Jackie Huba

"Thank you so much for coming to inspire our team. Your material was insightful and compelling. We were privileged to have you share your learning and wisdom with us." – Susan Sobbott, President, OPEN: Small Business Network, American Express  |  Book Jackie to speak at your event →

I’m speaking at TEDxVancouver!

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I’m very excited to announce that I will be speaking at TEDxVancouver this November! It’s one of the biggest TEDx events in the world: 5,000 people in Rogers Arena, where the Vancouver NHL hockey team plays. I will be speaking on a very different topic from my previous talks. I will be speaking about how […]

Q&A with Jeanne Bliss, author of Chief Customer Officer 2.0


Jeanne Bliss is the Founder and President of CustomerBliss, and the Co-Founder of The Customer Experience Professionals Association. She is one of the foremost experts on customer-centric leadership and the role of the Chief Customer Officer. Her third, and brand new, book is Chief Customer Officer 2.0:  How to Build Your Customer-Driven Growth Engine. I chatted with […]

New Forbes article: Build Fan Loyalty Like RuPaul and American’s Top Drag Queens

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What do smart businesses and top drag queens have in common? Focus on loyal long term customers. Ready my Forbes article here what we marketers can learn from drag queens. Yes, drag queens.

Create Buzz-Worthy Moments With Customers Using Personalized Videos

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Check out my new Forbes article here featuring some smart online marketing from #DellLove and Warby Parker.

Gaining loyalty: sometimes it’s as simple as responding when a customer reaches out

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                  From CBS Sports: Cade Pope, a 12-year old NFL fan, sent a letter to the owner of each of the NFL’s 32 teams about two weeks ago, asking for help deciding which team he should become a fan of. He has received only one response to […]

Give your loyalists something to hashtag about


Maker’s Mark, the handmade whisky brand from Loretto, Kentucky, has one of the best loyalty programs I’ve seen. Since 2001, they have been connecting with their loyal fans through their Ambassador program. When customers sign up to be an Ambassador, they get a welcome kit that contains custom business cards with their name on them, […]

STUDY: Outstanding customer service = more $$ and more word of mouth


Want to get more people talking about your company? Don’t hire “influencers.” Instead offer amazing, blow-your-mind service instead. A new survey from American Express finds that outstanding service prompts customers to open both their wallets and their mouths. The survey finds: More than two thirds of American consumers say they’re willing to spend 14% more on […]

Watch my Q&A webcast on Monster Loyalty with Lithium CEO Katy Keim


I had a great time at Lithium Technologies a few weeks ago doing a Q&A webcast with CMO Katy Keim talking about Monster Loyalty and how brands can create a passionate community of customers like Lady Gaga. I love Katy: she is smart, funny and should have her own talk show. Lithium is a fun group of folks […]

Live Video Webcast 10/9/14 with Lithium on Monster Loyalty


On Thursday, October 9, 2014, I’ll be doing a live video webcast featuring a conversation with Lithium CMO Katy Keim discussing all things Gaga. Listen as we explore Lady Gaga’s fan philosophy and provide valuable insight to the lessons any business can leverage. Why investing in your superfans has long-term benefits. How to connect with customers […]

Starbucks get back to its roots in new campaign


Howard Schultz’s vision for Starbucks when he joined the coffee chain in 1983, was for it to be a place for conversation and a sense of community, a “third place” between work and home. Over the years, Starbucks marketing has gotten away highlighting this higher purpose. However, Starbucks just released a terrific new web video entitled “Meet […]

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