The 4 simple steps to implementing the ultimate digital experience
Updated: Jun 5, 2020
Step 1: Define your objectives
The starting point is to agree your overall objectives and identify what would really transform your customer’s lives and bring your brand experience to life. Do you want deploy an ultimate digital experience to increase sales and return on investment (ROI)? Improve customer satisfaction and loyalty? Boost conversion rates? Improve order accuracy? Look at what your competitors are doing but don’t follow their journey, create your own path. And push your existing agencies and technology suppliers to help challenge this and bring them on your journey.
Step 2: Prioritize the quick and easy wins
Once you have established your objectives, you need to prioritize and determine the most essential solutions and which ones are quick and easy to deploy. It could be confronting the realities of your legacy technology. It could be better use of customer data collected across all touch points turning them into insights through your analytics solution. It could be engaging customers in an interactive dialogue, capturing and connecting purchase history in store and online. You won’t achieve this overnight but identifying incremental steps will help you prove the value of this journey to the business and set the path to success.
Step 3: Validate your existing ecosystem and extend it if needed
Use your incumbent ecosystem of technology providers and agencies to help. Your existing analytics solution may only be working at 30% of its capability; your marketing agency may be really experienced in marketing technology and social media activity. Take a good look at what they have in their current toolkits to map your journey to delivering the ultimate digital experience and identify any gaps. Create and map your ecosystem for success. Make the most of the new powerful and proven digital marketing solutions available. These ‘all-in-one’ cloud based services enable you to accurately deliver connected digital marketing campaigns. You can create personalized content and deliver it through the best channels to your consumers.
Step 4: Invest in customer engagement – not technology
Now go go go! This is an evolution. New digital marketing platforms equip you with tools to automatically analyze and store incoming data, helping you to re new your messages, channels and responses faster. Monitor your success metrics on real time dashboards and have the ability to quickly and easily create and adapt your campaigns to delight consumers.and deliver it through the best channels.