In a tight market, your most powerful growth engine and your best protection from competitive inroads is this: put everything you can into cultivating true customer loyalty. Loyal customers are less sensitive to price competition, more forgiving of small glitches, and, ultimately, become "walking billboards" who will happily promote your brand. In Exceptional Service, Exceptional Profit insiders Leonardo Inghilleri and Micah Solomon reveal the secrets of providing online and offline customer service so superior it nearly guarantees loyalty.
Their anticipatory customer service approach was first developed at The Ritz-Carlton as well as at Solomon's entertainment and technology company Oasis, and has since proven itself in countless companies around the globe from luxury giant BVLGARI to value-sensitive auto parts leader Carquest, and everywhere in between. Now, readers can take the techniques that minted money for these brands and apply them directly to their own businesses.
As Ken Blanchard writes, "Leonardo and Micah's philosophies, rules, and winning examples of service excellence will make you want to implement their suggestions immediately in your own organization." Filled with detailed, behind-the-scenes examples, the book unlocks a new level of customer relationship that leaves your competitors in the dust, your customers coming back day after day, and your bottom line looking better than it ever has before.
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Customer Service Expert Micah Solomon
Micah Solomon is one of the world's leading authorities and hands-on consultants specializing exclusively in customer service, company culture, and the customer experience. He’s been named by The Financial Post “The New Guru of Customer Service Excellence,” and he specializes in creating five-star customer service with an eye toward bottom line results. Micah is a bestselling author, consultant, and keynote speaker, and his books have been translated in more than a half-dozen languages and are the recipients of multiple awards. Micah is a frequent and prominent contributor to Forbes.com and Inc.com on the subjects of customer service, the customer experience, and company culture, and his expertise has been featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, and the Harvard Business Review.