Emotion and Data – Key Factors to Attract and Retain the Digital Customer
At what point did the financial industry forget that people have strong emotions to money? Today, consumers can feel this glaring oversight at every level of their interaction that build products with no consideration as to how the products emotionally resonate with consumers. Unlike physical consumer products, like an outfit, or shoes, insurance and financial institutions don’t utilise beacons to analyse human expressions around the services offered.
An elated customer who just won the lottery will have a different response and wave of emotions from the moped customer who just received an unexpected bill. But feelings can’t be measured like numbers can, or can it?
From our perspective, the emotional experience and data, through consumer digitisation, are foundations of success.
The digital customer is connected through various channels including mobile, web, app or a call center. They are demanding and a personalized approach to cater to their personal needs. With these new expectations, companies must define a global strategic strategy and utilise instruments that allow the customer to interact through various channels and creating points real-time interaction. It is necessary to monitor when the customer demands immediate attention, need to provide advice or provide empathy.