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Why an Effortless Experience Isn’t Enough for Customer Loyalty

GetFeedback

A while back, my teammates and I spent hours in a conference room mulling over the concept of effortless experience.

How to Use Your Sparq Insight Community for Your Design Sprint

Vision Critical

Product professionals are increasingly leveraging the design sprint process to expedite their innovation with reduced risk and investment. Best Practices Customer Insights Innovation Insight Communities

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DSW Successfully Incorporates AI into Customer Experience

NICE inContact

We love our shoes! Designer Shoe Warehouse, better known as DSW, continues to find innovative ways to capitalize on that universal truth and keep customers coming back for more.

CX Day 2019: What Is it, When Is It, and How to Make the Most Of It

360Connext

What is CX Day? We celebrate with learning, professional development opportunities, awards, and celebrations of all kinds. CX Day is a day all about learning, sharing, and celebrating with the Customer Experience community.

The Omnichannel Olympics: Transform to Perform

Speaker: Ron Dutta, VP-Business Development and Omnichannel CX Solutions

We are currently in an age where customers of all ages are always on the go and do not have time to connect with companies over traditional channels. They want companies to provide more channels of communication and solve problems at their moment of need. How do companies continue to add more channels and keep up great customer service?

How to Measure Customer Centricity the Right Way

C3Centricity

As a customer first strategist (hopefully just like you), I spend a lot of my time searching how to better measure customer centricity for my clients. I also do a lot of analyses on what customers really want today.

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6 Core Emotions in Customer Experience and Why They Matter

NICE inContact

Sometimes “Customer Experience” feels like a book everyone talks about, but few people actually read. Luckily, the conversation is inspiring and a lot of fun.

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Customer Experience as a Shared Service

Vision Critical

Without customers, a business doesn’t mean much. Therefore, customer voice and experience need to be front and center in every organization.

Go Beyond Surveys to Understand Customers’ Lives

Customer Bliss

Today, I’m thrilled to bring you an on-the-road edition of my Daily Dose series. I was recently at a special CXPA member event at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, where I spent some time with Alison Circle, chief experience officer of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. .

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The Evolution and Impact of the Black Superhero

QuestionPro Audience

What a time it is for African Americans to be represented in comic book movies, today’s most popular film genre. The ending of Avengers Endgame strongly suggests the next Captain America will be Black , while Black Panther remains the highest-grossing solo superhero movie ($1,346,913,161 globally ).

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

What Service Time is Acceptable to Your Customers?

Wired and Dangerous

The fact that time is a completely made-up component in nature was one of the hardest concepts to get your head around in high school physics class. All of nature knows night from day, but your dog is clueless about what 9:30 means.

The Devil I Know vs. The Devil I Don’t in the Call Center

NICE inContact

Have you ever heard the saying “the devil I know vs. the devil I don’t” as it relates to making a change to something new? I hear that saying all the time when talking with people about why they are stuck on an outdated call center software platform.

One Great Challenge for Retail Auto in the Next Decade is…Behavior!

MaritzCX

Implementing Cultural Change by Focusing on Impacts to Employee Behavior Retail auto, with few exceptions, is addicted to “transactional” behavior, from front end (showroom) to back (service)…and that behavior will negatively impact virtually every innovative future endeavor. Problem is, most dealer leaders don’t believe it or think they are already delivering a good experience with. View Article. Automotive

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The CCO’s Checklist: 28 Actions to Take for Customer-Driven Growth

Customer Bliss

Earlier this year, Forrester released its report, The US Customer Experience Index, 2019. Forrester Chief Research Officer Carrie Johnson said , of these findings, “How an experience makes customers feel has a bigger influence on their brand loyalty than any other factor.”

Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Join us for this insightful webinar with Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction, who will show you how to zero-in on true leading indicators and describe how to connect business results metrics with employees’ workflow metrics.

After Call Work – Why it Matters and How to Ensure it’s Done Right

TechSee

After call work (ACW) refers to the tasks completed by a customer service agent once the call with the customer has been completed.

Yes is More Than an Answer. It’s an Attitude!

ShepHyken

Customers don’t like to be told no. Any request or complaint that is met with a negative response may only add fuel to the fire. That’s why I’ve been intrigued for years by Cameron Mitchell’s philosophy—and also the title of his book— Yes is the Answer! What is the Question?

Avoiding the Mounting Contact Center Compliance Squeeze

NICE inContact

Recent analyst research has proven that the job of staying compliant is only getting more difficult for contact centers.

Make a Splash on CX Day

Heart of the Customer

CX Day is coming on October 1 – you can learn more at www.cxday.org. It’s your annual moment to make a splash. You’re always looking for ways to bring your customers to life for your employees – here’s a great opportunity. CX Day, sponsored by the CXPA, gives you the excuse to get in front […].

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Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

The ‘Uberization Event’ – London – 26th September 2019

CSM Magazine

‘Uberization’ is now listed in the Cambridge dictionary. And it is used daily all over the world to symbolise the shift towards a consumer focused, digital economy, where the dynamics between consumer and provider is equitable, transparent and fair.

Millennials and Generation Z are Reshaping Customer Support

UJET

Consumer demographics are changing. Baby boomers and Generation X are no longer the only age groups making key business decisions and purchases. Millennials (Generation Y) and Generation Z are becoming the dominant consumer demographic with buying power that is exponentially increasing.

Guest Blog: 7 Ways to Enhance Your Customer Experience with Live Chat

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Hamzah Tariq who shares seven ways to improve the overall live chat experience for your customers. Businesses constantly try to improve the customer experience they deliver through new approaches, tools and strategies. .

Great Customer Experience has the Power to Accelerate Growth

NICE inContact

Markets and opportunities move fast. Great Customer Experience has the power to accelerate growth as consumers have more power than ever before. Social media accelerates the flow of information and gives everyone a voice.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Introducing Brandwatch Consumer Research

Brandwatch CX

Do You Have A Relationship Building Strategy?

The DiJulius Group

The following is content taken from John’s new book The Relationship Economy, Building Stronger Customer Connections In The Digital Age.

4 Great TED Talks on the Power of Context in Data Analysis

iPerceptions

Data is everywhere. We’ve never had so much of it at our fingertips. We now have data on pretty much anything imaginable. But Customer Experience (CX) professionals face a pivotal challenge from this abundance of data.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of September 16, 2019

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.

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.