Gene Alvarez

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Entries Tagged as 'Customer Experience'

Making the last mile easier remains a challenge

by Gene Alvarez  |  February 27, 2014  |  Comments Off

Getting the product to customer when they want it is as important as the design and functionality of the site. Organizations need to remember that the last mile matters to the customer because all of the value of online shopping can disappear when a product arrives late.

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The quest for a new helmet and website capabilities.

by Gene Alvarez  |  February 19, 2014  |  Comments Off

My son took up skiing this year, which is great, but now I needed a new helmet since he was now using mine. We’ll my helmet is a XXL which turns out to be a hard size to find. So after trying a skis shop I thought that the web is the easier way to […]

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So what is in your Web 2.0 toolbox?

by Gene Alvarez  |  September 21, 2009  |  3 Comments

In a discussion with others about whether to Tweet or Blog, and if tweets are of value to the followers, I came to the realization that it is not the value of one individual social tool (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, eblogger, etc). The value is in the collection of tools one uses to communicate with their […]


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Wacky customer experiences – they happen all the time

by Gene Alvarez  |  November 3, 2008  |  Comments Off

I moved to a new home in a new state this year and as part of that move is the joy of re-registering your vehicles in another state. It is events like these that high light how good or bad an organization’s web site is. In the State of Connecticut you must have a Vehicle […]

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