Today, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Deepak Gupta on his terrific site, Marketing by Deepak. The question was posed to me about why businesses need to use Twitter for customer service.
Although I recommend it daily to my social media marketing clients, when you have a personal story to share, it becomes more meaningful.
In this particular case, I was one of many who were affected by the holiday snowstorm in New York. Unable to find out if my flight was canceled or not, and after being on hold for hours with the airlines, I reached out to Virgin America on their Twitter account.
Fortunately, someone on the other end responded to me. Situations like these will make the difference on whether you retain clients or they leave to go to your competitor.
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I knew a little bit about social media before I hired a social media "expert." Unfortunately, that expert was not Julie Spira and Social Media and More. Where she was precise, they were vague. Where she educated me, they lectured me. Where she gave me concrete things to do daily, they spoke in terms of monthly goals. When she clarified what the end game for me could be, they couldn't connect the dots. Julie wastes no time or money. She is on the mark and will proceed quickly if she thinks you get it. If not, she will...
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