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Customer Experience in Field Service – On Demand Webinar

Service Strategies

On Demand Webinar. In this informative webinar featuring special guest Mark Brewer, Global Industry Director for Service at IFS, we discussed how to deliver a superior customer experience throughout the entire service lifecycle, without losing sight of your bottom line. The post Customer Experience in Field Service – On Demand Webinar appeared first on Service Strategies. Blog Recorded Webinars Customer Experience Management Field Service

Measuring the Customer Experience

Service Strategies

Measuring customer experience based on the services your company provides requires that several types of survey instruments be used. It is very important to your overall business health and growth potential. Happy customers lead to more sales and more referrals.

Thee Tips To Improve Client Retention 

Service Strategies

Customer retention and the cultivation of brand loyalty is a priority for all businesses regardless of size or industry. With a steady rise in customer acquisition costs, businesses need to invent and adopt a proactive role when it comes to retaining clients.

Brilliant Customer Success Webinar

Service Strategies

In this energetic webinar you and your team will gain a deeper understanding of the key issues and actions required to transition your organization to customer success. The post Brilliant Customer Success Webinar appeared first on Service Strategies.

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

If Artificial Intelligence for businesses is a red-hot topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement and contact center customer service is white hot. This white paper covers specific areas in this domain that offer potential for transformational ROI, and a fast, zero-risk way to innovate with AI.

Fact of Fiction – Has Service Improved Over the Last Thirty Years?

Service Strategies

On February 2, 1987, Time Magazine’s cover story was titled “Pul-eeze! Will Somebody Help Me? Frustrated American consumers wonder where the service went.” This article painted scenarios of how poor service delivery had become in a multitude of industries such as: banking, airlines, retail, automotive, home services and technology.

Webinar – From Frontline Staff to Brilliant Customer Success Team

Service Strategies

For the customer to have the necessary brilliant experiences that lead to customer success, your frontline personnel have to perform brilliantly as part of the customer success team. The post Webinar – From Frontline Staff to Brilliant Customer Success Team appeared first on Service Strategies. Customer Experience Management Customer Loyalty Customer Success

Customer Success Tips for Top Performance – On Demand Webinar

Service Strategies

On demand webinar hosted by Service Strategies. In this session titled Customer Success - Transitioning Tips for Top Performance, you will gain a deeper understanding of the key issues, opportunities, and appropriate actions required to transition your organization to customer success. The post Customer Success Tips for Top Performance – On Demand Webinar appeared first on Service Strategies.

Customer Success – On Demand Webinar

Service Strategies

On demand webinar hosted by Service Strategies. Whether a traditional product company or one that offers cloud-based subscriptions, suppliers that deliver customer success reap both higher profits and deeper loyalty than organizations that don’t. For organizations in complex, competitive environments, building customer success may not be an option, but a requirement…. The post Customer Success – On Demand Webinar appeared first on Service Strategies.

Service Transformation and the Internet of Things

Service Strategies

Presentation from the 2015 Service Industry Summit - The Internet of Things (IoT) and smart, connected products are rapidly transforming the entire manufacturing ecosystem. In the wake of this transformation OEM’s are presented with a shifting of value and differentiation to software, the cloud and service – spawning entirely new business models. The post Service Transformation and the Internet of Things appeared first on Service Strategies.

Success, Failure and Disasters: Cisco Tests Tasks to Improve the Customer Experience

Service Strategies

Presentation from the 2015 Service Industry Summit - Cisco has been monitoring the performance of top tasks on its support website for more than 4 years. The Task Performance Indicator (TPI) is now a key metric that executives track because it’s an actionable metric for experience. In order to drive continuous improvement, Cisco has developed a multi-pronged strategic approach.

Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

There's no denying that Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere in consumers' daily lives. But in the world of customer care, getting AI right - deploying it in a way that helps customers get things done quicker and easier, removing frustrations and roadblocks - is easier said than done. This eBook will teach you how to use AI to improve the customer experience, while significantly cutting costs for your business.

6 Most Popular Customer Experience Metrics and KPIs Explained Simply

Lumoa

How to Handle Live Chat Customer Service During the Holiday Rush

GetFeedback

Ah, the holidays. It’s the time for sugar canes, delicious eggnog, and jolly parties with loved ones, right? Well, not exactly. For us customer service folks it’s the time of the year that we call: the not-so-jolly holiday rush.

How to Use Customer Insight to Drive Business Growth

Vision Critical

In a landscape full of disruption, growing your business could take a backseat to hedging your risks. New competitors can sprout when you least expect it, and choosing a growth strategy that fits your business model can be risky.

Call Centers are the Front Line of Customer Service

inContact

Some call centers struggle to have a stellar reputation, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Commonly Asked Customer Experience Questions Part 1: How Do I Increase Response Rates? Should I Shorten My Survey?

MaritzCX

This is the first part of a three-part blog series. It is December and that often means looking back over the past year. I’ve been doing a bit more than that. I’ve been looking back over my 20+ years of various research consulting roles within MaritzCX.

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The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

Is Your Customer Satisfaction Survey Dissatisfying Customers?

GetFeedback

Want happy, loyal customers? That makes all of us. But for the business with limited resources and a thousand different priorities, building a thriving customer base is easier said than done.

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How to Start Improving CX in the Real World

360Connext

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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Retail Auto: Carmaker Mega-Bonus Incentive Programs Prompt Dealership Behavioral Changes

MaritzCX

There’s a “cultural,” or if you will, “behavioral” change going on at car dealerships being driven by a source that might surprise many.

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5 Survey Email Subject Line Strategies to Boost Open Rates

GetFeedback

Want to really step up your email survey game? Use this free guide. Sending surveys by email is one of the most popular survey distribution methods today. However, email surveys must first overcome a major inbox hurdle: getting opened.

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The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

Blue Ocean Promotes Sean Miller to Director of Workforce Management

BlueOcean

Sean Miller, Director of Workforce Management. Blue Ocean, an award-winning provider of customer care solutions, announces that Sean Miller has been promoted to Director of Workforce Management.

How to Understand and Engage the Outliers in Your Organization

Customer Bliss

In my new Daily Dose video series, I explore the topics that chief customer officers must grapple with on a daily basis. Join me as I discuss what I’ve learned over the course of my 35-year career, so that you can more effectively do the work that needs to be done.

Employees Want To Make A Positive Impact

Experience Matters

What motivates employees? This may seem like a difficult question to answer, but it’s not hard at all. There’s one overwhelming answer: Making a positive difference. In our latest consumer benchmark study, we asked more than 5,000 full-time U.S. employees to select which of eight job characteristics they felt was the most important. Here’s what […]. Customer experience Employee Engagement

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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.

3 Important Things A Chatbot Can’t Do (But an IVA Can)

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular, but it’s important to remember that they’re only as smart as the technology behind them. Download this Interactions LLC eBook to learn more about chatbots and how to select automated customer care technology for your company.

How Data Integration Can Power Impactful CX Research Programs

MaritzCX

Most of us intuitively know that bringing together data from multiple sources or taking a multi-faceted approach to answering a research question usually yields more impactful results than employing a narrow and focused approach.

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Follow the CX Tea Leaves

MaritzCX

Capitalizing on Small Wins for Agility and Growth Unifying the customer experience across every channel doesn’t necessarily have to start with a fully baked, end-to-end CX plan.

What’s the Customer Loyalty Loop?

GetFeedback

The value of loyal customers can’t be overestimated—they trust your business, make more purchases, and act as brand advocates.

3 Business Reasons to Care About CX

Smarter CX

My daughter, Claudia, and I have a tradition when we eat ice cream at home: it’s always topped with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and sprinkles. One day not long ago, Claudia asked me if I’d make her a bowl of ice cream.

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.

17 Ways to Tell if Customer Service is Your Purpose in Life

Steve DiGioia

This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. Our “purpose” is the thing, item, or person we keep coming back to even after we’ve lost our way. Through good times and bad, we find ourselves surrounded by thoughts of what makes us feel good, feel important, and feel fulfilled.

3 Key Pillars of a Successful NPS Program with Salesforce

GetFeedback

It’s no secret it costs five times more to attract a new customer than to keep an existing one. This is because returning customers buy more over time so operating costs shrink; whereas finding new customers is laborious and expensive. That said, why are only 18% of companies focusing on retention ?

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Millennial Generation Customer Service – The Ultimate Guide

TechSee

A day in the life of a Millennial. Ashley rolls over, checks her Fitbit Ionic to see the quality of REM sleep she experienced last night, and reaches for her iPhone to scan her messaging apps and social networks. She tweets about her sleep quality and messages her roommate that her share of the rent has been paid with Venmo.

Goodbye CMOs, Your Time is Up: From Brand Building to Business Growth

C3Centricity

It is more than a year ago that Coca-Cola did away with their CMO in favour of a Chief Growth Officer. Was it a wise move or foolhardy? In a recent interview with Marketing Week their global vice-president of creative claims that it has “broadened” the company’s approach to marketing.

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Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime.

CX Leaders’ Employees Feel Prouder & More Appreciated

Experience Matters

If you’ve followed our research, then you’ve likely seen a strong, almost inseparable link between between customer experience (CX) and competency employee (EX). We continued to find that connection in our latest consumer benchmark. In our Q3 2018 study, we asked 5,000+ U.S. employees to pick a word that best describes how their job makes them feel and split those responses based on how they judged the overall CX that their company delivers.

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CX Myth #5: Wow Customers During Every Interaction

Experience Matters

Many common beliefs about customer experience are misguided, based on oversimplifications or a lack of consideration for real-world constraints. In this series of posts, we debunk these myths. CX Myth #5: Wow Customers During Every Interaction What’s Wrong: While it may be appealing to think about creating an amazing experience every time you touch a customer, it’s just not appropriate or practical.

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.

Where Does the Next Customer Service Superstar Come From?

Steve DiGioia

This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. Here are two questions for you. 1) Where does an employee receive the necessary skill set to become a customer service superstar? 2) How can we identify the needed traits of a potentially great service provider?

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.