Day Two at VoCFusion 2012

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The day started out with a demo of new Allegiance capabilities that will help companies uncover insights fast by identifying patterns in customer feedback and operational data

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Day Two at VoCFusion 2012

MaritzCX

The day started out with a demo of new Allegiance capabilities that will help companies uncover insights fast by identifying patterns in customer feedback and operational data

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Day Two at VoCFusion 2012

MaritzCX

The day started out with a demo of new Allegiance capabilities that will help companies uncover insights fast by identifying patterns in customer feedback and operational data

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Highlights from Day One at VoCFusion 2012

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More than 350 Voice of Customer (VOC) and customer experience professionals gathered today at the Metropolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for the first day of VoCFusion 2012.

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Highlights from Day One at VoCFusion 2012

MaritzCX

More than 350 Voice of Customer (VOC) and customer experience professionals gathered today at the Metropolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for the first day of VoCFusion 2012.

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Highlights from Day One at VoCFusion 2012

MaritzCX

More than 350 Voice of Customer (VOC) and customer experience professionals gathered today at the Metropolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for the first day of VoCFusion 2012.

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Using Social Media to Build Relationships

Customers Rock!

However, I strongly feel one of the most effective uses of social media is to build and deepen relationships with customers – be they consumers, clients, donors, or constituents. I predict this will be a big focus for social media in 2012. Making a Difference in 2012.

Video: Giving a Better Customer Experience Delivers $106,315 to the Bottom Line

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This afternoon we released the findings of our 2012 Customer Experience Payback Study. With all the buzz around the importance of elevating the customer experience, one can’t help but think… is it worth it?

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Video: Giving a Better Customer Experience Delivers $106,315 to the Bottom Line

MaritzCX

This afternoon we released the findings of our 2012 Customer Experience Payback Study. With all the buzz around the importance of elevating the customer experience, one can’t help but think… is it worth it?

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Giving a Better Customer Experience Delivers $106,315 to the Bottom Line

MaritzCX

This afternoon we released the findings of our 2012 Customer Experience Payback Study. With all the buzz around the importance of elevating the customer experience, one can’t help but think… is it worth it?

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Customer Experience Food for Thought

Customers Rock!

As many of you know, I have been doing quite a bit of traveling lately, speaking about my book and sharing the Customers Rock! As most travelers are aware, the customer experience is especially important when you are away from home; it becomes something we are truly living.

Lithium’s Customer Heroes

Customers Rock!

Lithium’s software powers the social customer experience, including online branded communities, for over 300 brands including AT&T, Best Buy, Sephora, Skype, and most recently added Nestle, Aruba Networks, and Guitar Center, among others. Good News for Social Customer Service.

Thank You for a Great Year!

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As 2012 draws to a close, we want to thank all of you for another great year. Because of your support, not only did we have strong growth, but Allegiance also gained major customers and key personnel, announced innovative new products and was recognized with many awards.

Thank You for a Great Year!

MaritzCX

As 2012 draws to a close, we want to thank all of you for another great year. Because of your support, not only did we have strong growth, but Allegiance also gained major customers and key personnel, announced innovative new products and was recognized with many awards

Social CRM: An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Customers Rock!

Thanks for chiming in on Customers Rock!, That’s the perspective many customer service experts have had toward social media-based customer service, or social CRM. With so much noise in the social channel, is it worth it to ferret out a few random requests for customer service?

Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Customers Rock!

This post is part of the Social ROI Blog Carnival at Think Customers: the 1to1 Media blog. One of the largest areas where companies can find significant returns on their social media investment is in customer service and the use of online branded communities.

Confusing Customer Experience With Customer Experiences

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The customer experience business discipline has no inherent connection to wow moments or cool technology. It’s about defining the right experiences for your company – given your customers’ needs and company’s strategy – and consistently delivering over time.

Confusing Customer Experience With Customer Experiences

MaritzCX

The customer experience business discipline has no inherent connection to wow moments or cool technology. It’s about defining the right experiences for your company – given your customers’ needs and company’s strategy – and consistently delivering over time.

Providing a Predictable and Consistent Customer Experience

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In today’s interactive-driven world, it is crucial for your company to create a service model that encourages customers to effectively communicate their wants and needs.

Providing a Predictable and Consistent Customer Experience

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In today’s interactive-driven world, it is crucial for your company to create a service model that encourages customers to effectively communicate their wants and needs.

Complimentary Webinar Oct. 29: Customer Service in the Age of the Customer

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How do customer service execs strike the right balance of cost and quality in the new age of the customer? This is one of the questions addressed in the complimentary webinar Customer Service in the Age of the Customer: The Secret to Balancing Cost and Customer Experience” on Monday, October 29, 2012, at 12 p.m.

Complimentary Webinar Oct. 29: Customer Service in the Age of the Customer

MaritzCX

How do customer service execs strike the right balance of cost and quality in the new age of the customer? This is one of the questions addressed in the complimentary webinar Customer Service in the Age of the Customer: The Secret to Balancing Cost and Customer Experience” on Monday, October 29, 2012, at 12 p.m.

Complimentary Webinar Oct. 29: Customer Service in the Age of the Customer

MaritzCX

How do customer service execs strike the right balance of cost and quality in the new age of the customer? This is one of the questions addressed in the complimentary webinar Customer Service in the Age of the Customer: The Secret to Balancing Cost and Customer Experience” on Monday, October 29, 2012, at 12 p.m.

Master Manipulator or Customer Experience Superstar?

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Imagine a scenario where you are finalizing the details of your new car purchase. The sales person says to you “You will be getting a survey shortly. I’d appreciate it if you return it with all 5’s or my bonus will get dinged.” Or, perhaps, the sales person may be bold enough to ask for.

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Master Manipulator or Customer Experience Superstar?

MaritzCX

Imagine a scenario where you are finalizing the details of your new car purchase. The sales person says to you “You will be getting a survey shortly. I’d appreciate it if you return it with all 5’s or my bonus will get dinged.” Or, perhaps, the sales person may be bold enough to ask for.

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Video: Reindeer Customer Satisfaction and Santa Support Study Just Released

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Hot off the press – the 2013 RCSASSS determines who is really worthy of leading Santa’s sleigh on Monday night. Enjoy and all of the best for the holidays from your friends at Maritz. Chris @christravell on Twitter. General

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Video: Reindeer Customer Satisfaction and Santa Support Study Just Released

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Hot off the press – the 2013 RCSASSS determines who is really worthy of leading Santa’s sleigh on Monday night. Enjoy and all of the best for the holidays from your friends at Maritz. Chris @christravell on Twitter

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Reindeer Customer Satisfaction and Santa Support Study Just Released

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Hot off the press – the 2013 RCSASSS determines who is really worthy of leading Santa’s sleigh on Monday night. Enjoy and all of the best for the holidays from your friends at Maritz. Chris @christravell on Twitter

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Designing a Great Customer Experience Strategy

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Revolutionary products such as the iPhone flourish by providing a fantastic customer experience. It’s the product, the in-store experience, the applications, the customer service, the whole ecosystem.

Designing a Great Customer Experience Strategy

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Revolutionary products such as the iPhone flourish by providing a fantastic customer experience. It’s the product, the in-store experience, the applications, the customer service, the whole ecosystem.

Getting Inside the Mind of the Finicky Customer

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The more you know about your customers over time, the better and more relevant your marketing, products, and service will become to those customers.

Getting Inside the Mind of the Finicky Customer

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The more you know about your customers over time, the better and more relevant your marketing, products, and service will become to those customers.

So Does Apple Listen To Customers Or What?

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As always, the attention has revived the debate about whether Apple listens to customers. Industry lore has long held that Apple ignores customer input, and Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller actually supported this belief recently during the Samsung legal case.

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So Does Apple Listen To Customers Or What?

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As always, the attention has revived the debate about whether Apple listens to customers. Industry lore has long held that Apple ignores customer input, and Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller actually supported this belief recently during the Samsung legal case.

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Video: The Connection Between Happy Customers and Happy Employees

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Customer service levels have hit a ten year low, but there is hope. Some companies, like Embassy Suites are rewarding employees for providing outstanding customer service and believe. Are you tired of getting poor service?

Video: The Connection Between Happy Customers and Happy Employees

MaritzCX

Customer service levels have hit a ten year low, but there is hope. Some companies, like Embassy Suites are rewarding employees for providing outstanding customer service and believe. Are you tired of getting poor service?

The Connection Between Happy Customers and Happy Employees

MaritzCX

Customer service levels have hit a ten year low, but there is hope. Some companies, like Embassy Suites are rewarding employees for providing outstanding customer service and believe. Are you tired of getting poor service?