Tagged: Customer Advisory Board

Last Sunday marked the final outdoor swim team practice of the season for me. It felt bittersweet, for sure. This was one of the most memorable summers for me in many ways.

One reason was that I enjoyed multiple lake swims in Vermont and outdoor practices. But with the Fall Equinox arriving today, the chill in the air swiftly ushers me to the indoor pool.

Long, intense workouts are not foreign to me. I’ve been swimming since I learned to walk….

Solution-dart Our last two posts, The Secret Life of Customer Advisory Boards, Part 1 and The Secret Life of Customer Advisory Boards, Part 2, showcased the definition and design of customer advisory boards. Let’s say you succeeded in these first two steps in your CAB strategy: Design and Recruitment. How can you keep the CAB vibrant for years to come?

In our previous post, we presented the common definition and traits of an effective CAB. If you have determined that a CAB is right for you, these nine strategies will help you design the right program for the right customers.

Focus group meetings and customer recognition events provide transitory business value. Today, transparency and deep dialog are the most effective path to customer retention and innovation. How can you create a cohesive customer community that has the potential to transform your organization? Customer advisory boards (CABs) just might be the answer.