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Love Your Employees As Much As You Love Your Customers

Kerry Bodine

While my co-author Harley and I were prepping Outside In for publication back in the spring of 2012, I learned about the strange practice of soliciting “blurbs,” those pithy words of praise on a book’s back cover that tout the messages inside.

The Power List of the Top 200 Thought Leaders to follow in 2021

Storyminers

If you are curious and fascinated to know what the future of work has in store, if the year 2020 has got you wondering about the nuances and the dynamism of the modern workplace experience, then you can find all the answers that you seek in the leadersHum leadership series.

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Mitchell: Excellence in the B2B Customer Experience

NICE inContact

As anyone knows who’s ever filed an insurance claim or been hurt in an accident or at work, it can be a long and frustrating process, with a lot steps and back-and-forth. Or it used to be. In recent years, though, technology has made a huge difference, streamlining the whole process.

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Five steps to building a robust CX tech stack

GetFeedback

Simplifying CX YouTube series episode on building a robust CX technology stack. Videos

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case and the Customer Experience

Steve DiGioia

We all know that the coffee McDonald’s sells is too hot to drink when served. If you put it to your lips, you’ll most likely receive a burn that will be far worse than anything most people have ever encountered. So why do they make their coffee so hot?

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If we can see it, we can fix it: How vision is expanding the roles of customer service staff

TechSee

There’s a new trend in customer service: the borders between technicians and agents are becoming blurred, with each one taking on aspects of the others’ traditional roles.

How A Great Story Helps You Sell More

Storyminers

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What are customer touchpoints?

GetFeedback

Identify customer touchpoints, map out a complete customer journey, and optimize the customer experience. Guides

The Truth About Moments of Truth

Heart of the Customer

After reviewing The Journey Mapping Playbook earlier this month, it struck me that one of the biggest misses in the book (outside of the flawed methodology) was its failure to touch on Moments of Truth.

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How Call Lifecycle Details Help Increase Customer Satisfaction

Do you want to better understand what your customers are experiencing on calls? Does your call center software lack key information, even if calls are recorded? Download this eBook now to learn how to gain insights on all your calls to increase your customer satisfaction!

How Are You Receiving Early Warning of Customer Discontent?

Wired and Dangerous

Sitting by the window on the top floor of a high-rise Dallas hotel provides an amazing panoramic view. Weather becomes up close and personal. We watched a major rainstorm crawl across the distant plains and deliver a hard punch to downtown Dallas streets. It sent pedestrians scurrying for cover.

The TechSee Delivery Team – Driving change through exceptional delivery

TechSee

How cool would it be if you could just dial up a “smart” instant assistant to help you set up your latest “smart” doodad. It could save you the frustration of staring at your unboxed new toy and wondering what to do next. Yeah – well, been there, done that.

Guest Post: How to Effectively Monitor Customer Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article from Thomas Fordham, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at TAP London. H e shares different strategies to help your business monitor and measure customer satisfaction.

Customer loyalty survey questions

GetFeedback

20 essential customer loyalty survey questions and surveying best practices. Guides

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Rich Emotions Can Overcome Poor Quality

Heart of the Customer

Customer experience has three components: Effectiveness, Ease, and Emotion. But too often, CX programs focus only on the first two. Because they’re simpler to address. Emotion is more elusive and complicated. But it’s where true loyalty is earned (as opposed to just preventing disloyalty).

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Make Your World Revolve Around The Customer – Tip #24

Steve DiGioia

Customers need to know that you have their best interests at heart. As business owners or managers, we get too bogged down with the day-to-day machinations of business and forget the ultimate goal; to satisfy our customer’s needs.

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Teach smart devices to see what you see: Why TechSee is one of the best R&D companies to work for

TechSee

If you’ve ever been tempted to smash your wireless router or take a bat to your smart thermostat out of sheer frustration, then you already have a pretty good idea of why we do what we do at TechSee. Never heard of TechSee?

An Empowerment Lesson From the Ritz-Carlton

ShepHyken

If you’ve been following my work, you know I’m a huge fan of the Ritz-Carlton. I was recently on a Zoom presentation with Horst Schulze , first president and co-founder of the Ritz-Carlton chain. When Horst speaks, I listen and take lots of notes.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Why The Service Mesh Should Fade Out Of Sight

Forrester Jay McBain

With rising interest in service meshes, many application development and delivery pros’ first encounter with one leaves them wondering how they differ from API gateways. Are service meshes their own product category? Or are they part of broader API management?

Online Reputation Management Trends for 2021

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What is a Vaccine Passport?

Bizagi

Vaccine passports are one way to revive industries stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Immunity passports were debated multiple times during 2020, but it’s the approval of vaccines in nations across the globe that has given rise to the potential to make vaccine passports a reality.

After UK Coronavirus Lockdown #3, Will Remote Contactless Customer Support be Here to Stay?

TechSee

With the number of new daily confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK exceeding 60,000, the country has officially entered its third national Coronavirus lockdown.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 18, 2021

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too. 21 Tips for 2021 Customer Experience Excellence by Lynn Hunsaker.

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Prodigal Son Gelsinger Returns As Intel CEO

Forrester Jay McBain

Early today, Intel announced CEO Bob Swan will be replaced by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Facing stronger competitive challenges, Intel has struggled. As you can see, Intel’s stock (INTC) has languished while its peers grew exceptionally well. In the past 12 months, INTC stock lost 5.3%

How to Create a Customer Experience Journey that will Produce Amazing Results

The DiJulius Group

5 Quick Tips to Help you Make Price Irrelevant 1) Feature Story How to Create your Customer Experience Cycle that will Produce Amazing Results By Dave Murray Nothing will have a bigger impact on elevating your customer service company-wide than developing your Customer Experience Cycle (CEC).

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NRF 2021: Trends that Retailers Bet will Outlast the Pandemic

Think Customers

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, retailers are ready to embark on a new path forward. However, it’s impossible to look ahead without acknowledging the changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed on retail businesses, their partners, and consumer expectations.

Community: Executives, Take Note!

Speaker: Carrie Melissa Jones, Erica Kuhl and Holly Firestone

While organizations have been using communities for many years, it is only in the last few that executives have started to see the value that a community can offer. But now, in 2021, many executives have finally started to view community structures as a new governance model for the entire organization rather than a stand-alone initiative. Join us on January 27 at 12 PM ET for a webinar exploring Chapter 2 of our 2021 Community Predictions eBook.