How to Create Brand Advocates and Avoid Brand Terrorists

How can a single encounter turn a once beloved customer into a brand terrorist? What sort of event transforms a low value customer into a brand advocate? Through a series of studies spanning multiple industries (banking, hospitality, B2B/manufacturing), our research team examined more than 5,000 encounters with customers to identify what made some events forgettable and others really critical, or what we call transformational relationship events (TREs).