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Self-Inflicted Wounds: An Open Letter to Delta Air Lines and American Express

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Dear Sandeep Dube , Vice President – Delta Air Lines (Customer Engagement & Loyalty). CC: Denise Pickett , President, U.S. Consumer Products & Services at American Express; Edward Bastian , CEO, Delta.

The Secret to Winning in Today’s Marketplace

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Customer Experience Growth Strategy

An Employee First Culture Risks Becoming Internally Focused and Externally Irrelevant

Aveus

Which comes first, customer or employee experience? This may sound like the proverbial “chicken or egg” question. Both promise greater employee engagement and enhanced financial performance. Many companies are underperforming on both.

Bold Leader Guide to Customer Experience

Aveus

As business leaders, we understand: companies exist only if they meet a set of customer needs. The most successful companies today increasingly understand that how their organization delivers for customers is as important as what it delivers.

The Top 3 Ways to Forecast for Your Contact Center

Forecasting is no easy task. It can be difficult to schedule the right amount of agents at the right time. Download our ebook to learn how to reduce overstaffing and understaffing, lower customer wait times and improve the customer experience with proper forecasting.

B2B Customer Strategy: Who Do You Serve and What Are You Solving?

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We encounter many business to business clients who have realized “what got them here is not what is going to get them there.” One of the consistent themes that emerges regardless of industry is that over time, B2B companies often develop a portfolio of customers with different requirements.

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5 Ways to Drive Better Performance Through Your Customer Experience

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Customer experience has become a hot topic. Industry and company experience ratings are published. A vast array of outside resources are suddenly available to help organizations understand and improve their customer experience.

A Bold Leader Self Assessment on Customer Experience

Aveus

Every day I work with bold leaders to align the decisions they make and what they do every day to what customers value. Because of this I’m forced to ask this one question at least once a day: “Is your customer experience costing or making you money?” Most don’t know.

32 Customer Experience Measurements Every Bold Leader Should Know

Aveus

Every organization, no matter what you do or who you do it for, has a customer experience that can either earn you or cost you money.

Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

A recent Calabrio research study of more than 1,000 C-Suite executives has revealed leaders are missing a key data stream – voice of the customer data. Download the report to learn how executives can find and use VoC data to make more informed business decisions.

Can You Be Product and Customer Experience Driven at the Same Time?

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Are you familiar with the phrase, “the best of both worlds?” In my personal life, I’m constantly tempted to make decisions that combine multiple things I like. For instance, when I’m out to dinner – I often think, why not recommend that my dining companion order my second choice on the menu.

Why Map an Ideal Customer Experience?

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Like the old cliché “If you don’t know where you are going, how will you know if you get there?” there is a benefit for everyone in your organization to have a clear, unclouded vision of the point on the horizon to which you are aiming. In the cliché the risk is overshooting the target.

How Bold Leaders Stay One Step Ahead of Customers

Aveus

You’re doing the right things. You’ve chosen your target customers wisely and found a set of needs you can solve for them better than anyone else can. People and teams across your organization are doing their best to make daily decisions that meet or exceed the requirements your customers value most.

Do the Republicans and Democrats Have a Customer Experience Problem (Forbes)

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Aveus Partner, Linda Ireland, recently became a contributing author at Forbes.com with her first post, Do Republicans and Democrats have a customer experience problem? A timely post on Forbes.

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

Learn 5 actions your organization can take right now to improve the customer experience.

Improve Customer Experience with the Help of These 4 Teams

Kayako

When we talk about customer experience, many of us think about support. We think about the touchpoints between customer and business when the customer needs help buying or using a product. These interactions make up part of the customer experience, but not all of it.

How to Start Improving CX in the Real World

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I’m often asked how or where a company should start improving CX. While the answer may be a little different for everyone, it’s critical to start out right! However, very few leaders take a realistic approach.

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Listening to Customers Tells You Everything You Need to Know… - Transforming the Customer Experience

Kristina Evey

LISTEN to your Customers. Listening. We all know how to do it… but few know how to do it well … and it could be driving your customers away if you don’t do it well. Listen well and you’ll increase sales and customer loyalty.

Companies showing great CX in the wake of natural disasters

Customer Bliss

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

What does it take to engage agents in this customer-centric era? Download our study of 1,000 contact center agents in the US and UK to find out what major challenges are facing contact center agents today – and what your company can do about it.

Mastering the Public Apology: The Most Epic Apology Letters of Our Time, and What Your Business Can Learn from Them

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rawpixel.com. From Papa John’s NFL apology to Louis C.K.’s s apology (or non-apology ) for sexual assault; brands in every industry are learning that the apology letter is an extremely difficult art form to master.

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You’ve Got Data? Well Don’t Start There!

C3Centricity

Did the title about data make you curious? Great! Of course, in today’s data-rich environment I’m not really suggesting that you actually ignore it!

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Develop and Commit to a Set of Core Values to Elevate Customer Experience

Customer Bliss

Last month, Forrester released a new report, “ Predictions 2018: The Crisis Of Trust And How Smart Brands Will Shape CX In Response, ” and it was a great read – it confirmed many of the things that myself and other CX experts alike have been touting for years.

Why Are Customers So Rude, Stupid, Entitled? (Or Important!)

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Many of you will be familiar with Google’s autocomplete feature – the suggested phrases which pop up when you start to type in a word or phrase, based on phrases other people have searched for.

Customer Experience Transformation in Telecoms

Transforming CX: Critical success factors mobile operators are looking for.

Do You Need to be Assertive to Provide Great Customer Service?

Steve DiGioia

…here’s 7 ways to get you started This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. You still haven’t learned how to speak up, huh? Maybe you’re just afraid of confrontation? I know, you don’t want to offend anyone, right?

Journey to Contact Center Success

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As a contact center manager, you face never-ending challenges from day-to-day operations to envisioning long-term possibilities to improve customer experience while at the same time building efficiency and modernizing processes and systems.

What a Customer First Strategy Is (And what it’s not!)

C3Centricity

Everyone is talking about customer first strategies and why they are important. However walking the talk is a different matter! An interesting article on NewMR by Ray Poynter prompted this post.

How to Use Continuous Improvement Strategies for Customer Experience Improvement

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In this day and age, all companies who want to get an edge over the competition must embrace customer experience continuous improvement as a strategy to ensure their customers receive great customer experiences.

The Ten Commandments of Customer Service

This cheat sheet covers ten fundamentals of customer service to help your business excel.

Is it Time to Do Away with Market Research Departments?

C3Centricity

What’s your gut response to the title question about eliminating Market Research Departments? It depends? I am probably in the third camp. No, if it is a department that integrates and analyses information from multiple sources, and then delivers actionable insights and recommendations.

Companies that Cheat are Dull: How to Ensure That You Shine!

C3Centricity

Why do companies still try to cheat their customers? There have been a lot of articles recently exposing the behaviors of organisations who clearly haven’t adopted a customer first strategy.

Teleflora Business Blossoms with Consistent Customer Experiences

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Who hasn’t been thrilled to receive a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers on a special occasion? A lot goes on behind the scenes to make that happen, and Teleflora® is a major driver of that process, connecting customers to more than 33,000 member and affiliated florists all over the world.

Complaining Customers Are Your Best Customers. But Why?

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Introduction. If you work in customer service, chances are you know the signs of a complaining customer. You might recognize them by their pointed tones, their defensive, often raised voices (over email or live chat, this may present itself as all caps writing), and their creative use of insults.

5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Customer Experience Stickier

Tactics for Boosting Engagement and Brand Affinity.

Head of Fan Experience at Fanatics Shares Why Employee and Customer Experience Go Hand in Hand

Customer Bliss

?. “ I really, truly pride myself in surrounding myself with a team of super talented people and letting them shine and be their best selves,” says Carolyne Matseshe-Crawford , Head of Fan Experience at Fanatics. Fanatics is the world’s largest provider of officially licensed sports gear.

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Inspire a Customer Service Mentality In Your Organization

Customer Bliss

Maintaining a “customer service mentality” in the marketplace has to first begin with leaders and the behaviors that they themselves exhibit. That gives the organization—throughout the organization—the ability to act and model that behavior.

Uncovering the “why” delivers higher research ROI for CX leaders

Vision Critical

Note: This article is part of our ROI Matters series , which explores the value of research ROI to C-suite executives and leaders in product innovation , customer experience, marketing and customer insight. . It’s not enough to treat the symptoms of an illness—you need to understand the cause.

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How to Set Goals & Build a Strategy to Drive Customer Experience Improvement

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Every company out there is trying to be more customer-centric, and the race for an excellent customer experience is heating up. Nowadays, having competitive prices and bombarding customers with advertisements and offers is not enough.

How Does Customer Experience Impact Angry Customers?

Let's look at how the customer experience of an angry customer informs strategy, and how companies can transform frustrated customers into delighted ones.