalty and brand reputation. 


On the other hand, take a moment and think about the best customer service you’ve experienced. Were your needs and concerns anticipated and respected? Did you have that comforting feeling of being heard and understood when a representative listens attentively and responds with solutions that fit your situation perfectly? Did you feel valued, not just as a customer but as an individual, with personalized interactions that made you feel special?


It's an amazing feeling, right? This level of service leaves you with a sense of ease and confidence. The process is smooth, with no unnecessary delays or complications, and any issues are resolved with a sense of urgency and competence. The overall experience is so positive that it not only resolves your immediate needs but also strengthens your loyalty to the brand, making you more likely to return and recommend their services to others.


Transforming every purchase into a memorable experience and making customers feel like a cherished part of the brand story requires a lot of effort and significant investment. You'll need to enhance training, infrastructure, technology, employee engagement, feedback mechanisms, brand alignment, and data analytics, all ensuring that each interaction reflects the brand's commitment to excellence and genuine care.


Too much all at one? Prioritizing customer service doesn't require immediate perfection, but starting with small, consistent improvements will make a big difference! 


Being helpful and trying to deliver happiness for customers is a real-time endeavor, but the impact of these efforts will likely take some time to build. Word of mouth and positive reviews have a way of gradually gaining momentum as more people experience and share their satisfaction. Keep going! Before you know it, love for your brand will reach that magical tipping point, and it will be as today's fortune suggests, "Many friends will soon be attracted to your friendly and charming ways." 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie

Percent Daily Value

Inspiration

Percent Daily Values are based on the essential nutrients required to maintain a healthy mindset, fostering success in your marketing, prosperity in your career, and fulfillment in your life.

100%

100%

100%

100%

Affirmation

Motivation

Aspiration

Submitted by:

Jenni Speth

Unpackaged in: 

Madison, WI, USA

Cookie Ingredients:

Ingredient

What marketing is really saying:

"Kid's popcorn, candy and soda: $158."

What marketing says:

"Kid's discounted movie tickets: $8."

Learn to speak marketing.

Translate

Get cookie alerts.

Have Today's Marketing Cookie delivered directly to your inbox every morning.

Today's Marketing Cookie

TM

by Myles Bristowe

bottom of page